thrifting to make the old new again

How Thrifting and $20 Can Resurrect a Dying Wardrobe

How Thrifting and $20 Can Resurrect a Dying Wardrobe

Why I’ve been MIA from Thrifting

Why I’ve been MIA from Thrifting I’m about to make a confession: I haven’t thrifted in about four months! That is, oh so rare to me. Even most recently, with the Columbus Day holiday and tons of thrift store having sales, I didn’t get around to it. Is it thrift fatigue, have I maxed out … Continue reading Why I’ve been MIA from Thrifting

GUEST BLOGGER SHAUNYA: The Students Guide to Style

https://youtu.be/dEvVCqVIs9c The Students Guide to Style From an early age, I learned one thing: When you look great, you feel great. Going along with that premise, looking great doesn’t have to cost a lot of money. Earlier this summer, I worked with a group of students from Queens Vocational & Technical Community School to find … Continue reading GUEST BLOGGER SHAUNYA: The Students Guide to Style

GUEST BLOGGER SHAUNYA: Are you in a summer style rut?

At the beginning of Summer I get all excited about my maxi dresses, the gingham, eyelet and linen, and my shorts; oh I love a good pair of shorts. Summer is shorter than a pair of daisy dukes and winter is long, brutal, and never ending in New York. So enjoying warm weather fashion can … Continue reading GUEST BLOGGER SHAUNYA: Are you in a summer style rut?

GUEST BLOGGER SHAUNYA: Hats Off or On?

Hats get a really bad wrap. It is assumed if you are wearing one, you are having a bad hair day or you are channeling your inner old lady. Hats have become an accessory of necessity and anyone wearing a fun topper is considered eccentric or even worse, a show-off. Now, let’s get this correct, … Continue reading GUEST BLOGGER SHAUNYA: Hats Off or On?

Are You Giving Shade?

Whether you call them shades, stunnas or hater-blockers, sunglasses are a must-have summer accessory. Sunglasses give a cool, posh and glamorous factor to whoever wears them, from little kids, celebrities to grandmas. Sunglasses give you an air of mystery an aloofness that is irreplaceable. Sunglasses are one of the most democratic accessories you can purchase … Continue reading Are You Giving Shade?

Spring Up Your Wardrobe

Finally it is spring, like really spring, like sunlight and warm days and flowers blooming. So now it is time to fully embrace your spring wardrobe. Let go of your wools, pack away those sweaters and bring life and harvest to the season of warmer weather and longer days. How do you spring your wardrobe … Continue reading Spring Up Your Wardrobe

Taking Care of Your Goodwill Purchases

You can discover great items at your local Goodwill but like all items, they need to be cleaned and cared for. Loose buttons, musty items, silk tops just need a little tender loving care and they will become treasured jewels in your wardrobe. Here are a few tips for taking care of your fabulous yet … Continue reading Taking Care of Your Goodwill Purchases

Fashion Resolutions

The New Year is here and resolutions will be ablaze. Losing weight, being more fiscally responsible are the large ones but are we thinking about building a better wardrobe? Think about it, are you really happy with what you wear? When you open your closet do you feel as though you are greeting old friends … Continue reading Fashion Resolutions