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I love it when a retailer conscientiously places value on the environment and tries to minimize waste accordingly.
Long sweater vest find. H&M. Discovered at Plato’s Closet.
It comes down to past my knees, which might be weird for some, but I love it. It’s so cozy, like I’m sporting a blanket around all day. The deep, jumbo-sized pockets are a nice, practical touch as well.
When was the last time you saw pockets that large on a women’s garment?
It was definitely a fruitful shopping day for me at the thrift and consignment shops!
I found this amazing bag (and all the goodies in it!)
I love this red floral maxi skirt! I’ve been looking to add maxi skirts into my wardrobe. The red floral print is cheery! I could take in the waist a bit, however!
I don’t typically go for rompers myself due to the awkward bathroom situation, but I’m a sucker for ditsy floral prints. I couldn’t help myself with this one. The fit is great, but I do need to reinforce the buttons and add a hook-and-eye closure between the bust to stop gaping.
I also scored a great tweed skirt. Unfortunately, I couldn’t get a good picture because my kitty kept attacking it. She loves attacking anything with an interesting texture. This skirt needs to be taken in at the waist! I hope my Singer will be able to handle this.
And here’s the outfit I wore! I went for something ultra feminine with the lace and crochet dress, my comfortable 3″ raffia wedges, and my vintage Dooney & Bourke find from a thrift shop in Calistoga (love this bag so much!).
Some of my finds I’ll definitely have to patch up, however, like this paisley maxi dress. It’s a size medium, but a couple stitches to the backside will make the bodice fit much better and fix the sag!
Needless to say, I’m pretty thrilled! It’s always a good idea to stop into thrift or consignment shops at least once a week. You’ll never know what knew goodies will turn up!