Something Old, Something New

Something Old, Something New is the personal style blog of Tookie Too.  The blog is where she showcases her personal style, and affinity for mixing thrifted, vintage inspired clothing with modern, trendy pieces.

Memphis Fashion Week Outfit Recap (What I Wore) - Day 2

Words can not describe how perfect this venue was for the shows on Night two.  Nothing better to accompany the frigid temps outside than a log cabin with fireplace located in the center of the Memphis Zoo at the Teton Trek. 

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I wanted to glam up my look for the night, so I wore diamond accessories with a very bright red, bold lip (c/o MAC Rih Rih Woo).  Dressing warmly was also a must with temps dipping low into the 30s, I wore my vintage fur coats, leather over the knee boots as well as my leather skirt.

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         outfit deets: shirt - Express; skirt - H&M; boots - Versona; coat - Salvation Army; necklace - Versona

         outfit deets: shirt - Express; skirt - H&M; boots - Versona; coat - Salvation Army; necklace - Versona

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Memphis Fashion Week Outfit Recap - Day 1

This week I had the pleasure of volunteering during Memphis Fashion Week.   This year's fashion event is the city's fourth installment of the celebrating local and regional fashion designers and style.

I was only able to attend two nights, so styling my looks weren't hard at all...well until the freezing temps and snow flurries rolled into town, so I definitely had to improvise and wear heavy clothing.  I also had to take into account that I would be on my feet most of the night assisting, so I wanted to be comfy.  Staying try to my very own style aesthetic was very important to me.  So I wore my favorite pieces: such as my felt hat and my cute little fur vest.

outfit deets: hat- H&M; vest- Express; shirt- vintage c/o House of Grace; pants- F21; booties- Maurices c/o Burlington Coat Factory

outfit deets: hat- H&M; vest- Express; shirt- vintage c/o House of Grace; pants- F21; booties- Maurices c/o Burlington Coat Factory

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Pictured above is a snapshot of my cousin and I.  I was so surprised to see her out, but I should have known she would be there covering the event on her entertainment blog. 

Pictured below are some of my favorite looks from the evening.  All designs are those from the various emerging designers.

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Periwinkle Hues with a Snakeskin Statement

With warmer temps on the rise, I have been scouring thrift stores for dresses and boy have I had some awesome luck.  I found this beautiful dress at the Goodwill for $4.99 (yes people...that cheap).

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I paired this simply dress with a snake skin statement necklace from H&M that was gifted to me by a friend.  Snake skin is one of my favorite prints, and oftentimes I wear it as a neutral.  It just seems to work with everything.

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                                     outfit deets - dress: Goodwill; necklace: H&M; shoes: Steve Madden

                                     outfit deets - dress: Goodwill; necklace: H&M; shoes: Steve Madden

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Pleats and Plaid Please

something old - vintage pleated, plaid skirt.

I just wanted to put that out there.  I was overjoyed when I stumbled upon this skirt in Goodwill.  The colors were perfect, and the fit was undeniable.  I had to have it.

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I paired the skirt with simple black.  I wanted it to be the focal point of my look, so I didn't do draping or loud jewelry.   The skirt spoke elegance and simplicity.

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outfit deets: sweater - F21; skirt - thrifted c/o Goodwill: shoes - LAMB c/o Saks; earrings - vintage

outfit deets: sweater - F21; skirt - thrifted c/o Goodwill: shoes - LAMB c/o Saks; earrings - vintage

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Chain Mail Tee

Hey guys, I am finally home from celebrating my 30th birthday and getting adjusted to being back in America in this arctic, wintery weather.

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In this post, I am wearing a beautiful chain mail shirt I received as a gift from my bestfriend for Christmas.  She purchased this shirt at H&M, and although she thought it would be fitting for me...I probably would have shied away from such an edgy piece.  I love it though, and very excited to have it as apart of my wardrobe.  Let the styling begin~

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outfit details - shirt: H&M; skirt: Forever 21; necklace: Topshop; shoes: Bakers

outfit details - shirt: H&M; skirt: Forever 21; necklace: Topshop; shoes: Bakers

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The Boyfriend Sweater

This post is to highlight a sweater that I bought for "my boyfriend".  Hence it's a boyfriend sweater that I somehow worn more than he has.  This sweater is comfy and cool looking, and that's a kick a** combination.

outfit deets- sweater: Park Avenue Thrift store; jeans: Forever 21; shoes: Maurices c/o Burlington Coat Factory; earrings & bracelet - Goodwill

outfit deets- sweater: Park Avenue Thrift store; jeans: Forever 21; shoes: Maurices c/o Burlington Coat Factory; earrings & bracelet - Goodwill