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Resourcefully Spiffy: Fall Outfit Ideas for Less

As I mentioned in a previous post when it comes to fashion for me, frugal is the way to be! (Yes, that rhymes!) Being spiffy does not have to burn a hole in your pocket! I recently did a bit of Fall shopping and I wanted to let you know of some ways to get already “affordable” mass market fashion for even less. If nothing else, shop around and don’t buy ANYTHING at full price. Finding an affordable yet trendy clothing store in your area will be your saving grace. In NYC Pretty Girl is a store that sells affordable unknown brands that still follow the fashion trend aesthetic of the moment. This can be a hit or miss because a lot of the clothes that they sell aren’t necessarily appealing BUT this is one of those stores that you should just check periodically to see what new items have popped up…

Resourcefully Spiffy | Best Thrift Store in NYC: The Goodwill Outlet

I’m a big cheapskate. So much so that I find normal thrifting expensive LOL. No, but seriously. Thrifting can get pretty pricey if you go to the wrong shops. So, if you’re as Frugal Frannie like myself I’d like to talk about the best thrift store in NYC: the Goodwill Outlet. I was first introduced to the Goodwill Outlet a little over three years ago. The one I went to is in Long Island City a few of blocks away from the 7 train’s 33rd street station. Here’s what you should know before going to the Goodwill Outlet: This is NOT your average thrift store. The clothes aren’t hanging and arranged by style, gender, etc. Instead they’re in huge bins that you’ll have to search through–almost as if you’re digging for treasure. While this can get a little frustrating I tend to just take my time. Sometimes the good stuff is at the very…