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{"id":3823900033103,"title":"ThriftStyle","handle":"thriftstyle","description":"\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR\/ILLUSTRATOR INFO BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBy: \u003ca href=\"\/pages\/allison-engel\"\u003eAllison Engel\u003c\/a\u003e, \u003ca href=\"\/pages\/reise-moore\"\u003eReise Moore\u003c\/a\u003e, and \u003ca href=\"\/pages\/margaret-engel\"\u003eMargaret Engel\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER HEADING BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003ci\u003e\"Style That's Easy and Affordable\"\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER DESCRIPTION BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eWith this easy-to-use resource, smart shoppers can cultivate upscale, upcycled wardrobes at thrift and consignment store prices. Learn to navigate the racks of local consignment shops, spot name brands, select the best quality items, and repair secondhand clothes that need some love. Photo-filled chapters show what's available and give tips for distiguishing quality items from fakes. Interviews with experts explain what makes a damaged piece of clothing worth renovating. 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She holds a bachelor's degrees in textiles\/clothing and journalism, helps run the Los Angeles Institute for the Humanities, and regularly writes about LA's textile district and costume designers. She co-authored \u003ci\u003eFood Finds: America's Best Local Foods and the People Who Produce Them \u003c\/i\u003e(William Morrow Cookbooks) with her sister, Margaret Engel.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eRead more about \u003ca href=\"\/pages\/allison-engel\"\u003eAllison\u003c\/a\u003e.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eReise Moore, co-author\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eTelevision producer Maricia \"Reise\" Moore is a thrift-store fanatic. What started out ten years ago as a begrudging trip to a thrift store swiftly became a passion for quality, beautiful, and unique clothes at rock-bottom prices. She lives in Los Angeles.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eRead more about \u003ca href=\"\/pages\/reise-engel\"\u003eReise\u003c\/a\u003e.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eMargaret Engel, co-author\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eMargaret Engel lives in Washington, D.C., where she runs the Alicia Patterson Journalism Foundation and helped create the Newseum, a news museum in Washington, D.C. She is the former Washington columnist for \u003ci\u003eGlamour\u003c\/i\u003e and was a reporter for \u003ci\u003eThe Washington Post\u003c\/i\u003e. 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Lightly laid atop the shopping advice is an admonition against fast fashion and waste. 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She holds a bachelor's degrees in textiles\/clothing and journalism, helps run the Los Angeles Institute for the Humanities, and regularly writes about LA's textile district and costume designers. She co-authored \u003ci\u003eFood Finds: America's Best Local Foods and the People Who Produce Them \u003c\/i\u003e(William Morrow Cookbooks) with her sister, Margaret Engel.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eRead more about \u003ca href=\"\/pages\/allison-engel\"\u003eAllison\u003c\/a\u003e.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eReise Moore, co-author\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eTelevision producer Maricia \"Reise\" Moore is a thrift-store fanatic. What started out ten years ago as a begrudging trip to a thrift store swiftly became a passion for quality, beautiful, and unique clothes at rock-bottom prices. She lives in Los Angeles.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eRead more about \u003ca href=\"\/pages\/reise-engel\"\u003eReise\u003c\/a\u003e.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eMargaret Engel, co-author\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eMargaret Engel lives in Washington, D.C., where she runs the Alicia Patterson Journalism Foundation and helped create the Newseum, a news museum in Washington, D.C. She is the former Washington columnist for \u003ci\u003eGlamour\u003c\/i\u003e and was a reporter for \u003ci\u003eThe Washington Post\u003c\/i\u003e. She co-authored \u003ci\u003eFood Finds: America's Best Local Foods and the People Who Produce Them \u003c\/i\u003e with her sister, Allison (William Morrow Cookbooks) and co-wrote three Fodor's guidebooks.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eRead more about \u003ca href=\"\/pages\/margaret-engel\"\u003eMargaret\u003c\/a\u003e.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - ENTER REVIEWS BELOW - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eEditorial Reviews\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/files\/star-fade.gif?18127980511287865543\"\u003e \u003cstrong\u003eLibrary Journal\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e, starred review\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis comprehensive guide is written in a friendly, approachable way, as if your cool aunts took you along to their favorite Salvation Army shop. It's much more than a thrift store junket, though. All three authors are seasoned thrifters and have years of writing and TV experience (twins Allison and Margaret Engel collaborated on plays and Food Network's Food Finds; TV producer Reise Moore has worked with A\u0026amp;E's Biography and for Animal Planet). Here they canvas 165 stores around the country and then stage a \"fashion shoot\" using real people in all-thrifted ensembles (Roger Snider's photos are charming and plentiful). The book also features trips to the tailors, dry cleaners, reweavers, and sewists who help whip the bargain finds into shape—a nice touch to see the people behind the scenes. Throughout, the authors convey the joy of discovering designer pieces for pennies, and the chapters on defining your own style and developing your eye to find those hidden treasures among the racks are informative. An extensive resources list includes many online and app options, from finding a store to learning to sew to stain removal. Lightly laid atop the shopping advice is an admonition against fast fashion and waste. 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ThriftStyle

