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Discoveries is Better Than a Thrift Shop

Discoveries is Better Than a Thrift Shop

Discoveries is not exactly a thrift shop.   Our customers have a better shopping experience, because we provide more than just low prices.  We are committed to our ethical standards, and this means the customer is guaranteed quality, condition, cleanliness, and good service, in addition to thrift shop pricing.

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I Have Problems Packing...

I Have Problems Packing...

Much as I love fashion, and spend ages on deciding what to take when I am traveling, I screw up. Oh man, have I screwed up sometimes.  Where do I start?  With my pre-college shopping and packing, where I naively assumed that what was in style in my small town would be in style in the big city? Oops. Got that one wrong.

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Do You Have a Personal Style? Or is it a Personal Uniform?

Do You Have a Personal Style?  Or is it a Personal Uniform?

Some people have a personal style image.  For instance, they always look elegant and rich, or they always look like a hippie, or a biker, or a business executive, or sexy, or bedraggled, or whatever. That’s a personal fashion style, whatever the specific garments or accessories chosen. Take Kim Kardashian, for example.

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In Praise of Handmade and Homemade

In Praise of Handmade and Homemade

If you are lucky enough to be able to sew, or to have someone sew for you, count your blessings!

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Teen Fashion and Crappy Quality: Do They Have to Go Together?

Teen Fashion and Crappy Quality:  Do They Have to Go Together?

It seems that whenever a brand becomes highly popular with mainstream teenagers, the company starts to lower its quality standards, using inferior fabrics and shoddier workmanship. The company then floods the market with these poorer quality products, while keeping the price point at its previous level.

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