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Write it down in your agenda, babes: AW20 marks the renaissance of the vintage monogrammed bags. Dior, Gucci, Fendi, Guess, Louis Vuitton, all the brands are reviving this late 90s ✰ early 00s classic. Every cool girl on Instagram is head over heels in love with this it-bag and with good reason. A monogrammed bag spices up every and any look.

My faves are the monogrammed baguette and saddle bags.

And of course, I thought: I could thrift this.

In the thrift shops I did find some vintage treasures in the bags section but, alas, no luck with a monogrammed bag in good condition. So, I turned to online second-hand platforms.

On the app Vinted I found 2 absolutely gorgeous Guess bags. For these two, I paid €10, excluding shipping. Both bags are in very good condition, they just needed a little Monica Geller-type of love, and they were like new again.

I love their sizes, the logo pattern and the soft fall/winter colors. Merci, Caro from France: you the real MVP.

Thrifting is a bit of an art, but if you have a good eye for detail, you're already halfway there. In the beginning, it's not always that easy to decide whether your thrift find is a total gem or more like a pepple. If this description fits you 100%, it seems like all the stars have aligned for you! Goodbye, awkward Googling and/or texting your friends in the changing rooms. Hello, iPhone-approved thrift find check list!


If you're just getting into thrifting or are at times overwhelmed by choice, I got your back. Based on my thrifting for beginners blog right here, I made a few check-lists to make thrifting a little easier for you. Save it to your phone's camera roll and whenever you're in doubt about a thrift find, let it help you with your choice

Yoooou're welcome! /Moana reference

My 'Thrift it or leave it?' check-list is available in four cute colors: yellow, blue, green and pink. Choose your fav and happy thrifting!

You know that feeling when you've been searching thrift shops for MONTHS trying to find that one perfect item? Well, me too, girl.

I searched in thrift shops far and wide for the perfect silk blouse. 🤞🏼 This weekend: I hit the jackpot.

Tucked away between the sleepwear racks, I found this silk blouse. Its flower print is simple but, in my opinion, adds the right amount of class to the deep V-neck. Being a pyjama it feels like a breeze on the skin, it's the comfort you wish every blouse had.

It's a little detail but I love how the little white, silk border on the bottom of the sleeves.

Best thing? The price. 💸

For only €2, I finally have a long-time favorite hanging in my closet. What do you think of my newest thrift find: adorable or is it back on the sleepwear rack for you?

Blouse by 3Suisses.


Bon vivant based in Belgium 28 years brb, I'm thrifting always sipping coffee, making diy projects and capturing small joys on camera ✰ 

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