This week Keren, of Two Stylish Kays, and I are rocking open back sequin tops inspired by a true fashion diva, Rihanna. Check out Keren’s blog to see the details of her thrifted sequin cardigan paired with this gorgeous red pleated maxi skirt!
Ok, here is the inspiration! When Keren and I saw this, we knew that we definitely wanted to “thrift” this style. However, as much I searched in all of my favorite thrift stores, I could never find a true open back sequin top.
However, when I found this sequin top at a Goodwill in San Diego, I figured I would try thinking out of the box to obtain my open back look. You know that I am not shy when it comes to thinking outside the box as in this outfit here. Of course, this sequin top was meant to be worn, open to the front. However, I simply switched the shirt around and wore the front as the back to obtain my Rihanna inspired look!
The sequin top from Goodwill cost only $12.00, probably a few hundred dollars less than our diva Rihanna paid for hers! However, I love that I was able to achieve the look by just thinking outside the box.
I paired my open back sequin top with my absolute favorite pair of leggings rights now. I very recently styled these leggings on the blog here with my faux fur vest. These vegan leather leggings are super comfortable and quite versatile. Paying $22 from Daily Look for these leggings have definitely been one of my best retail purchases this season.
I added some simple Nine West black pumps that sports a little back bow! These pumps were thrifted a few years ago for only $2.00 in Washington, D.C., but are always a fave of mine when I want some sexy black pumps. Completing the look is a thrifted Express black clutch that cost $4.00 at a local San Diego Salvation Army.
Have you tried thrifting an inspired look lately?
Now, it’s time to jump into our Thrift Sisters link up! Keren and I launched our Thrift Sisters link up, encouraging you to post thrifted or thrifty priced items to this link up. We are very appreciative of those who take the time to link up their great outfits. This week’s featured Thrift Sister is Amber from Induffinitely Me! Check out her blog for some great thrifty outfit inspiration.
Now it’s your turn to join us this week. Please note that you can still link up with us even your items are not thrifted. We are looking for your favorite thrifted OR thrifty priced item. Go ahead and link away for a chance to be featured as our next Thrift Sister!