Tag: 2017 runway trends

Shining in the Shade

Shining in the Shade

I like to keep things pretty current around here at F&T and often describe pieces as being "on-trend" to let everyone know that despite being an overly serious thrifter, I know what's up.  This week is no exception. I happen to know that at the top of every procrastinator's shopping list is a pair of eclipse … Continue reading Shining in the Shade

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Beaching like a Baller

Beaching like a Baller

This week I've been thinking about how fast this summer is going by. I have definitely been savoring the relatively mild weather this summer and this has been one of the most memorable summers for me. There is something special about fall though with its picturesque trees, cool breezes, and of course Thanksgiving. I’m getting … Continue reading Beaching like a Baller

Gaga over Gingham!

Gaga over Gingham!

I have been waiting all summer to tell y’all just how much I love gingham. Yes, I do realize that practically every fashion blogger loves gingham, but the rave reviews in the blogging world happen to be on point! In this article here I mentioned that most colors go out of style every year and the … Continue reading Gaga over Gingham!

Late Summer Jewelry Deals Under $20

Late Summer Jewelry Deals Under $20

There is something special about finding an adorable secondhand piece of jewelry.  For this reason I scroll through my favorite jewelry brands about once a week on the secondhand sites like Poshmark.  In this post here from earlier this summer, I commented on how hard it was to find cute Baublebar jewelry on these sites, but recently … Continue reading Late Summer Jewelry Deals Under $20

Search Spotlight – Budget Friendly Jump Suits!

Search Spotlight – Budget Friendly Jump Suits!

  Jumpsuits have made a comeback over the past few years and there are several reasons I can't get enough of them.  First of all, they take the step of pairing a top and bottom.  This is great for those mornings that the alarm clock "forgets" to sound (hey, it happens) and I have exactly … Continue reading Search Spotlight – Budget Friendly Jump Suits!

Search Spotlight – Summer Dresses

Search Spotlight – Summer Dresses

  First of all, Happy Independence day!  This is such a gorgeous time of year that's full of picnics, outdoor concerts, parades, festivals, fireworks displays, etc.  Basically everything fun is happening under the sun right now.  The last thing I want to think about is clothing that causes a sticky situation when things heat up. … Continue reading Search Spotlight – Summer Dresses

5 Tips on Looking Good When You Don’t Match

5 Tips on Looking Good When You Don’t Match

Most serious thrifters have faced the dilemma of buying a gorgeous clothing item at an amazing deal, only to realize that it doesn't really match anything in their closet.  This happens because runway color palettes change every year, and clothing designers change their colors according to what's "in".  I sometimes find myself in this situation … Continue reading 5 Tips on Looking Good When You Don’t Match

Search Spotlight – The Perfect Graphic Tee

Search Spotlight – The Perfect Graphic Tee

One of the amazing things about summer is that it gives so many people a chance to slow down and enjoy life a bit.  Summer is the time for vacations, staycations, getaways, and marks the end of another school year.  I enjoy my typical lazy summer day at home and can be found in workout … Continue reading Search Spotlight – The Perfect Graphic Tee

5 Tips on Wearing a Crop Top

5 Tips on Wearing a Crop Top

In last week's post I mentioned that I totally dig the crop top trend, as long as they're worn appropriately. Thanks to an email I received from a curious reader of mine, today's post is all about how to wear one.  Of course sometimes it's fine to toss these tips out the window - like with hardcore activewear situations, outdoor concerts, etc. On … Continue reading 5 Tips on Wearing a Crop Top

Search Spotlight – Tassel Earrings

Search Spotlight – Tassel Earrings

Tassel earrings are hot this spring and BaubleBar has set the bar high with their iconic version I'm sporting, which are flying off the thrifting app "shelves"!  I checked for these on Poshmark for about a week before deciding that it actually made more sense to buy them new, using the new customer coupon code that BaubleBar offers.  I … Continue reading Search Spotlight – Tassel Earrings