Stories

  1. THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE BEAUTIFUL

    Inspiring others to live with self-awareness has always been the plan for Lilly Alexander. The founder and creative director of Goodshop Badshop talks elevated vintage basics, American Heritage brands, and conscious living.

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  2. If You Know You Know

    Casey Kohn, the founder of Chicago’s Coup De Grâce, explores subculture’s influence on the runway and how to wear archival fashion as a uniform that reflects one's interests.

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  3. ALL TOGETHER NOW

    On June 25, 2024, the Display Copy collective launched its online marketplace, showcasing eighteen expert vintage curators and upcycling designers. Aiming to offer a meticulously curated, luxury-forward collection amid an over-saturated resale market, Display Copy simplifies vintage shopping by gathering key industry players in one convenient location.
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  4. THE ART OF GATHERING

    FROM LACE DOILIES TO LACE DIOR, BROOKE BAILEY AND HER HUSBAND JOHNNY WISKERCHEN ARE THE LOVERS AND CO-COLLABORATORS BEHIND SANTA MONICA’S CARNY COUTURE.

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  5. IT’S PERSONAL

    To collect is an act of totemic significance and of metamorphosis. Fashion Editor Gabrielle Marceca selects treasured pieces from the storied collections of four devoted fashion collectors-cum-archivists.
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  6. Obscure Connections

    Byronesque, an online editorial-based shop for obscure vintage fashion is the ultimate resource for rare 90s runway looks. But it’s not for beginners, and the associations they draw are anything but linear.
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  7. BE(E)ATTITUDES

    In her cri de couer on the honeybee’s tragic decline, Alexandra Marvar reminds us that people have relied on these indispensable creatures for millennia, and that the work being done to save them is also about saving ourselves.
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  8. All Is Bright

    Founded by stylist Irene Albright in 1990, Albright Fashion Library sprawls across a vast loft near the Bowery, a densely packed trove of clothing, footwear, and accessories. Run by the incomparable Patricia Black, the archive’s creative director, Albright is a veritable kunstkammer, a repository of thirty years of high fashion.
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  9. PROTECTIVE MEASURES

    From fashion to fetish, fashion historian Ruby Redstone laces into the story of the corset and its sisterhood of underpinnings — stays, jumps and chemises — and in so doing considers what we’ve lost in our race to abandon the things that once protected us.
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  10. 9 to 5

    Tumble outta bed, and I stumble to the kitchen. Pour myself a cup of ambition. Jump in the shower and the blood starts pumpin’. Out on the street, the traffic starts jumpin’...Working 9 to 5, what a way to make a livin’. — Dolly Parton
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  11. BODY ELECTRIC

    In head-to-toe vintage, model Paloma Elsesser puts our hearts on wings. The poet in her asks, “Who’s been getting busy? Devouring the literature, giving the grace, de-centering, uprooting and tending the trauma, sowing the joy? My avatar been getting fed, my shadow is getting sunlight, the heart sings less lonely songs.”

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  12. Saskia Unbound

    Fashion Magpie Saskia De Brauw swaggers and struts in head-to-toe vintage.

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