Tag Archives: Vintage

but how do i wear it?

but how do i wear it? a “conversation” with norma kamali instagrams and blogs quoting but how do i wear it? I just bought this vintage Norma Kamali garment for $15.00 at a thrift store, great, but how do I wear it? I use the word garment because I’m not quite sure if it’s a […]

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wednesday, houndstooth and herringbone

Houndstooth and Herringbone I love the terms houndstooth and herringbone, they’re such homey names. I can imagine some Irish tailor of old: “we’ll call that one herringbone, had herring for breakfast, and that one there looks just like my dog’s teeth!” And once you get those animal references, you won’t mix herringbone and houndstooth up. Yesterday, […]

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what is fashion revolution

  This is Fashion Revolution week, and I’ve been struggling with what to write. I’ve expressed some of my views  and stated some of the facts on fast versus slow fashion before: buy less, buy quality not quantity, the fashion industry is the second most polluting, the fashion industry is rife with human rights abuses, and […]

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I was tripping down the street in my new neighborhood, when I turned my head to become drawn into a store. And while that happens a lot, it’s not often that I enter a store and the first thing I say out loud is: “Wow!” On one side of the room there were lovely old […]

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