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Mixing Vintage into your Wardrobe │ Vintage 101

In my world of vintage-buying and vintage-wearing, I get a lot of people asking me two things: 1. Where do you find your vintage? and 2. How do you wear your vintage? The answer to the first question is simple. I find my vintage in thrift shops, and estate sales, and if I'm lucky, I have people giving me their vintage! That last one is a blessing and a reward, really. I not only get to deal with vintage clothing and sell it, but these wonderful people hunt for me and give me their finds (and/or they just want to get rid of aunt Verna's things who passed away. That's fine too!) To you folks, I'm beyond grateful. The second is simple, too. And it has to do with blending. As Peg Boggs from Edward Scissorhands once said, "Blending is the secret."  My wardrobe is a mish-mash of new and old. And I wouldn't have it any other way. To wear vintage (and pull it off without looking like you're in a costume) it's a matter of taking key pieces, w