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Look For Less With the Salvation Army On Fox 2 Detroit

You may still remember the post LOOK FOR LESS TO SUPPORT THE SALVATION ARMY ADULT REHABILITATION CENTER (ARC) I wrote in early April. In that post, I used all my great finds at the Salvation Army Store near me and styled two outfits for myself. If I don’t say so myself, no one can tell the outfits are from a thrift store and one of the outfits was less than $10.

Look For Less With Salvation Army On Fox 2 Detroit

Two weeks ago, I went to the same Salvation Army store to style 3 of the Salvation Army/ARC employees. I had an amazing time working with these amazing people and helping them to create stunning looks for less. I mean… really, really less. One of theirs is less than $10 too. 😉 You can watch this short video for a sneak peak of the before and after looks. Later you will find out whose outfit was the cheapest!

When we met, Mycha told me that she is looking for a date night look. So we both agreed on a spring colored above-the-knee dress with just a hint of sexiness. She is just like me; because she is a petite girl, any dress length is very critical. Above-the-knee dresses are always our best friends, especially for a taller petite girl like her. After trying on a few dresses, we both in love with a yellow lace dress. Since this dress is already so loud and bold, we tried to keep everything else very low-key so any accessories would not compete with the attention of this dress. You may have already noticed that Mycha is not your typical girly girl. She has this cool girl swagger going on. A bikers jacket became the best way to keep her warm during the night out while also adding her tough girl vibe to this feminine look. For this same purpose, we picked a pair of very clean cut leather booties and a timeless clutch to go with this whole look. What do you think?

Look For Less With Salvation Army On Fox 2 Detroit

Look For Less With Salvation Army On Fox 2 Detroit

When I asked Jordon what color he hated, he told me PINK, but I knew he would look great in pink. Later I found out he felt uncomfortable with V neck tees, too. So I asked him to step out of his comfort zone by at least two feet. Pink and V-necks were both within that two foot radius. 😉 He was super nice and willing to give it a try. He was even ok with this pair of orange pants. We found this navy blue blazer, pink tee and pants for him. Later he told me, the pink tee was growing on him. Lol. Jordan was looking for an outfit that he could be social in with his friends. Look at him now! I can see him on a rooftop bar, sipping his drink, and chatting with those cool guys.

Look For Less With Salvation Army On Fox 2 Detroit

Look For Less With Salvation Army On Fox 2 Detroit

Ashlee really knows herself very well and she can shop really fast too. 😉 She didn’t need much of my help and pretty much found this outfit by herself. She was looking for an outfit that she can wear when she goes out with family and friends to a nice restaurant. She found a tan duster vest first and a pair of very pretty printed heels. Since she needs to wear her scarf and not show much skin, we both agreed a pair of pants would go very well with the vest. Later, she found the perfect colored pants and we found a brown leather bag to go with this look.

Look For Less With Salvation Army On Fox 2 Detroit

Look For Less With Salvation Army On Fox 2 Detroit

You probably already guessed right. Yes, we were featured on FOX 2 Detroit on 4/30. Jillian Lankford from ARC and I were the guests for the Style File session on the morning show. Jillian talked about how shopping at the Salvation Army does not just give you an amazing look for less, but also helps many men and women getting back on their feet start their new lives again. My three models helped me demonstrate what we found there to put together these 3 stunning looks.

Look For Less With Salvation Army On Fox 2 Detroit

Look For Less With Salvation Army On Fox 2 Detroit

Look For Less With Salvation Army On Fox 2 Detroit

Look For Less With Salvation Army On Fox 2 Detroit

Can you guess whose is outfit is the cheapest at less than $10? You can watch this recording from the TV segment to see if you got it right!

Did you get it right? Now you see with your own eyes that you seriously can put together a look for a LOT less and still look stunning! Most importantly, you are helping someone who needs it most.

