thrift day

I’ve been trying to get more work done, on the site and off. Unfortunately, that means I sometimes forget to photograph my outfits and makeup until it’s late and my face is shiny and my outfit, disheveled. This outfit is actually from a few days ago, when we went thrifting and made a stop at Lane’s apartment, in Bushwick.

This was taken in the basement (where they keep the furniture…so many cute things!) of the thrift store.

A poorly composed picture of my butterfly necklace and a surprise attack from Vester!

Outfit details:Grey tri-blend deep v – American Apparel (borrowed from Bobby)black cami – $2 or $3 at f21vintage necklace – from my momthrifted belt – I think it was $1what I can only assume was a square dancer’s skirt – beacon’s closet, $10textured tights – $1 on sale at Gaptrouser socks – from my momgranny boots – beacon’s closet, $15vintage crocheted gloves – $5 at a flea market (tags still attached! until I took them off)

Back to work! 
-Keiko Lynn

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  1. have you found any cool thrift stores in brooklyn besides beacon’s closet and/or buffalo exchange? please share if you have. i miss suburban thrifting (i’m from georgia) and am sick of the designer/vintage stuff in the city that passes for “thrifting” when it’s not affordable to shop at these places at all.

  2. Farah – There are scads of Salvation Army stores scattered across Brooklyn. They’re definitely hit or miss, but Wednesday is family day, which means all clothing is 50% off (except whatever the newest tag is). You’re welcome to join Bobby and me any time!

  3. It’s a nikon d50. It has been discontinued but the d40 is comparable. The lens I use for the outfit pictures (and basically anything except portraits) is the nikkor 18-55mm, and it’s crap, because I dropped it:/ The other is the nikkor 1.8f 50mm lens.

  4. I had a mini heart attack when I saw this post (a good one). My grandmother gave me a necklace many moons ago that looks eerily similar to yours! Sadly, I left it at her home after a visit (she lived in Tofino, B.C.) and while packing boxes after she passed away, I cannot find it again!

    Oh, sweet memories. And it warms to my heart to see a necklace that reminds me of my dear, dear grandmother.