Look of the Day: Vintage Essence by Mail Sweater

Yes, you read that right. Who knew Essence magazine had a catalog back in the day?! I had no idea until I checked the tag on this amazing sweater. I did some research and learned that Essence by Mail was in business from 1984 and accepted their last order in 2001. How did I miss…

New Thrift Discovery: Fia’s Fabulous Finds in Petworth!

After a meeting this past Friday, I decided to check out Fia's Fabulous Finds, a local thrift/consignment store in the Petworth neighborhood of Washington, DC. Fia's is located at 806 Upshur St NW, Washington, DC 20011. I walked in and Fia, the owner, offered us apple cider and margaritas while we shopped. Ummm yes!! There is…