Wednesday April 23rd 2014

Tagged: thrifting

The ultimate guide to thrifting in Maine: 12 awesome stores plus expert tips

The ultimate guide to thrifting in Maine: 12 awesome stores plus expert tips
March 27, 2014

People often ask me “Where’s that place where you got that thing? That thrift shop?” If you’re a reader of this blog, you can understand why that might be a broad question for me to answer. Here’s an ultimate resource of thrifting posts so you can bookmark it once and for all.

What to wear while thrifting

What to wear while thrifting
March 11, 2014

There is a science to what you should wear while thrifting. It involves no makeup, no socks and a fanny pack. I’m serious!

A top-secret thrifting hot spot – revealed!

A top-secret thrifting hot spot – revealed!
January 23, 2014

When I told a vintage seller that I was going to do a post about this spot, she begged me not to do it. But I can’t lie to the people! It’s my responsibility, nay, my obligation to tell you guys about this mecca for thrifting.

Start thrifting for summer right now

Start thrifting for summer right now
January 07, 2014

Sure, summer might be six months out, but now is the best time to start putting together your warm weather wardrobe!

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!

Summer is the best time to pop some tags, so here’s your ultimate thrifting resource!

Summer is the best time to pop some tags, so here’s your ultimate thrifting resource!
July 31, 2013

Summer is when everyone despises looking at their cold weather clothes. They toss them into bags and donate them, forgetting that we actually wear them 8 months out of the year. You can cash in on that.

You recommended, I listened: A visit to the Lewiston Salvation Army

You recommended, I listened: A visit to the Lewiston Salvation Army
July 25, 2013

I was referred by a reader in my “favorite place to go thrifting” post to check out a few different locations, one being the Salvation Army in Lewiston. So what did I do with my free time on a Saturday? Drove up to LA of course! Here’s what I thought.

Vintage shopping with an opera singer at Encore

Vintage shopping with an opera singer at Encore
July 23, 2013

Alyson Cambridge, a soprano in PORTopera’s La Boheme, first came to Encore Vintage six years ago when she was in town for a performance. I tagged along on her most recent shopping trip to try and find a frock that would be fitting for opening night!

Swap Maine success – thanks for swapping with us!

Swap Maine success – thanks for swapping with us!
July 01, 2013

A huge, heartfelt thanks to all of you who showed up at our fifth ever event. We had a wonderful turnout and no rain! Here are some swap highlights. Join the conversation!

I’ll see you tonight at the East End School for Swap Maine drop-offs!

I’ll see you tonight at the East End School for Swap Maine drop-offs!
June 28, 2013

Even this rain can’t get me down because I am way to excited to get my swap on this weekend. Come see me tonight at the East End School and drop off your bag(s) of clothes so you can get into the swap tomorrow for free!