Opening an online shop to sell my vintage collection was a conscious act to de-clutter. Naming the shop Madge’s Hatbox, after my grandmother, was a loving nod to her years as a milliner. Then a chance remark by my aunt sent me on a journey in search of a hat shop my grandmother opened in 1917. Madge in Mississippi . . .
Madge is joining with Oxfam this month for SecondHand September (#SecondhandSeptember) to encourage shoppers to purchase vintage or gently used fashion instead of new. Save 20% all month at MadgesHatbox Vintage and we will donate a portion of each sale to Oxfam. Discount Code: Secondhand . . .
A young woman in her 30s begins the long journey from Ft. Worth, Texas to Okinawa, Japan. It’s the early 60s and she is on her way to meet her new husband, a Marine who is stationed there. Life has been a rough But now there’s future waiting for her over 7,000 miles away . . .