The beauty of Wabi-Sabi | JunqueRethunque.com

The beauty of Wabi-Sabi

I learned of the term “wabi-sabi” a few years ago, and was instantly attracted to its meaning: In traditional Japanese aesthetics, Wabi-sabi is a world view centered on the acceptance … Continue Reading →


Sweater Vests Y'all | JunqueRethunque.com

Sweater Vests, Y’all!!

I can’t lie. I see sweater vests at thrift stores and think “how can I convince the general public that these are amazing, without coming off as a vintage woman … Continue Reading →


Slow Fashion at NWAFW | JunqueRethunque.com

Slow Fashion at NWA Fashion Week

Well, there’s a new chink in my pistol handle – a notch in my belt – a symbol of some kind (a pair of scissors?) on my metaphorical airplane. I’m … Continue Reading →


Good Things: NWA Fashion Week | JunqueRethunque.com

Slow and Balanced

My NW Arkansas Fashion Week collection hits the runway tomorrow night and I’m still embellishing and hemming. I have some shopping to do to finish a couple of looks. And, … Continue Reading →


Easy Vintage Lighting Project | JunqueRethunque.com

Easy Vintage Lighting Project

A friend of mine put out the call for folks to come help her clean out some junk she needed gone, and I’m not one to turn away from a … Continue Reading →


Repair a Broken Bird Feeder | JunqueRethunque.com

Repair a Broken Bird Feeder

No one knows exactly how it happened, but one day a couple of months ago our large bird feeder was discovered on the ground under the tree with the glass … Continue Reading →


Liv Alight bicycle for mother's day

I can explain.

Back in January, I announced that I was challenging myself to only buy personal clothing and home goods second-hand. No new clothes, accessories, throw pillows, furniture, photo frames, dishes… You … Continue Reading →


My Secondhand Year: Clarification| JunqueRethunque.com

My Secondhand Year: Clarification

I am slowly wrapping my head around what it will be like to only buy secondhand in 2015. And it’s not going to be easy, people. (Here’s where I announced … Continue Reading →


2015: My Second-Hand Year | JunqueRethunque.com

2015: My Second Hand Year

Over the last week or so my husband has been sick with the crud that seems to be taking no prisoners here in NW Arkansas. I have been spared, thankfully, … Continue Reading →