Monday, January 31, 2011


My outfits are really influences by music & movies. It's Monday, so I want to be comfy and I felt like I was kind of channeling Dionne from Clueless.


shoes - gift
leggings - (hand-me-downs)
shirt - (H&M) $6.00
cardigan - (Goodwill) $8.50
Necklace - (Target) $1.99
Hat - (Boyfriend's Hat)
two finger ring - (I made it)
blue ring - FREEBIE
fang ring - gift

Sunday, January 30, 2011

The Criminal

I guess this is what happens when you grow up with a crush on Judd Nelson and fall asleep watching The Breakfast Club

80's baby:

shoes - gift
leggings (Target) $6.00
Tank Top - (Target) $5.00 for 3 pack
Shirt - (Target) $5.00
Cardigan - (Goodwill) $8.50
Jean Jacket - (Goodwill) $7.00

Saturday, January 29, 2011


I swear, sometimes there's nothing better than a nice hot shower. So Fresh & So Clean!!

Outkast would approve

shoes - gift
jeans - (Macy's) $8.00
belt - (H&M) $4.00
shirt - (Really a dress, but tucked it in and it was in a friend's give away pile) FREEBIE
Blazer - (Goodwill) $2.50
Watch necklace - (Goodwill) $1.99
gold chain - (Goodwill) $0.99

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Lazy Leggings

Don't question the title ok... I just came up with it.

Ever have those days where you have one item that you work your outfit around, well I own these amazing leggings but I never wear them.

shoes - (Target) $6.00
leggings - (Urban Outfitters) $5.00
shirt - (My dad's old work shirt)
belt - (hand-me-down from my mom)

Monday, January 24, 2011

No more pearly whites!

I went to my sister's on sunday. She helped me dye some clothes.

I love her house! She has the coolest random things hanging around, plus her cat is crazy and lives in closets.

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Funny Face

It's a beautiful & CLEAR day in Seattle today.

I kind of feel like Audrey Hepburn in Funny Face today.

shoes - (Goodwill) $6.00
jeggings - (to be honest I don't remember when or where I got them)
shirt - (friend's give away pile) Freebie
necklace - (friend's give away pile) Freebie

Have a lovely Saturday!

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Days that end in "Y"

I've been in my house all day which drives me a little crazy. I have an appointment at 5:15 but want to go out and do something!

Lucky for me I have a four day weekend. Why? Because I am a boss... or maybe because my boss allowed me to have one. EITHER answer is the same result: LONGER WEEKEND

French much?!

flats - (Target) $6.00
jeans - (H&M) $7.50
belt - (Friend was giving it away) Freebie
shirt - (Target) $3.65
sweater - (St. Vincent De Paul) $4.50
necklace - (Goodwill) $0.99

Also my nails:

A true guttersnipe does her own nails :)

Monday, January 17, 2011

OBSESSED: Award Season pt 2

I've said it once, I'll say it again: I LOVE AWARD SEASON!

So much, I write about it.

Super Sonic

j.mena & I went to the roller derby on Saturday, which was insane! Since the game was at the Key Arena, which is the old stomping ground of the Seattle Super Sonics, I had to sport my Triple S sweatshirt.

Yep! It's that amazing.

Tights - (Bartell's) $2.50
Shorts - (j.mena gave them too me) freebies
SEATTLE SUPER SONICS sweatshirt - (Salvation Army) $3.50

Yeah, I found this sweatshirt in Renton, WA for less than $5.00, Guttersnipe steal!

Saturday, January 15, 2011

It's your birthday!

OK, well it's not my birthday. It was my friends, so this is an old outfit from Thursday night.

shoes - (hand-me-downs)
jeans - gift
lace top - (urban outfitters) $10.00
necklace (goodwill) $1.30
cardigan - (late christmas gift)*
peacock headpiece - DYI

*I LOVE this sweater. My aunt got it for me and I've been living in it for the past few days.

Friday, January 14, 2011

Guttersnipe "art"

I am a very artsy person. And I saw my future best friend james franco is a huge (very hipster) art freak. He did this video (based on a Bruce Nauman art performance):

So I did a version of my own. Enjoy:

Monday, January 10, 2011

It's Monday, Right?

Ugh. Sadly the weekend has come to an end and I am back to work. Now, I might be the only person that does this, but sometimes I'll fall a sleep with an outfit in mind for the next day.

