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Goodwill Tour of New Jersey with Ruby

Ruby was off from school this week and was desperate to get out of town, even if just for the day. I agreed that a road trip was in order, and since we love to thrift shop, I thought it … Continue reading

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Vintage at the Baftas and (not so much) at the Grammys

There’s no question that the Brits are way ahead of us when it comes to embracing sustainable clothing. They’re more responsible, less wasteful and more likely to wear vintage, even for important events. Vintage was all over the red carpet … Continue reading

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Vintage on the Red Carpet at the S.A.G. Awards

The S.A.G Awards always seems like the most fun awards ceremony: actors drinking champagne at their cliquey tables, heaping praise on each other in a mutual admiration frenzy. I imagine how difficult it was to continue to pursue their dream … Continue reading

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Sustainable Dresses at the Golden Globes

So it’s the morning after the Golden Globes, and the Best and Worst Dressed Lists are already available on the internet. We all seem to agree that Angelina and Charlize looked gorgeous, and that Sarah Michelle Gellar and Jessica Biel … Continue reading

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Thrifting With Ruby

Most of my wardrobe comes from thrift stores, vintage stores, and eBay. I do buy new clothing from time to time (jeans, for example, since vintage ones just don’t fit me properly) but avoid it when I can. The items … Continue reading

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Your Slavery Footprint

Yes, apparently we’ve all got one. By purchasing certain products that are manufactured overseas, or buying agricultural items that are grown in foreign countries, we’re supporting slavery, including child slavery. Take this survey to understand what your personal “slavery footprint” … Continue reading

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“Wearing Nothing New”

Although I wouldn’t advocate for shopping quite as much as she seems to, I just love Jessi’s enlightened philosophy and feisty attitude about buying and wearing used clothing:

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