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Saturday, March 9, 2013

Vintage Is Still Relevant

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Vintage Baroque Lace Blouse from Free'P Star, Paris, Tweed Shorts from Beijing, Black Boots from Rubi, Retro Shades from American Apparel, rings from all over the world
 Photos by John Tan

It's been long since I've last worn this oversized thrifted baroque lace blouse which I literally digged up from a giant wood case in a thrift store in Paris. I got it for only 1 euro. Paris has a lot of great vintage thrift stores, and they sell amazing stuff (if you really dig) at dirt cheap prices. I love wearing old pieces and giving them a breath of new life by making them look relevant. In fact, I actually enjoy buying preloved clothing from other people to save the fashion eco-system. I frequently shop at Zouk's Flea & Easy (held every 3 months) to dig through some of the goodies from the closets of people who work in fashion or creative industries. 

I have John to thank for making me look like a model. We shot this in 35 minutes in Utown, NUS - amazing right? I never knew my legs could look so long.

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