10 Questions for a Thriftanista - Cessily | Thriftanista in the City

9.27.2013

10 Questions for a Thriftanista - Cessily

Today I'm introducing a new series for the blog that will feature the thrift stories of fashionable thrifters aka Thriftanistas and also some of the best thrift stores around town. My first Thriftanista is the good homie and Violet's favorite auntie, Cessily.

She is a vintage queen! I've seen many pieces from her wonderfully curated personal closet and can attest that she is a true Thriftanista.

how to wear vintage blue jumpsuit

Today is also launch day for Cessily's blog, Vintage Nut. Check her out for great vintage style inspiration!



vintage plaid dress worn with thrifted belt and shoes

Name Cessily
Location Palm Springs CA

1. Favorite places to shop? 
Pilsen Vintage, Chicago and Gypsyland, Desert Hot Springs, CA

2. What are some of your favorite finds? 
gorgeous shoes and vintage Levi's cutoff shorts

3. How would you describe your style? 
Vintage with a splash of modern

4. 10 minutes to shop what aisle to you run to? 
Dresses - because they usually work better for my shape.

5. How much of your closet is thrifted? 
50%

thrifted and vintage clothes and accessories style ideas

6. Why do you thrift? 
I enjoy the thrill of finding deals and one of a kind items.

7. Do you have a thrifting budget? 
$20

8. What's your thrifting "white whale"? (Rare find or unfound) 
I love my hot pink, black & green pumps. They're so cute and one of my greatest finds.

9. Do you have any thrift tips you'd like to share? 
When possible, thrift with a friend who wears a different size, that way more territory is covered AND there's that extra eye and voice of reason, that you sometimes need :-)

10. Where can we see more your amazing finds?
I JUST started a personal style blog that's dedicated to my vintage finds.
Please visit my website www.vintage-nut.com and I'm also on FacebookTwitter, Pinterest, and G+.

Cessily's favorite thrift finds



If you'd like to be featured in this monthly series, email me at info@thriftanistainthecity.com. Enjoy!

Have a great weekend!

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11 comments

THE SCOOP BAKERSFIELD said...
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Girl...get a life! said...

Love the feature! Love Vintage Nut!

LeTroy Cooke said...

Thank you! Looking forward to chatting with more Thriftanistas!

Ellen aka Ellie said...

Love the dresses! The few time I've thrifted, I have headed to dresses first too.

Ashleigh said...

I love that black shirt dress she's wearing! I love thrifting but since I was plus sized I never found things. It's a lot easier to find things to wear! I still can't find shoes for my big feet lol.
-Ash
www.thestylizedwannabe.com

BonBon Rose Girls Kristin said...

She's a vintage master for sure! Love that plaid dress look! Hope you're able to join us by linking up to Monday Mingle again. :)

Who is that Girl Mo? said...

This is a cool series! Looking forward to seeing more vintage and thriftanista style. :-)

Mo

LeTroy Cooke said...

That a fun aisle. We will thrift together again!

LeTroy Cooke said...

The struggle. I have the most common shoe size I think. I can usually find a size 8. The smallest sizes always seem to be in better condition though. :)

LeTroy Cooke said...

She sure is and there's no way I would miss Monday Mingle!

LeTroy Cooke said...

Thanks Mo! I hope you'll sign up!

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