Political graphics. A fashion statement. Shelving adorned with light layers of dust. A collection.
When I collected my first antique at 10, I knew vintage and thrifting was meant to be part of my life. A cataclysm of tchotchkes and memories were meant to line my walls and address my cabinets.
In a world where I couldn’t afford the next cool jacket from Forever21, I turned to 2nd hand items.
I turned to buttons. Here's a few of my favorite:
The Bee: In 2021 I graduated college. It marked the end of my time in honeybee country- Savannah, GA. Where I found my partner and my dog. Where I worked downtown while going to school full-time. The first, and possibly last, time I had a yard and a white picket fence for a quarter of the rent in LA.