Fashion is having a jungle love moment right now. Leopard, zebra and snakeskin prints are everywhere. Leopard is a classic print that never really goes out of style. Everybody should have a showstopping leopard piece they can pull out and wow with at a moment's notice. This Misook swing coat is an example of that. [...]
Don’t Overlook Antique Stores
I (Allison) was recently in Sioux City, Iowa, and wandered into Antiques on Historic Fourth, which is -- as the title describes -- is an antiques store on Fourth Street in the city's historic district. It was filled with plenty of vintage home furnishings, but also had an unbelievably extensive inventory of antique jewelry, hats, [...]
The Month When Goodwill Becomes GhoulWill
Calling all zombies and witches! America’s 2,450 Goodwill stores have shifted into overdrive for Halloween 2019, expanding its offerings of costumes, makeup and party props. Some stores are even adding personal costume helpers this month to help you create that clever but low-cost Halloween look. In the last decade, our nation’s largest purveyor of resale [...]
Halloween is Christmas for Thrift Stores!
We’ve said it before, and it gets truer every year. Halloween is the major holiday for thrift stores. In October, they see new customers and customers who might shop there only that month. More and more thrift stores are stocking new costume accessories – witches’ hats, play swords, masks, fake beards, costume makeup, plastic vampire [...]