I can barely wait to launch the next Ever Thrift collection on Monday, 9/23, 11:00AM ET.
I was just thinking about how I tend to "shop for friends" when I pull pieces from thrift stores. I imagine the effortless free spirit, timeless classic, modern city girl, and yes, the southern friend you can picture frolicking in a field of flowers. ( I tend to pull from all of these myself!) So, the range of styles you'll see for each Ever Thrift sale swing from classic, feminine, old school, modern, funky, you name it. And, each month's sale takes on a life of it's own. Every. Time.
This time around, the collection is chock full of classic collegiate pieces: vintage, over-sized blazers, mossy green turtlenecks and cream knits, flannel and floral skirts, warm wool and crisp linen dresses, a classic trench with oxfords, and a suede blazer the color of a fresh poured draft. Can you tell I'm imagining a cool, misty walk along cobblestone streets in Edinburgh?
And, oh, the purses. The purses! So many vintage and modern cross-body treasures that I can perfectly picture being thrown on while running to class or the office ( down said Scottish streets).
I gathered eight looks below, BUT THERE IS SO MUCH MORE. Over fifty pieces will be for sale on the first day of fall, Monday, 9/23. As always, check Instagram for more sneak peeks and styling ideas!
Without further ado, grab a cuppa and take a gander at what I'm most excited about for the season;
01. Vintage Blazers //
I love old blazers for the sheer fact that you can throw it on with a T and jeans and you're done. Plus, these super comfy suede Clark's oxfords have a rubber sole and feel like you're walking in sneakers. Whats for sale: vintage brown wool blazer / darling vintage faux alligator cross-body/ crazy comfy Clark's lace-up oxfords, size 8.
02. Cozy Vintage Turtlenecks //
I have a couple of vintage green turtlenecks that are hard to part with. So simple and classic. And, anything looks good with a statement two-toned vintage cross body purse.
What's for sale: vintage green turtle neck sweater in a M. / vintage black and brown cross-body purse.
03. Classic Trench + Oxfords //
I have never worn a trench until now...and I'm a convert to the classic coat. I love how it works for both fall and spring ( and again, it makes a T and jeans look put together, I'm a fan). THE STUART WEITZMAN OXFORDS. So unique, cool and somehow comfy - could totally wear these with tights in colder weather.
What's for sale: classic Calvin Klein trench size S. / Stuart Weitzman oxfords, size 8.5 / Modern over-sized faux leather handbag.
04. Preppy Layers //
This vintage khakit button front jumper was a total surprise find! I'm all about layering simple long-sleeve tees or turtlenecks under dresses to extend their wear-ability into different seasons. Tights, boots, and a statement hunter green vintage USA made leather cross body - love.
What's for sale: Vintage Khaki Button-Front Jumper, size M / Vintage USA made hunter green and brown leather cross-body.
05. Rich Textures //
I tend to mix textures in around my house, but I'm equally excited when I find ways to do it with an outfit! Wool and leather are such strong, sturdy and soft fabrics and look so lovely together. It's easy to do with a neutral palette like this cool gray cable knit sweater and black suede skirt.
What's for sale: American Eagle Cable Knit Sweater, size M / 100% Suede ,Knee-length Skirt, size 4 / 100% Leather Over-sized Clutch.
07. Prairie Skirts //
Yes, this was totally inspired by my free spirit country friends. And yes, I was totally nervous about pairing a long sweater with a long skirt. Now, I'm going to do it all the time. Adding height with booties or clogs helps! I would wear this crazy comfy 100% cotton sweater with this vintage USA made floral button front skirt ( one of my favorite items to find!) flower picking any day.
What's for sale: 100% Cotton Cable Knit Cream Sweater, size M / Vintage Button Front Cream and Blue Floral Skirt, size L / NEW Braided Strap Cross Body Purse.
08. Vintage Denim Vests + Fall Maxis //
Friends, this forest green dress is vintage. Believe it. It's incredible in person and has a soft sheen, slinky feel, and looks amazing with a belt and layers. I feel like I'm wearing pajamas, and it's the best. And, the denim vest - VINTAGE. This is one of my favorite outfits ( because at heart, I'm a seventies girl).
What's for sale: Vintage Bill Blass Denim Vest, size M-L / Vintage 70s Hunter Green Maxi Dress, size L / NEW American Eagle Bucket purse with tasseled drawstring.
ALL credit goes to Emily Hannon for the dreaminess of these shots. I mean, seriously. She's incredible and a real trooper for putting up with my fear of being in front of the camera.
Outfit changes were performed in or outside my car in sticky 85 degree weather. Gold stars to the dads who babysat for an hour so Emily and I whip these up after pizza with the kids.