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The Frugal Fashionista 

Hey hey, Thrifters! I am Patrice McKenzie, founder of Thrift Out Loud. Thrift Out Loud is a thrift fashion blog dedicated to helping millennial women dress professionally and fashionably on a budget. I created Thrift Out Loud because I  believe every woman deserves to look their best regardless of their financial status. I offer a variety of services to educate women on fashion and budgeting. In addition, I host fun fashion-forward events for millennial women that support non-profits that align with my mission. 


  My Mission

“Thrift Out Loud is dedicated to helping millennial women shop for stylish threads and save money; all while on a budget. We do this because every woman deserves to look her best and feel her best”


My Vision

“Helping millennial women dress for less and feel fabulous ” 


April 3, 2020

Hey hey Thrifters!

I hope you all are staying in doors and staying safe. This Coronavirus pandemic is no joke. I've been staying in as much as possible.  I work from home and I only go outside to go grocery shopping for essential items. In this time our health is super important. We need to be taking care of our bodies by...

August 24, 2019

Hey hey Thrifters! 

I have some exciting news :) I recently won "Blogger Of The Year" from Style Week Pittsburgh

I am so grateful for this opportunity! I felt so honored. I love sharing thrifty content for my followers. As an avid thrifty I know the importance of shopping smart and love 💕 inspiring others to do the same!...

March 28, 2019

Hey hey Thrifters! 

A few weeks ago, I went to Thriftique and found some amazing finds. I found a few spring looks and a few winter looks. They have such a nice variety! Check out my new YouTube video. 

Can’t wait to shop there again! Remember to shop smart, save money and give back to the community😊 Enjoy! 




December 17, 2018

Hey hey Thrifters! 

Tis's the season of holiday parties and family get togethers. The one question on everyone's mind is -"what an I going to wear for all these festivities?" Well before you head to the retail store to find a new outfit for the occasion consider going thrift store to find affordable clothes and to support...

November 23, 2018

Happy Black Friday Thrifters!

As you know this is one of the busiest shopping days of the year! So many stores offer super sale deals to get customers excited to shop for the holidays. Some stores even opened their doors yesterday on Thanksgiving to drive foot traffic. Unfortunately I’ll be working my 9 to 5 today so I  ca...

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Hey Trendy Thrifters and Budgetinsta Beauties! Have questions or want to colab? Feel free to hit me up! I'd be happy to chat with you :)



"Patrice has been such a great resource for our clients. Her presentation was well received. Clients were shocked with the quality of outfits she put together for under ten bucks. I look forward to having her back in 2017."

—  Markisha Kennedy , Dress For Success Pittsburgh

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