These vintage fashion enthusiasts create new style with old pieces
Ruth Meteer Self-described as “If Ralph Lauren and Helmut Lang had a hippie love child,” Ruth scores most of her items from flea markets, estate sales and TJMaxx Runway sections. We photographed Ruth in her kitchen. Check out her shop The Gypsy
Edwardian Jacket: Brimfield Antiques Show | 1980s Suede Skirt: Thrifting | Stuart Weitzman Shoes: Nordstrom Rack
Michael Stoddard Preferring international European flare versus the traditional American style, Michael wears preppy, classic styles fitted to perfection. He finds most of his high- end thrift in Burlingame, CA (a suburb of San Franciso) and in NYC. We photographed Michael on his front porch. Check out his etsy shop.
1970s Pierre Cardin Wool Suit: Pick of the Litter, Burlingame, CA | Brown Demiboot: RI Antique Mall
Melanie Silva With a knack for combining clothes from different decades, Melanie appreciates revitalizing vintage clothing for modern outfits. She finds her best stuff rummaging through thrift shops. We photographed Melanie at the Rhode Island Antiques Mall, where she works. Check out her etsy shop.
All items from the Rhode Island Antiques Mall: Victorian Jacket | 1960s Baroque Peal Necklace | 1970s Braided Leather Shoes