15 ways you can recreate Mamma Mia’s vintage style

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Secondhand First: IRL

Get the look: Anywhere you can find it

One last way to get vintage-inspired swag is to do it the old-fashioned way: yourself. Hit the pavement and DIY that ish.

In a world with coffee and clothing stores seemingly on every corner (in the big cities), and same-day delivery at the click of a button, we sometimes forget to go outside and see for ourselves. I have been thrifting since I was a teenager (current age withheld), and I swear it brings me so much joy when I find a diamond in the rough. Or, that designer piece for only $6.99.

Places you can go to score: thrift stores, local vintage boutiques and consignment shops, chain resale (eg. Buffalo Exchange and Crossroads), estate sales, repair your own flawed clothing that you’d otherwise toss, go to or host clothing swaps, and sift through family junk that’s been in storage. There are more ideas and better words on sustainable living in this new book, and some really messed up stats to put it all into perspective.

Before I end up getting preachy, always remember this: fashion is personal, and it’s supposed to be fun.

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What’s your favorite retro look? Do you have other trends and tips to share? Tell us in the comments!