Thrifting Finds: tweed skirt 2 ways

Monday, February 15, 2016 0 , ,

Okay, I’ve talked a lot about my rules for thrifting a capsule wardrobe for 12 months, and some of my challenges so far, so I think it’s high time I start showing you some of the things I have found!

I’m happy with my success so far. At the beginning of this challenge, I was genuinely worried that I wouldn’t find enough pieces I liked to build a capsule wardrobe. I think it’s safe to say that’s a fear that won’t come to fruition.

First up, let’s talk about this Zara tweed skirt. I have always had a thing for tweed. It adds texture to any outfit, and as long as the cut is modern, I love a little tweed in my wardrobe!

This skirt practically jumped off the rack and into my cart a few weeks ago at the local Best Thrift Store, and I took it home with me for $6! I have a black and white tweed skirt from the LOFT that I’ve worn for years, and even though this black and gray one will serve a similar purpose, I decided to get it since my other skirt is such a staple in my capsule.

This skirt will go with pretty much anything, but here are two of the ways I will be wearing it:

Thrifting a capsule wardrobe: Zara skirt, jacket, and boots all thrifted!

Outfit details: Tweed skirt: thrifted/$6, Jacket: thrifted/$3, Boots: thrifted/$9, Purse: H&M, Earrings: Etsy/gift, Bracelet: flea market

Thrifting a capsule wardrobe--Jeneric Generation

Outfit details: Tweed skirt: thrifted/$6, Fringe Top: Anthropologie (old), Cardigan: Thrifted/$2, Ankle Boots: Target (old), Necklace: Target (old)

Thrifting challenge: If you feel a little lost while thrifting, narrow your focus. Spend your energy on finding just one item of clothing that will add texture and interest to your wardrobe: a denim jacket, a tweed skirt (of course), or a layered lace top.

More on my capsule wardrobe coming soon! Have you been thrifting lately? What have you found?

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P.S. You better get used to this green wall as my outfit-photos back drop. I am not real big on taking outfit photos in public, but this tiny corner of green is hidden from the public eye, and thus, a safe place. :-P

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