What makes a purchase “worth it”? The answer is different for everybody, so we’re asking some of the coolest, most-shopping-savvy people we know—from small-business owners to designers, artists to actors—to tell us the story behind one of their most prized possessions.
Keesean Moore began working in a vintage store in high school, where he gained an appreciation for the intentional curation of items. Keesean bought and sold vintage objects in college before moving on to an international career as a fashion stylist. Now, he’s the owner of Moore Vintage Archive, a store and fashion library in Philadelphia that specializes in vintage womenswear. Alongside the carefully selected collection of designer clothing at his store, Keesean displays an assortment of Black literature and cultural objects.