Let’s go shopping: more made in USA

I’m hoping to make this Made in USA  ‘shop along with me’ a new frequent feature, I’ve created a tag for it to follow those types of posts here. The goal being that you can shop Made in USA all over, be it new, used, or recycled.

I’m going to combine several days of window shopping here, over a range of shops. In hopes to show you that shopping made in USA can be achieved at many different price points and tastes.

Crossroads – trendy resale store, good for basics.

American Apparel skirt
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Splendid shirt dress
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Rag & Bone jacket
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Buffalo Exchange – equally trendy resell chain, I feel like they carry some hard to find items once in a while (I’ve struck gold here).

Corey Lynn Calter dress
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Pink hued JBrand jeans
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Printed Tucker blouse
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Wasteland – my go to place for items that are currently in store but at a fraction of the price. Very gently used.

Steven Alan shirt dress
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Helmut Lang moto jacket
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3×1 waxed denim jacket
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Goodwill – goodwill hunting will bring you down. I almost gave up this time cause I wasn’t finding anything. You’ll always have to dig.

White House Black Market dress (yes, made in USA!!)
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C&C top
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David Meister evening dress
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as a bonus, this vintage petticoat slip
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Nordstrom Rack – a little more traditional retail.

Trina Turk dress
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Sundry tee
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Nanette Lepore skirt
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Great outdoors

Any opportunity to get outdoors before the freezing comes, is alright with me :)

Item From Made in… BUY
Denim button up Madewell China HERE
black dress permanently borrowed from sister, with no labels probably China -
Superga sneakers Shopbop.com Vietnam HERE
Rayban wayfarer vintage USA HERE

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Thrift Eye, fall outfit, fashion blogger, style blogger

Thrift Eye, fall outfit, fashion blogger, style blogger

Thrift Eye, fall outfit, fashion blogger, style blogger

Feeling the green

When I did my previous post, I first thought I didn’t wear much green – but after an evening of going through my blog archives, I’m amazed that WOW, I do have lots of green in my wardrobe. When I was young, I went through one of those phases where green was my favorite color and I wore a lot of it. I must have over-saturated myself, because it just wasn’t my color for a long time.

I have rounded-up some of my favorite past greeny outfits. As always, click on the photo to get to the original blog post!

A stripey Betsey Johnson dress
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This velvety smooth vintage Sonia Rykiel skirt Thrift Eye, how to wear green, mix and match green clothes

Army green corduroy Joes Jeans Thrift Eye, how to wear green, mix and match green clothes

A lace skirt made by my mother! Thrift Eye, how to wear green, mix and match green clothes

How about green brocade pants? Thrift Eye, how to wear green, mix and match green clothes

An Alexander Wang T Thrift Eye, how to wear green, mix and match green clothes

Last but not least, a long hair throwback: a light coat in this delicious color, perfect for San Francisco fickle weather. Thrift Eye, how to wear green, mix and match green clothes

Shades of green

Sooo…I owned (yes, past tense) only one black belt. Because why would you need more than one? And then…it disappeared. I can’t find it. I don’t know if I lost it while traveling. Maybe I threw it away on accident. Something so simple as a belt can change an outfit. I’m not in a rush to replace it, because alas, I have a handful of other belts I rotate (and because most of the time, you can’t even see it).

This outfit for example, I pulled together these three different shades of green, and a black belt would have just thrown the whole thing off. On that note, I think if I had the black belt, I may have fallen into a safer version of what this outfit could be.

Item From Made In… BUY
Marine Layer top Marine Layer USA HERE
Broadway & Broome skirt thrifted China -
Sam Edelman espadrilles Shopbop.com China HERE
Vintage Futura watch flea market Japan  -

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Thrift Eye, colorful outfit, green outfit, marine layer top, fall outfit idea, knee length skirt outfit

Thrift Eye, colorful outfit, green outfit, marine layer top, fall outfit idea, knee length skirt outfit

It’s fitting, especially being surrounded by this moss that is slowly eating our back patio :)

A literary take on fashion part 27

If you’re new to this books into fashion series, you can catch up with the others HERE.

The past month for me has been one of devouring best sellers that I’ve had a hard time getting my hands on until recently! Both books had 200+ holds at the library, so patience is a virtue, even as a librarian.

Reading teen dystopian trilogies is my guilty pleasure. So finally indulging in Divergent by Veronica Roth has been the cherry on the top (I’m currently waiting for my copy of Allegiant to arrive). In a future where society has collapsed, people are divided by factions of societal values. All teens must then pass a virtual simulation initiation ritual that helps them decide if they stay in their faction or belong in another. Tris is unhappy in hers, but her simulation only uncovers that she is not like others. Things only begin to unravel from there.

Divergent

I’m also days off of just having finished Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn. I’m not a big reader of mysteries, but wow, the twists and turns about this had me hooked! I’m totally ready to see the movie now. Amy, wife to Nick, has gone missing. The intertwining chapters are the story from both of their views. It more or less is about how people in relationships can know so little about their significant other and the depths they’ll go for revenge.

Gone Girl

How late am I to the party? Tell me you loved these books as much as I did!!