So…I’m headed to the Frequent Traveler University next month in Seattle (Friday April 25 – Sunday April 27). I always have such a great time at these things. I’ve made some really good friends and have had tons of very interesting conversations at all of them (a lot of info is shared, both in the sessions, in the hallways outside of the sessions, and over cocktails).
If you haven’t already been to an FTU and you have no idea what I am talking about, you can read about a couple of my FTU adventures here:
The event is technically sold out, but if you are interested in attending, you might still be able to find a ticket through this Milepoint thread.
Since I’m actually flying in on Thursday the 24th to attend the Freddie Awards (have you voted for your favorite loyalty programs yet?), I will be in Seattle during the day on Friday April 25…and you know what that means. Time to go thrift store shopping!
My plan is to start at Lifelong Thift at 1017 E Union St., then head to the Goodwill at 1400 S Lane Street and possibly the Goodwill Outlet (items sold by the pound!) at 1765 6th Avenue South. Note that this plan is subject to change based on comments/reader input!
When I recently went thrift store shopping in Vegas, I scored a brand-new (with tags still attached!) cashmere/silk dress for $10, an Ann Taylor leather clutch for $6, and more (of course).
In New Orleans, I found a Halston Heritage dress for SIXTEEN DOLLARS. Yes. You read that right.
So…even if you’ve never tried thrift store shopping before, you might love it if you come with me. 😉
We’ll meet up at 1 pm and plan to be back at the Seattle Airport Marriott (the FTU event location) by 5 pm.
If you’re interested, leave a comment below and I’ll be sure to keep you posted via email. (No need to leave your email on the blog – I will email you privately!) If you’re not sure about the thrift shopping and want to meet for drinks afterwards, we might do that, too! It depends on the crowd and the kind of luck we’re having.
I know that this is kind of a shot in the dark, as well – the number of people who will be in the right place at the right time is probably a very select group – but it would be so much fun that I just had to throw it out there!
Anyone up for some thrift store action?