Author: Carolyn Becker

Finding Your Good Podcast: Tailoring Your Style

No matter who you are, personal style is shaped by confidence-boosting clothing that you love. Tailoring can be a key tool in achieving your desired individual aesthetic.

On this episode, we’re joined by Casey Sibley of Pattern Scout and Burrell Brown of StreetSmart Tailoring to discuss why thrifters need tailoring to transform secondhand finds into long-lasting wardrobe staples that will leave one feeling good, without breaking the bank. Alterations are truly worth the investment.

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Finding Your Good Podcast: Getting to Know Chelsey Carter – Thrifting, Competing on Project Runway, and Sustainability in Fashion School

Do they teach you the importance of secondhand and upcycling in fashion school? What’s it like to thrift and use DIY skills while competing on Bravo’s, Project Runway? Chelsey Carter, Founder/CEO at Alex Carter, is the go-to expert to answer these unique questions.
On this episode of Finding Your Good, Chelsey shares her thrift story, explores what it’s like to upcycle a two-piece look for Karlie Kloss using Goodwill denim, and provides insight into fashion school’s emphasis on sustainability.

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Finding Your Good Podcast: All Things Authentication

A week after listening to this chat, we were able to thrift a REAL 70’s Gucci bag for $6! Now we know what to look for when seeking vintage designer bags at Goodwill. Alison, Jason and Joelle dive into all things authentication, designer and vintage. They break down how to authenticate thrifted designer fashions, methods of dating luxury vintage pieces, and ways to value hard-to-find secondhand treasures. May this episode be your pocket designer authentication guide!

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Finding Your Good Podcast: Summer Sizzle

Yes, your favorite summer romper CAN be worn in the winter. It’s all about styling, baby! If you’re looking for inspo on ways to make summer fashion staples work for any season, or just some handy tips about thrifting at Goodwill for warm-weather pieces, join us for our first episode of Season 2! We’re sitting down with five thrift pros to discuss how one can thrift for summer treasures, where to find the best of the best, and ways to compose looks that incorporate summer items year-round.

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