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Fall 2022 Fashion Trends You Can Find at Thrift Stores!


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1 - Plisse

This cheetah print plisse top was $1.00 at my local thrift outlet. I have it layered over a mesh super cropped shrug that I upcycled (tutorial here) and a free Zara faux leather pleated mini skirt that was gifted to me by a friend clearing out her closet. All in all this outfit cost less than a cheeseburger.

2 - Slip Dresses

I also thrifted this Victoria Secret nightgown at my local thrift outlet. I'm styling it with a few new in pieces. The cropped shearling bomber jacker in from Zara and the cream cargo pants are from Boohoo.


3 - Romantic Sleeves

I'm an absolute sucker for a good sleeve. It's just my luck that puffy and flowy sleeves are having a moment. This Kanji off the shoulder floral peplum top was thrifted at Buffalo Exchange for $19.50. I styled this really simple with some long wide leg plisse pants that I upcycled from a thrifted dress (tutorial here) and a Brandon Blackwood croc suitcase bag.

4 - Sheer Dresses

Another Buffalo Exchange find is this H&M sheer polka dot dress I bought for $12. I've styled it my denim bralette that was upcycled from old jeans (tutorial here) and flair leg jeans from Boohoo. The jeweled pointy toe flats are from Zara and I made the bucket bag from an old coffee can (tutorial here).

5 - Fringe

I'm giving all the drama with this Dictionary tweed and faux leather fringe jacket that I thrifted at Buffalo Exchange for $36.50. And to really make it pop I styled it with a lime green ribbed sweater from Forever 21, split ankle slacks from Nasty Gal, and ankle wrap heels from Zara.

6 - Maxi Skirts

I'm not always crazy about long skirts, but this one had me at Hello. I found this Ralph Lauren silk monochrome Vallauris maxi skirt at Couture Blowout, a high end consignment shop in Houston, TX. I also found this Tov white pointed shoulder faux leather jacket that is definitely screaming runway ready.

And of course I won't gatekeep the added little details of earrings, smartwatch, and lip stick.


Looking for outfit ideas and shopping retail can be disappointing no matter whether you're plus size, tall, or petite. Remake your old clothes to be just as fun as you! Upcycling thrifted clothes to fit your size and personality is the epitome of designer sustainable fashion. Learn to sew or make trendy no-sew thrift flips with me, Angelina. Join my crew of refashion renegades on YouTube!