• Lindsay Rootare

Episode 13: Hot Trash, New Orleans Vintage with Rebecca Duckert


On Episode 13 of The Hand Me Up Club, New Orleans native Rebecca Duckert, captain of the Big Apple Babes dance team and fashion connoisseur, joins Lindsay in the studio to talk all things thrift, DIY and vintage fashion. Hear about the eclectic fashion of New Orleans & Mardi Gras and the best places to shop vintage in both New Orleans and New York.

Lindsay and Rebecca also talk about the history of vintage and tips on getting the best quality items while thrift shopping. Rebecca talks about her favorite vintage item she’s ever gotten and why she chooses to buy used and sustainable clothing.


A Few Other Things Mentioned in the Episode


Top New Orleans Vintage/Thrift Sites:

Red, White and Blue

Hot Trash Thrift

Thrift City



The History of Vintage (Article from Racked)

Goodwill to Grunge Book

Ezra Miller's Costume with the eyeballs at the Met Gala:


Makeup by Mimi Choi!

Katy Perry's Chandelier look at the Met Gala:


Camp Exhibit at The Met (Now Closed)

Big Apple Babes

Sewing Classes at Mood

Sewing Classes at Brooklyn Brainery

Sewing Classes at Craftjam

Sewing Classes at Brooklyn Craft Company

East Village Vintage Collective

No Relation Vintage

Urban Jungle

Cure Thrift Shop


Rebecca's iconic Mardi Gras costumes:




Find Rebecca on her Instagram at her personal page @duckmeetsworld

Follow the Big Apple Babes on Instagram @bigapplebabes

Follow Sweetface Snoballs on Instagram @sweetface.snoballs


Listen to the episode on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or Stitcher!

The Hand Me Up Club is hosted by Lindsay Rootare.

Engineered by Adam Zucker

Editing by Caitlin Correa of CC Media