Don’t you step on my new thrifted blue suede shoes

Felt the urge to thrift today, here is the favourite out of the three items I picked up. Baby blue Cynthia Rowley suede Loafers. I almost left these behind, but they were new, unworn and $4.50. I love loafers on other people and now I love them on me! 

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Thrift in Use

I bought these Minnetoka moccasins at Frenchy’s the last time I was there (along with a couple other items I’ll post later). I took these slippers camping with me this past weekend and I love them. I love moccasins, and have a pretty great collection, but I’ll always welcome more! Especially when they’re $2.75.Minnetonka moccasinsMinnetonka moccasins

Free People Thrift

Free people embellished dressFree people embellished dressI picked up this cute, embellished Free People dress the other weekend at Frenchy’s. I was on the fence about it mostly because there is still snow on the ground. It will be forever until I get to throw it on and feel that warm summer sun. Maybe I won’t like it when summer rolls around, but for $5.50 I decided not to worry about it. Did I mention it has pockets? 

Rise & Shine

I did a little simple thrifting this weekend.  No clothes at Frenchy’s, but did score this mug for 50 cents from cute couple company Morning Culture (originally $16 USD).  On the way back to the city I stopped into Value Village and found this butter crock. I always wanted one, hopefully it lives up to the soft butter hype. 

Giving Thanks for Thrift Scores

It’s Thanksgiving weekend up here in old Canada, and this year I’m thankful for lots of things, but who isn’t? Today specifically, I’m giving thanks for the glorious thrift finds I scored on this gut-busting, turkey-coma of a weekend. All of these things I picked up at Frenchy’s on my way to the family homestead. Let’s start with jackets. I finally found a camel coat! It shows no signs of wear, so right away I was pumped. I’ve stopped buying things that look worn because, what’s the point? atmosphere beige camel coat (Atmosphere jacket: $7.00) 

Next, I found this Lucky Brand denim faux fur(?) lined jacket. I am crazy over this thing. I had one in high school that wasn’t as nice, not to a mention the tag reads “too tough to die”. How can you not love clothing  with this much attitude? I am all set for my 70’s winter look. lucky brand dungaree denium faux fur lined  jacket   lucky brand dungaree denium faux fur lined  jacket   (Lucky Brand denim: $7.00) 

Anyone who knows me, or at least reads this blog, knows I love the brand Free People. Granted, they often make hideous clothing, at least when a model isn’t wearing it. Sometimes I gotta pass it up, or I buy it and look horrible, but this thrift trip I found a couple things that aren’t that bad! free people light grey sweater This sweater I actually bought in a different colour scheme from a boutique downtown last year. I think I like the grey/red combo better. free people grey and red print sweater  (Free People sweaters: $4.50 each)  

   (Mango Collection wool sweater: $4.50)h&m tribal print dress (H&M Dress: $5.50)  Uniqlo pant black and white flower   (Uniqlo pant: $2.75 Old Navy tank NWT: $2.75)brown Carhartt winter hat  (Carhartt toque: $1.00)

rabit fur ear flap winter hatAlthough these ear flap hats are really cute, they look horrible on me. I wasn’t going to pick this up, but it’s real fur, and I figure it would be good for winter camping, or any other outdoor activities I get up to this coming cold season. For $2.50 I think I will be happy I bought it. Burberry eye glasses case  Burberry eye glasses caseLastly, something else I don’t need. A Burberry glasses case. Right now I’m housing my precious Ray Bans in there since the case for them is soft. It’s only a matter of time before I throw them in my work tote and they get smashed. Hopefully, this hard case will avoid the whole made up situation.

 (Burberry case: .75).

That’s it, that’s my long weekend thrift trip. I was looking for simple, solid colour fall/winter pieces, but of course I’m not going to pass up cute things along the way. All in all, I’d say I did alright with this haul!