Owl Talk, 21 years, & Post Modern Fashion

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Change happens every day in our lives, with people, places, and especially fashion today. Over the last twenty years that the shop “Owl Talk” has been in business, we have literally seen over a dozen retail / resale stores open and close their doors, our neighborhood transformed from empty store fronts, to full spaces, and fashion styles (trends) […]

Owl Talk Clothing honored to be mentioned on Vouge.com!

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In business for twenty-one years, Owl Talk Clothing was recently mentioned on Vouge.com as one of the five favorite “Vintage Shopping Destinations” in Los Angeles, by Indie band singer Bethany Cosentino of “Best Coast”When the Resale / Vintage clothing store Owl Talk opened in 1994, the owners, Kathleen & Sharon Kroner, envisioned a place that […]

A Return To Retro / Dusters are Making a Comeback

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A trend that started over a hundred years ago, as travelers and cowboys ruled the vast and dusty miles of North America wearing long, lightweight vests or coats as  a protective layer over their everyday clothing. These protective “dusters” that they created, had to be long enough to cover their garments completely, sheltering them and […]

Trade Technical Talks Retail Merchandising

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On Monday May 6th, Kathleen Kroner, owner / partner of Owl Talk Clothing, gave a presentation to a class of Retail Merchandising students at Los Angeles Trade Technical College, located just a few miles south of downtown’s Fashion & Garment District.

Creating That Retro Vintage Holiday Look

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Adding a retro look to your outfit this holiday season can be easier than you think. Whether you want to create a whole look, or just add some metallic bling with accessories, getting that look can be as easy as throwing a vintage jacket or coat over your shoulders or incorporating a little drama and […]

Owl Talk & The Eagle Rock Music Festival

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This weekend, the ” 14th  Annual Eagle Rock Music Festival” will offer over 70 bands and D.J.’s promising something for everyone. The Festival is open to all ages, and there is a suggested donation fee of just  $10. The Music Festival start at 2 pm, and will last till 11pm. Colorado Blvd to Argus drive […]

Hand Tooled Leather Handbags at Owl Talk Clothing

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Many years ago, I caught sight of a bright, beautiful, tooled leather handbag in an incredibly soft and creamy leather with the print of an orchid flower on one side. I pur- chased one for myself, but after looking at the prices, I wasn’t sure that we could sell them in our store. However, after […]