Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Designer Diva

Ooh Goodie Goodie Gumdrops...I hit a little Designer Jackpot today!
Had about 20minutes to kill & swung into one of my favorite little thrift shops 
in Los Alamitos, CA.
I noticed a bin of sunglasses that I'd never seen by the sewing patterns & started digging.  To my amazement, I found about 6 amazing pairs of sunglasses all for $1 each.
1995 Chanel Round Sunglasses
These Chanel round glasses from 1995 are so classically cool I'm tempted to keep them for myeslf.
Theses OscarDeLa Renta & Chloe pairs are pretty sweet too!
Chloe Vintage Sunglasses
Oscar DeLa Renta Vintage Sunglasses
Laying on the floor was this Moschino Belt for $8. Yipee!!!
Moshino Moveable Letter Black Belt
This is actually the 2nd one of these that I've found while thrifting.  The first one sold on Etsy almost immediately & I hope this one does too.
I also snagged this Gaultier Jeans belt off the rack for only $5.  
John Paul Gaultier Belt
All and all I was in/out the door in about 15min and spent under $20.00. AMAZING!
Sadly, I did leave behind an adorable ivory Valentino blazer (it had a small stain and was $20) in addition to a really sweet magenta Armani skirt suit (it also had a little damage on the skirt and was $25).  The Vanletino blazer is haunting me...
and if it's still there when I'm back in the area on Friday it will be mine!
Good luck hunting this week everyone :-)

6 comments:

  1. Those Chloe vintage sunglasses are so unbelievable awesome, I want them BAD! What are you doing with them?!?!?! (see multiple exclamation points and question marks)

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  2. Hey Amanda-I'm definitely going to list them in my shop, and you can have them for a steal...however I just finished trying them on and realized they have prescription sunglass lenses. If you wear prescription glasses they may be perfect, otherwise you'd probably have to have the lenses replaced.

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  3. I will get those lenses replaced for sure. I am basically blind so I doubt the prescription would be strong enough haha. Let me know when they are in your shop! I will be there STAT!

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  4. I'm not a designer purist....but if I found those sunglasses in a Thrift for a $! I'd definitely snatch them up! So cool...

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  5. Holy Shit. Those Chanel sunglasses are swoon-worthy.

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  6. Dayuuum these are gorgeous finds! Like Jeanette I know NOTHING about design, but I'd pick up all of these. They're gorgeous.

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