Monday, April 29, 2013

A Thrifting Adventure


I am so excited to share with you a new collaboration I've been working on with Savers!  If you aren't familiar with them, Savers is a thrift store chain that has over 315 stores throughout the US, Canada & Australia.  And every store supports one or more nonprofit organization in its local community by paying those partners for every donation made.  

Savers opened up a store just a few miles away from my house last summer and it has quickly become one of my favorite places to find hidden gems.  One of the things I love most about thrifting is that you can discover some high quality pieces if you just take the time to search for them.  In the past, I've found a wool J. Crew jacketvelvet blazerleather pencil skirt & an authentic Salvatore Ferragamo bag...all of which were under $10 a piece!  

Savers graciously sent me a gift card to use on a thrifting adventure...and I couldn't be more thrilled with my amazing finds!  I've put together 4 different outfits below using mostly pieces I purchased at Savers.  I decided to focus on some of my favorite spring trends (color-blocking, stripes and black & white) to show that you can take thrifted items you find and mix them in a way that looks totally modern.  Check here to find your nearest Savers location and be on the lookout for an exciting giveaway/contest coming later this week to PPF!

What I'm wearing:
Thrifted top & skirt, H&M blazer (similar), ALDO pumps (similar), c/o Christina M. Boutique necklace, Ann Taylor cuff (similar), Dockers aviators (similar)

What I'm wearing:
Thrifted top & shorts, Mossimo blazer (on sale here), JW Anderson for ALDO heels (on sale here), c/o Christina M. Boutique necklace, LC Lauren Conrad sunnies (on sale here)


What I'm wearing:
Thrifted top & skirt (100% silk!), LOFT belt (on sale here), c/o Outrage Fashion necklace (here), Chinese Laundry by Kristin Cavallari heels c/o Chinese Laundry (here), Thrifted ring

What I'm wearing:
Thrifted skirt (100% silk!), Joe Fresh tee (here), Guess heels c/o TJ Maxx (similar here or here), Thrifted earrings, Simply Vera Vera Wang aviators (similar)


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51 comments :

jenn~the stylish housewife said...

Boo!!! The closest Savers is an hour away from me. =( I LOVE the colorblocked outfit!!! And those polka dot shorts...of course!

xoxo, Jenn
The Stylish Housewife

Lauren said...

Gorgeous outfits! Love the second one with the polka dot shorts especially. These are great!!!

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Natali said...

2nd and third outfit are my favourite ones!

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Patricia loves fashion said...

Love the first and the third outfit :)

Styleclouds said...

You really found some wonderful pieces and I love how you put them together into these great looks! xo, Christina

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Kaitlin said...

All great looks but the third is my favorite, great finds!

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Kaitlin said...

All great looks but the third is my favorite, great finds!

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Kaitlin said...

All great looks but the third is my favorite, great finds!

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Sofia Donatelli said...

All of these outfits are fabulous and I am so glad that you have shown different outfits that have been thrifted. These all look gorgeous!

Sofia

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Ashleigh said...

I love these looks! Your pieces don't look thrifted at all, they seem very fresh, almost brand new! I love the girlie, flirty looks!
-Ash
www.thestylizedwannabe.com

Alyson said...

just sad there's no savers anywhere near me. there is this one place called city girl that i must get to but about 20 minutes from here. love, love the first and third outfit most!

alyson
www.theaveragegirlsguide.com

Dahlia said...

I absolutely adore that first look! It's so cute!

Dahlia
http://xlelamaa.blogspot.fi/

Toyas Tales said...

There isn't a Savers in my city, but thrifting is a cool way to add to your wardrobe. I adored the polka dot shorts. They were my absolute fave from all of your finds. I also like how you always incorporate bright colors into your look.

LaToya
toyastales.blogspot.com

SciNerdGirl said...

These are all great looks.

ceislin.com said...

Great finds!! I don't know if I have the patience for thrifting but these looks may have convinced me!

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Malinda F said...

Great looks can't believe they are thrifted! We don't have a savers here and the thrift stores here are pretty bad, I've looked around as there is one less than 5 minutes from me, but Vancouver is considered one of the worst dressed cities and you can tell! Haha

Malinda
Fashionlove82.blogspot.ca

Amy Shaughnessy said...

I've never even heard of this company! I bet we don't have one. You did a great job. That middle outfit is my favorite for sure.

Amy


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Style-Delights said...

OMG, can't believe you thrifted these amazing finds - so on trend and you styled them perfectly!! I have to keep an eye on Savers to see if I have luck finding such stylish pieces! Hope you are having a wonderful day!
-Jyoti
Style Delights Blog

Rebecca said...

