Bargain Hunting on Holiday

Photo credits: Adrian Charles

I am on holiday! Yay me, but even while away I can’t resist a good bargain. Now, I only have one pair of taupe wedge heels with me, and I bought a hot yellow bag from Wilson’s Leather (originally $149 US but found on sale for $30!) so if I repeat accessories, don’t kill me, I am just trying to work with what I have at hand.

1. My niece offered to take me to Goodwill—she’s in college and I am told that this is where all the college kids get good stuff—I am intrigued and so I go. I am not usually a thrift store shopper but…ooh boy, I picked up a brand new Express cropped jacket for US$10 and this adorable (new) size 2 DKNY white dress for $20 I will probably wear this dress with different shoes but for traveling light, this works just fine. Thrift stores are great, just make sure you wash before you wear.


2. I also visited Forever 21 and now I know the sales people by name. This fabulous red and white dress is super sexy for $14.00 and my yellow bag adds just the right amount of colour. Image

3. Going retro with a pair of $5.00 jeans from Mango, if you are willing to brave the disorganised store and the disinterested sales people, you can find a few good bargains in Mango. These wide-legged jeans are Penelope and Monica Cruz and they are perfect with this tangerine top (bought in Barbados) and Charlotte Russe jacket $31.00.


4. My favorite, the asymmetrical lime green dress, $18, belt $6.80 all from Forever 21. I did say I knew the sales people by name didn’t I?

And last but never least, a simple white camisole $10.80 and dark denim skinnies $10.99 Additional flair is added to the top by my Amerindian influenced necklace $12.00 and again the yellow bag does the trick.

I am still on vacation and who knows what fabulousness I may yet discover.  Until next time!


Posted in Styling
3 comments on “Bargain Hunting on Holiday
  1. Christine Kumcy says:

    happy bargain hunting girl…

  2. nubienne says:

    LOL, love ya Kumchy!

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