I believe that age has beauty, and I value giving new life to old things that some might find dirty, tacky, worn out, or unfashionable. I love finding new uses for these things in a way that fits a (sort of) modern lifestyle and a (sort of) modest budget. I’m also a freelance graphic and UI/UX designer – see my portfolio here.
My personal style is constantly evolving. I started wearing vintage because the alternatives were not in line with my values; I didn’t want to contribute to the inhumane labor practices and environmental waste that went along with fast fashion, and there just weren’t affordable alternatives for new clothes at that time. Through vintage, I discovered that I could actually have a personal style at all, and for about ten years I wore exclusively vintage clothing. That’s when I started doing real deep dives into the history behind vintage clothing and accessories, which was a real source of joy for me.
And then I realized that as I got older, my lifestyle and body were changing, and so were the options for sustainable, custom-made or small batch clothing that I could afford. Now, I’m building a new style based on both vintage and modern makers that align with my values and fit my new body shape. This blog celebrates history as well as modern designers that are striving to create long-lasting pieces made intentionally with quality and inclusivity in mind.
I’m selling all of my vintage that no longer fits me post-pandemic. You can shop individual items on my Thrilling store, or contact me for bulk purchases.