Hues of Blue in Palm Bay, F.L.

When planning for my travel this weekend to Palm Bay, I repetitively reminded myself to pack light and smart. Along with a pair of distressed jeans and a couple of graphic tees, I threw in this oversized 90's duster to complete my vacation bag. My favorite details were the functional buttons that went all the way down to my … Continue reading Hues of Blue in Palm Bay, F.L.

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 … Continue reading Reconstruct with Fashion Institute of Technology: Born Again Vintage

#MyLittleThing : Wangari Maathai

"It's the little things citizens do. That's what will make the difference. My little thing is planting trees."  -Wangari Maathai Lover of Earth, Planter for the people and Noble Peace Price Winner, Wangari Maathai was a lovely stubble upon in one of my late night falls down the Youtube rabbit hole. An environmentalist in Kenya … Continue reading #MyLittleThing : Wangari Maathai

Vintage Crawl with Pink Vintage Heart

Thrifting in Brooklyn is always a treat! This weekend, I took on Williamsburg, attending a Vintage Crawl with Leigh of Pink Vintage Heart. With her keen eye for vintage and her love of bringing people together, Leigh led myself and 4 other vintage lovers to 6 vintage shops all walking distance from each other... How … Continue reading Vintage Crawl with Pink Vintage Heart

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 … Continue reading Thrifting in the City

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, … Continue reading Environmental Obsession: Textile Waste

Thrift Swap: Summer Edition

The moment you have been waiting for is finally here! ::Drum roll please:: Its On With DeVonne is having a Thrift Swap! In Partnership with Out of the Closet Thrift Store Its On With DeVonne presents Thrift Swap:Summer Edition https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thrift-swap-summer-edition-hosted-by-its-on-with-devonne-tickets-20776294456 "Economic Sustainability is the Goal, Lifting up Community Importance is the Mission" Location: Better Than … Continue reading Thrift Swap: Summer Edition