Sunday, October 02, 2011

thrifty

I haven't been trolling thrift and consignment stores as often as I used to. I'm either too busy or too lazy and most of the time I'd rather shop online. When I do get out and find something though, the thrill is still there.

I found this Ralph Lauren linen blazer in pristine condition at a consignment shop. It is made in Italy and has lovely wood buttons. I actually spent more money getting the sleeves hemmed than on the blazer itself, but the total cost was less than similar jackets I had been considering from H&M and Zara.

 The Row t-shirt I'm wearing in this outfit is also a consignment find. I would never pay full retail (~$200!) for it but it has become one of my favorite basics.

Makes me wish I had more time and energy to devote to "thrifting"!

Ralph Lauren Collection linen blazer // The Row t-shirt (Fisch for the Hip/NYC) //
Sara Berman cropped leather pants (theoutnet.com) // Balenciaga belt (eBay.com) //
YSL Tribtoo patent pumps // Alexander McQueen warrior skull ring (saks.com)


the row tshirtbalenciaga beltysl tribtooalexander mcqueen ring






12 comments:

  1. That blazer is gorgeous, and it looks great with the leather pants--not to mention it will integrate well with your work wardrobe. As always I love that Balenciaga belt. I gravitate towards online shopping, but I do feel more sentimental and appreciate the things I buy in person more sometimes. If that makes any sense... I'm getting my nyc itinerary together now, so many shops so little time and $$$. lol! I'm making a note to stop at one of the consignments you've mentioned since it's on my way, and definitely hitting C21. If you've seen any Gareth Pugh let me know!

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  2. wonderful blazer!! the fit looks fantastic <3

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  3. Love this outfit! I should start thrifting too.

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  4. what a great outfit.
    and im still green with envy over that belt..
    xx

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  5. So jealous of the blazer... and that Row tee! (and, P.S., because you're a baseball (Yankees) fan... Go Tigers!!! ;-) )

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  6. ^^ wise of you to remain anon ;-) we've got CC on the mound tomorrow!

    Pret: C21 just opened up a new location in Lincoln Center. I haven't been but it's huge.

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  7. good finds are so much fun! i do think the row, or anyone, charging hundreds for a cotton basic is pretty ridiculous though.. so it's awesome when you can find it for a good deal :)

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  8. Great outfit! I've recently ordered a pair of leather pants online, and I can't wait until they arrive!

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  9. The blazer is so wonderful, it looks like the perfect shade and the fit is great.

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  10. Beautiful outfit! And that belt!!!

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  12. ahh the pants are beyond fab! x

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