Local Loop

Local Loop

As per the norm after a long glorious year of stalking vintage in Italy, I was biting at the bit to source form my local “loop” opshops that I have been obsessively hunting in since I got a drivers license and inherited my old lipstick-red Volvo in 1999....
Finding Topolino

Finding Topolino

It all started with a beautiful ticket to a beautiful train. I had a tip that this market was a good one. I have found that it is typical in Northern Italy for markets to happen twice a week like Wednesday and Saturday or Tuesday and Saturday etc… I love this...
Thrifting my Way Back to my Tuscan Roots

Thrifting my Way Back to my Tuscan Roots

I know I promised not to be sappy, but a little family history will make this story that much more special. My grandmother, Nonna, as everyone appropriately called her, grew up in Livorno, Italy. She loved it, she missed it. She talked about it all the time....
Vintage in the Rough

Vintage in the Rough

Since I blabbed your ear off last post I will keep this one short and sweet and very visual, promise.  As small Italian cities grow and diversify the presence of more and more second-hand vendors form all over the world have started to become more often tan not! These...