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FINDING YOUR GOOD: I Stopped Buying New For a Year

With purchasing habits and personal priorities forever changed because of COVID-19, the way that we shop is more important than ever before. Catherine Castillo, a DC-area sustainable fashion and lifestyle expert, shares how she navigated a year of not purchasing anything new (with the exception of items like undergarments).

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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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