“Absolutely! I’m not proud.” That’s what I say when someone asks if I’d like to dig through some of their vintage duds that they’re either about to donate to a very probably unknowing public or just leave languishing in their attic. When the founding partner of Riggs (the creative marketing consultancy I work for) offered to let me have first dibs on a wardrobe box of dresses that used to belong to her grandmother, I quickly gave the aforementioned response. I wasn’t disappointed. The dresses were mostly from the 1940’s. Sadly, many pieces were quite deteriorated in their old age, but I managed to restore several pieces. This is perhaps my…
While flicking through the “New Arrivals” rack at the thrift store right next door to my workplace (Can you believe the luck???), I found a few items that were probably donated by the same person as they were all side by side, from the 60’s, made in Italy, and the same size. As that size happened to also be my size, I was especially happy. 🙂 My favorite is this acetate number right here:
This week’s thrift score haul is an eclectic mix!
I’m pleased to report that South Caroline is temporarily taking a break from Winter, hence today’s sleeveless ensemble!
I’ve hinted a couple of times that I’m taking a trip soon. Well, in a few weeks, guess where I’ll be? I can’t wait! I’ll be going with about a dozen of my closest friends and we’re all quite stoked (We try to take a big trip together every two years). So, while everyone else is shivering in their parkas, I’ll be sipping frozen mojitos in the Bahamas. There was just one problem. I needed some stylish new cruisewear for my trip! As I’ve already spent a pretty penny on this vacation, I didn’t want to spend a great deal more on a new wardrobe.