This picture is actually from last year, so to be accurate, add new glasses and 5 pounds.
...alright. 10 pounds. Stupid cookies.
This entire outfit came from a secondhand shop here called Clothes Mentor. Here's the breakdown:
Funky awesome dress: $8
Belt to keep dress from looking like a funky awesome nightgown: $6
NEW Etienne Aigner heels: $10
The jewelry came from the back of my drawer (I forgot I had that set), so this entire outfit cost me $24.
And I get a lot of compliments whenever I wear it. (Singing: I feel pretty! And so thrifty!)
But wait! There's more!
This Halloween I dressed as Dorothy (from the Wizard of Oz - not Elmo's fish).
With my kids: Super Mario and Spiderman
But what can I do for ruby slippers?
There's no place like thrift shops... There's no place like thrift shops...
These shoes came from the same store: again, only $10. (Reprise: I feel pretty!...)
Okay, more. I had the honor last spring of being my niece's confirmation sponsor (it's a Catholic thing, if you're not familiar). I wore one of my favorite blouses:
It's my niece lovely?
That blouse cost me $4.50 at Goodwill. You can see in this picture, but it has a really pretty slanted hem and the fabric drapes very nicely. It's professional enough for work, and comfortable enough for a movie night with my husband.
I swear this is the last one. For now.
Yesterday, while I was cruising Goodwill in the vague hopes of finding a food processor, I came across this:
This is a Kate Spade replica (read: knock off) that I scored for $14. It needs a minor repair on the snap, but is great otherwise.
That same Goodwill trip netted me a lovely purple striped maxi skirt (new with tags from Target), but I'm about 5 pounds away from wearing it. Again, cookies.