Thanksgiving weekend is apparently a great time to hit the thrifts. The donation line was out the door (I guess when people have time off, they clean out their closets!) I visited two stores this week, one in Cincinnati (my in-laws live there,) and the other in Indiana (I live downtown, so it’s often easier to get there than venture far into my own city!)
The first store I visited (in Cincy) was having 50% off clothing, and it was madness! I managed some great finds by doing my squirrel impression, throwing everything that looked possible into my cart, and then finding a (relatively) quiet corner to sort.
Printed cardigan sweater (Ann Taylor.) This is recent season – I’m pretty sure I remember it. It’s light, almost tissue knit.
I also got several dresses to alter, including a silk military style shirtdress from Talbots that I’m certain will be great when it’s finished (I’ll photograph those after altering.)
The thrift I went to in Indiana often has recent season Target items – the local Targets donate whatever doesn’t sell. They all had blue tags, so they were 50% off ($2.50) this weekend.
“Tucker for Target” designer collaboration, this was in stores earlier this Fall. I bought two of these in different prints. It’s a polyester, but it does feel nice. This dress will work for most of the year.
Merona dress, also from this fall. I don’t love the slippery acetate material, but look at the cute shoulder bows!
Coming tomorrow: photos of my completed corduroy shirtdress. I love it so much that I’ve already started a second (in plaid shirting!)