Thrifty Thursday (Vol. 2)

Today’s Thrifty Thursday is all about a shop I have loved since I was a teenager.  (Some things never change!)  And while I am certainly no longer a teenager, I’m still drawn to this retailer’s style!  I’m talking about Hollister, a store that carries quintessential California-vibed clothing!  The pieces are relaxed, fun, and beachy.

Check out my thrifty finds!  All items are on-trend and under $20!

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Must-Have Easy T-Shirt (UPDATE: NOW $8.48) I love the way Hollister tees fit! This cut, the Must-Have Easy, is by far my fave. This cute flower print tee also comes in white, and it is perfect for layering under a chunky cardigan in the fall.

Balloon Sleeve Tie-Front Crop Top ($14.99) This cute long-sleeved top is suitable for spring, summer, and fall, so you definitely get a lot for your money here!  Plus, it comes in 2 other colors.  The pink that I featured above is my fave!

Eyelet Off-The-Shoulder Top ($19.99) As I mentioned earlier this season, eyelets are a hot thing!  This adorable little OTS top comes in 4 colors and checks another trend box:  off-the-shoulder!  And with the scalloped sleeves, you cannot go wrong for 20 bucks!

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Vintage Stretch High-Rise Slim Straight Ankle Jeans ($19.99) I only included one pair of jeans in this section, because could they BE any more perfect?! (Channeling my inner Chandler Bing there.) High-rise, light-wash, distressed, stretch. Give them to me!! Look at the distressing detail on the bottom! I am in love.  I need to wear these jeans while strolling the beach on a cool summer night.

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Also, I chose this particular pair of jeans because they look totally fab with all of my shirt picks!

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Strappy Halter Bralette with Removable Pads ($7.99) Bralettes are the best.  They allow you to wear tops that are too low-cut or have large arm openings.  I love the halter styles because they really add some pizazz to your look!  And the more detail the better!

Embroidered Logo Dad Hat ($9.99)  Baseball caps are always handy!  They cover up bad hair days and shield your eyes from the sun.  Hollister is one of the masters of caps!  This pink one is so feminine and cute, and it also comes in blue.

Faux Leather Round Crossbody Bag ($12.99) Round bags are having a HUGE moment right now. I think they are adorable, so I hope the trend lasts. If it doesn’t, you’re only out $12.99, and you could always use another crossbody bag in your wardrobe!

Plus, trends tend to come back in style after a few years! (Although, I’d like to bet that the round bag trend is going nowhere fast.)  And if you like a little more glitz, this bag also comes in a metallic silver!

Cali Vibes Perfume ($14.99) Total California-vibes here with this dermatologist-tested perfume. It has a feminine and beachy scent, which is perfect for summer!

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A fashion, beauty, and lifestyle blog written by Jackie Mikkelson, Instinctively en Vogue is a source of inspiration for busy girls, especially moms like her, who want to be chic while staying comfortable.


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  1. 7.5.18

    What great finds. I never have great luck

    • 7.5.18
      Jackie said:

      Aww! I hope you give it a chance again some time!

  2. 7.5.18

    OMG I haven’t thought about Hollister in years, but these are great prices! Super on trend!

    • 7.5.18
      Jackie said:

      Thanks! They really still have great stuff!

  3. 7.5.18
    Jazz said:

    That tie-waist top is my fave. Cute picks!

    • 7.5.18
      Jackie said:

      Oh, me too! Isn’t it so cute?

  4. 7.5.18

    I need to get a bralette like that…so pretty!

    • 7.6.18
      Jackie said:

      Bralettes are a must. They are so addicting to buy, so it’s great that this one is so inexpensive!

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