Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Thrifting With Bloggers

Last minute plans are great when they work out, don't they?  This past weekend Lydia of Chic on the Cheap, Megan of Closet Fashionista, and I decided to go check out some of the great places in Lydia's neck of the woods.  She took us first to an awesome consignment shop (named after a cute little doggie) named Coco's on the Green.  It was a great little store that had quality name brand pieces not to mention their tent sale in the back of the building.  Surprisingly out of all the racks and racks in the store, a black Ann Taylor tote caught my eye.  I resisted from buying it because seriously, do I need another black bag?!  I can't even tell you how many I have.  Go ask my husband.  No, actually don't.  We then ventured off to SARAH's Cupboard Thrift Shop and it was filled with everything that you can think of.  I was very close to purchasing a beer stein.  Very close.  I'm sad that I didn't take a picture of it since I was holding on to it inside the store for most of the time we were there.
the black tote bag that I was eyeing; blue tag deal heels
halloween decor at the last stop; cute downtown area
Then on our final and last stop, I finally found something to buy! Practically new Nine West heels that were half priced because it was a "blue tag day"!  Holler!  Lydia found some very bold leopard print pants that were also blue tagged.  It so happens that we were such big spenders that we both spent nine bucks plus tax on our purchases.  Megan didn't buy anything but she did spot several pieces that were very drool worthy such as an Hermes scarf and Prada ankle boots.  
Of course a day with these ladies would not be complete without a little photo shoot thanks to Lydia for always being so prepared with her handy tripod and camera.   
jacket: H&M (old)
blouse: Olive & Oak
jeans: Vigoss
bag: Perlina
loafers: Candies
Yes, that's me.
Lydia of Chic on the Cheap
Megan of Closet Fashionista
Megan and I ready to pose.
Lydia, Meg, and I
We tried a "jumping" shot..so it didn't quite work out.  Spirit fingers anyone?!
Ok this one worked better...for Megan who is definitely off the ground!
After three stores, and a little photo shoot we all decided to have a bite to eat at Donovan's Reef where they had a tasty selection for dinner.  It was a tough call.  Megan and I both had the fish n' chips and Lydia had the mashed potato truffle pizza (I'm ordering that next time).  And last but not least we stopped at Ashley's (the best ice cream in my opinion) to end the day.
It's always fun to hang out with these ladies.  Hurrah to last minute shopping trips and to future meet-ups.  Thanks to Lydia for taking us on a little tour of her part of CT.  It's nice to visit places that I don't really go to, especially with someone who knows the area.  Check out Lydia's and Megan's blogs for their write up of our meet-up!


Courtney Erin said...

Awww, I totally miss you guys!

Courtney ~ http://sartorialsidelines.com

LyddieGal said...

Glad we did make it out - its always so much fun to go shopping with other bloggers (who else is going to say yes to leopard pants?)

Laura Go said...

color me lime green jello, christine. I wanna go thrifting and eating and taking photos will ya'll!!!! It looks like a lot of fun.
♥ laura
the blog of worldly delights
the shop of worldly delights

Closet Fashionista said...

Woohoo for our awesome day!! I'm being a slacker and posting this on Friday (well actually, I'm too well prepared because I had all my other posts ready since I knew I'd be busy with my internship ;) )

Amber Blue Bird said...

I have to go thrifting in that area soon! Lydia always finds the best stuff. Whenever I go thrifting I end up buying books.

Mila said...

You girls look like having soooo much fun! :)

Sandy a la Mode said...

looks like you ladies had an amazing time! how fun!

Sandy a la Mode

Sunny & Star said...

Everyone looked great! Loved your shoes. You made a great purchase and the food looks amazing!

Jessica @ Sunny Days and Starry Nights

Daniela said...

Fun!! Looks like u guys had a great time :)

stevia indrawan said...

It looks like so much and I love your leopard loafers!

The Sweetest Escape 

simplyvonne said...

aww such great photos of you guys!!!!! love the jumping shot hehehe they are always fun!

Joyce Jeroense said...

beautiful outfits! i really like them!

GirlieBlogger@Beauty Fashion Blog Seattle said...

Yup. Last minute plans are the best, and fun too. Super cute outfits you girls wore. I like your jacket.
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Alex Elizabeth said...

Fun! I love blogger meetups and blogger meetup photos! I totally want to go to Coco's on the Green because it seems like such a cool store.

Annie said...

Looks like SO.MUCH.FUN! Can't wait to meet you girls :)

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