Buffalo Exchange Must-Have Transitional Spring Styles

Must-Have Transitional Spring Styles

By Savannah Timpani, Buffalo Exchange HQ

It may still be snowing, but spring is in the air! After a long, cold winter, nothing is more refreshing than a new-to-you wardrobe filled with top spring styles. Don’t be afraid to mix and match key spring pieces with your comfy winter favorites while it’s still warming up. After all, that’s what transitional style is all about!

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Buffalo Exchange Spring Styles Leopard Print Mini Skirt and Doc Martens

90s Minis

From square neck dresses in ditsy micro florals to denim miniskirts, shorter lengths are here to stay! Higher hems giving you chills? Try layering with a warm sweater, tights and combat boots for the perfect in-between-seasons look.

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Sweet Dirndl

Nothing brings to mind the warm-weather season like sweet, feminine styles that conjure up thoughts of a romantic picnic. Offered in just about every cream-colored hue and fabric, these retro-inspired tops gather and puff in just the right places, making them flattering for all. Pair them with your favorite jeans and skinny sunglasses for a totally on-trend outfit.

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Rainbow and Pastel 

Whether they’re bright and bold rainbow stripes or muted pastel tones, spice up your closet with colorful spring styles. A cute and comfy tee is just about the easiest way to try the trend.

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Brighten Up Your Spring Styles With Cords

Thicker fabrics like corduroy don’t have to get packed away just yet! Lighten them up with a fun tee and some cutout booties and VOILA, a perfect get-up for those sunny, yet still chilly days.

Buffalo Exchange Spring Styles Highlighter Yellow Neon Hoodie

Neon Craze

Highlighter hues are hot, hot, hot for spring/summer this year. If you want to try out the trend before the higher temperatures hit, opt for a simple hoodie. You can easily layer it with just about anything and pair it with plenty of sporty accessories, like a sling bag or chunky sneakers.

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The Resort Blouse

Dreaming of spring break, but still have your heater turned on high? Give your look a playful feel with a printed resort shirt. Collared and boxy, these tie-front cuties are statement pieces in their own right. Wear them with boots and a chunky sweater today and some shorts and espadrilles later.

Want to find the perfect spring styles for your wardrobe? Clean out your closet and head to your local Buffalo Exchange to find some awesome transitional pieces that you can start wearing now!


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Sell Your Closet Cleanout at Buffalo Exchange Nashville!

Howdy, Nashville! If you’re still tidying up and cleaning house, why not clean out your closet for some extra cash? Buffalo Exchange Nashville wants your clothes! We’re currently buying the best of all seasons for men and women – we need jeans, dresses, short sleeve button-ups and sweaters. We’re also buying shoes and accessories! If you’re a collector of vintage, we’re stocking up for our 45th Anniversary Vintage Pop-up shop and we’re looking for vintage, Western and one-of-a-kind pieces. When you’re ready to shop, your closet cleanout could become cash or trade to spend on a new-to-you wardrobe that really sparks joy. We buy all day, every day and there’s no appointment needed to sell; we can’t wait to see you!


Buffalo Exchange Portland (Hawthorne) Buying Men's Sweaters and Jackets

Buffalo Exchange Portland (Hawthorne) Buying Sweaters & Jackets

Hey, Portland! Have you been tidying up your closet? Buffalo Exchange Portland (Hawthorne) wants your closet cleanout! We’re starting to buy for spring, but we’re currently taking the best of all seasons and, in particular, are on the lookout for men’s sweaters and jackets! So, gents, bring in all those great cool-weather pieces that you just haven’t been wearing this past season. As always, we’re on the lookout for great everyday staples, current trends, designer and accessories like bags, shoes and jewelry. Oh, and don’t forget that we buy vintage and one-of-a-kind finds. To sell, simply stop in anytime we’re open and bring along a government-issued ID. See you soon, PDX!


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Bright Trends Ahead: Our Favorite Spring 2019 Fashion Trends

By Aarian Frye

After a dreary winter, we’re all excited to welcome back spring and with open (and bare!) arms. And I don’t know about you, but I’m even more excited for a new season of looks – and this is a big one! From bold colors and tie-dye to absolutely decade-dent trends from the 80s and early 2000s, I found tons of inspiration at Buffalo Exchange. Read ahead for my favorite spring 2019 fashion trends!

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Neon in the Afternoon

A departure from traditionally somber and subdued hues of winter, neon is everywhere this spring. The eighties revival has been trending on runways for the past two seasons and now we’re seeing it pop on the street. To incorporate the color du jour into your wardrobe, start small – a sweatshirt, belt bag or even acrylic accessories. Neon pairs perfectly with one of our other favorite 2019 fashion trends…

Buffalo Exchange Spring 2019 Fashion Trends Vacation Trend Hawaiian Shirts

Buffalo Exchange Spring 2019 Fashion Trends Vacation Trends Hawaiian Print Jumpsuit

Vacation? All We Ever Wanted!

