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How To: Thrifting For Your Work Wardrobe.

It's no secret that a majority of my wardrobe is thrifted. In fact, the last thing I bought new was a blouse off the Target clearance rack. I'm a bonafide bargain hunter and I have a passion for breathing new life into someone else's old duds.

But a work wardrobe is a specific kind of monster and one that often dictates a certain sense of quality and functionality - especially if you're in the corporate or creative sectors. So what's a girl to do when she wants a nice set of work clothes without breaking the bank?

She heads to Goodwill. (Or, y'know, whatever your favorite local thrift shop is.)

1.) Know Your Store.

It's important to get a feel for your store's layout so you have an idea of where everything is, especially if your thrift store has multiple floors or entire large sections devoted to certain kinds of items. For example, my Goodwill has two floor, with the entire second floor devoted to clothing. Knowing where the dresses, pants, tops, and ski…

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