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Recently a reader on Instagram asked me, “How do you stay so slim?” Which made me think it might be time to write about a closely related topic —How to Lose Weight.

How to Lose Weight When it comes to losing weight, the new year is often a time for resolutions of weight loss as well as enthusiastic energy around dieting. Somehow, by Valentine’s Day, if not sooner, our resolve fades. Then the warm weather rolls around and we start thinking about weight loss again. What is Yo-Yo Dieting? Forget about yo-yo dieting, the psychology around losing weight can be an emotional roller coaster in and of itself. And if you’re wondering, what is yo-yo dieting, it refers to the cyclical loss and gain of weight, resembling the up and down motion of a yo-yo. How to Lose Weight Fast People ask how to lose weight quickly, and for me, that isn’t...

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How to Consign Clothing

Having worked for many years in a women’s consignment store, I know a thing or two about the in’s and out’s of such a store and some of these tips may help you have a better chance of success when you try to consign clothing of your own. Now every store has a different set of rules (some prefer bagged clothing to hangers, any season vs in season) its best not to compare stores because they all operate differently.  Before you attempt to bring clothing in, do your research first. Pick up a pamphlet from the store or read about their rules and requirements online first. Don’t show up for your first time with 5 garbage bags the moment they...

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Vintage Menswear: 25 Tips & Tricks for Thrift Store Shopping

Here at the Gentleman’s Gazette, we believe that great classic menswear items don’t always have to be expensive. They can be found at vintage or thrift shops, too! So, we took a trip to two vintage shops to share 25 smart tips to get the most out of your time shopping vintage menswear. Obviously, March 2020 is not the time to go vintage shopping or clothes shopping in physical stores anywhere, but this is something you can do once it all has passed. Video Transcript: SRS: Welcome back to the Gentleman’s Gazette! In today’s video, we are… PS: At Lula Vintage in St. Paul. SRS: Yeah, we thought we’d mix it up and go to a real vintage store. SRS:...

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