RECYCLED RUFFLES

by | May 23, 2017 | Op Shop Lookbook

Not going to lie, I was watching MBFWA like a hawk last week…I love getting fresh style inspo and then creating the looks for less with recycled garments!

Ruffles ruled the runway in multiple collections, so here are five Fashion Week inspired ruffle outfits for a total of $130.50…

Carla Zampatti blazer – $10 @ Aggies Opshop Unley (SA) + vintage ruffle blouse – $1.75 @ Zion Bargain Centre Nundah + Dotti jeans – $2.50 @ Windsor Rd thrift shop Red Hill + Joanne Mercer heels – $10 @ RSPCA Newfarm + Prada clutch – hand me down. OUTFIT TOTAL: $24.25

Off the shoulder ruffle top – $6 @ Vinnies Newstead + Witchery mom jeans – $2.50 @ Red Cross Dalby + satchel – $8 @ Silky Oaks opshop Manly + bandanna – $2 @ Vinnies Mary Street + heels (bridesmaid shoes I wore for a friend’s wedding). OUTFIT TOTAL: $18.50

By Johnny ruffle skirt – $15 @ Vinnies Mary Street + Suzanne Grae vintage top – $4 @ Neighbour’s Aid Lawnton + metallic clutch – $1.75 @ Bardos Bazaar Caloundra + Florsheim sandals – $6 @ Yesterday’s Thrift Shop Rosalie. OUTFIT TOTAL: $26.75.

Vintage ruffle blouse – $5 @ Vintage Nest Bellingen (NSW) + leather mini – $25 from Gumtree + buckle bag – $4 @ Jumble Opshop South Tweed (NSW) + Joanne Mercer heels – $10 @ RSPCA Newfarm. OUTFIT TOTAL: $44.00.

Peach dress – $2 @ Yesterday’s Thrift Shop Rosalie + Zara skirt – $10 @ Salvos Stores Red Hill + Witchery sandals – $5 @ St Paul’s opshop Ashgrove. OUTFIT TOTAL: $17.00.

Photography: Taylor Kezia

What Fashion Week inspired garments do you want to score at your local thriftstore? Share with me in the comments below and I’ll keep my eyes peeled!

Ps if you like ruffles as much as I clearly do, you should try this ruffle shirt DIY!