Tired of combing the racks only to find that everything seems out of your price range? If you’re feeling frustrated with mainstream fashion, get your street smarts on and seek out a thrift store. Though it may take a little more elbow grease and patience than your typical jaunt to Urban Outfitters, you can be sure that with a bit of work you’ll find fabulous items at ridiculously low prices. If you’re a relative newcomer to the thrift store scene, hit up TheThriftShopper.com to find secondhand in your area. Below, I offer five stores in the Baltimore area that I’ve found useful:
This post is the first in a special Oscar series! I’ve styled all the best actress nominees with fab outfits that ensure they appear in first-rate style, regardless of whether or not they score a Golden Statue at the end of the night.
I did not begin as a color blocking enthusiast. Something about the Crayola colors mashed against one another in chunky comic-book fashion simply rubbed me the wrong way. Too much on the eyes, perhaps, with nary a belt or a blazer in sight to cover up the shock. But despite my reluctance, the trend persisted. Continue reading