thrift store style posts

Secondhand Style that Sings! #finditfollowit

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

About 80 percent of my wardrobe is secondhand and it feels great knowing that I’m consciously consuming fashion that’s stylish, sustainable and jam-packed full of substance. So when eBay asked me to curate some more collections for their amazing #finditfollowit campaign, I decided to make a collection totally dedicated to the most fabulous thrifters of all on eBay: The sellers of secondhand style! Featuring finds from Violetville, The Kissing Tree Vintage, American Archives, Vulture Culture and Thriftwares … this collection is home to SECONDHAND STYLE THAT SINGS!

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How to Style 3 Thrifted DIY Halloween Costumes!

Monday, October 17th, 2011

Hello and happy Monday everyone!!! I’m so excited to share today’s video because I worked really hard to successfully thrift & design these 3 great DIY Halloween costumes, and I sincerely hope that you enjoy watching this video for inspirational DIY ideas of your own! I decided to crate three completely different looks so that […]

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Thrift Shopping Dictionary: Thrifting Jargon 101

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

Today’s installment of Sammy Davis Vintage is an exciting one, because it marks a featured piece on the site that I will be continually adding to based upon recommendations from you. Many of you are proud thrift warriors (see that definition below, too!) and have a ton of “thrift jargon” that you use casually between […]

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Thrift Wars: Matching Michelle Obama’s J.Crew Outfit

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

WATCH & VOTE BELOW! Who thrifted and matched the Michelle Obama look best? Looking Fly on a Dime Sammy Davis Vintage Neither! It’s a double fashion fail. free polls I went head-to-head with Patrice from Looking Fly on a Dime to match a MICHELLE OBAMA look in a Manhattan Goodwill thrift store! Who do […]

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Vintage Style Inspiration: Thrifted ’70s Pleated Plaid Skirt

Monday, January 10th, 2011

I remember the moment I found this skirt — it was buried in the racks of a Wal-Mart sized Salvation Army in the boonies of southern Pennsylvania last summer. It was an under appreciated, under seen, under worn and until that moment, under Found piece of vintage glory … and for the thrift-savvy price of […]

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Sporting a $10 Dress to the Glamour Women of the Year Awards

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

I love bragging about a good thrift store find — and this dress from Goodwill was a STEAL!

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Photography for SDV by Ashley Therese Photography Part 2

Friday, September 17th, 2010

When I open a magazine [or for you more digitally inclined folk, open my iPad], and just so happen to turn the page to a photo shoot spread featuring that season’s styles or whatever the publication is promoting in its photography, it isn’t often that I finish absorbing the photo shoot with fuzzy feelings. OK, […]

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