Monthly Archive for: ‘November, 2011’
What’s a white elephant, you ask? The term once meant a gift that was unwieldy and expensive to maintain. It derives from the East Asian white elephant, a holy animal that could not be neglected or mistreated.
By the end of high school, and to my mother’s utter dismay, the majority of my wardrobe consisted of used clothing. I grew up in the Bay Area and began my thrifting on Haight street. I loved combing through stores in search of something amazing;