After months of hush hush quarantining, vintage hunters emerge from isolation to build their inventory and prepare for holiday shopping. With online platforms like Etsy, Depop, and Instagram's Shop feature paving the way to digitally reach customers, it's nothing like making that personal connection to shop owners and observing garments up close IRL. Thankfully Austin has … Continue reading Space 24 Twenty Hosts Austin Locals at Popup Vintage Yard Sale
What became a phenomenal success from its first season, UK's Skins continued with its core cast as they became seniors in college for season two. With such explosive popularity among young adults, Skins continued the saga with a new cohort of high schoolers as they introduced season three and four with an all-new cast. To … Continue reading Teenage Tropes: Bristol’s Thrifty Fashions in Skins, Generation Two.
With the recent tragedy and injustice caused by yet another case of "police brutality" I think we can call it manslaughter now. All four Minneapolis police officers involved with the arrest and murder of George Floyd all face criminal charges. FINALLY... but we are so far from the war being over. There will never be … Continue reading Don’t Blackout: Support Black Lives Matter Movements AND Small Business Owners
Enduring extreme physical pain and byzantine modern medicine, she found a healing path by entrusting nature with her body and soul. Stefani Léon and her dog Penny Folding clothes in a sort of ho hum manner was a typical malaise working in fast fashion. I don't think ill on my experience working in retail, it … Continue reading The spiritual illumination of being present: Just Love, Just Light
Jacqueline Susann was a widely respected actress, singer, dancer - a woman about town. She had her run in NYC and Hollywood and recounts her lifestyle in the most resonate way: she writes a book. Valley of the Dolls was published in December of 1966 and was the biggest success of that year. To date, … Continue reading Under the influence: A review of Valley of the Dolls