Vote for Katie in Simon Mall’s Style Setter competition!

Happy Friday, thrifters! We have exciting news! One of Destination Thrift’s contributors, Katie Parr, is in the running as a Style Setter for The Empire Mall in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  If you have a spare moment, please vote for her by following the link below: Vote as many times as you can. Thanks … Continue reading

$25 Outfit Inspiration

What can you buy for $25? In this day in age, that’ll get you two movie tickets or a DVD or perhaps (if you’re lucky) a cute bag.  But I’m here to prove that you can look fabulous for $25 or LESS. Take the photo above, for example. I bought the tribal inspired dress at … Continue reading

Ten must-have items you can find at any thrift store

Forget shopping at your favorite department store this weekend; that thrift shop down the street has everything you need to be fabulous this season.  Consider adding these ten items to your must-have list for spring 2013.  1. Denim button-up shirt Long sleeve, button-up shirts are versatile pieces that should be a part of any wardrobe. … Continue reading

NY Fashion Week: Day 2

As New York began to roll out the carpet for the beginning of Fashion Week, Mother Nature also decided to show off her best winter look in the form of Winter Storm Nemo.  The snow storm may have left travelers in a crunch, but it didn’t halt the festivities on the catwalk. One of the … Continue reading

NY Fashion Week: Day 1

Face it: not all of us are lucky enough to hop a plane and score a front row seat at the New York Fashion shows during Fashion Week.  (And honestly, not all of us are lucky enough to have the cash to drop on a really nice pair of boots, either.) Never fear, Destination Thrift … Continue reading

Last Minute Halloween Costumes from Thrift Stores

You probably thought you weren’t going anywhere this Halloween – after all, it’s on a Wednesday this year.  But maybe somebody invited you to a last-minute bash and now you have nothing to wear. You’re in luck:  thrift stores are perfectfor finding last-minute Halloween costumes.  These DIY costumes are going to be way cooler than … Continue reading

Fall 2012 Fashion Trends, Trend Twelve: Fur


On the Runway Fur – both real and fake – continues its popularity streak this fall season.  Fur could be found in large or small part; a popular new use is trimming with fur, such as Viktor & Rolf’s black-fur-trimmed white coat.  Often designers opted to go outside of the boundary of “natural” colors found … Continue reading

Fall 2012 Fashion Trends, Trend Eleven: Hats!


On the Runway Over-the-top hats were everywhere this runway season.  This trend may have been sparked by the royal wedding last year, but it has really reached its sweet spot this fall.  I don’t think I could pull off one of these gigantic Marc Jacobs hats (although they are fun to look at!) but I … Continue reading

Fall 2012 Fashion Trends, Trend Ten: Opulent Baroque


On the Runway Some of the runway looks for fall look as if they belong in a royal court from centuries ago, but at the same time look completely appropriate and fresh today in 2012.  The trend is tied to the golds from the Shiny & Sparkly Fall 2012 trend.  I love the black-and-gold looks from … Continue reading

Fall 2012 Fashion Trends, Trend Nine: Prints


On the Runway Bold prints are still very much in vogue and keeps with the rest of the trends in bringing an “opulent” feel to the runways.  Mixing prints, head-to-toe patterns, and reptile prints were all spotted on the runway.  Prada featured a memorable patterned orange suit.  I love this whimsical orange cat print on … Continue reading