Monday, October 12, 2009

80's Blazers & Jean Shorts

While I was home this past weekend I made sure to squeeze in a stop to my favorite local Hospice thrift store. I always seem to find hidden treasures there; and they even gave me the volunteer discount ($1 per piece) since I used to volunteer there in high school! I picked up a bunch of stuff; among them, a black sheer button down, an 80's defined shoulder blazer, skinny striped tee.

I wish you could see the giant 80's shoulders on this hot little number!

Saw this look on le fashion & loved that it had a very similar feel to it! Maybe I need to add some sequins? I sense a DIY coming on..

Do you ever shop at thrift stores?

xoxo, lauren

26 comments:

Timeless Fashion... said...

Those giant shoulders are impressive!

Couture Cookie said...

I've scored some great finds at thrift stores, but mostly outerwear. It takes so much time to go through all the racks and I usually don't have the patience...

Jacqueline said...

Great finds Lauren. Love the outfit. I am not patient enough to go through everything in the thrift stores. Then my boyfriend usually starts sneezing and we are outta there. haha, need to leave him at home!

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Faux Naif said...

what lucky finds, you look adorable! i almost exclusively shop at thrift stores or church basements and bazaars (or, erm... kids' stores and... yeah). whenever people ask me where my clothes are from i always somewhat embarrasedly answer a thrift store or my grandmother's closet or something. i wear old people clothes.

Cafe Fashionista said...

You got that amazing outfit at a thrift store? Oh, I envy you. You are a fabulous thrifter! I don't usually shop at thrift stores, but there really aren't any in my neck of the woods. If I found a great one, I'd probably spend my life there! :)

Martynique said...

AMAZING JACKET!!!

Miss Neira said...

I am so in love with that blazer! gorgeous!

michelle_ said...

i wish I could see the padded shoulders ! the sequins sound like a good idea. But I'd probably prefer studs :)

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Mo @ Mo-logue said...

I'm also a little to impatient to thrift most days - and I'm always disappointed if something isn't my size!

Great finds!

Taylor Sterling said...

Great inspiration Lauren. You look so cute!

bee.marie said...

You totally inspired me and I went thrifting today not realizing the great thrift stores around campus! J.Crew cashmere blazer for 5$?? Can't beat that!

Hanako66 said...

what great finds...you should totally diy it up!

Kathy said...

LOVE the blazer! I've been shopping at Value Village lately. I love how thrift stores can have such great pieces at amazing prices! (and it's recycling :)

LML said...

it looks so fab with what you have on!

Tori said...

Great finds!! I want a black sheer button down! (like on Cher wears in the movie Clueless!) I wish I had a good thrift store here. =)

FabBlab said...

Loving the look girl!
Exaggerated shoulders FTW.

kpeach said...

Love both of these looks xx

Keith said...

Wow. Fantastic. I love it. Yes, I love shopping at thrift stores. Oh yeah. Your blog header rocks!

Vicki said...

Love this jacket!! amazingly 80's!!!
would you like to exchange links? Im adding you to my inspiring me list now :)
magpie-girl.blogspot.com xx

las sandalias de ana said...

a perfect outfit!!! lovely! ;)

Lauren said...

cute!! i looove jean shorts. I could live in mine forever. & ahh added bonus for finding all of the pieces at a thrift store. so nice & cheap.
xx
Lauren

S.Elisabeth said...

Ooh definitely, that blazer looks amazing. And I NEED to get myself to a thrift store!!

Cara said...

I <3 thrift stores. 90% of my wardrobe is purchased second-hand. Great blazer! Sequins and shoulder pads all the way!
xx,CC

kokostiletto said...

wow that's fantastic!! what a great pulled together look !!!!

MizzJ said...

Those shoulders look a little too out there, but your outfit looks great!

God's Favorite Shoes! said...

Hell yeah I go to thrift stores...Ijust came from one and bought three boyfriend blazers!!! for Three dollars each!

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