Oh the gloom

So our June gloom also turned into July gloom. Didn’t I just post an outfit in a dress?! A light jacket is a must during these times when the gloom finally decides to burn away (but it’s like the Terminator, it always comes back). But the gloom makes walking through Golden Gate Park real nice some times – you don’t even break a sweat!

What’s really cool about this outfit, is that my hat, jacket, shirt, and pants are all made in the USA! I want more of my outfits to look like this eventually!

Jacket: Splendid. Top: James Perse. Pants: J Brand sateen pants. Shoes: Matt Bernson. Glasses: Ray Ban. Hat: Vintage. Nail polish: Sally Hansen White On. Bag: Marimekko.

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Thrift Eye, fashion blogger, Matt Bernson flats, what to wear in san francisco in the summer

Thrift Eye, fashion blogger, Matt Bernson flats, what to wear in san francisco in the summer

Thrift Eye, fashion blogger, Matt Bernson flats, what to wear in san francisco in the summer

Playing in the shadows

Do you have a place that you frequent quite a bit over and over? For me that’s Golden Gate Park – I love everything about it! I came across this secret spot and it bewildered me that a location I visit just about every weekend still had something for me to find for the first time! So I guess it is true, you really can learn something new every day.

I’m also in love with this top – I caved in and bought something new that wasn’t made in the USA. This Ace & Jig blouse, which is made in India, was too great of a deal to not get. It’s super versatile, and I can’t wait to wear it in more ways.

Top: Ace & Jig. Pants: Jbrand sateen. Shoes: Matt Bernson flats. Watch and hat: vintage.

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Thrift Eye, ace & jig blouse, black and white outfit, fashion blogger

Thrift Eye, ace & jig blouse, black and white outfit, fashion blogger

Thrift Eye, ace & jig blouse, black and white outfit, fashion blogger

Thrift Eye, ace & jig blouse, black and white outfit, fashion blogger

Photos by Jorge Novoa

Hope those of you that have a long weekend get to enjoy it well! Happy Independence Day!

A collection of striped outfits

It’s no secret, I’m a huge stripes lover. Stripes are classic, but also add a little bit of fun to your wardrobe. When in doubt, wear stripes! So as you saw in my last post, I’ve now rounded up some of my favorite striped outfits from outfits of the past!

*click* on each photo to get to the original post

Grey on grey Alexander Wang stripes
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A striped Saint James top
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Or a horizontal and vertical striped Anthropologie skirt
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Striped top and sexy skirt
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Black and blue stripes
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Stripes up top and below
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More boater stripes (I’m sad I only got to wear this Jean Paul Gaultier top a handful of times before it got stained and had to be thrown away).
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And finally as a super throwback, cartoony vintage stripes
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How do you wear your stripes?

ps. I’m still playing around with adjusting the images here. If you see them looking funky, please let me know! Thanks.

Weekend chronicles

I am not the biggest fan of doing very outdoorsy things. I can count on one hand the times I’ve camped, and have hated all of them (I get way too cold always). BUT, In attempt to escape cold San Francisco summers, I’ve compromised to head into the nature a little bit more. The payoff here? A secret part of the Russian River, where we had a “beach” to ourselves. Okay, I may do this nature thing more often if I can do this over and over.

My bathing suit is this sold out piece from Anthro, but I wouldn’t mind this sportier one!

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Take me back please!

Different ways to style a denim top

I didn’t mean to take this long of a break from blogging, you’ll have to excuse me, as we’ve been absolutely consumed by Game of Thrones at home! We’ve finally caught up to season 4 after about five hundred heart attacks! :)

Anyhow, my last post got me thinking about how much wear I’ve gotten out of my little denim top. I got it at the Rose Bowl Flea a few years ago, right out of a gigantic pile of other vintage shirts. I wear it about once a week because it’s just SO versatile. It cost me five dollars and it may just be the best five dollars I’ve ever spent!

Here are some previous ways I’ve worn it that were documented here on the blog – click on the photo to get to the original post.

With a mustard vest
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Over another tshirt and shorts (I wish these shorts still fit me, or I’d wear this again!)
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A little more prim with a cute skirt and oxfords
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You liked the double denim? How about triple denim! And all of different colors.
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With a stripey skirt and some bright shoes
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Or how about tucked in with another skirt and some boots
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What’s your favorite way to wear one?