Sunday, January 23, 2011

blue collar collective: special edition

Blue Collar Catwalk

I'm continually amazed at what you all can do with $100, but this week, I'm especially bowled over by what these six ladies have done with less than $50.  That's right, folks - under $50.

Let the mad props ensue!

Sweater coat: thrifted, $9
Turtleneck: Gap, $5
Skirt: Gap, $7
Tights: We Love Colors, $12
Shoes: thrifted Seychelles, $12
Cat: Milton (free)

Total: $45

 This outfit is my take on glamour in the 1940's, with all outfit pieces coming from the thrift store. I wore this out to a restaurant for my boyfriend's birthday dinner with his family.

Dress: Goodwill, $5
Fur Jacket: Goodwill, $6
Necklace: Goodwill, $2
Tights: Target, $7
T-Strap Shoes: Goodwill, $2

Total: $22

Sweater: Thrifted, $1
Belt: Thrifted, $1
Dress: Thrifted, $.60
Boots: Payless, $1

Total: $3.60

Dress: Ross, $10
Shoes: Wet Seal, $10
Necklace: Forever 21, $5?
Tights: $10

Total: $35

Top: Gap, $9
Belt: Gap, $3
Skirt: Loft, $3
Tights: Old Navy, $5
Shoes: Target, $4

Total: $24

Navy and Green Cardi: Libertine for Target, free via clothing swap
Striped Tee: thrifted J Crew, $1
Blue Graphic Full Skirt: thrifted Express Design Studio, $10
Navy Tights: Gap, $10
Silver Flats: Cole Haan via consignment store, $18
Total: $39

Well played, ladies ... well played!

If you'd like to play along, send me a head to toe photo of you in your under $100 outfit complete with all the details.  Be sure to put "Blue Collar Collective" in the subject line.  Wanna spread the love? - Grab the button off the sidebar!

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