....at least it is in my mind. When I go shopping I dress comfy, usually in jeans and flip flops(no matter what season) and I make a day of it. I hit up all of my favorite places here in the county(Shop Local, Buy Local!) and then I go to Shelby to Goodwill. I buy most things from thrift stores including clothing, books, cds, furniture etc...
Over the past few year I have figured out a few simple rules to look through lots of clothes in a short amount of time.
1.) Look for colors and patterns I like
2.) Do I like this material?
3.) Is this my size?
4.) Are there any stains/holes?
When looking at shoes look for the following:
1.) Do they fit?
2.) Will I wear these?
3.)Are they in good shape?
I always have a mental list of things I would like to find but its not necessary that I buy these things RIGHT NOW.
My list at the moment includes the following:
1.) An old fashion coat rack
2.) Catch Me If You Can-dvd
3.) Round kitchen table
4.) Brooches!(for my bouquet)
5.) Old silverware(I have a craft project in mind)
And then I come across fabulous items I didn't even know I was looking for, those are some of my favorite finds(like my couch)!
If you aren't a thrift shopper I hope my tips come in handy...I encourage everyone to try it at least once and keep an open mind.