Wow those are amazing finds!!!!

Rebecca
www.redtagchiclosangeles.com

Margo said...

Four fabulous looks. I had never heard of Savers before and will have to see if there are any near me. You really wear the crown for penny pinching in style!!!

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Kayla Gilbert said...

I've never heard of a Savers.. I will definitely have to check them out! I'm loving all of these looks!! : )

Kayla
www.lovelucygirl.com

Ladies in Navy said...

wow! beautiful items!
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Kellyinthecity said...

Love that coral skirt. :) Your photos are gorgeous, as always!!

xoxo

Kelly
www.kellyinthecity.com

Kellyinthecity said...

Love that coral skirt. :) Your photos are gorgeous, as always!!

xoxo

Kelly
www.kellyinthecity.com

Sarah Nelson said...

The color of the third top really makes your eyes pop!

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vogueandheels.com said...

I love all of these outfits! I love a thrifting adventure.

-Vogue&Heels
www.vogueandheels.com

Chelsea said...

An adventure indeed! You look fabulous. True style is being able to create cohesive looks wherever the pieces are from.

xoxo,
Chelsea & The City

Star White said...

Nice! I'm a huge thrifter so this was just too fun to read! Thanks for sharing your looks!

Blessings!
Star
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Christina Heflin said...

I've never heard of Savers before, but I am going to have to keep an eye out for them! Your outfits all look so great, I would have never thought they were put together with thrifted pieces!

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Lauren said...

Wow, awesome finds girl!! xo

Rachel Lynne said...

I haven't checked out our local Savers but I'm definitely planning on it now! I also am putting together some fully thrifted outfits to show people how you can still look modern and updated and shop for less!

ClosetConfections said...

Not sure if there's a Savers near me, but I'm gonna go check it out now. That third outfit is GREAT!

Kendra
http://closetconfections.com

FootprintsIntheCity Inna said...

These outfits all came from the thrift store?!?! Thats crazy!! They're all AMAZING! MY fave is the color blocked one, but thats because I can never get enough of bright colors :) Awesome job at styling everything!!
xx
Inna
Footprints in the City

Amy said...

wow, love those polka dot shorts! We dont have any around us, boo!
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Blue Dog Belle said...

Wow. These are all fabulous! Who knew!

Shannon Willardson said...

I'm drooling over that third outfit! those are some fine thrifting finds!

Shannon
http://GBOfashion.com

Simply Sabrina said...

I LOVE the mint and coral what a beautiful simple outfit for the summer! Looks like you had a productive weekend!

X0x- Simply Sabrina

Jane said...

Some very cool outfits <3 Great job!!

TaraMixandMatch said...

Looks like you got some great stuff! Too bad there is no store near me!

Andrea Kaplan said...

love these looks!

xo Andrea
www.sophisticatedsass.com

M Frost said...

There are two Savers near me, and I love them! Yes, you need to block a good amount of time for proper digging, but when you find the anthropologie dress with the tags still on it, it's love :). My Savers gives a 30% discount if I bring in a donation bag at the same time too!

mrs.jay said...

80% of my clothes are from Savers. We have 4 stores around where I live. I love shoes, jackets, skirts, dresses and jeans. I can never get through the whole store!

amy said...

Good job, your outfits are spot on trend and so fun. I love thrifting and I have great luck at thrift stores associated with an organization called Assitance League. They have 90 stores across the US, look them up. Their stores are stocked with high end clothes, clean and pressed. I refer to them as the Neiman Marcus of thrift stores. They are also all volunteer run, and so all their proceeds go into wonderful programs for women and children.

Megan, TfDiaries.com said...

you always win! Xo Megan, www.TfDiaries.com

Audrey said...

Great finds Kim! You look so polished as always!

Emma Finlayson said...

I love thrifting! It is amazing what you can find!!!

xo Emma
http://strollingthecityinheels.com

Lady of Style said...

I really like that you show thrifted pieces as not all of us can afford expensive designer clothes. You show how to look fabulous in thrifted clothes!

Annette
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dacy said...

This is great, we just got a Savers and it has some great finds!

Angela Sahin said...

We have two Savers in my city. I have yet to find any gems. Kudos to you. I actually live right across the street from the newest Savers. Maybe I should take a second look. :)

Angela Sahin said...

We have two Savers in my city. I have yet to find any gems. Kudos to you. I actually live right across the street from the newest Savers. Maybe I should take a second look. :)

FitTravelerAJ said...

You found some nice items! I am a horrible thrifter, I never find anything. And We don't have a Savers in my area :-(

-AJ
FitTravelerAJ.com

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