Let’s Go Thrift-ing: Bandana Scarf Tie and Denim

April 22, 2016

I absolutely love thrift, flea market, bargain hunting and second hand shopping. My proudest purchase was a Diane Von Furstenberg skirt I found 98% off at Nordstrom Rack, it was sold out at regular price of $498 at Barney’s. My first job was reselling and buying wholesale with my dad. There is no telling me anything different. One day I should do guide for the blog… but today I will tell you about my adventure to the thrift store in Bern!

Today I had to go to townhall (Gemeinde) and from the corner of my eye I saw what appeared to be a second hand shop. My heart skipped a beat. After taking care of business i wandered back looking for the direction I thought the bus passed. After wandering a bit because I have no sense of direction I found a second hand warehouse.

This is the first legit second hand store I have found in Switzerland. I went to a flea market a month ago and it smelled like pee and it was so dirty… I know you can find great things at flea markets and secondhand shops so I was really disappointed and thought that there was no chance of shopping how I love to since it soooo expensive here.

I was wrong!

Three items for $14.80!

made me want to skip down the street.

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The best part about thrift shopping is you can find vintage or current styles so since I had already have a mental (wish)list of a few items I wanted for the summer I picked them up.

Neck Scarf -$2

Denim Jacket- $9

Off The Shoulder Blouse-$3 (not photographed)

More blog posts to come and I plan to shred and customize this jacket to be awesome. Maybe include #BiteMyFashion for a festival look!

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Today I went all for the necktie look but to be honest I have been wearing bandanas and scarfs forever… so this is a trend I will be sticking to and the Thriftstore has tons for $2 so I can’t wait to pick up more for Paris next weekend!

tie_bandana_fashion_trend_bitemyfashionI love this red print scarf because it is similar to the bandana style but it is actually a bit of a floral print.

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I love buttoning the bottom of the jacket behind the back that creates a cool and relaxed look.

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So, how do you feel about bargain and thrift shopping? Do you have the patience for it or no? I know a lot of people hate digging and fighting for the bargains but I love it. #ShoppingismyCardio

OOTD Details

all of these items are older so no links

Jacket- Thrifted

Scarf- Thrifted

Sunglasses- Forever 21

Shoes- Zara

Skirt- Ann Taylor

Top- Misguided

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43 responses to “Let’s Go Thrift-ing: Bandana Scarf Tie and Denim”

  1. Leftbankgirl says:

    You’re looking so fabulous! I love the denim jacket, an awesome find. I just bought one too. I love bargain hunting, have a couple regular places I go to. Have fun shopping in Paris! You’ll have an amazing time!

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  2. tr3ndygirl says:

    you look very glam darling
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  3. Connie says:

    Great outfit! It’s amazing how much you could get for so little at thrift shops!

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  4. Hanna Marie says:

    That skirt is so cute!
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  5. Christianne says:

    So beautiful dear. Love how you styled this!
    Xo, Christianne
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  6. Millie says:

    Good post!! Wish I could go thrift shopping, but where I live in the UK has nothing appealing at all, seeing as it isn’t London (where the all the best stuff is) x

    Millie x
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  7. Cara says:

    Thrifting is so fun! I love your sunglasses x
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  8. Great outfit!! Great post! Have a nice day! 🙂

  9. Purva says:

    you look fab..Love that denim jacket
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  10. Alecz says:

    Oh wow, what amazing finds! Thrifting can be so, so rewarding. I love this little crop top paired with the denim jacket!

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  11. shivani says:

    You have high sense of fashion.. i liked all your pics.. you look so hot and i loved your denim jacket the most!
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  12. Love the bandana to the denim jacket! So good! Xx

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  13. Paulina says:

    I’m obsessed with the bandana trend lately! I love how you wear yours!

    Paulina
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  14. Sally says:

    I really love that skirt, it looks very pretty and a lovely cut as well. You look great, I never thought about tying a scarf like that to wear around my neck. A great accessory!

    Sally – DiagonSally

  15. Elisa says:

    Beautiful outfit! Love your shoes!
    xx Elisa
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  16. Me too, I love thrift shopping! The denim jacket is a great find! Oh, and great look!
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  17. Dana Ivy says:

    So perfect! Looking good!!

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  18. Mili says:

    What great thrifting finds! That bandana is so cute 🙂 Love the color and floral print!

    Mili

  19. Maggie says:

    Great look!! I love this combo 🙂

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  20. Mikéla says:

    I love your hair!! So beautiful! And thrift shopping is something I like doing as well. Great finds!

  21. Vale says:

    You seem to be a master at thrifting ! Love your style =) Kisses

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  22. This outfit is so cute! I love how you styled it!

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  23. Monika says:

    Love this outfit! I love thrifting you should definitely make a guide. I would be skipping down the street too if I bought those pieces at that price. Amazing finds!

    -M
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  24. Aldora says:

    Loving the casual vibes here! Stay fab 🙂

    Love, Aldora

  25. There is nothing more fun than rummaging around second hand stores and you’ve really hit the jackpot with these pieces! You look so stylish and chic!

    Rachel xx
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  26. Katherine says:

    Lookin’ fabulous!

    x, Kat of Nested Thoughts

  27. PAm says:

    gorgeous look! charity finds are the best and so inexpensive 😀
    Pam xo/ Pam Scalfi♥

  28. This outfit is stunning, I can’t believe it was thrifted. Also, those sunglasses are next level cool!
    xo
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  29. Jil Diamante says:

    Ugg. Scarves are really one of the IT accessories these days. You rock it, babe!

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  30. Lili says:

    I love thrift shopping and you found some amazing pieces!! This is such a gorgeous outfit! And I love how you layered the scarf over that necklace and how you buttoned the jacket in the back! You are so creative and have such amazing style!!
    ~Lili
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  31. Biana says:

    Great finds for a great price!! xo, Biana –BlovedBoston

  32. Gemma says:

    Wow this is so cool! You look great 😀
    Gemma x
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  33. Carina says:

    Beautiful look and all at such a bargain! Nice finds!

    xo
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  34. I can’t believe the price of that denim jacket! What a great find.

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  35. Denise says:

    What for a great price, well done! I loved the scarf, because of the same reason – it looks like a bandana, but it’s not really a bandana, the print is different! I loved the skirt as well and I think you look beautiful! Oh no, a flea market with that smell? So good you found a nice store this time, that sells good items for good prices!
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  36. Style Tomes says:

    The outfit is so cute! I’m totally with you about scouring for deals and buying thrift. I used to do that with my mom too! We would look for labels on deep discounts and resell.

    xo
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  37. Jessica says:

    I love this look so, so much girl ! It is perfect for a festival and the jacket buttoned behind is SUCH cool look, probably a little impractical but amazing <3 Love that scarf also, I must go bargain hunting soon !

    XOXO
    Jess
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  38. Lovely outfit! You picked up some great bargains! 🙂 xx

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