NY Mag’s The Cut: Vintage Shopping Isn’t What It Used to Be

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When I was in high school in the 1990s East Village, buying used clothes was part of a shopping culture founded on the twin pillars of research and serendipity. I carried around a wish list, to which I added recommendations from liner notes and from people I was hoping to sleep with… Read the whole thing here.