Category Archives: News

Valentine’s Day…Fantasy vs.Reality

Posted on by darlene | news | thrifty-over-50

First, let’s set the mood shall we? Start a fire… turn the lights down low…pour some wine… Now for some music to set the mood… “Let’s Get It On” by Marvin Gaye I’ve been really tryin , baby Tryin to hold back these Read More →

Darlene Fadem…Professional Label Hunter

Posted on by darlene | news | thrifty-over-50

That’s what my husband calls me… among other things, all good of course. He’s right though. When I discovered my first high end label at a thrift store…Dolce & Gabbana…brand new with tags…I was hooked! There is nothing like “the high” you experience Read More →

New Year, New Projects!

  Thrift town has all of the clothes and materials you need to start off a new year and new projects! I myself found an old lace curtain panel and turned it into a skirt. Recycled Curtain Skirt  Step 1: Cut out a large Read More →

New Year…New You?

Posted on by darlene | news | thrifty-over-50

Let’s get physical…physical…I wanna get physical…NOT!! A New Year is upon us and with that comes the infamous  New Year’s Resolution! Last year mine was to learn how to use a computer and start my own fashion blog…and I did! This year my Read More →

Merry Thriftsmas!

Thrift Town has something for everyone this holiday season! From clothes to toys to wreaths, they even carry bows to decorate your wrapped gifts! During my last trip to Thrift Town, I found some awesome graphic tees and a flannel for my dad. Read More →

Hot Pink for the Holidays!

Posted on by darlene | news | thrifty-over-50

Happy Holidays everyone!! I can’t believe the holidays are right around the corner…so much to do, so little money to spend on myself for a holiday outfit! Thrift Town to the rescue, as always. I headed to the Thrift Town in Albuquerque, NM Read More →

Cozy Winter Coats

Posted on by Hailey | diy | news | thrifty-tweens-teens

With Winter here, it’s time for some stylish outerwear! Thrift Town has everything you need to stay warm for great prices! I managed to find a few really cool jackets that I just couldn’t leave without. I bought all of these jackets for Read More →

How Old is Too Old to Wear a Miniskirt?

Posted on by darlene | news | thrifty-over-50

You don’t really think I’m going to answer that in the first sentence do you?  What better place to find out the answer than the utmost authority on fashion…the show “What Not to Wear.” So little OLD me  decided to upload a photo Read More →

Sweater Weather

I made another trip to Thrift Town last week and found a multitude of sweaters and sweatshirts at great prices! I picked out one sweatshirt and one sweater to make over.  First, I made a “hippie hoodie” or “yoga hoodie” out of an Read More →

Leopard Print Loafers

Posted on by darlene | news | thrifty-over-50

I was on a mission. A mission for… Read More →