Robes Rule the Day

Robes Rule the Day

Robes are usually reserved for the inner sanctum of your home, but in spring and summer 2017 the robe for outerwear trend brought this bedroom staple out to the streets in a big way. Luckily for Reise, she thrifts vintage robes, silk kimonos and yukatas (the cotton garments similar to kimonos that are often in [...]

Bigger is Better

Bigger is Better

Oversized pendants are showing up on runways and Reise says, “I’m here for it!" Large chunky jewelry is not for everyone, but if you have been wanting to channel your inner Iris Apfel, you are about to have your moment. During her hunt for gargantuan bling, at the garage sale of the century Reise spotted [...]

Gingham? Check!

Gingham? Check!

Summer is here! Time to pull out the gingham, says Who What Wear: http://wwwear.me/Rpv6pE7 Gingham is a spring/summer fashion perennial that has sprouted up every year for eons. This means you can find all sorts of checks waiting in thrift stores. Here are some of our recent classic shirt finds down that can be dressed up [...]

Library Journal Pens a Starred Review on ThriftStyle 

Library Journal Pens a Starred Review on ThriftStyle 

It's thrilling when Library Journal reviews your book and writes: "This comprehensive guide is written in a friendly, approachable way, as if your cool aunts took you along to their favorite Salvation Army shop." You are grateful for the glowing review this major trade publication bestowed on your book and gleefully fixate on the fact they [...]

We See You Beyonce: A Sip of Lemonade

We See You Beyonce: A Sip of Lemonade

If you've seen Beyonce's visual album Lemonade, you can’t forget the stunning image of Yonce virtually floating down the street in that gorgeous ruffles upon ruffles marigold dress. You know the dress? The one she wore while swinging a bat, breaking windows and terrorizing the neighborhood. Right, that one. Vandalism aside, that Roberto Cavalli dress [...]