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Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Seeing Spots

It is a dreary, rainy, gray day here today.  One of those days that you would rather just stay in bed all day long.  Sadly, that doesn't really happen in real life does it?

Well, it wasn't a rainy, dreary day when I wore this cute little polka dot dress.  It was actually quite a nice day and one with a birthday celebration involved!
I wore this to a friend's birthday breakfast last Friday.
  It was so nice, that we actually sat outside and enjoyed our crepes, omelets and fruit.
I am not big on thrift stores or consignment stores,
 mostly because I can never find anything 
and sometimes they have a weird smell.
 I did pick this up at a little consignment store though. 
 I was passing by and there was a big sign promoting 50% off. 
 How could I not stop?!
I got this little cutie for $12.
  I kept the styling simple staying with mostly black and white
 and
adding a few pops of turquoise with a ring and bracelets.

Are you a big thrift store or consignment store shopper?


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dress-no label
wedges-Dolce Vitta via Target
necklace-gifted
bracelets-F21
ring-eBay


17 comments:

Joni James said...

A perfect dress for you Brett! And the shoes are a perfect accompaniment, but a bright color shoe would also work. Very versatile!
I do shop my local consignment shops on a regular basis but normally if I'm looking for something very specific I'll shop in regular retail stores or Zappos, etc...

Lisa said...

Brett...

Your dress is ADORABLE. Looks great with those shoes. It's a very happy outfit.

I am a BIG thrift shopper....
I have had very good luck finding lovely things. I have found some of the most incredible deals on dresses.

I agree that they have a funny smell...but I promise...it all washes away. The first time I went thrifting...I was so squeamish about even touching the clothes...and of course I always do a discreet sniff test! LOL....

I do occasionally visit consignment shops...but shop very carefully because some items are not much of a savings. You got a great bargain on that little dress and I bet you will wear it often.

I usually don't go in looking for anything specific...my wardrobe is left to thrifting kismet and karma! I did however go in one day looking for a red cardigan and found two.

Coffee and Cardigans said...

The dress is darling and looks wonderful on you. And I have those same heels in brown. I love the black and white pallet, but those pops of blue are sure fun. Personally, I love thrift store shopping. If you take a little time and pick things over. Some of my favorite items came home from the thrift store. :)

Callie
www.coffeeandcardigans.com

TaraMixandMatch said...

Such an adorable dress, you are rocking those polka dots!

Style Journey said...

So glad you stopped, because that dress is awesome! Love how you kept everything simple and made the dress the star. Thrifting is so much fun, you never know what you are going to find.

Leslie said...

Love polka dots and turquoise accessories are perfect! You look adorable and the wedges are darling

J9 STYLE said...

Great find! I do like thrifting but only for fun items, never for staple items.

Rebecca said...

I like the wedges, and the polka dots are super cute.

Lynne DeVenny said...

Um, you know I cannot resist a good thrift/consignment shopping expedition :)

Great score on this dress. Love the fit, and it's perfect with those amazing sandals.

Sylvia said...

You look stunning in this dress! I think polka dots are your thing :)

LyddieGal said...

you know i love a good thrift find, and this dress is adorable.
Chic on the Cheap

josep-maria badia said...

a beautiful dress, I love the pattern, with shoes a perfect outfit

Patti @ NotDeadYet Style said...

Such an adorable dress, Brett, and great price. The shoes are very yummy too : >

Stephanie @ Henry Happened said...

love this polka dot dress! and the wedges look just great with it.

two birds said...

i pretty much do all my shopping at consignment/thrift stores. but i love to shop and dig! i love this dress on you, and your date sounds like a really fun time!

Bravoe Runway said...

Brett this is a great dress! I don't mind consignment shops but thrift stores? I don't know..I've been to a goodwill once, and it was actually really nice. The place didn't have that 'weird' smell, instead it was more of fresh laundry...but the honest truth? Lots of items weren't exactly in the best condition...they looked a bit tired.

Diane Cayton-Hakey said...

What a FUN dress! The polka dots are soooo 2012.