Welcome to another installment of Thrifty Threads, AKA Most Stylish Compact-y Outfit, where readers model their favorite secondhand clothes.
A Compact-y outfit is used or recycled, from Goodwill, a thrift store, or a consignment shop.
Today's model is Danielle, who says she buys pretty much all of her clothing sustainable, local, or secondhand, which means she buys secondhand most of the time. Danielle got this cute dress for just $8 at a thrift store in Hollywood. She says it's served her well for a wedding, a funeral, and a night out of storytelling, where she was headed when this action shot was taken.
Danielle is a writer who blogs at Less Is More Balanced, which I've mentioned before. It's one of my favorite green and simple living sources, for products, DIY projects, people, and services. Danielle will tell you about how to detox your bedroom, review a new book on sustainable living, tell you where to go to recycle your gadgets or swap tools with your neighbor, and share all kinds of tips on how to live a more balanced life. She hasn't been able to post regularly for the past couple of weeks due to illness, but she hopes to be back to her regular posting schedule next week. Danielle also writes short stories and children's books, which you can check out on her website Danielle Davis Reads and Writes.
Thanks Danielle for sending that cute photo and keeping the series going. Okay readers, it's your turn. Put on your favorite secondhand outfit, snap a photo, and send it to me at firstname.lastname@example.org. We all want to see your fabulous finds, so don't be shy. We like to see all types of people and all types of clothing on Thrifty Threads. I can't wait to hear from you!
Do you shop secondhand? I was very excited to make my first purchase of clothing for myself at our local Goodwill yesterday. Previously I'd found two Hawaiian shirts for my husband, but nothing for myself. This jean jacket was barely worn and super soft. So I might have to feature moi someday soon on Thrifty Threads. Please leave your tips and advice about secondhand clothes shopping, and compliments for Danielle in the Comments section. And click here if you want to check out previous installments of Thrifty Threads.