Pin-Up Girl held its final semi-annual Yard Sale on Saturday, April 16, at the Convention Center Marriott Hotel in Anaheim. Thousands of girls came from all over the country to try to score a Bernadette dress for $100, or a Malia top for $20. Yes, even 75% off PUG is still more expensive then many online vintage-inspired boutiques, but that is because PUG is made in America and not overseas in sweatshops.
The sale started with a wristband handout at midnight, which unfortunately did not go as planned. Customers, like me for example, ended up getting caught in a mob of girls running toward pink balloons in order to get a wristband to go to the early part of the sale.
During the sale there were tons of dresses, blouses and shoes, but unfortunately almost no skirts or tops. Customers who got to the sale at 11 a.m. and waited in the standby line found more skirts available than those who had come in at midnight to get the wristbands. Nobody seemed very bitter about this, because for many of the girls there PUG is a lifestyle choice and they love the brand so much that they're happy to get any items as long as they look beautiful on them.
All photos by Star Foreman