I scored all four of these sweaters at the same thrift shop on the same day. Prices have really gone up at this shop, but these were all half price that day, and I don't think I paid more than $3 for any of them. Looks like I hit three out of the four universally flattering colors according to Real Simple magazine. Speaking of colors, you can save yourself a lot of time looking through the racks if you know which colors work for you and then zero in, looking only for those colors.
More advice for thrift shop rookies: Don't pay attention to the sizes. Two of those sweaters are mediums, one is an extra large, and the purple turtleneck is a Chico's size 1 which equates to a small. So which am I? Get used to eyeballing things and then try stuff on. You just never know.
And now my favorite subject: Skirts! The skirt obsession lives on, but let's face it, winter skirts aren't quite as fun as summer skirts. Well, okay, I guess there are some out there, but generally colors are more subdued, there are fewer prints, etc. Not that I don't still love them!
I found this trio over the weekend. Two nice neutrals and, hey, who couldn't use an orange tweed skirt? Oh! I almost forgot to mention the best part! One of the thrifts in my area seems to have a policy of marking anything marked "Dry Clean" really cheap. These skirts? $1.99 each.
So, tell me, what have you found lately?