The BEST Place To Find Jeans

28 Jan 2015 Permalink

The BEST Place To Find Jeans

Finding the perfect pair of jeans has always been such a challenge for me.  In fact, when I do find I great pair, I never let them go.  I actually still have a pair of flared jeans from high school that I wear every now and then!

The BEST Place To Find Jeans

If you know me, then you probably aren’t surprised that I get most all my jeans from thrift stores.  Besides for finding pretty cool vintage styles, I can usually find all brands from Abercrombie to Joe’s to Paper Denim & Cloth.

Other fabulous reasons to thrift your next pair (or two!) or jeans…

  • You have access to tons brands in one store.
  • There are no sales people bothering you.
  • It’s much cheaper than paying retail!  I grabbed this black skinny pair for less than $2!!
  • Prices this low mean that you can experiment with a little D.I.Y. without worrying about destroying an expensive pair of jeans.
  • If you’re lucky, you can find a pair of jeans that are already broken in.
  • You might even be introduced to a new brand that you never thought to try out before!

The BEST Place To Find Jeans

The jeans that I’m wearing here are J.Crew.  I would have never thought to shop at J. Crew for my jeans.   This pair is sold at retail price for $115.  I found them at Savers for about $110 less than that.  Pretty amazing…right?!

What are your favorite places to shop for jeans?  Have you ever tried the thrift store?

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5 Great Reasons to Shop at Thrift Stores

07 Nov 2012 Permalink

If you’ve been around KUF at all before, then you know I do a fair amount of thrifting.  In fact, I really don’t shop at “regular” retailers anymore…with a few exceptions.  And if you don’t shop at thrift stores, you really should!  Here’s the top reasons why:

5…Thrift stores are great places to find unique pieces!  Stand out from the crowd…the world doesn’t need to see anymore J. Crew knock-off bubble necklaces.

4…Trends come and go.  Want to try “oxblood” (maroon, burgundy…)?  It’s been around before, and chances are you’ll find it at a thrift store.

3…Thrift stores carry fur and leather pieces!  I’d never buy a real fur coat from a retailer, but a vintage fur coat?  It’s like saving an animal from being euthanized.

2…Valentino, DVF, Coach can be and have been found at thrift stores.  Just pretend you’re on a treasure hunt (minus the map!)

1…I can easily pick up 4 shirts, two pants, a few skirts, and some vintage costume jewelry all for less than a pair of pants from a department store.  More cash in my wallet…enough said!

Do you have more great reasons to thrift?  I’d love to hear them!

jacket, sweater, jeans, chain necklace – thrifted // rhinestone necklace – Forever 21

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