Posts tagged vintage
Tips For Shopping Vintage and Secondhand

I am a huge fan of vintage and thrift shopping, I just love it. I feel this sense of competition when perusing second-hand wares, like I am competing to find the best hidden gem for the best price. We recently went to the San Diego Vintage Market in nearby North Park and perused the wares for sale. This got me thinking about my advice for vintage and thrift shopping and prompted me to share my top tips for buying from vintage, thrift and second-hand stores.

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Thrift Shop With Me - Cali Vintage & Thrift

I have had so many friends comment on my vintage and thrift finds saying “you find the best stuff, I need to go thrift shopping with you!”. I also have found myself with WAY too many clothing items that I don’t possibly need from all my vintage and thrift hunts. So I decided to do us all a favor and start a little shop selling some of my thrift and vintage finds to you all!

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Springtime Blues

We had a surprisingly nice day this past Saturday with 60’s and sun. I’ve talked a bunch recently about my love of vintage scarves and how I’ve added a few new ones to my collection. This is one of the scarves I recently bought at No Relation Vintage (for a mere $5!). I love the subtle color and print, just enough to add a hint of interest to an outfit without overwhelming the look.

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Final Days of Summer

People tend to associate Labor Day with the end of summer, when in reality summer continues on until the later part of September. I know this especially well since my birthday is often the Autumnal Equinox (it varies each year between the 22nd, 23rd and 24th).

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Shopping For Basket Bags

Basket bags are having a moment this summer. One scroll through Instagram and I see a ton of woven varieties worn to the beach, pool or out to dinner. The style is popular for good reason - the shape is ideal for toting around beach or picnic essentials and the texture compliments summery fabrics and colors.

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Mood Board - March Edit

When I left my fashion design job three years ago to attend business school, I didn't put too much thought into how my creativity would be impacted. I was used to being surrounded by fabrics, colors, textures and silhouettes all day. Whether researching trends online or attending model fittings or developing color boards, I was able to channel my creativity into my work.

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