What I Wore This Week 272

A blonde woman is wearing a striped sweater, trosuers, a vintage blazer, sneakers, and a vintage Gucci bag.

A blonde woman is wearing a PJ Harvey sweatshirt, cropped jeans, a vintage animal print coat, a fringe scarf, and brown Sambas.

A blonde woman is wearing a grey asymmetrical sweater over a t-shirt, navy stripe trousers, green Adidas, and an old Celine bag.

A blonde woman is wearing a brown sweater, vintage jeans, black boots, a men's vintage coat, and an old Fendi handbag.

Outfit 1 – Sweater | Vintage Blazer (similar) | Trousers | Sneakers | Tote | Vintage Bag
Outfit 2 – Sweatshirt | Jeans | Vintage Coat | Scarf | Sneakers | Vintage Bag
Outfit 3 – T-shirt | Sweater (old) | Trousers | Sneakers | Bag
Outfit 4 – Sweater | Vintage Jeans | Boots (similar) | Vintage Coat | Handbag

I went out to run some errands today and I stopped by Simons, because I love Simons and will go in whenever I have the opportunity.

Today, though, I was short on time, so I decided that I would just check out the men’s department.

I just posted a series of stories on Instagram of the things that I found in a quick walk-through of that department, which is why I am such a huge proponent of always at least doing a menswear section walk-through in both thrift stores and other retail.

There are always treasures to be found if you go in with an open mind.

And today the bargain was a skirt. Yes, I found a skirt in the men’s department that was not accidentally left here from the women’s department.

It is a sort of kilt feel, minus the wrap and buckle. The fabric is soft, and it is grey, front pleated, with some deep pockets because of course…it is for men.

I found it on the super sale rack, regularly $99 for $9.99. I actually saw it at the beginning of the season and thought it was a great style but didn’t want to pay that much.

But for that sale price, there was no way I was passing it up since a grey skirt was on my spring wishlist.

If I had more money there were a few coats that I would have liked as well, but they are not something I need, just would have liked.

Plus, I have this vintage one from Etsy coming to me.

So yeah, that is my style tip. Check the men’s department because you never know what you will find.

Before I sign off I wanted to say one of the best pieces I found while shopping menswear was a non-iron white button-up.

That thing does not wrinkle at all. It is amazing.

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Sara is the founder and creative behind livelovesara. A George Brown College Fashion Styling Graduate, she provides advice on finding your personal style regardless of age and budget. She is always on the hunt for the perfect wardrobe piece and is a vintage and thrifting enthusiast who can't wait to share her newest finds. She is also trying to learn French.


  1. Hi Sara, Are those Everlane trousers itchy? Everytime you show them I want them but I mostly can’t wear wool against my skin. Thanks

    • I don’t find them itchy but if you are sensitive to wool then they might irritate you since they are unlined.

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