The Thrift List July Is Here & It’s My Best Haul Yet

I honestly can’t believe that July is coming to and end, but that means that there’s one epic secondhand haul coming your way. In case you missed it, I have a new monthly series called The Thrift List. I ask you what I should find at the thrift shop, and I then I go try to find it. It’s pretty much the closest to a big group thrifting trip that I can get, so naturally I loved it.

I will admit, The Thrift List for July was challenging. You guys picked some really great items, but they were hard to find. Out of all the ten items, I ended up finding nine. I think that’s pretty darn good! I wanted to make sure that all of my finds were things that I would actually wear. I have to admit, this was the most fun I’ve had thrifting yet. You guys know I love hunting for specific items.

The only thing I didn’t do for The Thrift List was keep track of my budget. I think that I’ll do that next month. What do you think? If I had to guess, I would say that I spent around $25 for the nine items. I was more focused on actually finding the items. It genuinely took my all month — up until the very end — to find these items. It was well worth it though, and I can’t wait to do it again.

Summer Skirt

The Thrift List July Summer Skirt

You guys wanted me to find a summer skirt. I’m not exactly sure what that meant, but I went with florals. The black and white print is super wearable, if you ask me. There’s also a big slit up the sides, so it’s perfect for a summer breeze. I’ve been trying to get more into prints, so this was a great first step. If I remember correctly, this was $1 and the first item I found on The Thrift List.

Overalls (Favorite From The Thrift List)

The Thrift List July Overalls

GUYS! I found overalls. I take that back. My mom found these for me, because she’s the best. These were the hardest thing to find, by far. They were also the most expensive at $6. My mom came in clutch and found these last minute. I can already tell you that you’ll be seeing these again in the near future.

Flowy Top & High Waisted Shorts

The Thrift List July Shorts & Top

I combined these two finds into one post. The top might not be the most flowy ever, but it’s thin and moves with my body, so I thought it passed. These high-waisted shorts have already come in handy a few times this month. I wish I would’ve opted for mom-jean looking bottoms though. Maybe for next month!

Summer Bracelet

The Thrift List July Summer Bracelet

How cute is this summer bracelet?! It reminds be of the flowers from Alice In Wonderland. I got it for $2 from Goodwill. It’s the perfect summer statement piece without being too flashy. If you’ve been following me for a while, you’ll know I’m a minimalist. This bracelet fits in my collection perfectly.

Tie-Up Dress

The Thrift List July Choker Dress

As you can probably see, this isn’t a tie-up dress. I found a few, but none that I would actual wear in my day-to-day life. Instead, I decided to opt for this other trendy design. The choker trend is in full swing, and I’ve seen tons of tops with faux choker details. Not to mention that I love the pattern. This find was $3.


The Thrift List July Romper

You guys already know that I’ve been all about rompers lately. Surprisingly, it was hard to find one that I really loved. There were a few that were dressy and others that were super casual, but this one is the perfect in-between. Bonus points that it’s denim.

Funky Glasses

The Thrift List July Funky Glasses

For me, these are funky. I normally keep it pretty simple when it comes to sunglasses. These were $1, so I gave the circle-meets-square design a try. I love them! I’ve been reaching for these over some of the other pairs I have. I particularly love that the top half is brown and the bottom is clear.

Maxi Dress

The Thrift List July Maxi Dress

I know, I know. I should’ve gone for something a bit more summery. But I thought the elephant print was just too cute to pass up. It’s the most comfortable thing I’ve ever worn and the slits make it perfect when the breeze hits. I can see myself wearing this into fall as well.

What do you guys think? I think I did pretty darn well, but I’m biased. I really want to keep this series going, so please leave your August Thrift List recommendations in the comment section. The more challenging the better!




  • Hazel

    Ahhhh!! I think I must have missed this one last month!! I’ve seen a few posts from the other girls doing it along with you and was super jealous I had no idea what was going on this is a great idea! I love it!!! 9 out of 10!!! Well done!! My vote for this month would be the budget I love seeing that!!

    My item for this month…. Can I say something leather??

    Good luck!!

    July 31, 2017 at 7:43 am Reply
    • KaliBorovic

      Don’t worry! I’ll be doing it next month too! I’ll definitely be doing a few things differently, like keeping track of my budget. How about faux leather?! xx.

      July 31, 2017 at 12:27 pm Reply
  • Angela

    Kali!! First of all, did you go self hosted?? How did I not know this? I’m so thrilled you made the jump! The site looks good 😀
    Also, I’m so excited for the thrift list finds!! I only managed to get 9 out of 10 as well. Lace up tops, or tie-up dresses are fairly non-existent down here..
    It took me all month to try get everything too. I’m going to be posting my own collection in a few days 😀

    July 31, 2017 at 9:29 am Reply
    • KaliBorovic

      I did! I went self-hosted over the weekend. There’s still a few things I’m working on, but I couldn’t help but share it! Thank you! I cannot wait to see your Thrift List finds! I’m so happy that you did it with me xx.

