Time Enough for Vintage!

Who: Annie of Time Enough for Drums

What: Beaded silk collar

Estate sale in Kensington, MD

How Much: $5

When I Use It:
“This collar is the perfect spice to any ensemble.  I might be feeling sub-par about what I’m wearing, but when I pop on this collar, it just brings my outfit to life.  I dress it up, and I dress it down.  It’s a wardrobe lifesaver!”

Shopping Tips: “For estate or garage sales, carefully read the listings in the Classifieds section or on Craigslist before you waste gas money on a wild goose chase.  I have gone to some garage and estate sales where the seller simply advertised ‘vintage clothing’ and it was actually just a pile of their old clothes from 2004.  In an estate or garage sale listing, detailed descriptions are the key to success.  If the person listing writes, ‘Women’s vintage fashions from 1940s to 1970s, including hats, purses, and costume jewelry,’ then the seller knows what they are talking about, and is offering up some serious vintage. Once you’ve arrived at the sale, I say just go crazy!  I follow my gut instinct, which usually means I walk out with more than I need, but who can pass up such wonderful gems?”

HEY, BLOG READERS! We know you’re the cleverest vintage hunters around, which is why we want to hear the story of your Fave Find! E-mail favefinds@modcloth.com with a picture of you with your favorite vintage find (a rare record, a perfect pair of boots, or any other treasure), and answer the following: Who, What, Where, How Much, When I Use It, and Shopping Tips!

About Julianne

Julie Since graduating from the "Center for Kids Who Can't Read Good and Wanna Learn to Do Other Stuff Good Too," Julie's aptness for the written word picked up steam like a runaway train. Her journey thus far has been fueled by an adventurous heart, creative mind, and love of breakfast, baking, and bacon. She often makes social situations more awkward than they need to be and loves the word "scrumtrulescent!"

3 Responses to Time Enough for Vintage!

  1. Annie 01/25/2011 at 8:20 pm #

    Wow Modcloth, thanks so much for featuring me! I had totally forgotten I’d submitted a photo for this vintage finds feature.

    • ash 03/03/2011 at 8:51 pm #

      u look nice and very pretty may i add

  2. ash 03/03/2011 at 8:50 pm #

    if that was me i would drop
    the necklace but that is just
    me the rest is fine

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