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Holiday Adventures, Holiday Wishes…

Hello to Hooti Couture and Alligators fans everywhere, and we hope this note finds you happy and healthy (but we won’t talk about “wealthy”), and looking forward to holidays celebrated with family and friends. Of course, all the buzz this season is

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Going Mad, Mad, Mad for Fall!

Yes, its that time again. The racks at Hooti are now freshly full with everything a vintage fashionista could crave. Lusting for a look as sexy as that of Christina Hendricks Joan on Mad Men? We never pass up bombshell!Want something as

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A Vintage Day Out, Martha Stewart-Style

What do you do when the Martha Stewart staff invites you to be a part of the audience for an hour-long television segment on consignment and vintage fashion? Alison said yes, of course, and then collared three other women who happen to

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Happy Vintage New Year!

It’s hard to believe that Alligators, Old Mink & New Money is now a piece of vintage itself, but it has been seven years since our book was first published, and we continue to be amazed and gratified by the response, both

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Hooti & The Nets…And We Aren’t Talking Tulle

If you follow Brooklyn and/or professional basketball, you probably know The Nets are coming to town to play in the snazzy new Barclays Center—though who knows when the season will start this year. But that’s another story. Anyway, you’re probably saying, What’s

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Five Smart Reasons to Shop Vintage This Spring…

One: Affordable skins….Why spend spend hundreds or thousands for a bit of reptile, when vintage handbags and belts come in all shapes and colors? Two: Handbags, of course. The structured bag is back, big time, and whether you want understated or flashy,

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Feast your eyes on Fall…

The first leaves are turning, the sidewalks are no longer steamy (unless you are strolling around South Beach), and its time to turn that closet upside down…or, at the very least, pack away those sundresses, and pull out the mohair, the leather,