Plaid about a Favorite Vintage Shirt!

Who: Melanie, of She’s in Love With the Captain

What: A multi-colored plaid shirt from the 1960s

Where: Bon Marche Thrift Shop, 45 E. Main St., Babylon, NY

How Much: $10!

When I use It: This is a fairly new piece, I’ve only worn it a couple of times. I’m trying to think of new ways to style it, since the bold colors of the shirt make it very memorable!

Shopping Tips: Set aside a good chunk of time to do some serious vintage shopping! Flip through all the racks, pick things out that might-or-might-not work, and then try them all on. That’s how I found this shirt. Not only does it fit like a dream, but it’s probably the best vintage deal I’ll ever come across!

Attention Blog Readers! We know you are the most clever and most stylish bunch on the web, and we’d love to feature you on future Favorite Find Posts! Please email us ( a picture of you with one of your favorite shopping finds (a piece of furniture, a hard-to-find record, the perfect vintage boots, or any other treasure) and answer the questions: Who, What, Where, How Much, When I Use It, and Shopping Tips. We can’t wait to see all the cool items you’ve discovered!


About Julianne

Julie is a modern day Renaissance woman and die-hard bloody mary enthusiast. When she’s not sprinkling magic fairy dust onto ModCloth’s social media channels, you can find her eclectic point of view on food, fashion, music, and DIY documented here!

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    Becky 03/23/2010 at 5:42 pm #

    Such a cute shirt!
    The only way I can think to wear it is tucked into a black skirt with some tights and flats!
    P.S. Love your Beatles poster! <3

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    Melanie 03/23/2010 at 6:20 pm #

    Ahh this is so cool! Thank you!

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    Kit 03/23/2010 at 6:47 pm #

    Wow, cute shirt.

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    Heather 03/23/2010 at 8:07 pm #

    cute shirt! i grew up not too far form babylon, ny and frequent bon marche when i go home to visit!

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    Janice 03/24/2010 at 7:06 am #

    Colorful and for everyday to feel elegant and cosy 🙂 I like the squares shirts a lot

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    jill 03/24/2010 at 12:02 pm #

    i like the tucked into-a skirt suggestion! it would also be really cute under a blazer with some skinny jeans!

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