thrifting FLASHBACK

about a week or so ago i stopped into a local thrift store just to “browse” and was pleasantly surprised with my finds///and i think you’ll agree: pretty fabulous!
this vintage Neiman-Marcus dress cost a whopping $4.99 just needed a couple inches taken off, which i let the dry cleaners do since i do not stitch silk which added $12 bringing the total cost under $20, THAT i can handle. love the print!
especially like this Forever 21 dress, for many reasons: beading, the cut, and COST-$3.99. it’s so comfortable, although just slightly big in the arm holes, since it’s a large, but no doubt close to perfection. i plan to give it a nautical feel when i decide to wear it out.
this vintage Jones New York top is a little big too but really that’s why i liked it so much, i can wear it baggy with a bandeau bra underneath, paired with some jeggings and i’ve got a devine dancing outfit! believe this top was $2.99, DEALZ DEALZ DEALZ!
lastly, while perusing through housewares i found this vintage Italian pasta tin, i took photos of all four sides because they are different and all super lovely. tried looking it up via Google but just got a couple websites of people selling similar pieces from the collection-which i may have to get, loving the colors and illustrations, goes so well with our kitchen too!
ps//i moved!!! the apartment is HUGE and finally finished. will be posting photos soon!
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and we are actually storing our spaghetti in it
picked the dress up from the cleaners and realized they took off a little more than i would have liked, BUT it still works, just gotta be careful :))
this vintage brown purse has been pictured before but a month or so ago the strap broke from wear-n-tear and i finally got it fixed. since i only paid .99 cents for it investing a little money in the repair didn’t seem like a big deal, it’s so perfect for going out cause it’s small but has loads of room so i couldn’t just toss it out.
the necklace((s)) i picked up at the pop up sale last week-Bodega-it’s vintage and amazing. it’s something like four gold chains and seems to weigh about a pound-no joke-so heavy! def going to be a new staple necklace!!! the ring is from a boutique in Alabama, Everyday Indulgence, it’s a gold butterfly with a yellow stone of sort in the middle. so beautiful but kinda annoying to wear so it only leaves the house for special occasions. the little pomPOMs are also a new fav, given to me at the Natural Life showroom, they have a clip && key ring and can be used for anything. i like using them as flare, soooo cute!
went out with some lady friends for an Italian ((whites)) wine tasting in Decatur, Sarah being one of them. she wore this really amazing white lace vintage dress that went so well with her thick black bangs, you go girl!
well, i hope you can agree that i def lucked out finding such awesome pieces for so cheap! i wish you all the best in your thrifting adventures,
have a splendid Monday

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    July 27, 2010 at 12:37 am

    great finds!

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    July 27, 2010 at 12:50 am

    That Neiman-Marcus dress is absolutely amazing on you! ^^

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    July 27, 2010 at 1:43 am

    A-MAZING finds! and the dress looks fab on you!



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    mich LG.
    July 27, 2010 at 4:35 am

    like the forever 21 dress :D i love that store cause you can find cute pieces in good prices ;)

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    Annie Spandex
    July 27, 2010 at 12:54 pm

    I love the black dress! And the little flower in your hair :)

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    July 27, 2010 at 8:06 pm

    WOW!! Absolutely awesome finds! I am beyond jealous I never find stuff that great!

    That dress looks amazing on you as well! Love your friends hair!! :)


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    July 28, 2010 at 6:20 am

    i am IN LOVE
    with your blog

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    Wild Flower
    July 28, 2010 at 2:20 pm

    The dress is awesome…such great finds you got, well done!!!! My fav that pasta tin! Its so beautiful, really amazing find..the print is so inspiring!haha funny as. Love it.

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    July 28, 2010 at 7:15 pm

    Great finds, and the dress looks stunning on you!

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    July 28, 2010 at 8:33 pm

    That dress looks cute on you!

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    Arushi Khosla (FabBlab)
    July 30, 2010 at 2:18 pm

    Oooh I adore that crop top! I’m totally dying imagining it with ash grey skinnies and crazy high boots!

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    ♥ Cara Mia ♥
    July 30, 2010 at 6:28 pm

    wow you did great! last time i was there, i went to the shops in little 5……not so cheap anymore. :)

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    July 30, 2010 at 7:17 pm

    ahhh, you ladies ABSOLUTELY made my WEEK. thank YOU thank YOU for the pleasant thoughts :))

    ps//wild flower//the pasta tin literally made me squeal when i found..i too adore it very much!

    FabBLAB-YES, i like you outfit idea! just got some grayish jeggings that would totally do the crop top justice!

    Cara Mia-yea little five can be pricey, BUT Rag-O-Rama has some killer dealz, i highly suggest visiting next time your around && hitting me up, let’s go SHOPPING!


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    Divorce Lawyers Melbourne
    August 5, 2010 at 8:43 am

    I love the black golden dress really pretty

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    Savannah Marie
    August 5, 2010 at 6:23 pm


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