Wednesday, June 8, 2016

The Freperie
  • PAUL & JOE

    No one does Parisian chic like the French. Naturally. Quirky prints, flouncy skirts, sultry silhouettes. ...

    No one does Parisian chic like the French. Naturally. Quirky prints, flouncy skirts, sultry silhouettes. I'm always pleased when I stumble upon a Paul & Joe, or Paul & Joe Sister, item. The ex ...

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  • Vive la Vintage!

      I've convinced myself that I have to shop. It's part of my business model. If I don't shop frequen ...

      I've convinced myself that I have to shop. It's part of my business model. If I don't shop frequently what of Amara's Closet? How would designer loving, bargain hunting divas get their fashion ...

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  • CHLOÉ

      When I started Amara's Closet the best advice I was given was 'keep it local'. I've been an EBay s ...

      When I started Amara's Closet the best advice I was given was 'keep it local'. I've been an EBay shopper for years and had watched sellers like Style Sequel, Frockdrop and Shonamac build reputa ...

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  • MISSONI- Orange label

      "Reassuringly expensive" was the advertising slogan used by Stella Artois for many years. The sugg ...

      "Reassuringly expensive" was the advertising slogan used by Stella Artois for many years. The suggestion was that although it cost a bit more than your 'ordinary' lager the added expense was in ...

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  • Blumarine

    I like timeless. When a piece of clothing is described as timeless it means value for money. Better mater ...

    I like timeless. When a piece of clothing is described as timeless it means value for money. Better materials, better design, better cut, better fit. Pull it out an wear it over and over again and peo ...

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  • CELINE

     The difficulty in shopping for an online designer boutique, that's hosted by an auction platform, is dec ...

     The difficulty in shopping for an online designer boutique, that's hosted by an auction platform, is deciding when you've out priced your customer base. When I first imagined 'Amara's Closet' I wante ...

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  • Vince

    Mention Vince and I immediately think 'Cable' or 'Vaughn'. Shame on me. Another brand not on my radar but ...

    Mention Vince and I immediately think 'Cable' or 'Vaughn'. Shame on me. Another brand not on my radar but now very much in my eye. Unearthed during an expedition to stock Amara's Closet and casually p ...

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  • Manoush

    I've decided that I definitely have a good nose for designer after a recent scouting trip for Amara's Clo ...

    I've decided that I definitely have a good nose for designer after a recent scouting trip for Amara's Closet resulted in an intricate Manoush dress and a sublime Vince caftan. Both are beautifully bri ...

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  • Shop therapy

    A hard day at work number crunching suddenly spurns this desire to shop; and once this demon desire takes ...

    A hard day at work number crunching suddenly spurns this desire to shop; and once this demon desire takes over shop I must. I know. It's time to talk to Frank. However... I can't imagine that Frank wo ...

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