Tag Archives: Thrifting

Guest Post – Four Looks with Thrifted and Vintage Clothes

Twitter has connected me to many great and interesting people from all over. Thanks to this social media network, on a cold Saturday morning my friend @cristymaldonado and I headed up north to Portland, ME to meet @joppathoughts who I … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Swapaholics

Head on over to the Swapaholics blog to see a complete post about the ModCloth Swap hosted this week by Julia from Jeeze, Julia! More importantly, read Julia’s blog about how she organized the swap, chose the theme and pulled … Continue reading

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Christmas Kitsch

I will be selling vintage jewelry for Goodwill at the Picnic Holiday Fair this Sunday at the Portland Company Complex (58 Fore Street, Portland). It takes places from 11 am to 6 pm and features 80 vendors selling handmade and … Continue reading

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Holiday Fun: Parties!

Are you attending any holiday parties this season? Parties this time of year are the best excuse to get dressed up and have a cocktail or two. In preparation for a party this week and a guest feature over at … Continue reading

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1980s Faux Fur: The Mysterious Origin of the Donnybrook Coat

For those of you who came out to SWAPmaine Fall edition a few weeks ago – thank you! It was an incredible event with over 300 attendees – the SWAPmaine girls, volunteers and vendors made it an incredibly special event … Continue reading

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Winter Coats & My Spiewak Secret

One fateful day last Spring, I just *happened* to be at the Dover, NH Goodwill store. While there on *business* I mindlessly flipped through the winter coats, not really looking, but feeling like since I was in a thrift store, … Continue reading

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Repurposing Designing Women: The Two-Piece Outfit

I’ve recently made a discovery that I’m very giddy about. I almost feel like I should not share this new knowledge, though part of me thinks that most thrifters out there already know this little secret. It is the secret … Continue reading

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