Check Out Alexa Chung's "Thrifting" Tips

With her lusted after looks and charming tomboy-ish style, Alexa Chung has stolen the hearts of fashion fanatics the world over. She took cameras on a shopping tour in New York, hitting up her fave stores and spreading her thrifting gospel. With her adorable accent spouting forth gems like "Williamsburg is sort of like my lover, whereas London's my husband", the clip is a must-see. And for anyone that's ever wondered how this It-Girl's understated style evolved, she's got an intriguing answer: her dialled-down look came from rushing to high-glam events straight after work without changing out of her daily duds. Alexa's biggest tip for vintage shopping? "Do smell it...and don't not wash it". Words to live by if we've ever heard them! (Style.com)

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