As it turns out, Parisians and New Yorkers aren't the only ones with vintage shops.
Because that's not a naive assumption at all,
In fact, I've found some of my favorite gems right here in the Land o' lard and lumber.
Case in point: Dragonfly Vintage.
The store's been around for 20 years - the last twelve in Wisconsin.
Owner Annette gets her goods from all over the board, and arranges them into the coolest displays, into which I then proceed to repeatedly bump my lens.
Not only are the clothes incredibly unique, but they're situated amongst the most intriguing trinkets and toys - lending them an air of mystique that then even further endangers my already ailing bank account.
What's more, I'm pretty sure the shop sports the cutest collection of kitchen wears in all of the Midwest.
And what's even more, Annette's a totally a supreme citizen.
She makes sure to feature locally made products - like a nearby fireman's recently-published book, an area photographer's killer shots of local foxes (apparently we have foxes), and
From Balenciaga to beer soap.