whoomp THERE THEY ARE.
These even still had the tags on and all. I can dig them. I paired them with a silk blouse from Banana Republic from thredUP that can be dressed up or down and is the perfect level of slouch for tucking or not.
You know those loooooong sweaters that are in style right now? I love them but can't quite jump on board yet, in true tardy Grace fashion but! I found this comfy 3/4 length compromise of a sweater from (you guessed it!) thredUP ...
Despite living in a warmer climate, I keep a sweater on me at all times because people tend to overcompensate for the warmth with their a/c and this is perfect to help a perma-cold mother out.
I recently read that the hi-low trend is DONE which makes sense since I knew I had to have this breezy blouse as soon as I spotted it. I will always love embroidered anything and thought the hi-lowness of the hem was subtle enough that I can get away with it for a few years yet ...
rebel fashionista that I am.
My jeans are Seven For All Mankind and in great condition and the wedges are like new AND embarrassingly comfortable because you know who makes them? Dr. Scholls. Both from thredUP ... I'm sure you're sensing a theme here. I hope.
But the kids, Grace. What about the KIDS.
Julia's had this great blazer from Gwen Stefani's Target line (years old) since she was 2 or 3 and I was SO excited to find the same blazer in a bigger size (with tags!) so that Phoebe can play heiress to the old blazer and they can be twins ... if they'd like.
... they'd like. Sometimes. I hope.
BUT back to me me me me me me.
I dressed down this dress (har har) with a fun plaid shirt from Old Navy. I'd been eying that same shirt when it was on sale at Old Navy but I'm so glad I waited because I got it for a fraction of the price and it's the great near-tunic length (when untied) I was hoping it would be. I was also SO excited to find these J.Crew mules in my size.
fine, that was a stretch.
Anyway, I used to love, love, love going to secondhand stores and finding great deals and while I know some moms can take their kids in and browse with no problems at all ... I am not that mom and my kids are not those docile children, sadly. So, it's for this reason that I love the ease of thredUP. I sell a lot of our clothing to them in exchange for store credit and if ever (rare) I don't love something I ordered - they have free and easy returns which is really nice. Much of thredUP's inventory still has the tags attached and the formerly loved clothing is always in great shape.
ThredUP is generously giving away a $100 credit to one lucky Camp Patton reader. We're taking it back old school with the Rafflecopter drill but old habits ... die never.
Thanks for reading and best of luck!!