Thrifty Fashion- Camouflaged Deal

I am a broke girl and not ashamed to admit that I will be the first to make a bee line to the back of a store and hit the clearance racks. I will also be the first to admit that I will shop for clothes at a 2nd hand store in a heart beat. I look for new or almost new items that can be easily washed and dried. For the record, I will NOT buy shoes or undies at a 2nd hand store. 

(I may have told this story before) 
A few months back, Nick and I decided to go look around our local Goodwill thrift store. I was ready to leave when I looked across the store and saw him holding up a pair of camo pants. I laughed and shook my head "no". I am not much of a camo wearing girl. He motioned for me to come closer. 
The pants had never been worn and still had the price tag on them! I had to take a 2nd look at that price tag.


That's when I decided, "ok, I can be a girl that rocks the camouflage". 
These pants were two sizes too big but I could not turn down a deal like this. I purchased them for only $3.99! After I washed them in warm water to makes sure of any shrinkage, I took them to my mom and she altered them to fit me. 


These pants are cropped with zippers on the ankles to give them a style that can be worn different ways. The material is thick, yet cool so they can be worn in any season with at tank top or sweater. 


They are sold with the distressed look and the more they are washed the better. I also love the cargo pockets so when I have to make a quick trip to the store or salon, I can just toss my phone and some change in my pockets and go.

Now I'm thinking every girl should own at least one pair of camouflage pants. What do you think? 



Style brands:

Cargo Camouflage Pants: Current/Elliott
1/4 Sleeve Onesie: Gap
Tan Wedges:  New York & Co.
Crochet Earrings: LiLiDi on Etsy
Hat: GPD




15 comments

  1. LOVE this CUTE look. Camo is so in and what a steal you got! So sweet of your mom to alter and adore the zippers and pockets!! You look incredible!

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  2. You look fabulous Lisa! Very stylish outfit!

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  3. They (you) look good. I do so admire the person who can alter without ruining clothes. It isn't something easily done, IMO. Good deal! I am getting addicted to 'cargo' pockets.

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  4. im looking for an emoji of a man shaking his head

    not of how great you look in those pants

    that anyone would pay that original price. What!

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  5. what a bargain. they look great on you.

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  6. Wow I can't believe the price of those!!! What a deal you got and great that your mom could alter them for you.
    I think they look great on you.

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  7. It's a very subtle camouflage

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  8. You definitely can rock the camo! They are a great neutral even though I don't think some people realize that. What a deal you got. I love a great thrift store score!

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  9. Yes you are totally rocking the camo!! Great find!

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  10. They are waaay past adorable...they are FANTASTIC...and for less than $4 bucks...they look amazing on you and your hubby knew they would...;)
    I love thrift shop clothing, too, and have found some great deals...

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  11. I don't know which is cuter- you or those pants. OK- You win---but those pants are REALLY darling!!!! xo Diana

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  12. I saw those commo britches on Facebook today.
    They look good on you.
    I wore those when I was in the Army and somehow they didn’t look as good on me :)
    R

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  13. Looking pretty cute lisa. what a great find. I hope you are enjoying the weekend.

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  14. Lisa, You look nice in those pants. I love your little cute feet.LOL I always have shoe envy...because my feet hurt and I wear sneakers most all the time. You are a pretty young lady. Blessings,. xoxo, Susie

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  15. For such a steal price, I would find it hard to leave it behind too. I love how you styled the camo pants with those wedges.
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