Tag Archives for thrift stores
My brother (top) with his Kodak Colorburst 100. And my husband (bottom) with his Brownie 8mm movie camera. Both cameras purchased as Christmas gifts at Vavoom in Bisbee.
*This is a continuation of posts from my trip to the Pacific Northwest. Don’t worry, I will be blogging about Boston again soon! If you’re in Seattle and you love antiques, don’t miss out on the Seattle Antiques Market. It … Continue reading
Olde Dutch Cottage Candy is not exactly a candy store. The South End establishment is more like going through the basement of a man who has hoarded random things–baskets, pennants, jewelry, books, records, pillows, silverware, lamps, cookie jars, globes, stuffed … Continue reading
Happy 24th birthday to me! Today-in addition to celebrating my birthday–I bring to you recent news about thrift store’s major boom season: Halloween. Check out the article here “Halloween is basically thrift store Christmas. Americans spent $6 billion on costumes, … Continue reading
As I was walking to check out the Buffalo Exchange on 11th Street I found Angela’s Vintage Boutique just a storefront away at 330 E. 11th. St. The store is full of very lady-like clothing from the 1920s all the … Continue reading
I took a trip down from Boston yesterday to see Cat Power at Webster Hall and decided to check out a couple interesting vintage clothing stores while I was in the neighborhood. This particular store I sort of stumbled upon … Continue reading
I have been doing this for many years now and I’m sure there are many others who do it too, but here’s the scoop on how to get a cute strapless dress for cheap. Go to the skirt section at … Continue reading
Several weeks ago I did a “bean rating” for the Goodwill on Harrison Avenue. The blouses featured in the photos below were all purchased at that specific Goodwill. The accessories–bracelets, belts, earrings–are all thrift-store finds, as well. Photos by Matthew … Continue reading
My first experience shopping at a Buffalo Exchange was last year in New Orleans. I immediately fell in love with the store which sells handpicked, used clothing. According to the company’s website, 80 percent of the store’s merchandise is purchased … Continue reading
The Habitat for Humanity Restore in West Roxbury has a fairly nice selection of antique tables, dressers, beds, chairs and vanities. The white dresser (above) is only $30. The pieces to the left are all under $50. The store is … Continue reading
My friend Rachel notified me today that there is a “giant” Savers in West Roxbury. Apparently, the store is located in an old Stop & Shop (grocery store) building. I haven’t been to the store yet to survey what they … Continue reading
I found a vintage, floral romper from Goodwill today. There were several at the store, including a couple terrycloth ones. I chose this one because it tied in the back and therefore was more adjustable and fit better.