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Thrift Store Shopping Like a Pro — Sharing

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

By sharing your thrift store experiences and savvy scores, you’re inspiring others like a thrift pro and in the process, gaining fresh insights from them, too. Keep reading after the jump for my suggestions on how to share your thrift scores using social media platforms Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, inspire others to thrift like a pro and how thrifting inspires the greatest score of all: Giving!

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Thrift Store Shopping Like a Pro — Inspection

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Thrift fails happen to the best of us — even me! I’ve suffered many a thrift store catastrophe that could have been prevented with close inspection of my piece before purchase. So that you can avoid making future thrift fails of your own, keep reading after the jump for my top 4 tips to inspecting all angles of your thrift store finds!

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Thrift Store Shopping Like a Pro — Strategy

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

By sticking to a thrift shopping strategy, it’s more likely you’ll leave the thrift store victorious because you executed a game plan for the best performance possible. Keep reading after the jump for five tips to thrifting like a pro that’ll have you shopping the racks and scoring stylish steals like the MVT (most talented thrifter!) you have the potential to be.

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Thrifting the Runway: Plaid

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

Hello and happy Friday vintage lovers!!! [woot woot!] I’m **SO** excited to share with you part 5 of a series called “Thrifting the Runway,” where I show you how to thrift trends as inspired by the runways for fall 2011. The feedback has been AMAZING and I really appreciate you showing love for this series! […]

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Summer Thrift Shopping for Winter Coats

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

Hello and happy WEDNESDAY, everyone!!! Yesterday I spoke of the sweet vintage style potential of summer … and today, I’m moving full circle to speak of an entirely different season’s style: WINTER! I was thrifting at my local [and favorite!] Goodwill store Monday when I noticed an abundance of quality coats & jackets at extremely […]

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How to Mix Stripes in One Outfit

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

I show you how to mix multiple stripe patterns — colorblock, pin stripe and thin horizontal stripes — successfully stylish in ONE OUTFIT! Keep reading after the jump to see a picture of the Vivienne Westwood runway look that inspired this video’s thrift match challenge.

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Thrift Shopping Boho Chic: How to Match a Runway Style

Monday, January 31st, 2011

It’s a Monday bonus: VIDEO!!! Keep reading after the jump!

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Sammy Davis Vintage on the NATE BERKUS SHOW TOMORROW!

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

HUGE NEWS, READ ALL ABOUT IT!!! I almost can’t believe that the DAY I make my national television debut is upon us … and arriving fast! My appearance on the Nate Berkus Show airs tomorrow on a station near you … and if you have an interest in how to capture do-it-yourself home decor with […]

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