I know what you’re thinking. It’s only May and we’re already sweltering in 90° weather. It can get so hot here in the south. We only have a few days that feel like spring and then the rest just feel like really really hot summer. But, with new seasons comes new clothes! Yay!
And guess what? You don’t have to spend a fortune on new clothes. Nope. Not even to have the latest trends. Thrift stores are filled with great quality secondhand pieces just waiting for you to give them new life in your wardrobe. Our fashion styles haven’t really changed very much in the past several years. Spring and summer will always feature florals, gingham, denim, stripes, shorts and dresses. So, if you find anything remotely similar to any of the styles above, you’re on the right track!
Another thing I like about purchasing thrifted clothes, is if for some reason that trend doesn’t last very long, you didn’t spend a fortune on something you’ll only wear once or twice. Let someone else pay retail! But, honestly, if you’re getting those basic spring/summer wardrobe pieces (even at the thrift store), anything you buy should last you several seasons/years (depending on how much you wear it too).
As moms, we’re always putting our children and families needs before our own. I’ve found thrifting to be a way that I can still indulge my shopping for “new clothes” vice without breaking the bank. And you’d be surprised what great brands and deals you can actually score at the thrift store.
Here are some easy, simple, mom inspired spring and summer outfit styles that I’ve bought exclusively at the thrift store. The only items that weren’t thrifted were my shoes. I can never seem to find thrifted shoes that are either in my size or something I’d actually wear! Take a look and see just how easy it can be to shop this season’s hottest trends secondhand.
If you’ll notice, literally everything I styled was blue. That’s partly because blue is one of my favorite colors to wear and partly because it goes with everything, especially denim and chambray. So when in doubt, go blue!