Saving Lace

Who: Molly of La Fille Atomique

Thrifted lace blouse

Village Thrift, Pennsauken, NJ

How Much:

When I Use It:
When there’s already a dominant pattern in the outfit, or I just want to add a sweet, innocent touch.

Shopping Tips: Be aware when thrifting that some items may need a little TLC. If it is missing a button or has a loose hem, with a little DIY ethic, you can rehab your piece back to health. If there are visible stains or tears in the fabric, leave them! It’s not worth the effort to repair.

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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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  1. Lorna 05/11/2010 at 6:20 pm #

    LOVE IT!!!!

  2. Phoebe 05/11/2010 at 10:06 pm #

    Love the outfit!

  3. Katta Kvack 05/12/2010 at 2:45 am #


  4. Victoria / Justice Pirate 05/12/2010 at 8:06 am #

    Where in the world is Pennsauken, NJ??? I live in N. New Jersey and never heard of it. There are seriously no thrift stores worth it over here other than in Jersey City with “Another Man’s Treasure” but that is a crime infested area so I stay away. I seriously need thrift stores around here. All the ones I have gone to they tell me, “we try to only have modern day clothing”

  5. carrie 05/12/2010 at 9:10 am #

    I love Village Thrift! It’s so big it’s almost overwhelming. South Jersey has some of the best thrift stores around.

  6. Katie 05/12/2010 at 9:13 am #

    She looks so cute! The tattoos are really awesome with the girly look.

  7. Jesslyn 05/12/2010 at 9:17 am #

    i love this outfit so much, i love to shop at thrift stores. i live in a small town and work at a small vintage shop called second hand rose, i have employee 40% discount and have lots of cute vintage stuff from there.

    -Jesslyn Alice

  8. Molly 05/12/2010 at 3:05 pm #

    Victoria- Pennsauken is in south Jersey, right over the bridge from Philadelphia.

    P.S. Thank you everyone for the sweet comments!

  9. Kayla Leigh 05/12/2010 at 6:30 pm #

    lookin’ good molly!

  10. Mousevox Vintage 05/13/2010 at 1:43 am #

    She’s so cute!

    I have to disagree with leaving visible stains, though. Stains are a tough match for me and I’d rather battle them out then deal with the eyesore.

  11. Susie Vintage 05/13/2010 at 2:02 pm #

    very nice.. =)

  12. Molly 05/15/2010 at 10:43 am #

    Mousevox- I meant leave the item at the store. It’s not worth buying it to repair such a tough fix!

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