Jesse and Shawna fashion

Fashion on a dime

Do a little digging and you’ll find the perfect fashion on a dime at your local secondhand store. Vintage to classic style it’s there!

Vintage western

Fashion-on-a-dime-jeansJacket  on yoke and collarA blazer with western-style yokes and a shirt with a collar and pearlized snap buttons creates a vintage western look. Add a pair of blue jeans and polished boots, you’re set for a two-stepping night on the town. Shop your local second hand store to find this vintage look. Twice But Nice in Ronan, Mont., offers this set for about $20.

  • Vintage western jacket — $5.50
  • Snap plaid shirt — $3.50
  • Blue jeans — $3.50
  • Justin Ropers  — $9.50

Winter Warmth

Fashion-on-a-dime-purseFashion-on-a-dime-ShawnaA faux fur hat, fuzzy sweater and black blazer add warmth to your every day work wear for the winter. Energize your black work wear with bright colored jewelry or an animal print skirt. Of course, no outfit is complete without a matching purse. The great thing about a second hand store is the variety. In no time, you can whip up a complete outfit (at a discounted price). Who knows what treasures you might find, like the turquoise jewelry Shawna is wearing.

  • Silk blazer — $4.50
  • V-neck sweater — $2.50
  • Cheetah print skirt — $4.50
  • Cold Water Creek turquoise necklace and bracelet — $55
  • Earrings — $2.50

Black and cool

Fashion on a dime AlysiaCool colored floral set the tone for winter while adding a little pop of color to professional black work wear. A long black skirt gives the illusion of height. Alysia’s pewter necklace offers the perfect touch of class, on a budget.

  • Cowl neck shirt — $2.50
  • Long wool blend skirt — $4.50
  • Winter boots — $5.50
  • Necklace — $3.50

Leather love

Fashion on a dime RobertComfort is in the sweater and the jeans. Just ask Robert. He said that he likes to dress them up with jewelry, a nice leather coat and highly polished black shoes. When shopping second hand, it’s ok to pick up a pair of jeans that are a little faded. You can always brighten them at home with either black or indigo fabric dye found at your local art and craft store.

  • V-neck sweater  — $3.50
  • Blue jeans  — $3.50
  • Black dress shoes  — $4.50
  • Leather coat   — $25

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