Vintage Store Review: Who Still Wears X-Small ?

i am finally back home after a long day of running around which consisted of going to a high school basketball game and making a quick stop at the new grand opening of one of my favorite vintage stores, Rag-O-Rama. their main location is nestled in Little Five Points and they have decided to open up their 2nd location in Sandy Springs, Georgia.”doing a little jig”

female mannequins posed to get you in the door

i was not  too impressed because i hate limitations. they do have a huge selection of items but everything was too damn little; size 0-9’s.  who wears a size 6 these days?  the one thing that aggravates me the most is going inside a store and can’t find anything to wear because everything is too little and the clothes that are sizes  Large & XL are located wayyyyyy in the back of the store collecting dust and lint-

shoes, shoes,shoes-an outfit's best friends

shoes,shoes, shoes- an outfit's best friend;

i have a fetish for scarves

the latest scarf i purchased for $3.99. I was drawn to the printlove the skirts but again- too damn small

my friend Tai'- i see she's having a difficult time as well

i love these! yes! you guessed it...size 6

as you can see they do have stylish accessories(scarves, totes,shoes and hats) . i considered buying a few but for a vintage store they were overpriced. I will stick to their Little Five Point location.

So you don’t experience the same misfortune as I did ,consider using these 5 shopping tips.

Use these 5 Shopping Tips

1. Dress well. In order to spend less and buy wisely, dress up in comfortable clothes.

2. Shop with a plan. Know exactly what you need and how much you can spend. Write it down. Create a budget.

3. Keep an ongoing list of clothing needs posted in your closet. As you dress each morning, make notes of items you need to complete outfits such as a wider, brown belt or a white tee with v neck. Be specific. Take the list with you when you shop.

4. Before making a purchase ask yourself, “Does this match my wardrobe in terms of color, style and price? Is this on my needs list? How versatile is this piece? How many ways can I wear it?”

5. Shop first at high-end mass merchants (i.e., Target), outlet malls and off-price stores for basics such as tees, shirts and pants. You’ll then have more money for seasonal updates like jackets and accessories.

Happy Shopping…..

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