Sunday, September 22, 2013

review from the gutter: Indian Summer

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It being a rainy lazy sunday and I thought I would finally check out/visit my darling friend Kim Selling at her new job. Kim (a fellow fashion blogger/writer/poet and overall dope human being) landed the ideal job for her; working at hidden gem of the vintage finds at a thrift store in Capital Hill called Indian Summer.

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On the corner of Mercer & Summit (down the block from Top Pot Doughnuts) Indian Summer is a tiny spot but it packs a punch! Items vary from the late 50's to more modern pieces. Even has a nice little section of men's clothing  (found an awesome sweater for the boyfriend) and also carries adorable kid's fashion.

Not to mention everything is reasonable priced. ($10-40) Plus Indian Summer does sell, trade, and buy clothes so if you have anything you need to get off your hands or want to upgrade your own closet, stop by.

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Now I am not just giving this store a great review because my friend Kim works there (although that does help) but for real, Indian Summer is a vintage store with no attitude or fuss. The staff is friendly, helpful, kind, and of course all have spot on style. You can find anything on those racks that will fit all shapes, sizes, and prefect for any age. 

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But the biggest test is; "Yeah, but did you leave empty handed?" No! I am proud to say I left with three pieces, something for the boyfriend AND I didn't break the bank. This guttersnipe couldn't be happier.

But hey! Check it out for yourself.

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To find out more check out their Instragram (@Indiansummervintage), Facebook pageblogspot, AND for those readers not from Seattle even there is an etsy online store. Opened 1-6 PM Monday - Sunday.

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playing dress up is the best part of shopping

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