Show n’ Tell 2

First, I want to thank those who voted on my 2nd What to Wear poll!! Here are the results:pollresults

There was a tie between two outfits (I wish there could’ve been a tie breaker, perhaps if I had posted the poll earlier lol)
I ended up taking it upon myself to choose between the two outfits in the end!

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And, guess what! I got the job!! So thanks a lot everyone :) I’m really excited about starting.

Now, on to my Show n’ Tell!! I bought a few new things this weekend. :3

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Cover Girl Outlast Stay Brilliant. I haven’t used either before, so be on the look out for a review!
$2.99

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There were some solid colors, but I decided to go with the patterned one.
$9.00

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NYC Applelicious Glossy Lip Balm
$2.99

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I liked the pattern on this dress but when I got home and tried it on I soon learned that it’s rather… shapeless/boxy :/ Maybe it’s just me, I don’t know. It has little pockets though, I thought that was cute.
$8.00

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My first low/high maxi skirt :P
$9.00

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Sally Hansen’s Hard as Nails nail strengthener. I haven’t used this type of nail polish treatment in awhile. I feel like it works really well, I mean you guys have seen how long my nails can grow. ;D>
So I stand by it!
1.99 (was on sale)

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My grandmother gave me these to cheer me up. (I was the only one out of my siblings running errands, getting things together yesterday for my mom’s bday- AND I got a flat tire doing it… so I was just totally pooped and annoyed by the time I was done >_>.)

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Cruise/Back to School Shopping Haul

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This post is long over due… My 7-day cruise is steadily approaching (September! Whoohoo!), so I’ve been trying to buy things that I could wear for it. Not to mention school is starting back up in August, so I also took this as an opportunity to do a little back-to-school shopping. I went to thrift stores and department stores.

I’m not going to go too much into detail like I usually do with posts like these… Also, a lot of wrinkled clothes so brace yourself lol.
But anyway, on with it!

Here are the things I got from the Thrift Store:

(I noticed in the photos a lot of the dresses/tops look short. Which is my fault, weird angle I took the photos in.)

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I don’t like this dress lol. I thought I would, but uh.. no. I’m going to cut it in half. Turn the top into a crop top and the bottom into a skirt.

(again, sorry for weird photo angle) Here are the things I got from the Department stores (Belk, Rue 21, Marshall’s, etc.):

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I like this dress a lot, it looked ugly to me hung up on the hanger, but I decided to give it a chance and it’s actually reallllyyy cute on!

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I’m thinking of selling this dress, maybe on eBay or something. It’s a size Medium, I couldn’t find a small, but I thought I could get away with this… I was wrong lol. It’s too big :/

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(Lucky) Fashion Find! Poka Dot Dress

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I had this really cute blue and white polka dot dress that I found at a thrift store a few years ago, it was seriously one of my most favorite dresses!

It’s a heart shaped dress with pleats in all the right places and white buttons going down the front.

Unfortunately a red article of clothing found it’s way into my wash while I was doing laundry, turning the white dots on the dress a pinkish colour. I was devastated. -_-

Oh, but that wasn’t the only thing that ruined it…. On top of that, bleach later found it’s way onto my beautiful dress!

Now that just pissed me off.

I was never going to be able to wear this dress again!!

Until one day… I went to the thrift store. This store didn’t have anything especially great, not to mention that for old second hand clothing a lot of it was overpriced.. I wasn’t expecting to find anything great.

But low and behold……

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Price: $3.99
Size: 4
Brand: MODA INTL

I found it! The exact same dress!!! Aaah, I was beyond happy. It really put me in a good mood for the rest of the week hahahaha.

I still have the ruined dress, take a look.

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(same brand/dress, size 6)

I was going to throw it out, but now I’m wondering if I can bleach the whole dress (100% Rayon fabric) and turn it white…?

Hmmm…

Weekend Thrifting! (2)

I went thrifting again and found some great things.

This time I went some place a little bit closer to me. I think it might be my new favorite thrift store. If anyone in Georgia wants to check it out, it’s located here: 3303 Centerville Hwy, Snellville, GA, 30039 (Goodwill, next to the Ingles grocery store)

This time I spent a total of $33.46 (tax not included) on 8 items.

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4 pairs of shorts

2 x denim
1 x tanned(?)
1 x pink gym shorts- the funny thing about these shorts is that they say “GT” on them, I still would have gotten them regardless… but GT stands for Georgia Tech (Georgia Institute of Technology). A school where all of the super duper smarties go. I’m not even trying to front like I went to that school, currently go to that school, or have any plans to go to attend that school lmao! It would be nice if I knew how to remove the logo… anyone know? *shrugs* oh well.
Price: $3.93 each
Brands:  1st (never heard of it, couldn’t even find it with google o.o), Bongo, Paris Blues, Champion

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The REAL color. The flash made it appear lighter in the other photos

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A green blouse, it’s really sheer and although it’s long sleeve the fabric makes me think it’ll still be light and airy. And I don’t know if you can see it, but there is a small dotted stain on the front of the blouse. Hopefully it’ll come out.
Price: $4.94
Brands: Courtenay

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A jogging bra! Whatwhat!!! I needed it badly too haha, I…. shrank e_e out of my old one. *sigh*
Price: $2.92
Brands: Champion

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Another sheer blouse. I have zero collar shirts like this, I really love it. Had to have it!
Price: $4.94
Brands: Forever21

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My most favorite find of them all!! I have to work on the back zipper a little bit, but it’s nothing serious. I initially thought it was a dress (found it on the dress rack), but after trying it on, I was like… no… I’d have to definitely wear short/pants/skirt under this. I love the pattern sooo much. Only problem is I have no clue what shoes to wear with it. Any ideas?
Price: $4.94
Brands: N/A (:( I really want to know where I can find more things like this!!!)

And that’s it. :)
Don’t forget about the thrifting tips mentioned here, and also check out the comments for other tips: Weekend Thrifting!

Enjoy your weekend folks!