Look For Less With Salvation Army On Fox 2 Detroit

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Look For Less With Salvation Army On Fox 2 Detroit

Photo credit: Grace Liang/Marie Boyle/Jillian Lankford

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Felt Hats for Fall

Felt Hats for Fall

Once upon a time, a lady wouldn’t even consider leaving the house without her hat and gloves. While those days are long gone, but now every fashionable girl has a pretty big hat collection. And among all those hats, I have to say felt hats are my favorite!

Felt Hats for Fall Michigan Detroit fashion style over 40s blog blogger black felt hat + Red leopard dress + black skinny scarf + Ray Ban sunglass + Zac Posen black bag + black booties

//Black wool felt hat // MICHAEL MICHAEL KORS WOMEN’S HIGH WOODS DRESS RED BLAZE Same // Black skinny scarf // Ray Ban sunglass SAME // Zac Posen black bag // Sam Edelman black heel lace up booties//

I was quite crazy about felt hats and I even wore them during the summer last year. 😉 But this year I somehow suddenly stopped. I guess my head needed a little break.

Felt Hats for Fall Michigan Detroit fashion style over 40s blog blogger black felt hat + Red leopard dress + black skinny scarf + Ray Ban sunglass + Zac Posin black bag + black booties

//Black wool felt hat // MICHAEL MICHAEL KORS WOMEN’S HIGH WOODS DRESS RED BLAZE Same // Black skinny scarf // Ray Ban sunglass SAME // Zac Posen black bag // Sam Edelman black heel lace up booties//

Now the weather is getting colder every day. It is time for me to get my old friends out again!

Felt Hats for Fall Michigan Detroit fashion style over 40s blog blogger black felt hat + Red leopard dress + black skinny scarf + Ray Ban sunglass + Zac Posin black bag + black booties

//Black wool felt hat // MICHAEL MICHAEL KORS WOMEN’S HIGH WOODS DRESS RED BLAZE Same // Black skinny scarf // Ray Ban sunglass SAME // Zac Posen black bag // Sam Edelman black heel lace up booties//

I have quite a few felt hats, black, blue, burgundy, tan, teal and orange. Yes, I love them all! I have paired my felt hats with many styles.

Felt Hats for Fall Michigan Detroit fashion style over 40s blog blogger black felt hat + Red leopard dress + black skinny scarf + Ray Ban sunglass + Zac Posin black bag + black booties

//Black wool felt hat // MICHAEL MICHAEL KORS WOMEN’S HIGH WOODS DRESS RED BLAZE Same // Black skinny scarf // Ray Ban sunglass SAME // Zac Posen black bag // Sam Edelman black heel lace up booties//

The no fail way to wear my felt hats is to pair them with a flowy dress. Do you like my dress? I do! I love red and leopard, and the style fits me perfectly.

Felt Hats for Fall Michigan Detroit fashion style over 40s blog blogger black felt hat + Red leopard dress + black skinny scarf + Ray Ban sunglass + Zac Posin black bag + black booties

//Black wool felt hat // MICHAEL MICHAEL KORS WOMEN’S HIGH WOODS DRESS RED BLAZE Same // Black skinny scarf // Ray Ban sunglass SAME // Zac Posen black bag // Sam Edelman black heel lace up booties//

The V neck is a little bit too revealing for me, so I added the black skinny scarf to cover up a little bit. It also adds the cool vibe to this look. Along with my booties, they added on the just right amount of an edgy feel to the whole look.

Felt Hats for Fall Michigan Detroit fashion style over 40s blog blogger black felt hat + Red leopard dress + black skinny scarf + Ray Ban sunglass + Zac Posin black bag + black booties

//Black wool felt hat // MICHAEL MICHAEL KORS WOMEN’S HIGH WOODS DRESS RED BLAZE Same // Black skinny scarf // Ray Ban sunglass SAME // Zac Posen black bag // Sam Edelman black heel lace up booties//
Do you have a felt hat? How do you style yours?

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All videos and photos if not credited otherwise, are by Robert Buck and Grace Liang.

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