Reconstruct with Fashion Institute of Technology: Born Again Vintage

Ever find yourself in front of your very full closet and can not find a thing to wear? Or are you in search of new ways to wear what you already have? Author of 25 Ways to Deconstruct, Reinvent, and Recycle Your Wardrobe and Founder of Born Again Vintage, Bridgette Artiste invited me to a two day…

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Thrifting in the City

With New York City seemingly flooded with vintage boutiques, consignment shops  and thrift stores, Everyone always asks, “Where do you get your threads?” Check out my top 10 “go-to” list when thrifting in NYC! 1. Housing Works- Buy The Bag– Park Slope, Brooklyn Everything you can fit into a bag for 25 bucks! Once I…

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Environmental Obsession: Textile Waste

“There are nowhere near enough people in America to absorb the mountains of castoffs, even if they were given away.” says Pietra Rivoli, a professor of international business at the McDonough School of Business of Georgetown University.  Annual Textile Waste by decade. She writes that each year Americans purchase approximately 1 billion garments made in China,…

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Girls Just Wanna Have Fringe!

Last month a friend of mine had a clothing stoop sale to nab a few extra coins for her upcoming move- EVERYTHING UNDER $10. Now of course I left there with bags of new found loves however this fringe dress was my fav find! I could not stop laughing and dancing in this dress! Glasses:…

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All Summer ’16

Glasses: Gifted Blouse & Blazer: Swapped Wrist Candy: Black 29 Collection & Thrifted Pants: Thrifted $2 Asos Humble Pie  Platforms: Thrifted  from Beacons Closet  16.95 (retail $80.88) Peace & Positive Vibes

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The Scoop on the Swap Shoot!

Uploading the flyer for my second swap, indeed caused a mixture of feelings; excitement, nervousness, humility etc. but what’s added the funnies to the mix is that all everyone keeps asking about is the photo on the flyer. How was your shoe game? Such beautiful brick, where were you? What was your inspiration for outfit? Flyer?…

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Good Things Come To Those Who Thrift! 

In a recent visit to Housing Works Buy The Bag in Park Slope, I was able to fill a bag with 49 pieces of clothing for just $25!       Thrifted Hat: 1.96 Thrifted Asiatica Blouse & Pants : 1.96 each Fun Facts: Both pieces were made by the same designer, I thrifted them in two…

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Imagine the shift

  ” Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” Come on! You ever been in a bad mood then all of a sudden you and some random…

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