Monday April 21st 2014

Tagged: vintage clothes

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.

Five great local clothing shops that you can browse online

Five great local clothing shops that you can browse online
March 20, 2013

We know there are a plethora of amazing local storefronts that sell vintage in Portland. But what’s a guy or gal to do when they want to do some online shopping on their lunch hour? Luckily for you, there’s still plenty of buy local options with online shops. Click right this way.

In search of savings at Savers

In search of savings at Savers
March 13, 2013

Over the weekend I did something I don’t usually like to do: I left the state of Maine. Many of you have told me that Savers is one of your go-to shopping destinations for great vintage and good deals, so I thought I’d do some investigative journalism/shopping. I headed over the border and this is what I discovered.

The best thrifting tips you’ll ever read from the ladies of Lucille’s

The best thrifting tips you’ll ever read from the ladies of Lucille’s
February 06, 2013

When I asked Caiti and Jess, the ladies behind Lucille’s, one of my favorite vintage shops in Portland, to offer us all some practical thrifting tips, I didn’t realize they’d be sharing their secrets. Their tips were so good that I debated sharing them – it felt like cheating! But that’s how much I love you guys. I’m sharing the wealth.

Vintage, handmade and awesome at new shop decades

Vintage, handmade and awesome at new shop decades
December 18, 2012

There’s a new vintage shop in town – and it’s good. If you’re in the market for some retro clothes, handcrafted jewelry, kitschy housewares or all of the above, be sure to check out Decades on Congress Street, right across from Coffee By Design. Come take a look!