When one thinks of family legacies, usually upholding the magnificence of the family name by re-winning a trophy won in your mother or father’s glory days or wearing prized possession of your great-great grandparents come to mind.
For the women in my family, being a no-nonsense, fashion-savvy, rack-raking, bargain shopper is a skill passed on through generations. My grandmother used to take my mother and her siblings around town every weekend to dig for the holy grail of thrift shopping: the most bang for the least buck.
After years of thrift shopping with my mother and my sister, I still get a thrill from finding a designer name item for more than half the price. Today, I rounded up my most recent purchases from the thrift shops around my way. Check them out!
2. Blouse: Chetta B, $30
3. Mary Janes: Marc by Marc Jacobs, $28
4. Sterling Silver Pearl Flower Necklace: Ann King, $38