One of the easiest ways to look fabulous on a budget is to go vintage (read: thrift). If, when you read that, your first thought was “Who has the time to sift through someone else’s old stuff?” I have the answer for you! I found the most amazing blog for thrifting – the writer does all the work for you! She has the most fabulous items and sells on the cheap. Not to mention the styling and beautiful photography – there’s no way you won’t be inspired to create something magical! Did I mention she is incredibly, effortlessly beautiful and hilarious to boot? Come on – not fair!
1. Hellloooo Panama chic! I love the breeziness of this outfit – the dress, the scarf, and the hat lend themselves perfectly to that boho vibe that is perfectly on trend this summer.
2. Black cigarette pants with a simple metallic tank are perfect to transition from work to night, and at these prices, why wouldn’t you scoop them up immediately?
3. I am dreaming of so many iterations of this classic black and white check trench. It looks perfect as pictured over a slinky black dress, but I can also picture it undone with a bright orange or pink pop of color underneath.
4. Now this last look is not for the faint-hearted. You have to own this one and rock every inch of it down to the mock turtleneck and keyhole back! This fitted Roberto Cavalli is sexy in a very 70s kind of way. The uniquely bold pattern will really help you stand out in a crowd of LBDs.
Shopping vintage further proves the point that I’m always harping on – you do not have to be a zillionaire to look fabulous! Lucky for us, we have baubles, bangles and beads and other vintage sites to keep us in the know with incredible pieces on a pauper’s budget. Check them out for more amazing outfits and styling ideas.
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