The Quarterly Re-Arrangement

It seems every 4 months I feel the urge to rejuvenate myself through changing my home. At last look in September I repainted some of my existing furniture to blend into the space better. I had been quite busy with […]

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Vintage Redesign

My greatest regret with this dress is that it did not occur to me almost 4 years ago to take a “before” photograph. Although in my mind the original dress I can see clear as day. Big boxy style, long […]

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Blue Jessica Dress

It’s finally dress season in Ontario, gorgeous warm May weather inspires me to style up fun dresses with belts, flats and bold jewellery. Two weeks ago there was a half price sale at Value Village so I thought I ought […]

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Sweater Weather

My goal here was not to be so monochromatic but sometimes its hard to get through winter in an all bright palette! In Kingston, Ontario (Canada) we experience a wide range of temperatures and forms of weather. In the winter, […]

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Dress For Yourself

There are days when we try very hard to get dressed, be fashionable and feel confident but it simply doesn’t work. I have these every now and again, usually due to the realization the outfit will be too warm or […]

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Orange and Blue

This is the year I have finally started enjoying sweaters and winter clothing. Normally I find winter to be rather frustrating, all those dark greys and blacks, things that completely depress me. As per my philosophy, thrift is the way […]

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Orange Sherbet

I am known for my love of scarves and pashminas, rarely am I seen without them! Lately I have been loving this pale sherbet orange colour, it keeps popping up during my thrifting adventures! Last week this beautiful scarf came […]

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Thrift Gone Wild

Now in working at a consignment store we receive a wide variety of clothing and I’ve seen things you can’t imagine that people still have shoved in their closets. I have always rolled my eyes when velvet and animal prints […]

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Converted Jumper

As much as I love the jumper or romper look, my body structure does not allow for it. My body is simply too long! I have the same issue with one piece bathing suits! Now in my thrifting adventure recently […]

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Feminine Details

I had tickets to see Royal Wood in concert in Belleville Friday night. I took my mother as my date and as the thrifty woman she is, suggested we pop into Value Village since we were early anyway. I found […]

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H&M Bow Print Skirt

I was completely thrilled with how today’s outfit turned out! I had mentioned being frustrated with trying to match the navy in the skirt I had thrifted recently – I’m sure you know the feeling if you’ve ever tried to […]

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Laundry by Shelli Segal

It’s not often I thrift only one item, but who could pass up a gem like this?! There was a dress consigned at the Store a month ago that had a unique chain print on it, although I wasn’t a […]

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