Tag Archives: second hand

Platinum&Rust etsy update

Pretty skirts, fall basics, and cool shoes: Check out newly added vintage on Platinum&Rust! Click the screenshot to be redirected.

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red overhead, you’re dead

Dyed my hair again, this time an even more vibrant shade of red than last time. I like having short hair because you can dye it slightly-out-of-your-comfort-zone colors without it becoming overwhelming or garish. I’ve been thinking a lot about … Continue reading

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may favorites

I forgot April favorites! But this month I’ve been really into graphic tees and patterned dresses. sources: t-shirt/vintage dress/casual dress/collar clips/chambray skirt

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why i buy secondhand

My article, Why I Buy Secondhand, went live on the Relevant Magazine website earlier today. I’m excited by the responses, shares, and dialogue created by it so far. Take a look if you haven’t already seen it. If you have any … Continue reading

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the moral wardrobe: ms. passmore

My 5th grade teacher loved to wear below-the-knee denim jumpers. In fact, she either wore the same one every day or she had quite the collection of them, because that’s all I remember her wearing (or 5th grade me had … Continue reading

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the moral wardrobe: red, white, and bub

I’m so proud that I came up with the title of this post all by myself. Also, Lil Bub deserves classy ruffles; they frame her beautiful face. Did you guys hear about her upcoming film? And her book? I wore … Continue reading

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conscientious copycat: spring green

Thought I’d start a new feature today in honor of the actual spring weather we’re experiencing in Charlottesville. Better late than never. First, the inspiration: a pretty, monochromatic look for spring worn by Gal Meets Glam. Then, a version of … Continue reading

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the moral wardrobe: spring simplicity

Bare legs! Finally! It was almost too hot today, which is fine, as long as it moderates out into a lovely springtime for at least a month. I slept in, ate chocolate croissants, went to the mall, ate a wrap … Continue reading

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march favorites

I’ve spent most of this month daydreaming about a spring that still hasn’t arrived. My ethically sourced favorites for the month reveal that pretty quickly. sources: dress/rings/necklace/glasses/flats/skirt

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shop update: spring grunge

I have loved the easy going, boy meets girl quality of early 90s grunge ever since I watched My So-Called Life, so I tend to gravitate toward garments from that brief era whenever I’m sourcing for Water Lily Thrift. I … Continue reading

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