Thursday, July 21, 2011

EBEW: Thrift edition!

I'll admit I was a little nervous when I heard that Everybody, Everywear was doing a thrift edition. Yes, I love a good thrift store find as much as the next girl. But I never seem to have the time or the patience to really go out there, find the best ones in my area and dig through the racks for those hidden treasures.

But then I remembered this vest. It was the first thrifted item I ever bought. I got it from a Plato's Closet (technically a consignment store, but I won't split hairs) back when I was in my late teens. So this vest is pretty old, as clothes go, and I still love it. It's great for layering in the winter OR the summer, as you can see here.

vest: thrifted
shirt: Old Navy
capris: Target, maybe? They're new, but I forget already :(
shose: Target
necklace: no idea

This is probably my favorite thrifted piece for sentimental and practical reasons. I used to only wear it one way--with a cream-colored short-sleeve turtleneck sweater and khakis--but lately I've been mixing it up with other shirts, camis, jeans and Converses. (It's hard to tell in the photos, but it's a dark brown, so color matching isn't always easy.) But I always manage to make it work, I think.

Head over to EBEW to check out other peoples' thrifted treasures. Do you have a favorite thrifted item?

Thrift | Everybody, Everywear


  1. I used to be a Goodwill fanatic. I was there all the time buying random t-shirts, dresses and skirts for like $1-$5 a piece.

    I'm going to upload a picture of my most favorite thrifted skirt. I've got a couple ways to wear it. I think you'll like it!

    I love vests! Don't worry about color matching! I rarely do. I've found that if you feel like putting a ton of random colors together (as long as they don't clash really terribly), you should! As long as you have the confidence to step outside of the box, people will admire you! Promise.

  2. Cute outfit! I've never owned a vest before, but you're making me want one. At the moment, I have two favorite thrifted items from Goodwill - a great belt and a fun purse. :)

  3. I think this looks super adorable together! If you like link ups and thrifting, I host a thrifting link up every Thursday and it'd be great if you submitted this!

  4. This outfit is awesome! You look great and I think this look is classic and will always be in style! Great job! Cheers!

  5. Oh - and I am a new follower! Your style is cute! Cheers!


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