Fave Finds: Elana’s Elegant Cardigan

Fave Finds: Elana

Who: Elana of Room 334

What: 1950’s black cardigan

Where: Thrift store

How much: $7

When I use it: “Whenever I want to make a feminine outfit even more feminine, which basically means all the time!”

Shopping tips: “Don’t pay attention to sizes at thrift stores. I have items ranging from size XS to XXL, because used clothing can fit in a variety of ways. I also think it’s worth it to try on everything; something you might think is ugly could look incredible on.”

DO YOU HAVE A FAVE FIND? We know you’re the cleverest vintage hunters around, and we want to hear the story of your Fave Find! E-mail favefinds@modcloth.com with a photo of you with your vintage find (a rare record, a retro dress, or other treasures), and answer the following: Who, What, Where, How much, When I use it, and Shopping tips!

About Julie O.

A lover of all things vintage and vintage-inspired, Julie bought her first 1950s frock in the fifth grade. Since then, Julie has become a self-described connoisseur of vintage and thrift shopping, which she shares on her blog, Orchid Grey. When she’s not scouring the racks for the perfect vintage skirt, this native New Englander can be found deftly navigating the slopes of a ski mountain, taking road-trips to the beach, and exploring new places with a vintage camera in her hand.

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3 Comments

  1. Dorien Dooms 02/28/2013 at 10:41 am #

    Ahh fun to see someone that I “know”!

  2. Kristian 02/28/2013 at 2:37 pm #

    I agree with Dorien! How fun to see someone I “know!” A very cute sweater!

  3. Jessi 03/03/2013 at 11:40 pm #

    Yay Elana! I love that cardigan, its so pretty and feminine. Awesome find for sure!

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