S)alvation Army: Find your gold in someone else's cast offs. (1500 Valenica Street)
T)arget: As if collaborations with Thakoon and Alexander McQueen are not enough to cement its fashion destination appeal, you can update your handbag and accessories collections from under one hundred dollars.
U)nderwear: Don't tell anyone, but H&M has incredible underwear for guys under twelve dollars that gives great support and lasts forever.
V)intage: Old clothes take on new value when they cycle back into fashion and you can find them for a fraction of today's price.
W)astelands: This is a wonderland of designer goods but prices can vary. Most items are under $100 and their shoe collection is consistent but this might be a one-item-per-visit store for students on a budget.
X) Generation:Trend-driven boutique where everything is under $50. (1606 Haight Street)
Y)ard Sale: If estate sales aren't your thing, find a yard sale in an affluent neighborhood and take their designer threads off their hands.
Z)ara: Spanish-based fast fashion company that sells, mens, womens, and childrens clothing. They sell a mix of original designs mixed with convincing designer knockoffs. There are two locations in SF. (250 Post Street, 845 Market Street)
Red Cap Sleeve Shirt: Vintage, $8.50, fro, Buffalo Exchange 1555 Market Street
Pencil Skirt, Express Design Studio, $4.49, from Goodwill 1700 Haight Street
Necklace, Forever 21, $9.80 from Forever 21 7 Powell Street
Shoes, Model’s Own
PHOTOGRAPHER: Megan Bayley
MODEL: Shelby Rothwell
STYLIST: Seth Leeper