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 [...]

A Crush on Canned Ham

A Crush on Canned Ham

While writing our book ThriftStyle, and continuing through today, we’ve visited several hundred resale stores from coast to coast. But every so often, we are completely overwhelmed by the offerings and style of a distinctive store. We had this experience in Sarasota, FL, at the remarkable Canned Ham Vintage & Loyal Modern in the downtown [...]

Hitting the Jackpot in Rochester

Hitting the Jackpot in Rochester

Resale shops have multiple benefits, including aiding the environment, recycling our closet inventory and reducing clothing costs. One of the best advantages, for those who admire the creativity of top designers and their fine workmanship, is to allow those of moderate means to afford lovely, exciting pieces for their wardrobes. Panache Vintage & Finer Consignment, [...]