New York City ~ Day 5 , Morning Walk, Metropolitan Art Museum, thats it … we are DONE!

New York City ~ Day 5 , Morning Walk, Metropolitan Art Museum, thats it … we are DONE!

5 Full, Wonderful, Glorious days in New York City!

Walking through New York City in a thrifted denim blouse for $5.99

Walking through New York City in a thrifted denim blouse (beaded pockets) for $5.99

We started the morning out with breakfast and one last walk around Times Square.

Finding cool New York architecture in our "thrift" store style!

Finding cool New York architecture in our “thrift” store style!

 

Then we headed to the Metropolitan Museum of Art!  This was my first trip to the museum and I have no idea why I have not been there before!   It requires a visit every year (for years) to take it all in.

Maddy taking a "Vine" video out front of the Met art Museum!

Maddy taking a “Vine” video out front of the Met art Museum!

 

 

New York Art Museum!

New York Art Museum!

New York Modern Art!

New York Modern Art!

 

Monet ...

Monet …

 

More art ...

More art …

 

Punk Style Exhibit (ooops... I honestly did not see the sign that said NO pics!)

Punk Style Exhibit
(ooops… I honestly did not see the sign that said NO pics!)

 

 

Ok ... I am totally in Love with the Valentino shoes on the right and thought they were so current BUT look at the Givenchy on the left, this gold, square stud look was from 2007!

Ok … I am totally in Love with the Valentino shoes on the right and thought they were so current BUT look at the Givenchy on the left, this gold, square stud look was from 2007!

 

Maddy had her first New York Pretzel, she was a tad bit disappointed, it wasn’t as soft as she thought it would be!

First New York Pretzel (not as soft as she thought it would be)

First New York Pretzel (not as soft as she thought it would be)

 

As I was standing in the shade (melting) from the summer heat you would not believe who came running right in front of me …

Pippa standing in New York City MELTING in the heat when Mark Consuelos runs right in front of her!!!!!!  :)

Pippa standing in New York City MELTING in the heat when Mark Consuelos runs right in front of her!!!!!! 🙂

 

Mark Consuelos! (Kelly Ripa’s husband) in a white sleeveless t-shirt.    RUNNING!  Right in front of us ….

Wow …. Maddy, did you NOT see him?  sheeesh, I guess he isn’t that hot for an 18 year old girl????

 

I don’t think we could have squeezed one more minute of fun out of New York City …. We were so DONE and ready to sleep for a few days!

 

Wow ... we are so ready to go to sleep!!!!  Love ya New York ... can't wait to visit again!!!!

Wow … we are so ready to go to sleep!!!! Love ya New York … can’t wait to visit again!!!!

Here is a recap of day 1-5:

(If you only have TIME to check out one day, look at day 4 … that crepe that Maddy did NOT share with me is the Highlight of the entire trip!!!!)

As always, thrift with style!

 

 

Shopping in New York City!

New York City ~ Day 2 , Thrift Store Style, Canal Street Shopping & Broadway Show

New York City ~ Day 2 , Thrift Store Style, Canal Street Shopping & Broadway Show

Shopping in New York City!

Shopping in New York City!

I LOVE shopping on Canal Street in New York!!!!

Shopping on Canal Street in NYC

Shopping on Canal Street in NYC

Yeah, as you already know I am not a 5th Avenue shopper … I like bargain shopping!

 

Shopping in NYC, Canal Street

Shopping in NYC, Canal Street

We started out at Times Square, looking on the phone for directions!

Checking the phone for directions

Checking the phone for directions

Its a shopping adventure on Canal Street ….

Cute Shoes!

Cute Shoes!

Spiked Clutch

Spiked Clutch

Lots of jewelry on Canal Street

Lots of jewelry on Canal Street

 

 

Sunglasses …

 

We bought lots of sunglasses on Canal Street in New York City!

We bought lots of sunglasses on Canal Street in New York City!

T-shirts …..

T-shirts on Canal Street

T-shirts on Canal Street

Phone Cases …..

Cell phone cases for cheap! Canal Street

Cell phone cases for cheap! Canal Street

Fake stuff …..

Tory Burch, Chanel, Tiffany's and more ....

Tory Burch, Chanel, Tiffany’s and more ….

Little Italy …..

