Resale runs in the family at Underground Fashion Exchange | Local News

Underground Fashion Exchange

Jennifer Lackman has opened the Underground Fashion Exchange in the basement of Western Pawnbrokers.

Lackman’s clothing collection has been sourced from her own wardrobe, as well as her daughter’s clothing from the past five years. She has also hits estate and garage sales, auctions and thrift stores, looking for quality clothing to resell with a focus on brands like Levi’s, Carhart, Pendleton, and designer jeans, as well as unique and one-of-a-kind finds in the used bins.

“It’s important to me,” said Lackman. “There’s too much stuff in the world. When you go all over the world and you live in Seoul … what they have to do with their garbage and how it’s separated. That’s their law, you don’t get a chance to just throw things away. I just want to recycle everything.”

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Stitched Father’s Day suit special runs through June

Stitched has proved a snug fit for Tivoli Village. The first pop-up of the men’s fashion boutique opened in September, just off the retail district’s main entrance.

Along with ready-to-wear custom suits, accessories and footwear, Stitched carries brands that include Zegna, Loro Piana, Tom Ford, Gucci, Thom Browne, Scotch & Soda, Balenciaga and Creed.

Having opened at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas along with the resort in December 2010, Stitched has hit the suburbs with shopping options tailored to personal experiences.

The store’s Father’s Day special, dubbed “Cut From the Same Cloth,” offers fathers and sons the opportunity to design their new suits together. The entire experience package, with two custom suits, is $2,000. The special runs through June.

“Personalized gifts win the day,” says Stitched Senior Vice President Sam Glaser, who opened the original boutique at The Cosmpolitan.

“The new favorite tie in dad’s favorite color, or a pocket

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