Love designer clothing and accessories, but they just don’t fit into your current budget?
Have you tried shopping online for pre-owned luxury items?
I’ve always loved scouring thrift stores for that holy-grail designer find. But it IS time consuming and only very rarely pays off. Another great option is to buy from an online site. My favorites are The Vestiaire Collective and The Real Real. Both sites inspect the items before they are sent to you. They will authenticate designer pieces, as well check out the condition.
I bought these Prada sunglasses from The Real Real and am so pleased!
Another shopping option is Poshmark. To be honest, I’ve had hit or miss results with Poshmark, but I did find these special rust colored Prada shoes that I’m in love with!
Jeans – KUT from the Kloth (Nordstrom Rack)
Sunglasses & Shoes – “vintage” Prada
Jewelry – Lucky Brand (Macys)
Poncho – no idea, old as dirt
Three favs from last week’s party …
Sandy of Sandy a la Mode
Shannon of Upbeat Soles
Sheela of Sheela Writes
And I have a small favor to ask, sweet ladies ….
I finally made a reader survey and I’m so excited to get some feedback! It won’t take long … promise … and I’d be ever so grateful!
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I LOVE The Real Real!! You know I love me some ponchos and love this classic black one you're sporting. Can we talk how cute those KUT jeans are, I swear you are the hippest!!!! So gorgeous! Happy Weekend my friend!!
Awww you're the sweetest! Adore you, Dear! 🙂
Looks like another fun link up! Thanks for hosting it! I love vintage clothes accessories and even home goods and I love to search for them. I always say I am treasure hunting and have found many treasures over the years. Have a great weekend! Peace! Cheryl
Yes, treasure hunting!! 🙂
I've been meaning to take a closer look at The Real Real! Glad the sunglasses worked out! And the shoes are fabulous!
Thanks Andrea! 🙂
Oh yes…the shoes…the shoes!
I agree! 😀
The Prada shoes are very cool! I love the unique heel that they often put on their shoes. Thanks for hosting!
They do do cool heels!! 🙂 OXOX
Gotta check out The Real Real -you are rocking those Prada babies! Have a lovely weekend!
Thanks so much Rebecca! 🙂
You always have the best thrift finds!
Thank you for hosting and hope you are having a fab week!
Hope to see you for TBT Fashion link up.
Aww thanks Alice! 🙂
Love hunting for gently pre-owned luxury items online! That's how I got my first designer bag and still hunting for rare to find things.
It is fun, isn't it?! Thanks for stopping by! 🙂
I do love those shoes!! You know, if you're a "true" lover of shopping, then it doesn't matter if it's online, in the shops or in your friend's closet—–it's all shopping!!jodie
Yes, I love to shop anywhere and everywhere! 🙂
Cute jeans, Dawn Lucy! I have not bought anything at either place but admit I browse The Real Real all the time!
So happy to see you at the link up! 🙂
I need to do more of this! I just tried out thredUP and I'm pleased with what I was sent. I need some new sunnies, love yours!
I've gotten a few really cute things at Thred Up too. I should've mentioned them! OXOX
Those sunnies and heels are great finds! I'm going to have to check out The Real Real!
Doused In Pink
Thanks for coming to the party, Jill! 🙂
Sounds like a couple of sites I need to check out. Your finds are Fabulous! Looking so stylish, as always. 🙂
Aw thanks Dear! OXOX
I like Yoogi's Closet. I just recently picked up a YSL Downtown Bag from them.
I'll have to check that out! Thanks for the tip! 🙂
As always you look fabulous!
Thanks Carrie! 🙂
I admit I don't do much shopping online. I have to feel it and see it in real life.
I get that! 🙂
Looking lovely lady! Really really love those jeans with those heels, so stylish. Enjoy your weekend xoxo
Thanks so much Kim! 🙂
This is fabulous! In love that fringe poncho! Thank you so much for the feature! 🙂
Thanks for joining in the fun, Shannon! 🙂
You have found some awesome things! I love those heels. I am a terrible thrifter…
Straight A Style
Aww it's not for everyone for sure! 😉
Love the glasses,I always like a bargain find. I have done the survey. Have a great weekend Dawn and thank you for hosting
Thanks so much for doing the survey, Laurie! 🙂
So many great finds, I'll have to check them all out. Gorgeous look!
Thanks Mary! 🙂
I love those shoes! I haven't bought anything from the pre-owned designer sites yet but I do like to browse sometimes. I enjoy hunting through thrift stores though, even though it takes a lot of time, it's fun when it pays off!
