Gee, Vintage Never Gets Old

28 Jul

In addition to developing an appreciation for recycled music, I have also come to love recycled clothing.  Upon flipping through the pages of Baltimore’s “City Paper,” my friend and I found an ad for Debois Textiles: a warehouse of vintage clothes, fabrics, and fashion gems.

We couldn’t resist – we had to investigate the place for ourselves.  Moving from rack to rack was a true adventure.  From poofy prom dresses to flowy blouses, this place has it all.  My friend and I spent hours scouring the inventory and picking out unique pieces that we would never find in a department store.  And it doesn’t hurt that the prices are extremely college-student-friendly.

A Vintage Dress From Debois

Vintage has even gone virtual!  Thanks to online stores like Etsy‘s Dirty Betty Vintage, you can order tasteful vintage pieces in a snap.  Dirty Betty is one of my personal favorites with pieces ranging from dresses to rompers.  I can’t help but love her quirky names for each item (i.e. “Dirty Betty is Staring at the Sky Babydoll“)!  Humor and remarkable taste in clothes: two amazing qualities that flow together harmoniously in this charming online shop.

So my advice for the day: add some character to your wardrobe with vintage fashion.  Go on, live a little!


4 Responses to “Gee, Vintage Never Gets Old”

  1. Susie July 29, 2010 at 2:25 pm #

    OMG DEBOIS TEXTILES IS MY FAVORITE PLACE!!! They have the most amazing selection of Vintage Clothing. I get compliments all the time when I wear something from there. Totally affordable….not jacked up like other vintage shops!

  2. conveyancing July 30, 2010 at 7:43 pm #

    :)! I kinda came upon your website through yahoo while tryna do away with boredom. I’m already becoming an addict to it. So many things happening at the same time and it’s more like I wanna grab it everything in a go. I am certain I will be back for more:)

    • geeb10 August 1, 2010 at 12:08 am #

      I’m really glad you’re enjoying my random thoughts! I just enjoy sharing things that I love with the rest of the world! I hope you keep reading 🙂

  3. Jackie August 3, 2010 at 8:40 pm #

    Wow-I feel honored!
    Dirty Betty thanks you for your lovely words.
    You’re a doll!

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