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Thrift Bound

Thrift Bound

I LOVE to thrift bound!! For those of you who don't know what bounding is..bounding is basically low key cosplay/ costumes. Bounding started as a way to wear outfits at Disney World since adults can't wear costumes to the park. And thus, a movement was born. It's not just relegated to Disney. You can Harry Potter Bound, Star Wars Bound, Marvel Bound, DC Bound, Carrie Bradshaw Bound and on and on and on. The only limit is your own creativity! I started a series on my other blog: Nerd in the City called Thrift Store Cosplay. I would go to the...


Shout-outs

Shout-outs

The support for this shop has been overwhelming!! The fact that people are responding to what I'm doing here and even more, want to write about it and share it, well...it humbles me!! This week, two ladies chose to talk about my shop in their blogs and I just wanted to support them back and share their work with you guys!! Check it out! From Lavender at No Man's Land: Click Here From Meli at Melificent: Click Here Thank you to everyone who's been supporting my shop! And I can't wait to share what's in store for the future of The Thrifty...


This Is How I Thrift

This Is How I Thrift
If you love thrifting and want to maximize your thrift store trips, here are some tips and tricks for you!

Story of a Small Shop: Volume 4

Story of a Small Shop: Volume 4

Volume 4: I've Got a Dream This little shop was built on a dream, an ideology, a principle. See...I read this book once called Overdressed by Elizabeth Cline. After reading it, I found myself unable to shop conventionally. Fast fashion companies like H&M, Forever 21, Zara, Old Navy and more were no longer an option for me. And without a lot of other options to turn to, I found myself standing in front of a Goodwill. As a kid, my family and I had always frequented thrift stores, but back then if was out of necessity rather than fashion choice...


Story of a Small Shop: Volume 3

Lizzie Twachtman

Story of a Small Shop: Volume 3

Volume 3: The New Normal It will probably be a while before I feel comfortable with this being my new normal. Maybe I'll never be comfortable. I hope I stay uncomfortable! After 3 years of relative safety and comfort, monetarily and otherwise, I KNOW that motivation, drive and hunger are born from a place of being, at least a little bit, uncomfortable! But this is so far out of the realm of what I've been taught to believe life is "supposed" to be. You don't take risks. Not big ones. And it's not how I've spent the last 36 years...

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