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Mint and Thrift Shops 'Til She Drops at Michael's Consignment

Posted on November 15, 2018 by Rachel Trusso

Mint and Thrift is a fashion blog based in New York City run by Gisel Luna. Gisel informs her readers on great items you can buy brand new, or “mint” condition, and “thrift,” which means second hand. She wants to inform readers that there isn’t just one way to look good. Gisel also blogs about styling and beauty suggestions, and she has quickly become one of our favorite NYC blogger babes.

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Our Favorite Vintage Fashion Icons

Posted on August 28, 2018 by Tracie Pfrogner

Everyone can remember that nostalgic feeling you get while watching Audrey Hepburn dressed as Holly Golightly strolling down Fifth Avenue in the early morning while the solemn notes of “Moon River” play in the background. Between the oversized Ray Ban sunglasses, huge pearl necklace, and iconic black dress, there was so much fashion to love from  Breakfast at Tiffany’s. And as designer Hubert Givenchy dressed Audrey Hepburn during the majority of her film career, it is no surprise that Audrey became the fashion icon that she still is today. So many wonderful women from the past have inspired the way we dress today. Today we’ll be sharing some of our favorite vintage fashion icons and how you can achieve their iconic looks.

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Happy International Women's Day!

Posted on March 08, 2018 by Tracie Pfrogner

We at Michael’s would like to wish you a happy International Women’s Day today! As a team made up of all women, we are all about celebrating women empowerment, women in business, and women who support other women. Today we thought we could share some fantastic and accomplished women who continue to inspire us every day.

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2018 Oscars Best Dressed List

Posted on March 05, 2018 by Tracie Pfrogner

Last night was the 90th Academy Awards ceremony and we saw so many uplifting, optimistic, and empowering speeches from the winners. The Oscars’ red carpet also reflected this mood, with bold fashion choices and an array of bright colors. Here are a few of our favorite looks from last night’s awards show!

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Get Inspired! 4 Ways to Always Look Like a Celeb!

Posted on April 13, 2017 by Dara Sayet

four ways to celebrity styleI have come to the conclusion after many years of being a garmento that you can’t hijack someone’s style… It must come naturally and be you! While all that may be true, there are ways to channel a celeb in a way where you can still “keep it real”. After years and years of studying the celeb scene, there are 4 ways to always look like a celeb (without the crazy shoulder pads, pink hair or shoes you can’t actually walk in) and feel good while doing it. Follow these 4 quick rules and trust me… the paparazzi may be sneaking up on you!

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Work, Play, Rock and Stroll… A Story of Fashion Alter Egos!

Posted on August 12, 2016 by Dara Sayet

fashion for all your alter egosSome of us stay tried and true to who we are and what we wear.  Others of course, have multiple ways they see themselves – alter egos if you will.  Depending on the day, or actually the hour, we can switch from business chic to let’s fiesta all in the blink of an eye.  Corporate temptress by day to jet setting socialite at night… Did you ever meet someone that no matter what they throw on – from sweats to a cocktail dress--they look absolutely impeccable and as if they put in no effort at all?

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Loving Coco

Posted on June 30, 2016 by Dara Sayet

Chanel ClassicWhy does the quilt get so much love?

Ever wonder why fashion lovers from around the globe swoon over the little square quilt and chains? Is it the high price tag, the celebrities that wear it or is it the fact that some of us can spit out Chanel quotes faster than lyrics to our favorite song? We have one answer… it’s because it is classic. Those two interlocking...

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