pippa + meg: things i like right now

another double feature for your pleasure. pippa and meg are two gals from durban who run a vintage store and blog called the thrift collection. there are many things i want on this list – but i’d probably give the rollerskates to my niece. pretty hopeless with wheels attached to my feet, i tell you. follow them on twitter here.

things i like right now by pippa and meg of the thrift collection

  1. Pleated trousers: loving the new trouser styles coming in to stores
  2. Japanese Masking Tape: the most stylish way we can think of to add a little something extra to the orders we post off to our shoppers
  3. L’Occitane Cerisier (Cherry Blossom) Eau De Toilette
  4. The candy pink rollerskates from Urban Outfitters – definitely on Pippa’s wishlist.
  5. Cruisers: a bike ride along Durban’s newly revamped promenade is an afternoon delight!
  6. Frankie Mag: A must read for those who love photography, food, quirky homes and interesting people
  7. My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy by Kanye West. Just a great album. And I love the arrogance of having 4 different album covers. Not one of them featuring his name. That’s all.
  8. This dress. From River Island. Just because it’s nice.
  9. Primavera sound: Meg is going to the festival in Barcelona in May – psyched to see Delorean on their home turf. Other confirmed acts include: Belle & Sebastian, Fleet Foxes, The National, The Walkmen…
  10. Caipirinhas: The ultimate summer cocktail.
  11. Peanut brittle: a delicious snack
  12. The Boston Globe’s ‘Big Picture’: by far the best way to ‘read’ the news

the thrift collection

pippa and meg from durban emailed me about their new vintage source the thrift collection,

we’re in the business of scouring vintage and 2nd hand stores for pre-loved items that we lovingly repair, clean and re-button in the hopes of finding them new homes (in a way, we’re kind of like the fashion SPCA). All of our items are priced between R10 and R40 (if it’s a little more expensive than that, you know you’re getting something truly special). every month we will unveil a new collection – each with it’s own name – and for our market debut we will be featuring our peggy collection. where you can find once loved skirts, dresses, jackets, shirts, blouses, accessories, belts, bags and shoes. We have also added to our collection a range of lucky packets, full to the brim with goodies that will make you feel like a kid again.

they can be found every month at the I Heart Market from september onwards and online where they also take orders and requests. sounds very cool, if you’re in durban be sure to go check them out.