Think Restoration Before You Repurpose

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A Question for the Responsible UPcycler “Restoration is something I am exceptionally passionate about because I believe that it should extend from clothing, to housewares to homes themselves. If there are people willing to use a thing as it is, it should be left.” –Julie Bergmans Fab Gabs Vintage Co The availability of good, wearable…

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Vintage Clothing: Why I Love It

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Four Qualities To Make You Love It Too Me wearing my favorite dress with my husband wearing his favorite Baja Hoodie on vacation in Cancun 2006. A recent sale of a favorite dress makes me think of why I love vintage clothing. This is my parting goodbye to my favorite dress. Here are four qualities…

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60s Trends Before Disco

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Hippy and Mod celebrate the sweet 60s. Hippy and Mod met with a last gasp of innocence before the 70s synthetic craze and disco noise took over 60s trends. In the 70s synthetic production dominated the textile industry. Although synthetics like nylon gained prominence during the 40s, a major production shift happened in the 70s.…

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UPcycle: Indian Textile Arts

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Indian Textile adorns cotton and silk with opulent beading. The Indian Textile industry produces billions of fabric sold worldwide. As a result, it is the second highest employer in India and the second largest producer of fiber in the world. Textiles are an ancient art in India. Weaving and spinning go back 4000 years. The…

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UPtitude: Follow Your Bliss

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“If you do follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there all the while waiting for you, and the life you ought to be living is the one you are living.” — Joseph Campbell The path to true abundance is as easy as doing what you love. The…

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Oscars 2018 Spotlights Vintage Fashion

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Major Actresses Go Vintage At Oscars 2018 It’s now been over a month since the 90th Academy Awards, yet for film and fashion lovers alike, these events tend to spark several months’ worth of conversation. We debate which films and individuals should have won, analyze which celebrities wore the best outfits and occasionally make note of fun…

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UPcycle: Repurpose Brooches

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Find new uses for old brooches. If your brooches are missing stones or have broken fasteners, repurpose them into art! Brooches were designed to perform a simple function –to hold things together. Over the years, however, practicality evolved into glamour. Vanity ruled! Because of their versatility, women used them casually on a sweater or formally…

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UPtitude: Awaken The Inner Goddess

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“Beauty is not in the face; Beauty is a light in the heart.” – Kahlil Gibran The greatest source of empowerment lies deep within.   It is called the Divine Feminine Essence or The Inner Goddess. For us, it signifies the glorious awakening of the fire that burns within us the source of all creative…

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80s Fashion: Girls Just Want To Have Fun

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80s Fashion, Lingerie And Cyndi Lauper For 80s girls, Cyndi Lauper was a pop culture legend. Attracted to her quirky flamboyance, teens identified with her edgy style. Most amazing was how she powered a big look with her tiny petite frame. No longer was fashion just for the tall and glamorous.  With orange spiky hair…

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UPtitude: Trust Your Imagination

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“Everything you can imagine is real.” – Pablo Picasso The Girl In A Mirror Imagination is the power of the mind to be creative and resourceful. Our imagination allows us to solve problems and conceptualize solutions. Let’s imagine our future. What will our planet be like tomorrow? What can we do to get to where…

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