Hey Community! The world now consumes 80 billion pieces of clothing each year, which is up 400% from two decades ago, and the average American throws away more than 80 pounds of clothes each year! We only wear our clothing 3 times before we consider it old and it falls to the back of our … Continue reading “One Dress” Challenge
Peace Community, Time for Spring Cleaning. Took roughly 5 hours to clear, evaluate and re-evaulate but after it was all done I contacted a local thrift store gem Out Of Closet. Out Of Closet is "The Best Kept Secret" in downtown Brooklyn known for their #PinkWall and that 96¢ of every dollar collected by their stores … Continue reading Declutter with “Out Of The Closet” Thrift Store
"Opened the door and there they stood The loves I hadn't called With mindfulness, saw their need for my attention" ( I've been writing in Haikus lately. lol) This was my experience a few mornings ago, when I open my closet. So many delicious colors, styles and fabrics, I've thrifted from all over the U.S. … Continue reading Enough
I'll take any opportunity to throw on an oversized sweater! Staying warm and comfortable especially when heading to Saturday brunch are the most important factors for me. Donnatella Sweater: 6.99 No Tag Bottom: 1.89 Bettye Muller Kitchy Calf hair Pumps: 2.47 Clutch: 1.75 Peace & Positive Vibes
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.
Weather in NYC has me as confused as a tourist navigating the transit system. A sunny 75 degree morning, promising of a distressed denim look and outdoor brunch date kinda day can quickly turn into an overcast and gloomy 30 degree evening that you can't imagine being outside in. So to always be prepared fro … Continue reading Houndstooth for Brunch
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
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
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
Last month a friend of mine had a clothing stoop sale to nab a few extra coins for her upcoming move- EVERYTHING UNDER $10. Now of course I left there with bags of new found loves however this fringe dress was my fav find! I could not stop laughing and dancing in this dress! Glasses: … Continue reading Girls Just Wanna Have Fringe!