Is Mending Having a Moment?

Is Mending Having a Moment?

Three years ago, Allison took a darning class at French General in Los Angeles, the always-on-trend store with new and vintage fabric, notions, trims and French ephemera  run by designer Kaari Meng. It's the sort of store that hits all the right notes, and its workshops, field trips and European excursions are our idea of [...]

Celebrating Vintage in Virginia

Celebrating Vintage in Virginia

In the run-up to National Thrift Store Day on Aug. 17, the ThriftStyle authors are profiling some recent shops we've visited from around the country. Here's Peggy's report from a stellar vintage shop in Virginia.  Shopping vintage is shopping clothing history. Vintage shops have terrifically interesting inventory because the owners have selected each item for [...]