By: Allison Engel, Reise Moore, and Margaret Engel

"Style That's Easy and Affordable"

With this easy-to-use resource, smart shoppers can cultivate upscale, upcycled wardrobes at thrift and consignment store prices. Learn to navigate the racks of local consignment shops, spot name brands, select the best quality items, and repair secondhand clothes that need some love. Photo-filled chapters show what's available and give tips for distiguishing quality items from fakes. Interviews with experts explain what makes a damaged piece of clothing worth renovating. Before-and-after photos show what can be done to refashion less-than-perfect finds.

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Allison Engel, co-author

Allison Engel has written articles for Esquire, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and other publications. She holds a bachelor's degrees in textiles/clothing and journalism, helps run the Los Angeles Institute for the Humanities, and regularly writes about LA's textile district and costume designers. She co-authored Food Finds: America's Best Local Foods and the People Who Produce Them (William Morrow Cookbooks) with her sister, Margaret Engel.

Read more about Allison.


Reise Moore, co-author

Television producer Maricia "Reise" Moore is a thrift-store fanatic. What started out ten years ago as a begrudging trip to a thrift store swiftly became a passion for quality, beautiful, and unique clothes at rock-bottom prices. She lives in Los Angeles.

Read more about Reise.


Margaret Engel, co-author

Margaret Engel lives in Washington, D.C., where she runs the Alicia Patterson Journalism Foundation and helped create the Newseum, a news museum in Washington, D.C. She is the former Washington columnist for Glamour and was a reporter for The Washington Post. She co-authored Food Finds: America's Best Local Foods and the People Who Produce Them with her sister, Allison (William Morrow Cookbooks) and co-wrote three Fodor's guidebooks.

Read more about Margaret.

Library Journal, starred review

This comprehensive guide is written in a friendly, approachable way, as if your cool aunts took you along to their favorite Salvation Army shop. It's much more than a thrift store junket, though. All three authors are seasoned thrifters and have years of writing and TV experience (twins Allison and Margaret Engel collaborated on plays and Food Network's Food Finds; TV producer Reise Moore has worked with A&E's Biography and for Animal Planet). Here they canvas 165 stores around the country and then stage a "fashion shoot" using real people in all-thrifted ensembles (Roger Snider's photos are charming and plentiful). The book also features trips to the tailors, dry cleaners, reweavers, and sewists who help whip the bargain finds into shape—a nice touch to see the people behind the scenes. Throughout, the authors convey the joy of discovering designer pieces for pennies, and the chapters on defining your own style and developing your eye to find those hidden treasures among the racks are informative. An extensive resources list includes many online and app options, from finding a store to learning to sew to stain removal. Lightly laid atop the shopping advice is an admonition against fast fashion and waste. VERDICT: Slip this into your valise the next time you visit thriftlandia.

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ISBN: 978-1-62354-502-4

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