Thrifted Fashion: Sailor Stripe Dress & Birkenstocks

Yet again, I benefit from having lots of recently pregnant women in my family! Stripes are always a favorite of mine because they look so classic and fresh. I especially like navy and white 🙂

The Birkenstocks are from Ebay, purchased gently used. I went to school at Appalachian State University, in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina and Birks were a staple wardrobe item for basically everybody on campus. In fact, up until that point I thought they were shoes for people who have given up. And now I know they are for people who have given up on their feet hurting. I love them and I have another pair in silver. I also have fond memories of a beautiful professor back in my freshman year who always did her makeup, painted her toenails, and wore Birkenstocks like they were a statement shoe. She’s still one of most stylish people I’ve ever met.

Dress: FREE from my sister-in-law

Necklace: Gift from my husband (I think it was a promo gift with some perfume)

Shoes: $25, Birkenstocks from Ebay

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Thrifted Fashion: Chico’s Knit Jacket


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It’s still wicked cold here in Virginia–I don’t know what’s up with the weather but I’m ready for spring already. I donned my tall black boots and layers to help me get through it.

Chico’s Gray-Multi Knit Blazer: $4, thrift store

Tahari Tee: $6, TJ Maxx

Jessica Simpson skinny maternity jeans: $7, thrift store

Dolce Vita Boots: New in Box from Ebay seller, $75

Vintage sterling and lapis pedant necklace: ebay seller, $5

Sterling silver hoops: $0, stolen from my sister



Have you ever worn thrifted or secondhand items head to toe? Comment below and I’ll feature your favorite outfit!