It IS fun when it pays off! Thanks for stopping by, Emma! 🙂
I've scooped up some great things at vintage and thrift stores, but after a couple of misses buying online, I don't dare to buy things unseen. Handbags and jewellery are safe, of course!
Since I'm so tall, I need to try most things on. After paying extortionate shipping costs and import duties when buying from these sites, it's often too expensive to return an item that doesn't work out and selling it again here in Norway is a hassle, to say the least. I sometimes wish I lived in the US with all the amazing shopping options you have!
Anett | Tall Girl's Fashion
Awww you know we take it for granted, so it's nice to be reminded to be grateful. Thanks Dear. 🙂
Love those shoes, I actually had some very similar to those and used to wear them all the time. Love the square toe which you don't see very often. You look fab as always Dawn 🙂
Thanks so much, Nora! 🙂
love the outfit but these shoes are amazing! so chic and so stylish
Thanks, Irene! 🙂
I love to shop designer resale, but it has to be something I will wear often. Your shoes are great, but I would need to find designer flats!! I miss heels, but they are in my past with the funky feet I have…Happy Friday, Dawn. Thanks for the link up!
Flats can be fun too! For teaching, I definitely prefer comfy shoes. 🙂
Love both these finds of yours! I enjoy searching for luxury consignments pieces. The hunt is so much fun!
The hunt is fun! Thanks Katherine. 🙂
Those sunglasses are fabulous! I am a such resale shopper especially if it's online! I will have to check out those that you mentioned!
Thanks Laura! Have a fab weekend! 🙂
I am absolutely skeptical about ordering especially when it comes to second-hand but thank you for the tips on those two websites. I am absolutely loving both of those Prada pieces and that old but good black fringe poncho. =)
I just recently started my very own first linkup yesterday and I would love for you to join with this beautiful outfit. Thank you. The link is below.
Enjoy your weekend! Ada. =)
Of course I'll come by and link up! Thanks Ada! 🙂
I am going to try out those two sites. Thanks for the info. I let a friend talk me out of buying a vintage 1960's pair of pristine Wayfarer sunglasses, and I still am mad. Thanks for the linkup. You look fabulous!
HAHA …. that's so cute, Tania. Hope you find something great! 🙂
Dawn Lucy the Prada shoes are to. Die. For!!!!!!!!!!!! Right now I can't afford to buy pre-owned designer stuff, let alone the real thing… Being a f/t fashion blogger is not all it's cracked up to be earnings-wise unless you're The Blonde Salad, hehe 😉
Thank you for hosting, have a wonderful weekend!
If any of us over 40 bloggers can break into the Blonde Salad league, it's you my dear! OXOX
Love the undone, cropped hem of those jeans! A great way to show off fabulous shoes!
Thanks so much! 🙂
Those caramel Prada heels are DELICIOUS, dearest Dawn!! And the sunnies…and the fringe…yep, this is yet another look of yours that I'd happily steal straight out of your closet!! Gonna come back to do your reader survey, I promise; my mornings are unfortunately rather time-constrained right now with all the nursing we have to do for "Fritz!!" XOXO
Awww just take care of your baby and everything else can wait! 🙂
I love your black poncho with jeans. I have a similar poncho, but have never worn it with jeans. Now I want to give it a try.
Let me know when you do! 🙂
I immediately zoned in on those shoes! Love love love. The poncho is pretty as well. You know me, I buy a fair amount on poshmark, and great deals are to be had. Takes time though
These shoes are definitely my very fav Poshmark find! Thanks so much for stopping by and joining the party, Dear. OXOX
Love your poncho and those shoes are fab!!
Thanks Cathy! 🙂
What a find those shoes were. I'm not that fussed about designer stuff myself but there are great bargains to be found out there if you are. Hunt them down, Dawn!!! 😉
I'm-a-huntin' Chick! 😉
I'm having major envy over those striking block heel pumps. You look adorable as always…thanks for hosting!
Wow, those shoes !!! Love them with those jeans, perfect lenght ! Love your style =) Kisses from Italy
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Those sunglasses are super chic on you…very movie star-esque! And those shoes? Love! I've never been too interested in designer items specifically, but I'd have to agree that second hand is definitely the way to go.
I love love and love your shoes. Great find dear! I really admire you for finding such fabulous second hand items. Way to go with your fabulous shades!
looove your jeans!!
Love the shoes. SO classic and chic!
Love the outfit, but I am drooling, ok, that isnt ladylike, you know what i mean, over those block heels! So gorgeous!
thanks for linking up with Turning heads tuesday'
So many great finds, I’ll have to check them all out. Gorgeous look!
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