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Tagged: stores

Clothes find a second life at New Beginnings Consignment Shop

Clothes find a second life at New Beginnings Consignment Shop
September 17, 2013

New Beginnings Consignment Shop is a hidden gem among the major chains in Freeport. If you’re looking for a deal on J.Crew, Banana Republic and other chic name-brand finds, you might not even need to set foot in the outlets.

Want to be in the know about Portland fashion trends? Ask a group of 16 year-olds!

Want to be in the know about Portland fashion trends? Ask a group of 16 year-olds!
August 27, 2013

I stopped this fashionable and very sweet group of Falmouth High School students and asked them to educate an old lady like me about the cool places to shop in town. Luckily, I knew all the places they mentioned. But at least I’ve proven that this bitty still knows whats up!

My absolute favorite place to go thrifting is…

My absolute favorite place to go thrifting is…
June 13, 2013

Goodwill South Portland (555 Maine Mall Road). A friend recently reminded me that though I’m constantly telling people to go here, and I’m always finding great clothes here, I’ve never actually blogged about it before! Sac le bleu! So for the good of this blog, and the world, I thought I’d take you along on my most recent thrifting trip.

Wedding season is upon us. Need help getting dressed?

Wedding season is upon us. Need help getting dressed?
May 28, 2013

I don’t know about some of you, but I do not have a spare weekend from roughly July through October. It’s wedding season which means a myriad of showers, bachelorette parties, engagement fetes and of course a big ole wedding weekend. What’s a guy or girl to do with so many occasions for dressing up? Here are some local shops that will help you look primped and polished for the onslaught of summer weddings.

Shop Talk: Plum

Shop Talk: Plum
November 14, 2012

Plum Boutique (316 Congress Street) is one of the newest consignment shops in Portland, chock full of higher-end designs. Located in the old Z Fabrics storefront on Munjoy Hill, owner Kelly Williams is happy to be added to the roster of neighborhood stores that have been popping up on the East End.

Meet Your Shopkeeper: Joseph’s

Meet Your Shopkeeper: Joseph’s
October 30, 2012

In our latest installment of our “Meet A Shopkeeper” series, meet Jeff Lauzier of Joseph’s. He’s also one of the guys behind Loyal Citizen Clothing, a line that’s designed in Maine and made in the USA. I asked him to weigh in on his typical day at the shop, his favorite place for happy hour in town and where he likes to shop (besides Joseph’s of course).