Friday, January 7, 2011

goodwill goodies

Went to my local Goodwill the other day and they were having an awesome sale- 50% off your entire purchase! Of course, I didn't know this while I was shopping, so I was pleasantly surprised at the register when my total went from $18ish to under $10 bucks! Here's some of the stuff I bought:


First item I snatched up.  The base color is yellow (a color that I never ever wear!), but I couldn't pass it up because it reminded me of funfetti.  Mmmm, delish!


Lovely brown braided belt- yes please! (woot for alliteration! haha, yes, I'm a nerd, I know)


Reminded me of the dress that I wore in this post.  I just really loved its classic shape.


Matches my new booties :)


Three reasons why I love this sweater: 1. Beautiful redish/purplish color, 2. Really thick knit- very heavy and very warm, 3. Will probably be wearing this when I head to the airport tomorrow to fly back to the East Coast and since I was dumb and left my coat at school, this baby will be one of my layers of protection against the biting cold that awaits me.


Based on this recent shopping trip, this might be the year-of-the-belts for me.  I mean, I know it's too early to tell, but half of this purchase was belts, so that must mean something!  This one is my favorite though because it is oh so buttery soft, leading me to believe it's made of real leather.  Plus, it has Longchamp stamped on it- I have to admit, that's a little bit exciting!

What do you think? Have you had any great thrifting finds lately? Also, stay tuned later today for a post about an exciting project that I've joined and that you can participate in too!

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At June 14, 2011 at 5:29 PM , Anonymous Tashrin said...

Wow you really scored a deal there. These are gorgeous pieces and will serve you well for years to come.

Look forward to hearing from you


Tashrin from Canada

At June 14, 2011 at 5:29 PM , Anonymous Mlee26 said...

i really like that first jumper, looks so warm

hope you'll visit/follow

At June 14, 2011 at 5:29 PM , Anonymous Kim said...

Love those first two items! I'm going to do some sale shopping tomorrow :)
Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving that nice comment btw!

At June 14, 2011 at 5:29 PM , Anonymous ana b. said...

Fantastic bargains! Especially love the belts you scored. It's a great feeling when you get to the counter and things are cheaper than you'd thought. Like a little present.

At June 14, 2011 at 5:31 PM , Anonymous zscloset said...

looove the first sweater!!!xx

At June 14, 2011 at 5:31 PM , Anonymous meagan said...

That first sweater is really cute. I love to go thrifting and love seeing what people pick up when they go!

At June 14, 2011 at 5:31 PM , Anonymous Georgia said...

I wish my thrift stores would have sales! I swear everything is getting more expensive.

At June 14, 2011 at 5:31 PM , Anonymous Rosie said...

Love that first jumper, and I desperately need some new belts!

Rosie x

At June 14, 2011 at 5:31 PM , Anonymous Melly Sh said...

love the belts! so awesome..
check mine?

At June 14, 2011 at 5:31 PM , Anonymous mode. said...

great finds!
<3 mode.

At June 14, 2011 at 5:32 PM , Anonymous Courtney Thomas said...

Wow, great haul! It's been months since I've been to Goodwill - I need to get on that!

xoxo ~ Courtney

At June 14, 2011 at 5:33 PM , Anonymous oomph. said...

don't you love pleasant surprises like that?! good deal. love the first sweater.

At June 14, 2011 at 5:34 PM , Anonymous CEST DEMODE said...

its good will da bomb. I have gotten designer duds from Dior to Chanel to Oscar de la Renta!!!

xxoxo Tess S.

At June 14, 2011 at 5:34 PM , Anonymous notsoChiara said...

yeahhh for the sale!!!


At June 14, 2011 at 5:34 PM , Anonymous Crazy_nuska said...

I love it :)


At June 14, 2011 at 5:34 PM , Anonymous Megan said...

I am SO bad at thrifting it PAINS me!


At June 14, 2011 at 5:34 PM , Anonymous Krystal/Village said...

wow you got quite the catch there!

At June 14, 2011 at 5:34 PM , Anonymous Lindsay said...

great finds! i need some belts like those!

At June 14, 2011 at 5:34 PM , Anonymous Dee O. said...

I love coming across a fellow thrifter! I absolutely LOVE Goodwill, I am always finding amazing clothing there and I used to do thrift hauls on my blog just like this one :) Now that I think of it, I haven't been there in a while..I'm going to have to visit soon!



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