OCTOBER 28: This is one of those wardrobe staples that can be worn with multiple outfits. And for $6 it's a total steal! CASA Thrift Shoppe, St. Petersburg.
OCTOBER 23: This black cropped jacket from Forever 21 is $5.99 at the CASA Thrift Shoppe in St. Petersburg. Proceeds from the thrift store benefit the CASA Domestic Violence shelter.
OCTOBER 21: I call this "Pilgrim chic!" Black/white shirt dress from Target ($14.98) + necklace my Mom wore in the '80s + Jimmy Choo purse for $22 at CASA Thirft Shoppe in St. Pete.
OCTOBER 16: I love to add belts to dresses, and this one is a super cute steal at only $4! It's by Betsy Johnson and will be available at CASA Thrift Shoppe in St. Petersburg.
OCTOBER 14: I love anything wrinkle-free! This black/white striped wrinkle-free button up is $8 and the skirt is under $10 at The CASA Thrift Shoppe.
These patchwork kitten heels are by designer Beverly Feldman. I found them at the CASA Thrift Shoppe in St. Petersburg, along with several other cute pairs of shoes! They were less than $10! A girl can never have too many....
BONUS! I carried this ST. JOHN evening purse to Hands Across the Bay's Dancing with the Stars event on Saturday night. The original tag is in the purse - $795!! CASA Thrift Shoppe in St. Pete is selling it for $99.
The color of this orange silk dress is great for TV! It's $19.99 at The Spring Boutique, but because there are some spots on the hem, it's 70% off. Proceeds from The Spring Boutique benefit The Spring of Tampa Bay.
OCTOBER 5: This blue necklace - worn to support the Tampa Bay Rays! - is from the RCS Thrift Store in Largo. RCS supports The Haven, a shelter for domestic violence victims.
SEPTEMBER 30: I found this black ruffled Banana Republic dress at The Spring Boutique for $12.99! It's cute unbelted, but I added a red belt from CASA Thrift Shoppe ($6.99) for extra color.
SEPTEMBER 27: The remarks I received on this dress today: It looks Bohemian ... or like Bollywood! Everyone thought it was cute. And for $6.99 you can't go wrong! Proceeds from CASA Thrift Shoppe benefit CASA's domestic violence shelter and programs.
SEPTEMBER 25: Belts are an awesome way to update an old outfit. I found this gold & tan belt for $4.99 at the CASA Thrift Shoppe in St. Petersburg.
SEPTEMBER 24: This ruched top is dark purple and black, with sheer sleeves. $12.99 at The Spring Boutique, where proceeds benefit programs available through The Spring of Tampa Bay.
September 23: It's hard to see in this picture, but this plain black skirt has a great cut, and cute pockets. $12.99 from The Spring Boutique. I wore it with a gray/black stripe t-shirt, dark red necklace, and dark red heels. I love this outfit!
September 20: This Muse dress is from The Spring Boutique, 3418 Swann Ave., Tampa, for $19.99. Every purchase at The Spring Boutique benefits survivors of domestic violence.
Belts are an awesome way to change up an outfit. I found this black/white striped belt at RCS Thrift Store, 2960 E Bay Dr., Largo. I replaced the belt that came with this old dress with the new one, and added bright red (clearance rack) shoes.
Community Affairs Director LOVED the dress I found at The Spring Boutique, so she bought it! ($24.99) I'm wearing a belt from RCS Thrift Store in Largo (under $5)!
Unfortunately this cute dress didn't jive with the computer that broadcasts our pictures from the studio's green screen. Dress: $24.99 from The Spring Boutique, 3418 W. Swann Ave., Tampa. Necklace: $5, RCS Thrift Shop, 2960 E Bay Dr., Largo.
Turquoise beaded necklace, $5 at RCS Thrift Shop, 2960 E. Bay Dr., Largo. BONUS: it's a long necklace, so I doubled it and secured it with a safety pin.
I picked up this Coldwater Creek necklace for $5 at RCS Thrift Shop, 2960 E. Bay Dr., Largo. The necklace is long, so I doubled it and secured it with a safety pin!
Taking Action for Fashion: Day !! I picked up this Tahari dress at The Spring Boutique, 3418 Swann Avenue, Tampa. Price: $24.99! The shoes and jewelry are mine. I'll be returning the dress soon so you can buy it or find another fab piece!
Taking Action With Fashion! I'm wearing a dress from The Spring of Tampa Bay Boutique ($19.99) and a belt from CASA Thrift Shop ($4.99) with my own shoes.
Some of the accessories I'll be featuring during the Taking Action with Fashion campaign - including that red L.A.M.B. purse! LOVE!
Adorable Betsy Johnson shoes have about a 2-inch heel. I picked them up at the CASA Thrift Shoppe in St. Petersburg.
Some of the items I'll will be featuring on Taking Action with Fashion, including that white Jimmy Choo purse. I want to keep that one for myself!
Some of the cute thrift shop finds that will be featured in Taking Action with Fashion!