Thrifters We Love: Patt Morrison

Thrifters We Love: Patt Morrison

Patt Morrison, the revered Los Angeles Times writer and columnist and Emmy and Golden Mike-winning public television and radio broadcaster, is known for her intelligence, love of history, wide-ranging interests – and for her spectacular wardrobe, always complete with millinery. “Patt the Hat” is a public figure, in demand on panels and conferences, and her [...]

What You Can’t Find at Neiman Marcus or Saks

What You Can’t Find at Neiman Marcus or Saks

Here’s another reason to frequent thrift stores: they are one of the few retail experiences that offer the chance to buy an original handmade piece of clothing. It’s always exciting to come across a beautifully hand knit or hand sewn items. We’ve found countless sweaters made by skilled knitters for men, women and children. They join [...]

In Chicago: Doing Good While Looking Good

In Chicago: Doing Good While Looking Good

Good things can come in small packages and in small spaces. In Chicago’s interesting Old Town neighborhood there’s a terrific resale shop tucked into the ground floor of one of the many stone townhouses that line Wells Street. Here's Peggy's report:  Mercy Beaucoup! Resale Boutique comes across its cute name honestly, as the proceeds from [...]