At what point do you consider yourself successful?
Maybe when I grow up.
Who is your most memorable customer?
We had this customer we called Pink Fluffy. He was just this regular-looking dude, except he would buy (and wear) girls' ruffled butt panties– sometimes with pink crystal clip-on earrings.
How has your store evolved since its inception?
Lots of things have changed, but people always like my vintage selection so I keep doing that.
If you could go shopping anytime in history, what would you stock up on?
I. Magnin in the '80s.
What kind of person wears your in-house brand?
Cassie and Harley.
What's your most in-demand vintage era?
I'm going for early 2000 these days.
How does one build personal style?
By avoiding fashion magazines.
If you had a yacht, what would you name it?
The S.S. Beans, after my cat.
What's your favorite saying?
If I ever bore you, it will be with a knife.