Thrifting or ukay-ukay shopping is becoming more and more prominent in the local fashion scene. More people have been realizing how great secondhand shopping really is! For starters, it’s more sustainable compared to buying brand new. Plus, it’s also quite affordable for the most part.
What's more, it can also get you the most unique pieces. This is the case of TikToker Laura Mae Gregorio, who loves posting her ukay-ukay finds and outfits on her social media accounts.
In some of Laura's thrifting adventures, she managed to snag some unique pieces. Among others, she was able to find a purple Chanel bag, and even a pair of Roger Vivier heels!
In an interview with Preview, Laura describes her style as "eclectic and fun" inspired by her favorite celebrities and K-drama stars. We can definitely learn a thing or two from her cute and fun style! Scroll ahead!
Outfits from Laura Mae Gregorio that will inspire you to incorporate pieces from ukay-ukay:
1. This blue, 0ff-the-shoulder, striped dress already stands out on its own, but Laura takes it up a notch with the use of accessories. The brown belt, rattan bag, statement earrings, and headband all elevate the whole look! The beautiful strappy heels are Manolo Blahniks, which Laura scored from ukay-ukay.
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2. Purple is having a moment. This gingham set matches perfectly with the Chanel bag, which is actually from ukay-ukay! The chic nude heels finishes off the look—another thrifted find, too!
If you're in the mood for a bolder outfit, then you can opt for accessories with fun prints, like this pineapple-printed bag. It's one of Laura's ukay finds!
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3. Blue and orange always make a great combination. A blue knit cardigan, when paired with white jeans, makes a comfy, casual look. For a fun touch, Laura adds a bright orange bag and earrings! Her ukay Manolo Blahniks make another appearance to complete this 'fit.
4. The white t-shirt teamed with blue culottes may seem plain at first, but Laura knows how to spice up simple outfits. Here, she incorporates fun accessories such as a bright pink bag, hoop earrings, rings, and an amimal print phone case. Finally, the white wedges complete the look!