I actually went to the charity thrift shops, which require infinitely more patience and less cash. There's one in the area that can turn up some pretty good finds once in a while, even though it's at one of the sketchiest intersections in the city. I had an interesting conversation with a lady who clearly hadn't had teeth for years, and then with a man who called himself "Bum". He even gave me his number, so I have proof.
I tried on this blah jacket by DKNY for $3:
I loved the print of this blouse, but the cut was tragic ($3):
Mirabelli vest, which wouldn't quite button over the boobs ($3):
I ended up loving this floral dress ($3.50) and woven belt ($1), which I've worn here a few different ways:
Yes! those are tiny pairs on the top:
And I also got a tiny french horn pin ($1). Because I desperately felt that it had been missing from my life:
Yellow shoes: Aldo, Nude shoes: Te Casan, Vest: One Girl Who, Cardigan: One Girl Who, Pear top: thrifted.