Beginners Guide to Vintage Shopping

In my numerous vintage shopping excursions I have observed many people coming into shops who are not familiar with vintage, and may be just starting out.  Some get overwhelmed, others confused, so I thought I’d offer up some of my personal tips that I know make for a better shopping experience. Be Respectful When you…

Questions on the Street

In my last post I wrote about common vintage misconceptions and in the comments Harlow of Suburban Retro said she would be interested in hearing my responses to the questions and comments I get while out and about.  Let’s be honest, we vintage gals don’t dress like everyone else, so it draws attention and sometimes…

Common Vintage Misconceptions

Wearing vintage day-to-day can create a lot of questions and comments from various people…friends, acquaintances, and even total strangers. I tell people where I shop, and there is often a flurry of comments regarding such places and vintage clothing itself, many of which are simply untrue… Vintage Smells Many people think that because something is…