...KIDDING!! =P At least about the last part. =) Yes, a lot of my clothes are name brand--but I usually don’t find that out until after I’ve bought them. =D And guess where that top-notch store I get them at is??? Goodwill! My skirts and shirts and jeans are all from that blissful place (hehe), for the most part. I mean, with some people paying $100 for a skirt and then me paying $4 for a slightly used version of it later on…it’s a wonderful life, friends! =D
So now. I know that some of you are participating in the upcoming Modest Fashion Week, hosted by Miss Samantha of Simple Delights. There is also the Anne of Green Gables Fashion Week over at Bramblewood Fashion, hosted by Miss Ashley.
All that stuff I was saying earlier about me getting most of my stuff from Goodwill (and other such thrift stores) got me thinking. So guess what??
...I'm hosting the:
~ABOUT THIS EVENT~
--What is the "Thrifty & Chic" Fashion Show? Attention, thrifty ladies!! From the 20th of June to the 25th a five day event is being held at this blog. It is designed to let young ladies showcase their thrifty talents, featuring photos of your outfits that are completley purchased at Goodwill, re-sale, on sale, or any thrift store! =)
--Participating: If you decide this might be fun:
**EDIT** Link up at the top of the page.
>Take a photo each day of yourself in an outfit totally made up of items purchased at Goodwill, re-sale shops, thrift stores, or on-sale (yes, this counts, too!). Begin posting on June 20th. You will need five photos of different outfits for each day (I suggest you take them ahead or schedule your posts).
>Your outfit does NOT have to be 'stylish.' =) Just wear/design an outfit that you like, and that fits your "style!"
>INCLUDE IN YOUR POSTS:
~The photo and title/theme of your outfit for the day
~Where you got each item and (if you can remember) how much it was.
~The brand name of each item
>INCLUDE IN YOUR *FIRST* POST (June 20th):
~Your favorite thrift stores
~Your favorite brands
> **EDIT** Come to this blog after posting each outfit, and link up with the Mclinky that will be at the top of this blog.
1. You must have a blog somewhere.
2. All outfits must be modest. This means:
>No tight or low jeans
>No tight or low, revealing tops
>No tight or above-knee-length skirts or dresses
3. All outfits must have been bought below their original price. That's what the event's all about! =)
**On June 27th, I will go through the participant's entries and pick my favorite from each of their photos. I will then post these favorites on my blog (this one), and we will all vote on our favorites to decide three 'winners.' There is no *real* prize, but I will follow the 'winners' blogs, link their blogs under my fav. blog list, post their button on my sidebar (if they have one), and award them the "Thrifty Chic Fashion Event Winner" banner that they can put on their blog. =)**
...I really look forward to seeing your entries! Remember, if you plan on participtating, comment HERE! If you have any questions, email me at:
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