oc mart MIX in the House!

Invited by Macalistaire at 1850 (the eclectically beautiful vintage boutique I blogged about in early November for the grand opening of their second boutique at their new satellite space, I attended the new oc mart MIX "Sneak Peek Shopping Event" yesterday.  The oc mart MIX (www.theocmartmix.com) is a new retail destination featuring a vibrant gathering of vendors [...]

I Heart Vintage

Lately I’ve been into vintage.  Due to the recession, the top consumer trends of this year are value and nostalgia, and vintage definitely hits both those marks.  According to trendwatching.com, “Nostalgia marketing holds great appeal in times of uncertainty as it allows consumers to reminisce, bringing them back to simpler, more carefree times.”  Additionally, my [...]