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Last night I was at a birthday party where this gorgeous girl started telling me about how frustrating it can be to dress modestly. She loves being modest of course, but finding something nice to wear can often present a challenge.
Well, I have a tip on how to find modest clothes! It’s worked for me over the years. I am strongly recommending you to go and shop vintage!
I went, just for you, so you could see that there are seriously more modest options! Plus, your kinda helping the planet by recycling! And I think it’s pretty fun to think about the life of my clothes. We’ll never know the places they’ve been!

You see, more people used to dress more modestly. Look here! So many options for longer skirts!

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Look at all the sleeved shirts! Buttoned up shirts are a trend right now too!

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Plus, styles pretty much always come back in!

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(have you not seen items just like this in places like Sportsgirl?!)

There can be hidden treasures and unique finds! Especially the shoes and accessories!
Love the pearl necklace!

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There’s even really cute guys at vintage stores ;) hehe

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Love the after 5 stubble…

So, some tips on how to shop vintage:
•don’t be afraid of filling through lots of clothes to find the perfect piece!

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(gorgeous formal vintage dresses)

•Pull it out of the rack! If you see something you might like, take it off the rack and hold it up away from the rest of the clothes to make a further assessment. Trust me, it helps.

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•It may be crowded, and some places can be messy, but don’t let that stop you!

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•Try holding it up to and looking in the mirror. This can help you decide if it might work.

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•Don’t worry too much about what the size says. Sizing standards change over time. If you think it might fit by looking at it, try it on! If your not sure, just try it on!

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(This dress is too amazing! Unfortunately this photo does not do it justice! I wasn’t sure whether it would fit me, but it did, like a glove!)

•Don’t get disappointed if it doesn’t fit! Body shapes have changed, cuts are different then they used to be. You might find that you have to try on more clothes before you find the right one. Keep trying them on.

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(This dress is so sweet)

•Have fun! There are plenty of interesting things to see when vintage shopping. Here is an old swimming cap!

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And this dress is just a treasure!

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If you haven’t done it already, go vintage shopping! If you’ve already done, do it again!

If you have any advice, tips or just want to say how much you love vintage shopping too, make a comment and let us know.

BJ xx

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