Tag: fashion

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

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!

Nordstrom’s 2017 Anniversary Sale Picks – Accessories, Purses, Jewelry & SHOES!

Nordstrom’s 2017 Anniversary Sale Picks – Accessories, Purses, Jewelry & SHOES!

Nordstrom rolled out this year's Anniversary sale goodies over 24 hours ago, so I'm guessing that you've had a chance to at least peek at what they have to offer.  Yesterday's posts highlighted my picks from the home, beauty, gift, clothing, & outwear departments so today is all about accessories, purses, jewelry, and SHOES!  Without … Continue reading Nordstrom’s 2017 Anniversary Sale Picks – Accessories, Purses, Jewelry & SHOES!

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Picks – Clothing

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Picks – Clothing

Here's the second round of my 2017 Anniversary Sale picks, featuring clothing.  If you're a hard core thrifter like me, these picks aren't meant to replace your current wardrobe.  Instead, I like to choose a couple items as investment pieces (think: winter coats, leather boots, designer jeans, and some of the pricier dresses) and grab … Continue reading Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Picks – Clothing

Guide to Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale

Guide to Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale

In the world of shopping, the only thing more exciting than finding a secondhand treasure at a bargain is Nordstrom's Anniversary Sale that's about to happen!  This is the biggest and best sale of the year because they discount upcoming styles for the fall at up to 40% off!  The discounts are already applied, so … Continue reading Guide to Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale

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

Search Spotlight – Summer Florals!

Search Spotlight – Summer Florals!

    Lots of exciting things are happening fashion-wise this week!  Most noticeably, the massive heat wave that's in the forecast.  If you're like me, you are scrambling through your clothes to find options that will keep you cool as temperatures spike.  Today's post is all about finding those cute florals that will do just … Continue reading Search Spotlight – Summer Florals!