Tag Archives: thrifting

the moral wardrobe: low back

Outfit Details: Top – thrifted via the Schoolhouse Thrift Shop; Skirt – Old Navy (old); Shoes – thrifted I’m emotionally exhausted over the disappearance of local student, Hannah Graham, and spent the week being snippy with people I love. I’m … Continue reading

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tradesy: secondhand shoes galore

tradesy shoes by fracturedradiance on Polyvore I know that the thought of wearing used shoes makes some people nauseous, but I’ve never taken issue with it. In fact, probably 1/3 of the shoes I own are secondhand. In a consumer … Continue reading

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the moral wardrobe: mauve

 Outfit Details: Top – very old / Skirt – thrifted / Sandals – old / Necklace – handmade via etsy No, I didn’t re-dye my hair. It just faded into a unique shade of coppery pink over the past couple weeks. … Continue reading

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Fashion Project

fashionproject by fracturedradiance on Polyvore Fashion Project is a new-ish online secondhand clothing retailer with one important difference from other companies in its market: 55% of proceeds go to charity. The company focuses on well known, mid to high end … Continue reading

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the moral wardrobe: primarily patriotic

I’ve always liked primary colors together; when I saw this shirt at the thrift store, I noted the nice colors and interesting cut, but didn’t really notice that it screamed The Fourth of July until I put it on at … Continue reading

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the moral wardrobe: no end in sight

I have never felt colder than I felt this morning on the brief walk from my car to the downtown coffee shop where I work. At 8:30 this morning, it was about 7 degrees outside, which may be nothing to … Continue reading

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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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12 months, 12 goals: shop secondhand

“…thrifting is also the moral choice in a ‘fast fashion’ consumer culture that strips the earth of resources and people of their dignity to meet our insatiable demand for more. It’s time that we take responsibility for our purchasing power. … Continue reading

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the moral wardrobe: ’90s ‘tude

I found these awesome, super heavy chunky wedge sandals while on a vintage shop replenishment trip this week and couldn’t resist trying them on with a nineties top I bought on etsy. The polar vortex has passed over us, but … Continue reading

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the moral wardrobe: bell bottoms

I love these jeans. I bought them on an impulse when they went on sale a couple weeks ago at ModCloth. They’re made in the USA and oh so ’70s, right down to the dramatic seaming. I wore a 1970s … Continue reading

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