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12 months, 12 goals: shop secondhand

It dawned on me, as I flipped and flipped through endless blouses at a local Goodwill on Monday, that thrift shops will never run out of items for me to add to my closet. Sure, there are a few items … Continue reading

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the moral wardrobe: bodycon

I tend to shy away from anything too short or form fitting, but I loved the pattern of this bodycon dress (which I’m choosing to think of as a tunic) when I saw it at the thrift store, so I … Continue reading

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the moral wardrobe: pantalones excelentes

I never thought a pair of printed, elastic waist pants could make me feel so fashionable. I picked them up, along with the top and lots of other things, at a new Goodwill the day before the Spending Fast began. … Continue reading

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the moral wardrobe: sunday dressing

Gosh I look uppity in some of these photos. I find that dismissive side glance pose pretty amusing. This outfit is both an homage to mid-century dressing and a record of my thrifting over the years. The t-strap heels were … Continue reading

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the moral wardrobe: ahoy

I’ve been on the hunt for wide leg pants ever since my last pair fell apart 5 years ago. But every pair I happened upon at the thrift store was too big – until yesterday. These fit perfectly and they … Continue reading

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real solutions: part 2, second hand it

Click here to see the first post in the series. Last Sunday, I suggested that the first step to successfully undertaking the fair trade lifestyle is to reassess your life as a consumer and consider buying less altogether. The next … Continue reading

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