Thursday, May 26, 2011

Cliche' Shopping


You all know that I'm a bargain-shopaholic.  It's what this blog is (mostly) about. 

I'm also a wannabe entrepreneur and envy those who are.  I believe in karma.  So when I find myself at a family owned boutique, I feel the need to show them my support by layin' down some cash I wouldn't otherwise spend.  These pieces were not expensive by most people's standards, but as one who thrifts almost everything, it was a slight stretch for me.  I hope that if I'm able to own my own boutique someday that a handful of folks will do the same for my business.  It also didn't hurt that all items at Cliche' were 20% off during the Crosswalk event.  Can't pass up a sale.

There is a kind of joy and satisfaction that comes with this sort of purchase.  I felt like a million bucks, but spent less than $100.  Success on several levels.

Cardigan:  Cliche'
Dress:  Cliche'
Shoes:  UrbanOutfitters.com

12 comments:

Frannie Pantz said...

I know exactly how you feel. I am a thrifter myself, but a couple of weekends ago, I stumbled upon this little locally owned boutique. The owner/designer was so darling, I bought a few pieces even though they were more "expensive" than what I was used to. They were 30% off after all . . . I love your outfit today!

Babes in Thriftland said...

LOVE Cliche. I just have to drive by because if I go in, I will buy. I totally agree with supporting locally owned boutiques though. Don't forget your promise to open a shop with me! NE needs an ice cream/vintage store. Just planting the seed ;)

MaryBeth said...

Ammaaaazing style! Obsessed!
xoxoMB

matilda deathstar said...

Super cute outfit! Still obsessed with your shoes....

Mo
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Rebecca said...

Both pieces are adorable. I haven't been to Cliche yet.

Liv @ Choosing Beauty said...

Totally darling - and your dream of owning a shop can and will happen! I love that you're also supporting others' dreams as you noodle on your own. :)

two birds said...

you look amazing. i love cliche! now, what is this i hear about and ice cream/vintage store???

Laney said...

You look positively adorable!

Ruby Girl said...

CUTE! you look great. <3 EverRubyGirl.blogspot.com

D said...

i love that cardigan with the dotty dress!

Kimberlee said...

Adorable outfit! Blue, red and yellow are a great color combo :)

Tikki said...

gasp-the cardigan! love the stripes on the arm. I'm a huge fan of Cliche as well.