Tag: DC Fashion

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: 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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Yes, Get Those Clip-On Earrings.

As I have built up my thrifting muscle and learned to love vintage, I have come across hundreds of more clip-ons than I ever did in my previous fast-fashion life. At first, I became more used to them simply because I kept seeing them in the shops I was now visiting. Then I began to notice more and more of the earrings that caught my eye were vintage pieces, and most of them had clip-on backs. At that point, I dipped my toe and started to buy and wear them. I was shocked by how comfortable most of them were, and how practical they were for larger, heavier designs in particular. Since then, I’ve never looked back.

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