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Second Hand Adventures

As some of you know, I'm a huge fan of second hand stores. It's like a treasure hunt to me. Every little corner or shelf holds a surprise. Some more than others of course but you never know what you will find.

This adventure was from a few years back. My best friend and I got a smoking deal on some jackets and a few name brand items too.

On the left:

Jacket: BB Dakota $12.99 Salvation Army. It's the same brand of jacket that Bella from Twilight wear in the first movie.
Skirt: $3.99 at the Goodwill. Not sure what brand it is anymore.
Gold shirt: $6.99 at the Goodwill.
Sandals: $a whopping $2.99 at the Goodwill.

Everything on the left was a total of $26.96. These days you can't even buy a shirt brand new for that little.

On the right:

Jacket: It is made by Matix and cost me $12.99. I was searching for one that was flannel lined but this was the exact jacket I had my eye on for a while now. Score.
Skirt: Old Navy, cost me $3.99. I love it!
Grey sweater: Was also $3.99 and would look great with a pair of skinny jeans and some flats
Black sued Convers: Really not sure how much they were but its been years and I'm still wearing them. Great find!

Everything on the left cost me a total of $20.97 minus the shoes since I don't remember how much they were.

I loved spending time with my sister by another mister searching for the everyday steal. Hopefully we can do it again some time soon and bring you some more awesome second hand finds.

If you have a thrift store story that you would like to share, send me an email and I'll feature you on the blog. SHendersonphoto(at)gmail.com







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