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Pre-Loved Podcast with Emily Stochl

Oct 23, 2023

Pre-Loved Podcast is a weekly vintage fashion interview show, with guests you’ll want to go thrifting with! For more Pre-Loved Podcast, subscribe to our Patreon!

Today’s episode is with Arbela Capas, who is a writer, content creator and podcaster based out of Cleveland. You might know her for her newsletter and podcast, The Changing Room (PS: go ahead and subscribe right now, because you’ll hear me as a guest on there in a couple of weeks!) where she discusses all things vintage style, interior design, art and more. 

In today’s episode, we talk about the pleasure of taking fashion and style seriously, vintage pieces she’s picked up recently, New York Fashion Week, and much more. 

It’s a really fun one, so let’s dive right in! 


  • [2:41] Growing up in Lithuania, Arbela often visited thrift stores and flea markets with her mom on the weekend.
  • [9:59] Taking fashion and style seriously – and caring about fashion, without it being intimidating. 
  • [15:39] Personal style philosophies. 
  • [17:31] On New York, and Fashion Week. 
  • [30:32] Arbela’s favorite vintage & secondhand spots.
  • [33:10] On “embellished messiness” and accessorizing.
  • [39:22] And some favorite vintage pieces.




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