Corpus Christi fashion finds

Image courtesy of Threads/threads.Threads boasts lots of selection. 

Image courtesy of Threads/threads.Threads boasts lots of selection. 

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America Segura
Contributing Writer  

So you want to be a fashionita, but you are trying to live on a college student’s budget.  What’s a girl to do? Time to shop local in Corpus Christi. 


Thrifting at its finest, Threads is a locally owned thrift shop that not only resells gently used items but also purchases gently used items from the public. Their inventory is composed of not only apparel but also shoes and accessories.  

Sometimes you might even hit the jackpot by finding super cheap Kendra Scott jewelry! Threads is no ordinary thrift shop. It almost has a boutique like feel because of how high in quality their items are.  

Jewels Clothing & Accessories 

As a part of the Coastal Bend Local’s list, Jewels’ standards remain high.  

Jewels boutique is definitely at a higher end of the spectrum as far as price goes, however, they have discounted items and occasional sales. You can even find their featured items daily on their social media.  

Not only does this boutique carry unique apparel, but they have a great selection of shoes and jewelry.If you’re the type to like simple, clean-cut and shabby chic styling, then Jewels has you covered!

Glam R Us Boutique

An all-time treasure for the country loving girl, Glam R Us Boutique has a variety of inventory that is mostly country inspired. You can find colorful pieces, fringe and rhinestones in any skirt, top or dress at  this boutique. This is the place to go if you’re looking for a fun outfit to wear to a country  music concert.  

Plato’s Closet 

At first impression, Plato’s in Corpus Christi might sound far from a fashionista’s first choice. However, you can find brands like Express, American Eagle and even True Religion in various sizes and styles. Some inventory you might find has never even been worn before. 

Plus, the majority of items are in impeccable condition and most of the time, prices are unbeatable. Plato’s is definitely a one stop shop for the lady on a budget.  

With the cool weather finally here, it’s a great time to freshen up your wardrobe. Who doesn’t love getting to wear a sweater with some cute boots to class? Now you can dress for the season without breaking the bank.