allison in a tropical dress
beacon's closet is a home grown and locally owned operation that embraces sustainability and ethical business practices.
jess in a vintage dress and boots
in an effort to reduce plastic waste co-owner cindy wheeler spoke in front of city hall last week. as a city we throw away 9 billion plastic bags ever year.
leah in a vintage d&g skirt, vintage kimono and dansko shoes
dana in a vintage dress
beacons initiated a BYOBag policy for our brick and mortar stores in february of 2015 with a percentage of proceeds going to charity. we have raised $13,684 so far!
rachel in an alexander wang top, vintage pants, and adidas high tops
on the steps of city hall cindy was quoted “BYOBag policy at beacon's closet is about positive reinforcement. our customer base is concerned about the environment as our business model is essentially recycling clothes. there is an active moment where something might click with a customer, when they are participating in our program by paying that extra few cents, and they just might remember to bring their own bag the next time."
andrew in a vintage tee
ibiza in a sandro top, vintage levis and vintage escada shoes
it’s a creative act to resell, reuse and remix clothing. re-interpreting and 'essentially recycling clothing' is also an ethical way to shop.
tess in customized overalls, hand made jewelry (from extra chain), and vintage doc martens
rebecca in all vintage
this earth day, we remember that our love for our planet and for secondhand and vintage clothing goes hand-in-hand.
delcey in a 1940s vintage dress
shop our racks for thrifty treasures and feel powerful knowing that you can make a difference.
hailey in a vintage coat and slides
happy earth day!