Monday, June 4

Adventures: ATL Fashion

Greetings, readers! Sorry for the silence, but I was in Atlanta last week attending the Costume Society of America's annual symposium and, amid dozens of lectures, presentations, and tours, I didn't have time to post. This was my first time in Georgia's capital, and I must say it didn't disappoint. Although I didn't have as much time as I would have liked (read: all day, everyday) to shop local stores, I did find a gem of a boutique near my hotel -- Revolution 11 Vintage Market and Studio. Don't let the store's strip mall exterior fool you. This amazing shop is filled with a curated selection of vintage and antique clothes and accessories for men, women, and even kids, as well as items for the home and plain ol' miscellany, and everything in the store is for sale. (Yes, even the motorcycle.You'll see what I mean when you scroll down.) And the best part? Everything is super affordable! Think $10.00-$30.00 for most clothing and accessories, plus fascinators for $38.00, and even Tiffany & Co. crystal for $60.00. ($60.00!) Now pick your jaw off of the floor and enjoy this virtual tour...


















The Southern fashion gods -- yes, they rule by region -- smiled upon me when I was on my way out of town, too. I was walking through International Concourse E in the Atlanta International Airport, I saw these awesome Recycle Runway sculptures by artist and educator Nancy Judd. As the project's name suggests, Judd creates one-of-a-kind fashions from trash. Her goal? To get people to consider that, "waste does not exist, only wasted resources". Here are a handful of the 21 sculptures in the terminal made from cereal boxes, caution tape, inner tube tires, a soft-top convertible roof, and cassette and video tape.

 








Pretty cool, huh?



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Jackie

9 comments:

ElsaD said...

Wow...what a nice experience it must have been! Thanks so much for sharing the experience and the pics! xoxo

Bonnie said...

So ... I feel like I need to road-trip it out here and go shopping.

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Tanvi said...

Very Very Cool.

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TheDollsFactory.com said...

Looks super great
have a nice and stylish week darling
come and say Hi,
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Life's a shoe said...

great pics, totally loving those brooches!

Natasja said...

Thank you for your comment! <3

That first vintage store looks like HEAVEN!

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Lena at A Crimson Kiss said...

What an amazing, fashion-filled trip!

Josie said...

How fun! I think Atlanta has such a unique sense of style.
xo Josie
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Ellie Lee said...

Wow! Love the Recycled Fashion! Who knew that those Caution Police tapes could look so good! (But it's such a great dress/message for a certain friend I can think of, on a girl's night out;p) xxxx