Tag: thrifting

  • Clothes Horse

    Clothes Horse

      When that new Netflix Marie Kondo show came out, I couldn’t even finish it. The idea of decluttering — especially clothes — does not compute to me. Hi, my name is Meghan, I have a wardrobe problem. The problem is, my closet bar just SNAPPED under the weight of all of my clothes. I’m…

  • I’ve Got A THING For Pink Sweaters!!!

    I’ve Got A THING For Pink Sweaters!!!

        The other day, when I was in one of my favorite thrift stores (Buffalo Exchange on 26th street FYI), buying not one but two pink sweaters, it occurred to me.   I have a thing for Pink Sweaters.   And actually, Pink Sweaters comprise the majority of All of My Sweaters. There’s 3 black-and-white striped ones,…

  • How To Thrift Shop like A Brooklyn Hipster, Or Somebody Who Looks Like They Might Be In A Band

    How To Thrift Shop like A Brooklyn Hipster, Or Somebody Who Looks Like They Might Be In A Band

      I honestly feel like I don’t get enough credit for being as well-dressed as I am. But I AM! I am so well-dressed, in fact, that a few years ago, at the John Lennon memorial sing-along, I got cornered mid-song by a middle-aged man who interrogated me: “Hey, don’t I know you?” “I don’t think so,”…

  • Poppin’ Tags: A True Story About How Storytelling Saved My Butt

    Poppin’ Tags: A True Story About How Storytelling Saved My Butt

    I have a favorite Goodwill store. I assume you all do, too. Mine is on 8th street, just East of 6th Avenue. Damn close to the Jefferson Market Library, home to my favorite clock tower. They have a really good selection of quirky items, and they’re pretty lax about enforcing their “only 3 items in the dressing…