Co-owner Dan Williams says the hats are priced depending on their rarity and popularity. A continued growth in the popularity and the interest in the products, with 30, Mass Vintage followers on social media, has allowed Williams to become intimately involved in what he describes as an underground hat world and subculture that has brought him to thrift stores, flea markets and tag sales throughout the region, building relationships with wholesalers, as well. So successful has the enterprise been that Williams, who earned a degree in animal science from UMass inabandoned pursuit of a postgraduate degree in dairy science at the University of New Hampshire in and brought on his fiance, Maddison Dyment, a fellow UMass graduate, as a business partner.
I started painting over twenty years ago because I just love transformation. To take something old and breathe new life into it excites me. I love to re-purpose things that might wind up in the dumpster and then turn them into something useful and beautiful.
Streetwear brand Frankie Collective is known for everything from reworking vintage Nike pieces into bikini tops to custom Supreme collections. What you might not know is that the brand started out as the sister store of Vancouver -based vintage retail shop F as in Frank. Now, Frankie Collective has announced that it will be launching its first brick-and-mortar shop of its own.
Vintage is the oldest name for jeans in town! Pioneering the fabric inwe have come a long way in providing our customers with the best brands over the years. Madame, the brand with the best offering of girls tops, winterwear, dresses and lowers has been added to the store. Why Vintage?
Spark Pretty vintage store in New York City. Photo: John Muggenborg. Best friends and stylists Amanda Dolan and Meagan Colby are the brains behind the store, which initially launched in as an online vintage retailer specializing in nostalgia-heavy garments from the '80s and '90s, most of which were acquired from flea markets and road trips while working for Betsey Johnson.
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Retail stores have changed dramatically through the years. And the change has not been all positive for retailers. In fact, more than 7, stores closed in alone.