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First Time Back… THRIFTING!

First Time Back… THRIFTING!

They day finally arrived! The thrift stores in my area have reopened!!! Aaaahhhhhh! As a dedicated thrifter, I have been looking forward to this day for months! (I also had a large bag of donatables from my pandemic closet cleaning efforts! lol!) I donned my […]

Halloween Season at Goodwill- Shop Vintage Now!

It may be September, but our Goodwill thrift stores are ready for Halloween! Regardless of your costuming needs, this is one of the best times to search for vintage and vintage-inspired items! Many thrift stores save up costumes and vintage clothing specifically for Halloween season, […]

Rain Drops Keep Fallin’ On My Head

Polka dots and raindrops go well together. Today’s storm-brightening outfit comes courtesy of the fabulous Miss Heather whose fabulous mom wore this hat in the late 60’s to early 70’s. A big shout out, as well, goes to my fabulous grandmother who donated this dotted […]

DIY Fashion: 1980’s to 1940’s Dress

DIY Fashion: 1980’s to 1940’s Dress

Ever notice how old clothes often reflect trends from the even more distant past? Take dresses from the 1980’s, for example. Many of them are basically replaying the greatest hits of the 1890’s, 1920’s, 1940’s, and 1950’s, albeit with the addition of synthetic lace, crazy […]

Vintage a la Thrift Store: Last Minute “Victorian”

When one gets invited to a Victorian-themed picnic, one accepts! One does this without hesitation, even if the event is the next day and one has “nothing to wear.” To the thrift store! Quickly! And to the grocery store… for Victorian approved picnic ingredients. Apparently, […]

Vintage a la Thrift Store: Going Dotty

This vintage-inspired outfit was a creative challenge! To start with, most of the pieces were bought at different times from Goodwill. On top of that, only a few items were actually vintage! The crazy dots, vintage styles, and preppy white detailing caught my eye from […]