So often I find myself looking for the perfect outfit, maybe for a wedding or a special dinner event or for an upcoming holiday party. But usually I’m not wearing those outfits on a daily basis and I’m definitely not interested in spending a ton of money on an outfit I’ll only wear a couple times. BUT I still want to look good and I want to feel good, all while knowing I got the best bang for my buck with that perfect outfit.
This is where thredUP comes into play. If you haven’t heard of thredUP yet, you’re not alone. I JUST found out about it and am completely in love with the idea. thredUP is a site where you can search for women’s and kids’ high-quality secondhand fashion (like a well curated online consignment store) with a range of brands like BCBGMAXAZRIA, Free People, Michael Kors, Splendid and Kate Spade. thredUP makes it so that you can afford brands and designers you might not normally be able to. So whether you are putting together the perfect outfit for upcoming friend’s wedding or just looking for the perfect skirt for summer, you’ll always be able to find what you’re looking for at a great price. thredUP customers have saved $40 million by shopping thredUP instead of retail! How insane is that?!
thredUP also makes it super easy to search exactly what you’re looking for. When I started shopping with thredUP, I knew I wanted a pink dress for summer. So I searched dresses, picked fit & flare style, selected the color I was looking for along with my size and BOOM, I found the perfect Diane von Furstenburg dress, originally $300 marked down to $74.99! Then I was able to build my outfit from there. I found a teal Aldo clutch for 40% off and two pairs of heels because I couldn’t pick which one would look best. So I grabbed a pair of Nine West heels for 74% off and Jessica Simpson heels for 75% off. Both pairs of super comfortable shoes were under $19 each! I was able to build my entire outfit (plus an extra pair of shoes) for only $136.46!
When you place an order with thredUP, you’ll receive an order email letting you know how much you saved on your order! I saved a total of $352.49 (72%). Is that rad of what? Think about what you could do with all that extra money! Once you receive your order, expect an adorable polka dot box on your doorstep. Inside you’ll find your hand-folded items with cute thredUP tags wrapped in tissue paper.
When I unwrapped thredUP my box, I was so happy to find the items exactly how they looked on the website! I immediately fell in love with the Jessica Simpson heels first because I’m really into the platform look this season. So I threw on my outfit right away and added a pair of earrings I had that matched my clutch and a drop necklace that I’ve been wearing constantly lately. Boom, ready for an upcoming wedding!
The dress is stretchy so even if I needed a little more room or I enjoy multiple pieces of wedding cake, I’ll be set and still comfortable all through the night. And I’m serious, these heels are surprisingly comfortable for being so tall.
thredUP has a ton of merchandise, but it’s so easy to find what you want without digging. I use to love going to resale shops, but got so sick of having to search through every hanger for hours to find the perfect fit. thredUP cuts out the hanger shopping by making it easy to search your favorite brand, style or color! They also have other items like swimwear, maternity clothing, handbags, and children’s clothing. The maternity and children’s clothing both are so awesome because pregnancy only lasts a certain amount of time and children grow out of their clothes in days. How awesome is it to be able to save on clothing you know that will not be needed in your closet in just a few months?! I know that if I ever decide to go down the pregnancy route, I’ll definitely be finding the perfect outfit through thredUP and saving money to put towards fun things, like trips without the children.
Do you have clothes you don’t wear anymore? Simply order a thredUP Clean Out Bag, fill it with the items you no longer want (consult their website to see what we do not take and what the payout is), and place on your front door for pick-up. It literally could not be easier to get rid of the things you no longer want in a responsible way. Be better to your planet by just buying secondhand! thredUP has upcycled 14,009,055 items as of the end of of 2015! That mean that every Clean Out Bag sent to thredUP keeps 206lbs of CO2 from entering the atmosphere, saves 17,916 gallons of water, and keeps 24 items out of landfills. Damn, shawty.
Now it’s time for you to get to shopping and get to saving! Right now click here and if you use the code PALEO30 you will get 30% off your entire order! Code expires in 7 days (on May 6th) and valid only for first time shoppers (Discount up to $50). So get to building your perfect outfit for this summer and use all the extra money you’ve saved for a special summer experience!