      July 31, 2017 at 12:25 pm Reply
  • Wendy

    How about a gauntlet for the August list?

    July 31, 2017 at 10:21 am Reply
    • KaliBorovic

      Oh what’s that?! xx.

      July 31, 2017 at 12:25 pm Reply
  • Sarah

    I love that elephant print dress! It’s so cute!

    July 31, 2017 at 12:44 pm Reply
    • KaliBorovic

      Thank you! It fits like a glove too! xx.

      July 31, 2017 at 1:18 pm Reply
  • Nora

    Congrats on being self-hosted girl! Also, those are some great finds, I think you did great

    July 31, 2017 at 12:50 pm Reply
    • KaliBorovic

      Thanks so much! It’s a big,confusing step, but I’m glad I did it haha. Let me know what you think I should find next month! xx.

      July 31, 2017 at 1:18 pm Reply
  • Theresa Marie Daily

    This is such a fun series you’re doing! I love it it’s so creative. All these pieces are so cute & perfect for summer! Love this girl & congratulations on self hosted !!! Whoohooo

    July 31, 2017 at 1:05 pm Reply
    • KaliBorovic

      Thank you! It was confusing, but I made it haha. Thanks so much for your lovely words! xx.

      July 31, 2017 at 1:19 pm Reply
  • Brittney

    Seriously, I’m obsessed with these pieces! Those sunnies are PERFECTION! Thanks for sharing! xoxo

    July 31, 2017 at 1:12 pm Reply
    • KaliBorovic

      Right! The two-toned style blew me away haha. I’m glad you enjoyed it! xx.

      July 31, 2017 at 1:19 pm Reply
  • Amelia Grace

    I love all the items you found Kali!! You got some real baragins for the August thrift list it’d be great if you could find a choker (any colour or thickness) xx

    July 31, 2017 at 4:04 pm Reply
    • KaliBorovic

      That’s a great item! I’ll add it to the list. Thanks, Amelia! xx.

      August 1, 2017 at 11:50 am Reply
  • Emily

    All items are so cute! My favorites are the romper and sunglasses!

    July 31, 2017 at 4:28 pm Reply
    • KaliBorovic

      Thank you! I’m really loving the sunnies too xx.

      August 1, 2017 at 11:50 am Reply
  • Natalie Vinh

    I love these items and also the new design of your blog! It looks great!

    July 31, 2017 at 7:18 pm Reply
    • KaliBorovic

      Thank you, Natalie! xx.

      August 1, 2017 at 11:49 am Reply
  • Blessing Boamah

    Your blog is so different and fun. I really enjoyed the thrift list and I’m glad it’s a monthly thing. those overalls look great on you. For August depending on the weather, a light sweater with elbow patches or a faux leather jacket would be cool to see.

    August 1, 2017 at 5:49 am Reply
    • KaliBorovic

      Awesome! I’ll add it to the list! Thanks so much! xx.

      August 1, 2017 at 11:49 am Reply
  • j_ivanna

    Those overalls! They are trending right now, and I can’t find the pair I’d like! Love yours though!
    And of course, sunglasses! Sunglasses are my weakness!

    August 1, 2017 at 7:56 pm Reply
    • KaliBorovic

      It took me SO long to find these overalls! I’m glad you like them. I like sunglasses too, and these were only $1! xx.

      August 4, 2017 at 12:00 pm Reply
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  • skkf

    Such great finds! Love those sunnies

    August 4, 2017 at 10:25 am Reply
    • KaliBorovic

      Thanks so much! Only $1 at the Salvation Army! Can you believe it? xx.

      August 4, 2017 at 12:01 pm Reply
  • Aseky Bonnaire

    those are all cute outfits!

    August 4, 2017 at 1:04 pm Reply
    • KaliBorovic

      Thanks so much! xx.

      August 4, 2017 at 1:06 pm Reply
  • Maggie

    Aww this is an epic idea for a series, Kali!! It’s like an awesome thrifting scavenger hunt I love all that you found! Props to your mom for finding an awesome pair of overalls for youu! My fave piece is the maxi dress you found. It’s gorgeous!!!

    August 5, 2017 at 4:57 pm Reply
  • Gluecksgeist

    I love your overall!!! So pretty!!! xxx

    August 7, 2017 at 9:25 pm Reply
    • KaliBorovic

      Thanks so much! xx.

      August 13, 2017 at 11:22 pm Reply
  • K.M. Sutton

    I LOVE that skirt and maxi dress! Also you make overalls look so flipping cute! I can not stand it! <3

    August 12, 2017 at 2:06 pm Reply
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