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I Dream in Vintage...

My favorite art form has always been fashion, and throughout my careers as Visual Fashion Merchandiser and Clothing Boutique Owner, my days off have been spent devouring fashion mags and hunting for vintage treasures.

Vintage pieces are more creative and of better construction than the current apparel mass produced overseas- what we jokingly refer to as 'disposable clothing' (a catchy name for a cheap product that represents the state our current throw-away culture).

Due to the Information Age, the traditional fashion cycle is all but gone. What once took years to hit the mainstream as a full fledged trend or fad, now peaks and withers within a few short months…

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  • Joined July 16, 2007

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About

www.etsy.com/shop/FreestyleCollection

I Dream in Vintage...

My favorite art form has always been fashion, and throughout my careers as Visual Fashion Merchandiser and Clothing Boutique Owner, my days off have been spent devouring fashion mags and hunting for vintage treasures.

Vintage pieces are more creative and of better construction than the current apparel mass produced overseas- what we jokingly refer to as 'disposable clothing' (a catchy name for a cheap product that represents the state our current throw-away culture).

Due to the Information Age, the traditional fashion cycle is all but gone. What once took years to hit the mainstream as a full fledged trend or fad, now peaks and withers within a few short months.

The up side to this is the absense of 'rules' in fashion. Vintage can easily represent today's trends--look currently stylish but with an artistic flair.

The end of the fashion cycle, and the inspiration to support our planet and nourish our souls by recycling quality merchandise, make vintage all the more special.

♥ Susannah

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