Sew & Tell

Premiere DateDec 7, 2012
Categories Media Talk
00:00 DJ Marie (Underneath: Thru the Field Memory Tapes)
03:33 Interview with Kelly James of 27 Perry
06:46 DJ Marie
07:56 What A Fool Dr. Dog
10:32 Rollerblades Kwes.
14:09 Black Is Good Young Rival
17:00 DJ Marie
17:52 Interview with Kelly James
22:05 DJ Marie
23:14 Waking Dream Bleeding Rainbow
26:51 Last Tears Of the Night Wild Yaks
30:57 Careless Beach Fossils
33:55 DJ Marie
35:23 Interview with Kelly James
40:39 DJ Marie
43:58 X mas Spirit Catcher - Sufjan Stevens
47:29 Finish

Have you ever wished that scouring the internet for second-hand designer goods could be more like Polyvore and less like Ebay? Well, this week’s guest is the answer to our pre-owned fashion prayers. Kelly James is the founder and CEO of  Boulder, CO-based 27 Perry, a new, innovative online shopping platform for consignment goods. On today’s show, Kelly will talk about her background as a buyer for corporate fashion, the uniquely personal and poetic vision (literally!) that led to 27 Perry, and some of her own criteria for shopping used wares.

Plus, a set list full of the latest from bands like Dr. Dog, Bleeding Rainbow, Young Rivals, Wild Yaks, and, of course, another Sufjan Christmas track! All that, plus your search for a pair of gently-worn Jimmy Choos is over: tune in to crack the code for first-rate fashion at second-hand prices!

Samples from 27 Perry’s current online selections from Rags Consignment
(Photos courtesy of 27 Perry and Rags Consignment)

360 Sweater – $71.11

Ya Ya Skirt – $75.23

Rozae Nichols dress – $104.07

Prada sweater – $89.65

Elie Tahari dress – $66.99

BCBGMaxAzria dress – $75. 23

Trina Turk sweater – $62.87

Missoni top – $75.23

Jimmy Choo heels – $129.05

*Be sure to follow 27 Perry on Facebook for all the latest details on new vendors, fashions, and more!

Complete links and info from today’s show:
*Check out the offerings from Neiman Marcus for Target! And for some beautiful options to give the perfect gift that gives back, browse the extensive inventory at Given Goods Company.
*Read this recent article from Forbes and his Wikipedia page to learn more about Mickey Drexler’s career as CEO of both Gap and J. Crew.
*Follow BreakThru Radio on Facebook for complete details on our Holiday Contest – winner gets an iPad Mini!
*Just in case you haven’t had enough royal baby mania, here’s the latest on Kate Middleton’s post-morning-sickness style…
*I love me a good “Who Wore It Best”! This is a great online catalogue of celebrity fashion twins, and here’s a great side-by-side slideshow!
*And last but not least, some *very* exciting news in H&M’s continued efforts to increase the sustainability of their company.

Dr. Dog
(Photo by Nicky Devine)
March 24 – McDowell Mountain Music Festival – Phoenix, AZ
April 28 – McMenamin’s Crystal Ballroom – Portland, OR

Young Rival
(Photo by Kathleen Munroe)
Dec 7 – Mohawk Place – Buffalo, NY
Dec 26 – The Casbah – Hamilton, Ontario
Feb 7 – Le Sous Bois – Chicoutimi, Quebec
Feb 8 – L’Univers Rock – Joliette, Quebec
Feb 9 – Le Scanner – Quebec City, Quebec
Feb 15 – Black Sheep Inn – Wakefield, Quebec
Feb 16 – Le Petite Boite Noire – Sherbrooke, Quebec

Bleeding Rainbow
(Photo by Zia Hiltey)
Dec 15 – Brooklyn Night Bazaar – Brooklyn, NY
Jan 18 – Duke Coffeehouse – Durham, NC

Beach Fossils
(Photo by Asher Fritz)
Dec 31 – Irving Plaza – New York, NY
Feb 23 – The Bowery Ballroom – New York, NY

Host Britt
Britt (formerly DJ Marie) has a passion for all forms of art, as well as for the creative process. She has a BA in Communications/Theater and a Post-Bacc in Photography from Maine Media Workshops. Britt began…