2012-07-17

This Week I Thrifted...

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(Thrifted blazer, Joe Fresh Tee, Clyde's Rebirth necklace)

What? Vintage wool blazer
Where? Talize
How much? $6
Why? It's not quite the white vintage blazer that is at the top of my GCOGH wishful thrift list but it's pretty good find none-the-less... I almost left it behind too, even though it is great quality blazer at a low price (that being the primary reason to buy blazers from the thrift store) but when my friend questioned why I was leaving it behind, I had no good response. Honestly, I think it's just been so hot lately that I can't even fathom sleeves, collars and wool. In the autumn however, I will be thankful I thrifted this beauty because that contrast collar and exaggerated nipped in waist (check the seaming detail...) are going to look pretty sharp up against a scruffy pair of jeans... Ugh, jeans... another thing I can't even think about in this whine inducing heat...
Somebody please, bring me a cold beverage...

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41 comments :

Dear Wallet, said...

Gorgeous! What a find!

FashioNatalie said...

This is STUNNING! I love it and can't wait to see you wear it. Also, what's the day-rate for borrowing ;-) Hehe.

Rachel Frend said...

I hear ya on the heat, it's been the same way where I live. My jeans and blazers haven't seen the light of day in months. What's sad is I keep pinning pictures of really cute fall/winter outfits on Pintrest but I have no idea if/when I'll be able to wear any of them.

Britt {Secondhand Magpie} said...

Um, what? Is this post meant to break my heart?? That is a FABULOUS find! Sadly, Austin is so hot, it's very hard to find blazers here at any time of year :) Beautiful piece!

Britt
The Secondhand Magpie

Elisabeth said...

Are you kidding, $6? That blazer is killer!

... And I'm putting a trip to the thrift store on my calendar for Saturday, per my jealousy over this. Can't wait to see how you style it!

Elisabeth
An Adventure in Finding Balance

Lindsey A. Turner said...

Love this jacket! Great find!

Lindsey Turner
http://thriftandshout.blogspot.com

Jill Simons said...

Love the cut of that jacket! So great.
peace&love, Jill
Favor the Brave

briannelee said...

Oooo, what a fabulous find!

Christen said...

I can't get over how beautiful that jacket is! And for that price! If you don't end up wearing it, I will gladly send you a check for $6 :)

Natasha Fatah said...

That jacket looks like it's impeccably made. Great find!


~Natasha Fatah~
~Natasha Fatah~

Audrey @ Putting Me Together said...

This is beautiful! I'm so glad you didn't pass it up.

em²ile² said...

Oh my word, this is beautiful! I don't even know if this is my size, but I instantly thought about whether I might buy it from you (lol). Would you mind sharing what brand it is?

Laura said...

I can't believe you almost left that behind. Such a great find!


xoxo,
Laura
http://lauraisthriftingthroughlife.blogspot.com/

Jentine said...

Emile- the label says Auckie Sanft (?) from Montreal? Never heard of it before...

Hilary said...

Such a great find!

Thrifted Shift said...

Gorgeous blazer!

Sarah said...

Holy crap. That blazer is a hot piece of love, it looks perfectly fitted and that collar...don't even get me started

Consider Me Lovely said...

That blazer is amazing!!! The black collar makes it perfect!!

newpetite said...

That blazer is a piece of art! Im so glad you didnt leave it behind.

Adin B said...

I would say thank you to your friend for asking you why you wanted to pass it up at first time. That is gorgeous!!!! You sure would be thankful you bought it! Love, love, love it! :) I understand about the weather since it has been so hot here as well. Jeans and jackets and wools are definitely not even in mind right now. It's just darn hot and humid.

granola2glam.blogspot.com said...

Wow that is gorgeous and such a staple piece. Great find. I'm very jealous...especially of the price!!

Amanda said...

I really, really like that!

idrivevintage.blogspot.co.uk

Rachel B said...

Agreed - that blazer is gorgeous, I'm glad you didn't leave it behind.

A.Co said...

Amazing, AMAZING, blazer. I'm so glad you didn't leave it behind!! (but I hear you on the heat)

Blush said...

oh! this blazer is amazing. just gorgeous.

xoxo
Paula
Blush-paula.blogspot.com

Catherine said...

Now that's a BFF! I would have said 'that color is dreadful on you'....then stole it for myself! ;D
Uptown Catherine

Catherine said...

Now that's a BFF! I would have said 'that color is dreadful on you'....then stole it for myself! ;D
Uptown Catherine

Lisa B said...

What a great jacket for 6 bucks! Wow! Can't wait to see you style it!

Alexa said...

Such an amazing jacket at such a great price! Love it

Alexa <3
http://sleepeatbreathefashion.blogspot.com/

Grace @ Sense and Simplicity said...

So are jackets with contrasting collars coming back into style? I sure hope so because I've been hanging on to my houndstooth with a black suede collar since the 80s and I would love to wear it.

Sal said...

Gah, it's gorgeous!

dotty said...

ooooh! that contrast is AWESOME!

dash dot dotty

Aria said...

That's such a good deal! I'm definitely going to check out the blazer section of the thrift store now.

Aria
Aria
Deliver Me Diamonds
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Life etc... said...

You did NOT almost leave this behind! Haha if you had I'd probably have to jump on a plane and go grab it myself. Amazing :)

Life Etc

Melanie said...

Beautiful.

Lucy said...

What a beautiful find!

Rebecca Jane said...

That is a seriously fantastic blazer! Your thrifting skills never cease to impress!

Joanne M said...

this jacket is to die for!! great find:)

Sarah said...

Gorgeous!!

Scuttle said...

I LOVE that blazer! What a steal. You have such great finders luck!

xoxo
Holly
http://myscuttle.blogspot.com/

Francesca said...

Gorgeous! Love everything about it...and for 6$ yes, it would have been a crime to leave it behind.