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Party Like The Mad Men, Ladies!

Yes, most of us vintage-loving people know tonight is a very special night:  it’s the premiere of Season 5 of Mad Men.  The show that has inspired new lines of clothing at Banana Republic and J.Crew, a resurging interest in vintage fashions and modern design, a nod to the cocktail and the three-martini lunch.  How […]

Spooky Deals on Halloween Costumes & Vintage Clothing

Sure, you can pay full price to buy a new Halloween outfit for your favorite goblin, but why would you?  Now is one of the best times of the year to hit up your local thrift store.  Racks and racks of gently used Halloween costumes are now on sale at a thrift store near you.  On a […]

Nate Berkus Show Promotes Flea Market Decor

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Notes & Words

If you don’t have plans tomorrow, and you are in the Bay Area, consider the Notes & Words 2011 literary musical fundraising event at Oakland’s renovated Fox Theater: http://notesandwords.org/event/ This event will bring together New York Times bestselling authors and KFOG musicians on stage for a benefit for Children’s Hospital and Research Center of Oakland. […]

Wild Wild WES! {Or, the Walmart of Thrift Stores}

In honor of the upcoming White Elephant Sale, here’s one from the archives…The lines for the jewelry cases were three people deep, so deep in fact that you could not see what was in them.   Over in Housewares there was such a crush of people that you couldn’t even find your way in.  And, in the […]

Hay House

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