If you’re anything like me, chances are that you were dreaming of a getaway to the tropics this winter. With the revival of retro vacation style, you can dress for a Caribbean cruise without leaving your zip code! If this dream look is a little bold for your taste, bring bright prints back down to earth with a midwash denim skirt and sporty sandals or chinos and canvas sneakers.

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Buffalo Exchange Albuquerque Wants Your Menswear!

Hey New Mexico, Buffalo Exchange Albuquerque  wants to buy your closet cleanout, especially menswear! We’re looking for all great men’s clothing, from jeans to tees, sweaters to boots and everything in-between.  If you don’t have menswear but still want to bring in your cleanout we’re buying women’s clothing for all seasons, too! We love to see great staple pieces like blouses, denim and dresses, but don’t forget that we buy jewelry, shoes and vintage, too! Bringing in your past favorites could mean that you leave with cash or trade to spend on new-to-you treasures. Stop by today!


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Dinner is Served: Fresh Thanksgiving Outfits for Every Potluck

By Aarian, Buffalo Exchange HQ

Hello, Buffaloes! If you read my blog about how much I love plaid, you know that one of my favorite holidays is fast approaching: Thanksgiving! As a verified overthinker and certified procrastinator, I understand that coming up with a look for Halloween may have sent you into a tizzy and now you’re stressin’ about what to wear over the week of family reunions and friendsgivings ahead – fret not, because I am here to help. Naturally, as any secondhand fashionista would, I shopped at my neighborhood Buffalo Exchange and came up with five different Thanksgiving outfits that will work for almost any occasion. Couch surfing at your family’s home? Covered. Friendsgiving chic? Got it. Meeting you significant other’s ‘rents? Nailed it! Read ahead for tips and tricks to copy this Thanksgiving – it’s easy as pie!

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Game On! Thanksgiving Outfits Made for Comfort

There’s nothing quite like going home for the holidays. If you’re staying with the ‘rents during the long weekend, it’s definitely tempting to traipse down the hall in the sweatpants you slept in for Thanksgiving dinner (no judgement – we’ve all been there). To combat the alluring draw of comfort-over-all, pair a velvet T-shirt dress with your favorite pair of sneakers and a fuzzy cardigan, topping off the look with a matching beret. With this outfit, you’ll look put-together for your family photos with all the comfort of being wrapped up burrito-style in bed.

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Let’s Leo-party!

If you’re like me, you’re the dramatic friend. You know, the one who visits once a year to regale everyone with tales of what it’s like to live in a moderately larger city with two large bags of luggage in tow (def more stuff than necessary for a four-day trip). For my fellow drama queens, this look is for you! After feasting with your family, fight the urge to take a nap and catch up with the hometown folks you didn’t see at dinner in an attention-grabbing leopard print romper and floral blazer! The pattern mixing works because of the neutral color palette and the leopard print totally hides the mashed potatoes you dribbled on yourself earlier. WIN-WIN!

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Gather Around for Gathered Sleeves

Let’s be real: Thanksgiving dinner is really Thanksgiving lunch. If you’re one of the few people that can hold out until a proper dinner time, let’s say 6 o‘clock, then 1) I commend you and 2) This evening look is for you. Here, I layered a faux-corset that has contrast stitching over a hunter green T-shirt with gathered sleeves. I don’t know about you, but I’m still loving sleeve details with various ties, puffs and cuffs. A plaid accordion-pleat polishes off the look but leaves plenty of room for late-night seconds (or thirds). Definitely one of my favorite Thanksgiving outfits!

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Hot Turkey Tamale

If you’re looking for one of those Thanksgiving outfits that’ll show your fellow dinner guests (many of whom you see just a few times a year) you’ve got it all figured out and WEREN’T totally thinking about sweatpants to dinner, a blazer and skirt combo is the way to go. Brown suede compliments the cheery holiday red top and the silver grommet fastening draws attention to your square-toed silver block heels. Who looks like they read the New York Times instead of just scrolling through Twitter? You do, girl!

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Meet the Parents: Holiday Edition

Cuffing season is here! You made it through a summer of singledom, met someone special and now it’s time to meet their parents. As far as Thanksgiving outfits go, you’ll probably want to air on the side of caution and go with something classic (read: not a sequin jumpsuit). Make a great first impression in a vintage-inspired paisley dress with flutter sleeves and simple pumps. Compliment the high collar with your favorite good-luck charm necklace and top it off with a camel-colored beret. Whip up a side dish (or pick up a premade one – no judgement!) and you’ll be the best guest ever!

