Personal Thrift Shopping Haul


Amazing day thrift shopping at Goodwill! The Ann Demeulemeester leather top alone retails for $1,600!  Total amount spent about $50.00 vs. total retail about $3,300.

DSquared 2 Jacket | Ann Demeulemeester Leather Top | Madewell Dress | Burberry London Sweater | Tory Burch Ballet Flats | Jason Wu Sandals

Personal Gift Shopper

I just finished shopping for a client who needed a birthday gift for her boyfriend ASAP. He just started a new job and she wanted to surprise him with a new wardrobe. With a $200 budget and two days to find everything here’s what happened…


Coat H&M |APC Pants | Hugo Boss Cardigan | Field & Stream Flannel
Banana Republic Sweater | J. Crew Shirt | 2 Banana Republic Shirts
Total Budget $200  |  Total Retail $880

Givenchy | Sequin Bambi Top

Why would anyone EVER donate this to Goodwill???  Super hard to find Givenchy silk top with sequin Bambi found in perfect condition for $5.95.  Originally priced around $2,800.  

Modern Mod Fall Outfit




Thrifted Outfit Under $20

Alice + Olivia dress thrifted from Goodwill $8.95 
Costume National boots thrifted from Thrift Town $6.50
Issey Miyake brown and black leather belt thrifted from Goodwill $3.00
Total Cost Pre-Owned $18.95  vs. $1,415.00 Retail




Everlane must have donated a bunch of samples to Goodwill. I found all of these at the same time and with tags attached. Total $24.85 Pre-owned  vs  $415 Retail 

Chunky Wool Sleeveless Turtleneck $8.95  |  Luxe Drape Muscle Tank Dress $6.95  |  Modern Loafer $8.95  

Cool Shades of Velvet

American Apparel Dress | Marc Jacobs Platforms
Vintage Burnout Velvet and Silk Top
Vintage Velvet One Piece
Prada Purple Velvet Wedge Heels
Vintage Burnout Velvet and Silk Fringe Top


Vintage Yves Saint Laurent Purple Velvet Corset Vest


For the past six months, I have been on a mission to find anything velvet, especially burnout velvet while thrift shopping. The 1970s YSL corset vest and purple velvet Prada wedges are definitely the highlights.



Best in Bags


Versace Medusa embossed black leather shoulder bag | Goodwill | $8.95
Donna Karan New York embossed gray leather shoulder bag | Goodwill | $10.95
Judith Leiber white leather gusset cocktail purse with rhinestone frame | Goodwill | $6.95
Maud Frizon red and white leather shoulder bag | Goodwill | $6.95

Thrifted This Week | The Row | All Saints | Dries Van Noten | Escada

the row | freda salvadore

escada | dries van noten | gucci

all saints | alan tondowski

Thrifted outfits from Goodwill & Community Thrift Shop in San Francisco
Look 1. The Row cropped black pant, silk blouse, & Freda Salvador Sandal
Total Cost | $23 Pre-Owned vs. $1,250.00 Retail
Look 2. Escada wool dress, Vintage Gucci pumps, & Dries Van Noten
Total Cost | $27.00 Pre-Owned vs. $1,550.00 Retail
Look 3. All Saints coated skinny jeans, striped jersey top, & Alan Tondowski embellished loafers
$22.00 Pre-Owned vs. $500.00 Retail