Check Mate


The Reformation minidress (similar here), Barney's Asymmetric leather jacket (also seen here), Forever 21 cuff, Deux Lux Dottie crossbody bag, Kitti sunglasses c/o Quay Eyewear, Steve Madden pointed booties (similar here). Shot by Isaac Lacey.

This past week, I brought a huge haul of clothing to Buffalo Exchange in a last-ditch effort to clean out my closet. One of the things I love about thrift stores is that they give you an opportunity to organize, sort and sell the clothes that you no longer wear and trade them in for new updates to your wardrobe. It's a win, win situation, and I often wind up heading home with pretty pieces that I can't wait to rock, as opposed to holding onto items that I know I'll probably never wear again. This Reformation dress is one such lucky find. Their dresses always fit me to a tee, so when I spotted this one on a rack at Buffalo Exchange I knew I had to bring it home. I love the slight flare of the hem and the checkered print is perfect for summer. The price tag was marked at $38, but since I sold so may clothes I essentially took it home for free. Now that's a deal worth writing about! 


  1. that dress is gorgeous! love the checkered print!


  2. AH I LOVE THIS WHOLE LOOK! this dress is super cute!


  3. That's a great deal to write about!

  4. cool! I have never thrifted acutally but I do sell some clothes from time to time.
    love the polka dot bag too!
    Xo, Belen

  5. Love the checks and the dots together, gorgeous xx

  6. great look! x

  7. I love that dress!

  8. Love the dress and the sunnies a lot!

  9. It isn't so simple to style this kind of prints, but you accomplished the task perfectly and in a very chic way :) I like the rock vibe in this look! Great blog, would you like to visit mine and tell me what you think?

  10. A good deal indeed! I lovee your dress Lauren and the awesome way you styled it :)

    Take care,
    Daniella xox

  11. I know so true, I use to do this a lot more when I lived in Seattle, but not as much since I moved back to NY. But a couple of years ago I was so surprised ( in a good way) when I stumbled on the Buffalo Exchange on 26th on my lunch break and was even more excited to find out there was a Cross Roads in Brooklyn. In fact I got a $400 pair of practically brand new pair of studded black knee high Cole Haan boots there for $60. So I am not surprised you scored such an awesome dress at such a great price.

    Allie of ALLIE NYC

  12. oh wow! this dress is absolutely beautiful! love, love, lovee your style!
    am now following on bloglovin, would love if you did the same :)

    xo, Brikena

  13. Beautiful look, I love the dress! :)

  14. I love buffalo exchange!! That dress is a awesome find :)

    Your style is amazing and your photos are really great.
    I'm following you now on blog lovin.

    <3 Emi

  15. I'm totally in love with those sunnies. They look fabulous on you paired with that pretty dress!

  16. Love your checked dress. Gorgeous outfit!

    Jules x

  17. Amazing look and style!

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