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Lisa Tenorio

What is Upcycling?

What is Upcycling?

A few of the pieces we carry at Baba Yaga are vintage pieces that we’ve embellished or modified in some way.  Sometimes it’s just about style and adding a decorative element to a basic piece. However, we also find great vintage pieces that have flaws like a hole, a stain, fading and we can’t really sell them as is. Or, it could be that the hemline or the shape would be more wearable today if modified.  Modifying or reworking a vintage piece into something new is a form of upcycling. One of example of upcycling is applying a decorative patch....

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Lisa Tenorio

A Perfect Saturday in Vancouver, BC

A Perfect Saturday in Vancouver, BC

We just spent an amazing weekend in Vancouver shopping and eating our way through the city.  There is a ton of great vintage shopping in Vancouver as well as local Canadian designers and great Japanese denim to be found.  Here are our top picks for a Saturday in Vancouver.

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Where to Shop in Morocco

Where to Shop in Morocco

We are just back from 2 amazing weeks in Morocco sightseeing and shopping for unique treasures.  We covered a lot of ground during this trip: Tangier, Casablanca, Meknes, Fes, Chefchouen, Merzouga, Marrakech, Essouira and lots of little towns in between.  Along the way we scoured all of the usual tourist markets and souks, but also searched out local Moroccan designers, as well as vintage pieces.  Here are some of the highlights.

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Damian O'Farrill

What to Wear and Give for the Holidays 2017

What to Wear and Give for the Holidays 2017

Whether you are thinking about gifts for friends and family, or what to wear to your holiday parties, shopping vintage will ensure your holiday is festive and unique. Here are some of our top picks for 2017:

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