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Make it a Reading Day Trip

Reading Ohio is known for their historic Bridal District, but what you may not know, is how many shops in this area are unique, locally owned small businesses! Make it a Day Trip, and travel the main street (Reading Road), to find these amazing shops that carry one-of-a-kind items and have a great atmosphere. When you shop small, your money gets invested into the local community, providing jobs and keeping the income circulating locally!

Free Pickup at The Grand Antique Mall for Online Orders

Get free local pickup at The Grand Antique Mall for Manor online orders with coupon code "LOCAL" used at checkout! No minimum purchase required, and no purchase limit. Shop to your heart's content, and skip the shipping costs by picking up your purchases at our physical shop location, on Reading Road in Cincinnati Ohio. Make a day trip out of it, and check out these other amazing small businesses while you are in the area!

Vintage Style Staples: Huaraches

Huarache Sandals

Or "Sandal sandals.", as the Purépecha translation would be. The repetition has become a North American colloquialism, however. As iconic as the Roman gladiator sandal, this New World equivalent started out as a hand woven shoe for the farming and peasant classes of South America. While the gladiator sandal climbed the fashion ranks in the 2000's to haute couture status on the feet of models like Kate Moss, the Huarache remains in the fashion underground.

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The Art of Juxtaposition

Among fashion insiders, there is a lot of pressure for innovation and individuality. For how can you become a known entity in the sartorial circuit, if there is nothing to know? I've always wondered how people who wear mostly name brand current fashion ever hope to accomplish this. You'll end up seeing the same Gucci belt, the same Supreme sweatshirt, in every fashion outfit-of-the-day post on the internet. How can this be fulfilling to anyone within the fashion scene? When you are just a copy of a copy of a copy?

How to measure jeans and pants for an accurate fit

This is a complete guide on how to measure, and then annalyze those measurements, for the best possible fit when online shopping.