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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 ” 


February 10, 2018

Hey hey Thrifters! 

I recently had the privilege of receiving a color consultation  and style consultation from Sonia McKoy founder and image consultant at Style Management Experience. She really took her time helping me discover my WOW colors and revamping style. I will never look at clothes the same way again :...

November 2, 2017

Hey hey Thrifters, 

I had the pleasure to partner with Thriftique for their big Designer Days sale November 2nd- November 5th.They will have finds from  major brands like Tory Burch, Versace, Donney and Bourke and more! I've been going to Designer Days for years and I always find great finds. Remember my Cream white Tahari...

October 4, 2017

Hey hey Thrifters! 

Last month I did my first Dress For Less: Professional Edition workshop at the Goodwill. It was so much fun :) I collaborated with my thrift friend Christen, founder of The Thrifty Yinzer Blog

This workshop  was created to show attendees how to dress business casual and business professional without br...

August 30, 2017

Hey hey Thrifters! 

Last month Buffalo Exchange in Pittsburgh did a shop my style event with some of Pittsburgh's most fashionable people. I was so excited to go to this event and meet them. I asked of them about their style and if they had any tips and  tricks for me that I could share with thrifty followers....

August 3, 2017

Hey hey Thrifters! 

Meet my thrift friend Christen. She was born and raised in Pittsburgh (hints the name Yinzer in her name).  She likes shopping and loves fashion. Her two loves collided when she faced high priced retail fashion, while trying to professionally dress herself. Her goal of this blog is to prove that it does...

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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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