Who: Amber R. Nelson from Un Petit Fauve
What: Vintage, cherry red, velvet blazer
Where: A flea market in Petaluma, California
How Much: $5
When I Use It: “This is the perfect blazer for cold weather in general! I can style it with pretty much anything: minidresses, antique lace skirts, black skinny jeans, etc. I love that I can dress it up and dress it down!”
Shopping Tips: “Get to know your local vintage vendors. It’s always nice to go to a flea market or a brick-and-mortar vintage shop and feel welcome. It makes the experience extra fun. Plus, your vintage-selling friends will get to know your personal tastes and can help point you in the direction of items they think you’d like.”
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