When it begins to get a bit chilly outside, it often signals that it is time to break out the winter attire. It also alerts us to acquire a new winter coat in most cases. Many naturally think that getting their perfect winter coat needs to come from a department store or a high-end brand. Yet, that is not the case at all. You can find a perfect winter coat on the secondhand market. So, let’s explore how to do just that.Read More
If you want to get a sense of how I dressed prior to thrifting, just Google “stock photo Millennial guy cardigan.” (I just did, and oof, that was me.) Clearly my closet needed an overhaul. But intense wardrobe surgery didn’t happen in one day. When I look at my closet now, I still think it needs an overhaul. In the meantime, getting dressed for work every day has to go on.Read More
As we transition from summer into our more chillier months, this is a more advantageous time to really get creative with our thrifting. Thrifting during the fall is my favorite. So here are several ways to make fashion be interesting as we enter the fall and winter seasons, especially during these interesting COVID-19 times.Read More
Often, I think, I have too much stuff. However, I am usually unsure of what to part with. And I know, I am not alone in this. Parting with items that you care about or have had a long time can be tough. Thus, I have figured out some tips and tricks to figure out what to donate.Read More
Finding Your Good Podcast: Getting to Know Chelsey Carter – Thrifting, Competing on Project Runway, and Sustainability in Fashion School
Sep 23, 2020 | Podcast Episodes
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.