Feeling stuffed with inspiration for Thanksgiving outfits? If I can talk turkey with you, it’s time to run down to your local Buffalo Exchange and shop for your look! Whatever event you’ll be attending, I can guarantee that they’ve got just the thing you need. Thanks for reading and have a happy Thanksgiving!


Warming Up To Cold Weather: A Winter Style Guide

By Aarian, Buffalo Exchange HQ

Winter is coming. If you find yourself at a loss over what to wear to combat the dropping temperatures and increasingly gray days, fret not: Buffalo Exchange is here to help! During a trip to Buffalo Exchange Tucson, I styled four different outfits perfect for beating the winter style blues. Read ahead to see the looks I came up with, along with styling tips for replicating them in your own wardrobe!

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Lattice in Wonderland

For my first winter style look, I went with a timeless duo-chromatic color palette. I paired this gridded jumpsuit with a white turtleneck, topping the look off with the jacket du jour – a cropped trucker with contrast stitching. This jacket is the perfect layering piece because it provides warmth without bulk. To take my coordination to the next level, I finished the look with a mod-inspired handbag that has the same vertical split as the jumpsuit!

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Buffalo Exchange Seattle U-District Wants Your Men’s Clothing!

Hello, Seattle! If you’re living In the Emerald City with a closet full of clothing you don’t wear, sell some of your gems to Buffalo Exchange Seattle U-District! We’re currently in need of men’s sweaters, tees, and other wardrobe staples. As we approach winter, we’re also looking for cold-weather fashion for both men and women like coats and denim – but as always, we buy for all seasons year round! Your closet cleanout could earn you 30% back in cash or 50% back in trade. We’ll SEA you soon, Seattle!


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Cream of The Crop: How to Style Capri Pants

By Aarian, Buffalo Exchange HQ

Nowadays, there’s no shortage of pants for women – we’ve got skinny legs and wide legs, pleats and palazzos, cargo and disco – the list goes on and on! However, one of the most undersung styles is the capri. Also known as pedal pushers, these cropped pants are one of the many trends from the early 2000s making a major comeback this year. For everyone out there who may be hesitant to try this trend, we’ve got a few different ways to style capri pants!

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Cargo and Capri Pants: A Love Story

For a sporty daytime look, we styled these khaki cargo capri pants (cargo is another trend to look out for this season!) with a printed crop top and illustrated coach’s jacket. Finish the outfit off with a pair of velvet loafers in a matching shade of royal blue for a look that’s casual but still perfectly put together.

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That’s a Wrap: Tie Waists

If you’re new to mixing patterns, we suggest matching your main pieces with the same color – here, we mixed a striped pair of mustard and hunter green tie-waist capri pants with a polka-dotted wrap blouse in the same hunter green. Become a pattern mixing pro by topping off with a subtle snakeprint mule!

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Power Clashing Capri Pants

Are you ready to take your capri pants to the next level? Plaid pants with a ruffled hem will do the trick! Go bold with an abstract cheetah print blouse and tortoise shell flats – the key is to keep your colors neutral and accessories minimal. This look isn’t busy – it means business!

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Turn Up The Volume!

Capri pants come in all different shapes and drama is the name of the game with these culottes! A wide leg, simple pleat and rich cranberry color are exactly what you need for a fantastic cool-weather look. A long sleeve striped blouse with a smocked waist plays up the volume of the pant and a cheetah print ankle bootie balances the whole look.

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Capri It Simple

Rounding out our capri countdown, we have a pair of cropped blue jeans! These jeans are sure to replace your go-to cuffed jeans, with an exciting asymmetrical fringed hemline. For a pop of color, a ‘70s botanical blouse pairs perfectly with maroon loafers and a timeless navy blazer.

As you can see, capri pants are an excellent option for staying stylish through the occasionally unpredictable temperatures of autumn when paired with smart layers and trendy footwear. Feeling inspired? Recreate these looks and find everything else you need for your fall wardrobe at your local Buffalo Exchange!


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Fall Fashion Lookbook: Plaid, Denim and Classic Sneakers

By Aarian Frye, Buffalo Exchange HQ; Photographed by Monique Woolley for Buffalo Exchange San Diego (Hillcrest)

With the semester in full swing, it can be easy to fall into a style rut – but Buffalo Exchange is here to give you some cool weather wardrobe inspiration! We stopped by Buffalo Exchange San Diego – Hillcrest and pulled together a few 90s-inspired fall looks featuring plaid, denim and classic sneakers galore! Read ahead for outfit details in our fall fashion lookbook.

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Grunge for fall and plaid for all!

Buffalo Exchange Fall Fashion Lookbook Monique Woolley

Buffalo Exchange Fall Fashion Lookbook Monique Woolley

Big or small, cuffed jeans make an impact.

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