“A woman with true style can wear an outfit from a thrift store and stunt on every label-wearing woman in the room.”
That was the motto I learned when attending the first Thrift In Style Dallas event. Thrift inStyle is a new community for the Fashionably Frugal. They host exclusive social events to learn the art of looking stylish. With a bus full of Dallas’ hottest thrifters and stylists, I learned how to pick affordable items to spruce up my wardrobe.
Thrift inStyle gathers the Fashionably Frugal from all over DFW to thrift the town on a chauffeured bus tour to the BEST thrift, consignment, vintage, and outlet stores. With over 50+ places in the DFW to thrift, you are bound to find at least one favorite place to score some thrifty threads! The goal is to not only create a unique shopping experience but to encourage women to clean out their closets, practice frugal living and give back to our communities all while snagging new fabulous finds from the tour. Here is a quick recap of the the amazing event!
The event was Co-Hosted by Jessica Ayers , Alexandria Gilliard Owner of The Garb Dynasty Style Concierge, and Prescilla Collins of PresciStyles. They were amazing, kind and so hands on! The tour also serves as a great way to have four stylists helping you for free!
Thrift in Style
We met at 10am sharp to sign in, eat breakfast and take a few pics. Minutes later, we were off on our bus to the first thrift store.
The Salvation Army
Our first top was a popular Salvation Army in Dallas. I found shopping here a bit overwhelming since there are so many items to choose from.. Unfortunately, most items didn’t workout for me. After shopping around for half an hour, I was able to find this cute shirt for less than $5 bucks!
The next stop was Dolly Python. I was excited to stop into this truly unique and authentic vintage store of all kinds unique items. The store itself has over 30 different antique dealers and consignors, who restock and edit their booths almost daily. So if you see something, then get it. Unlike the first stop at Salvation Army, Dolly Python was a bit more pricey as most items were well over $50 bucks; however, they were true vintage and in much better condition. I purchased antique cowboys glass set and this amazing 1060s vintage purple dress.
Food Trucks & Lunch
After Dolly Python, we went to Kyle Warren Park to grab some lunch and relax. It’s filled with restaurants, pet area and loads of water fountains and play areas to entertain the kids. Unfortunately, our food truck lunch was cut short due to the rain. I had some bites from the Nammi food truck . They had the bomb veggie tacos and lemonade.
Afterwards , we did a wrap up session in the bus and our final stop was at St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store for early departure or more shopping. Overall, this was a great event to attend and truly opened my eyes more to the world of thrifting.
If you are in Dallas area, here are some of the popular thrift stores recommended by the stylists.
- Salvation Army Thrift Store – 12895 Josey Ln #245, Farmers Branch, TX
- St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store – 3052 W. Northwest Highway Dallas, TX 75220
- Thrift Giant – 1145 E. Irving Blvd. Irving, TX 75060
- Thrift World – 3046 Forest wood Drive Arlington, TX 76006
- Thrift World of Dallas – 3046 Forest Ln. Dallas, TX