Pizza in Little Italy

Pizza in Little Italy

Cannoli's in Little Italy

Cannoli’s in Little Italy

Shopping ...

Shopping …

 

 

 

China Town …..

 

China town produce

China town produce

 

Live eels ...

Live eels …

Bull frogs in China Town, New York City

Bull frogs in China Town, New York City

 

 

Maddy is not hungry any longer!

Maddy is not hungry any longer!

Roasted Ducks ...

Roasted Ducks …

 

 

 

Yeah ....we passed on these tops!

Yeah ….we passed on these tops!

It was a LONG DAY!!!!!

Someone is TIRED!

Someone is TIRED!

 

Remember this Levi Jacket?  We cut off the sleeves to create a vest!

Remember this Levi Jacket? We cut off the sleeves to create a vest!

These items were both from a Thift Store in Houston for $9.99 each

These items were both from a Thift Store in Houston  (JCREW dress $9.99 & TOMS $9.99)

 

This entire outfit is from a thrift store! Vest $4, Dress $9.99, Belt $1.99, Purse $7.00, Toms $9.99

This entire outfit is from a thrift store!
Vest $4.00, JCREW dress $9.99, Belt $1.99, Purse $7.00, TOMS $9.99

 

MAX STUDIO jersey knit dress $7.00 (perfect for traveling ... NO WRINKLING) and Cole Haan Sandals $10

MAX STUDIO jersey knit dress $7.00 (perfect for traveling … NO WRINKLING) and Cole Haan Sandals $10

 

THRIFTED OUTFITS:

Maddy:

Vest $4.00, JCREW dress $9.99, Belt $1.99, Purse $7.00, TOMS $9.99

 

Pippa:  MAX STUDIO jersey dress for $7.00, Cole Haan Sandals for $10, Nine West mini-backpack for $1.00

 

We ended the day by going to a Broadway Show Matilda!   This musical was magical and it was as touching as “Wicked”.

Broadway Musical Show Matilda in New York City

Broadway Musical Show Matilda in New York City

Of course wearing thrift store finds!   Jean Vest $4.00, Floral Scarf $1.99 and Gold Brocade Jacket $8.00

The theater was elegant and full of old world charm.

The theater was elegant and full of old world charm.

 

Here is a recap of day 1-5:

(If you only have TIME to check out one day, look at day 4 … that crepe that Maddy did NOT share with me is the Highlight of the entire trip!!!!)

 Remember to always Thrift with Style!   pippa

 

 

New York City ~ Day 1 , Thrift Store Style

New York City ~ Day 1 , Thrift Store Style

Toy-R-Us  .... Candy Land with the Peeps!

Toy-R-Us …. Candy Land with the Peeps!

 

Maddy and I stayed close to Times Square so we could enjoy some of the most “colorful” scenery New York has to offer!

Our first stop was at Toys-R-Us … the indoor ferris wheel and candy land were our favorites.

Ferris Wheel in Toys R Us

Ferris Wheel in Toys R Us

 

Sorry, I just can’t help but show you the “Naked Cowgirl”!

Naked Cowgirl in New York City

Naked Cowgirl in New York City

Guess where she put her tips? ….. Yep, she would lift up her boobs and kept her dollar bills there!

New York City Naked Cow Girl

New York City Naked Cow Girl

 

A visit to the M&M’s store ….

M&M store in New York City!

M&M store in New York City!

 

 

New York Time Square in a thrift store outfit!

New York Time Square in a thrift store outfit!

Times Square in a thrifted outfit!

Times Square in a thrifted outfit!

Every trip to New York MUST include a stop to Shake Shack!!!!

Every trip to New York MUST include a stop to Shake Shack!!!!

 

THRIFTED OUTFITS:

Maddy:  Gap,   Linen/Cotton blend blouse for $5.99   (mint green shorts from Marshalls for $9.99), Liz Claiborne Leather Cross-body purse for $7.00, Thick Leather Belt for $2.99

Pippa:  Leopard Ann Taylor Cardigan,    $5.99,   Free People Black Skirt $3.99,   Nine West Sequin Flats $9.99, Nine West mini black back-pack $1.00

Here is a recap of day 1-5:

(If you only have TIME to check out one day, look at day 4 … that crepe that Maddy did NOT share with me is the Highlight of the entire trip!!!!)