Yes, this was in fact in 2012, and yes, I did go because of that Macklemore song. For a few years, ugly sweaters were all I bought at thrift stores—until one day, while browsing for my newest Macklemore-esque find, I realized there were about fifty other racks of clothing whose contents weren’t smelly or scratchy. So began my vintage clothing obsession.
The semi-annual event will be taking place on Nov. 8 at the Shaw Centre from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The show will feature a variety of different vintage vendors from Hamilton’s Vintage Soul Geek to Ottawa’s REBEL/RECLUSE Vintage Clothing, owned by University of Ottawa alumnus Marley McRae.