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Three Questions With Kelsey of Fergie’s Home Goods

We are almost at the end  of Secondhand September. How has everyone been doing? Personally, I haven’t really shopped for myself at all this month.  No secondhand and no new (except 1 pair of Indigenous made earrings that are raising money for the IRSS in honour of orange shirt day).  It’s really been a lack of time, plus the weather being hot still,  as well as the fact that I don’t currently need anything, so I haven’t shopped. Fashion is…

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Three Questions With Holly of Elizabeth O. Vintage

I’m back with my mini interview series, Three Questions With. I thought for Secondhand September I’d love to introduce you to some small shops offering beautiful, curated, vintage and secondhand items.  First up is the lovely Holy from Elizabeth O. Vintage.  You may have seen me mention Holly’s shop before, as we’ve collaborated together before and I have some amazing items in my closet from her shop. Without further ado, let’s get to know Holly. Before we get into the…

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A Fresh Take on Secondhand September

When I first started taking part in Secondhand September, it was a way to hold myself accountable to my goal of slowing down my shopping behaviour.  September had always been a big shopping month for me.  I scoured through all the magazines to see all the trends to shop for in the fast fashion shops and cleaned out my closet of the items on that dreaded “NOT” list.  By pledging to only shop secondhand for a month, I had to…

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Curated Thrift Fashion For Sizes 10+

Curated thrift and vintage sites. I love them! I love perusing items people have hunted for and I’m a sucker for anything that is presented in a beautiful way. There was, however, one problem I kept running into when trying to shop these sites…they had nothing in my size. Anything being offered up was always in the size 2-8 range. Occasionally I would see a size 10, but I haven’t been a size 10 in years. I’m a proud size…

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