Tag Archives: clothing exchange

This outfit is totally SLOW FASHION

If you are reading my blog for the first time you’ll find out immediately that I support SLOW FASHION. In a world filled with cheap, throw away, fast fashion–which is bad for our environment and even worse for the garment … Continue reading

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The best things in life are free!

And one of the best things I got for free at Maggie’s clothing exchange is this fabulous skirt! The velvet and jacquard lace patches are sewn together to create an elegant textured look; animal print and black gives it a … Continue reading

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Maggie’s Clothing Exchange Party

My daughter Jean hosts and attends clothing exchange parties in Seattle frequently. My dear friend Maggie is a thrifting specialist and when I told her about Jean’s parties, she thought it was a great idea and has decided to host … Continue reading

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Winter Vacation in Seattle

The grass is always greener in Seattle: flowers are blooming, trees already have buds and the air is balmy! It may not be bikini weather, but it feels like springtime! Most days have been sunny with blue skies, a few … Continue reading

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A Clothing Exchange Party

My daughter Jean hosts and attends Clothing Exchange parties in Seattle. On her recent visit, she brought me this lamé jacket that she knew I’d like. Fits like a glove and I love it! It’s shiny and lightweight. This jacket … Continue reading

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Style Challenge: STRIPES

My last visit to Seattle included some fashion fun; Jean and I bought these striped tops in a little shop in Fremont. I like the bell sleeves (impractical for doing dishes–I don’t do dishes!) but fantastic for dancing. I wore … Continue reading

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Clothing Exchange: Hearts and Flowers

I went to my first clothing exchange while visiting my daughter Jean in Seattle. It was so much fun and a wonderful experience. I helped Jean shop and prepare refreshments for her guests. Jean is a gracious host and served … Continue reading

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