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Hand-Me Downs and Thrifting: Does One Set You Up for the Other?

As the third of four sisters I inherited clothes, shoes and stuff that my two older sisters had outgrown. When we were growing up, though, everyone referred to inherited clothing as hand-me downs. We did the handing down within our family, … Continue reading

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Resale Shopping Score! Chanel Shoes!!

Every so often I hit it really big in my thrift and resale store shopping. I go with an open mind and look around. And on a rare day I find something like these! What’s the most exciting item you’ve … Continue reading

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Vintage Flair: Men’s Pea Coat

My son Max loves classic clothing; and I actually think he likes vintage, but he just doesn’t realize it yet. Like this Navy pea coat from Udelco in Hawthorne, NJ. Do you shop vintage? What’s your favorite find?  

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Fashion on a Budget — Jersey Style

Udelco is a really, really cool used/vintage clothing store located in Hawthorne, New Jersey. My daughter Tory heard about it in December 2012, and we hopped in the car and found it, tucked on a little light-industrial side street. That … Continue reading

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Thrift Shopping: Dirty Little Secret or Brag Worthy?

Curb cruising and thrifting (okay, and dumpster jumping in the old days) is part of who I am. I’ve rescued worn down and cast-off furniture and home accessories from curbs all over the tri-state (okay, and beyond) area. I love … Continue reading

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Consignment Shopping and Used Furniture Retailers

I’ve Died and Gone to Resale Heaven Most of you already know that I like to rearrange furniture, pick stuff up from one part of the house and move it to another (as well as repurpose others’ castoffs that they … Continue reading

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