I saw it from across the Salvation Army store. It was 2009, early in my thrifting game, so I did not know a lot about the designer I had just stumbled across, but I knew I was looking at something special. And guess what? The 100 percent wool beauty made in Belgium was on the [...]
If you’ve been paying attention to fashion blogs, dressing like a “stick of butter” is a thing. I usually find beige and cream colors blah, but I can see how the minimalists of the world are super excited by this trend. It is chic and a little bit edgy. You get to play with textures [...]
Motorcycle jackets –or as the fashion biz calls them, motos -- are back yet again this spring. Even if you can’t tell a Ducati from dirt bike, you can wear motos over a dress, with jeans, to the office or out on the town. Go vintage and authentic and you get wide shoulders and bulky [...]
Our last report from our week of celebrating thrift shops in honor of National Thrift Store Day is by Reise, who visited a popular Los Angeles area children's resale shop. Jessica Castaneda is an avid long time thrifter who understands that having an eye for beautiful quality clothing does not mean the clothing has to [...]
When Annie Groer, a "Washington journalist who writes widely about design, culture and politics" in addition to being a seasoned thrifter, starts a review of your book on thrifting with a CV that lays out her amazing thrift store cred, one is bound to be a bit nervous about what is going to come next: [...]
Our interview with Huffington Post's David Henry Sterry is up. We are offering up a few blurbs here, but be sure to check out the full article at The ThriftStylers on Writing, Upcycling and Fabulous Couture for Cheap.
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