Melissa Gonzalez of Vintanthro Modern & Vintage

Melissa Gonzalez of Vintanthro Modern & Vintage

VALUES-BASED HOLIDAY SHOPPING TIP #2: BUY VINTAGE

We all know that clothing is one of the biggest items purchased and gifted during the holiday season. Whether you are searching for the perfect bling for a cocktail party or searching for treasures for under the tree, I hope you’ll consider buying vintage. Read on to learn about one amazing vintage store owner in New Haven, CT, and what she is doing to slooooow down fashion one piece at a time.

Read More

lee lee McKnight of the Perpetual You

lee lee McKnight of the Perpetual You

This week I am pleased to share the story of my sister, lee lee, and the magazine she publishes. I was honored to move to Connecticut for a short time and help her launch this amazing project - and continued to be impressed by her dedication and joy in what she is doing.  This month the magazine celebrates 3 years of being published and one full year of being in print! You can read online for free or purchase print copies from their website. They also have a lovely selection of branded products (created by collaborations with small-batch makers) and do some stellar gift guides!  I hope you enjoy getting to know lee lee a little better.

Read More