This great guide from The Everygirl explains what to look for when you’re shopping Fast Fashion (think Forever21, H&M, Express, etc.). These rules also apply when you’re out scouting for vintage and thrift finds.
I can’t even begin to tell you the times that I’ve been in a store and kind of “blacked out” to my normal rational self. Sure this lacy fru-fru concoction of a dress will be TOTALLY great next season, only to pull it out the next season and realize I had thrifting beer goggles on the whole time.
Don’t let that be you! Let’s look for quality in the things we buy, let’s look for items we can love…and love again. And most importantly, let’s look AMAZING doing it!
Check out their great advice below:
How about you? Have you ever had a “black out” moment when thrifting or shopping? Do you have a plan when you shop, or do you mostly go in and seek inspiration? I’d love to hear about it in the comments below!
About the Charm City Thriftanista:
Kelly-Lynne is a Social Media strategist by day,
writer and dreamer by dusk. She loves vintage
and cookies, but not vintage cookies. She lives the
beautiful Mount Vernon, Baltimore City.
You can find her at @kellynner on Twitter!