I got a case of the "Mondays"

shoes - gift (They were just gray but I poured beach on them to mix it up!)
Jeggings - (H&M) $5.00
shirt - (H&M) $3.00
sweater - (Goodwill) $2.00
Necklace - (Target) $1.99

Here's a close up of the necklace:

It's one of my favorites. The main crystals broke but I still rock it. Coast me less than $2.00

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Sunday Dinner

Going out to dinner with my parents and family friends. Had to get all fancy pants!

Dinner Attire:

Flats - (Target) $6.00
Tights - (Gift)
Skirt - (Forever 21) $4.00
Shirt - (my mother's)
pearls - ($0.99 store in Vancouver) $0.99*

*I was reading a Vogue awhile back and I saw that there were these pearls with a bow on them. The magazine they said they coast $675.00!! SO.... I found a scrap piece of fabric and bought some pearls for a dollar.

A Guttersnipe DYI.

Friday, January 7, 2011

Wild Child

It's Friday, thank goodness! I am very tired, yet enjoining the gloomy rainy (stereotypical) Seattle weather.

And yes, only a TRUE Seattleite or real Guttersnipe wears tights when it rains.

el budget:

tights - gift
shorts - $3.50 (st. vincent de paul)
shirt - (stole it from my bf)
cardigan- $2.00 (Goodwill Outlet)

Thursday, January 6, 2011

Shop til you drop

Now on the subject of Miss Jackie, her and I actually spent a lovely (& long) time shopping second hand today. We both found some incredible items for spring time. Here are some pictures, enjoy:

First stop: St. Vincent de Paul

I found this AMAZING dress

Sadly it didn't fit but I couldn't help but take a picture of it

Next: Goodwill

Something for Willow Smith....

Very Alexa Chung

Shoes! Shoes! SHOES


Super mini mini mouse sunglasses

I did find this lovely purse which set me back $1.29

Jackie doing her rounds

I bought these beauties: $1.49

Jackie owns these

And also these!

Penny Lane

Chello fellow Guttersnipes, We have a new member! Her name is Jackie (a.k.a Penny Lane) she is a dear friend of mine and is the thrifting QUEEN.

This is how she stays Queen:

Jacket - $7.00 (Goodwill)
Shirt, skirt, tights - $1.25 (Goodwill Outlet) Buy by the pound baby!
boots- Gift

Talk about ballin' on a budget! True style under $10.00

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

OBSESSED: Gene Tierney

I am watching a movie with my mother & father (The Shanghai Gesture) and there's this actress: Gene Tierney who I have fell deeply in love with.

Her presents, her passion, and her fashion! Beautiful, smart, and witty. A+ Queen.

God! The effortless grace and poise. Miss Gene, where have you been all my life!?!

200 Cigarettes

Get your fashion and film on!

Seattle Uniform

Kurt Cobain, Singles, Jimi Hendrix, coffee, fish, Space Needle, Pike Place market, Super Sonics, Flannel, all things Seattle. My inspiration for today's outfit.

Gold Chain: (Goodwill) $0.99
Men's Flannel: (Goodwill) $2.46
Belt: (Value Village) $0.75
Leggings: (Target) $6.00
Socks: (Macy's) $5.00

Saturday, January 1, 2011

Double Header!

This post is a TWO-for-ONE deal! Yep yep, it's the right way to start the new year. So here we GO! This is the first outfit of the NEW YEAR (I was very tired)

Boots - (Nordstorm Rack) $20.00 I wear these so much!!
Tights - Gift from my mother
Shorts - (Goodwill) $4.75
Shirt - (Goodwill Outlet a.k.a. the bins) $0.49
Necklace - (hand-me-down)
Hobo Sweater - (Goodwill) $3.00

Total: $28.24

Now this outfit is what I wore on New Years Eve!

Party on!:

Dress: (My sister got this dress for me in Barcelona, Spain for 6 Euros which is roughly $8.00, a STEAL!)
Tights: (Bartell's Drug Store) $4.00
Blazer: (Goodwill) $4.75
Shoes: (Target) $6.00
Hair Pin: D.Y.I.*

total: $14.75

This is how I painted my nails (excuse the fact that they are chipped)

*D.Y.I. hair pin. I saw this peacock feather thing at a fabric store and glued it to a bobby-pin

New New, but Old Old

I didn't wear this outfit for New Years, I actually wore it two days ago and forgot to post it. But since it's a new year and I am trying to be better about posting. So here it is!

break down:
tights - $5.00 (Macy's)
skirt - Gift
belt - $1.00 (St. Vincent De Paul)
shirt - FREE*
cardigan - another dumpster dive
hat - $4.00 (H&)

*The shirt is actually a dress, but a true Guttersnipe can find many uses out of one thing. And it was FREE because my friend was getting rid of clothes.