Welcome to Daniel Troppy’s online magazine…..


The day to relaunch my brand / vision is here.  I had to say goodbye to The Thrifters and hello to Daniel Troppy's online magazine.  It will continue to feature luxury timeless & rare items but with the help of some friends will spotlight chefs that believe in cooking organic, for a healthy menu.  I will also be … [Read more...]

Guy Laroche vintage 80s jumpsuit with pockets…

Guy Laroche.

  Everything about this Guy Laroche piece is magic and would you believe it came out of a flea market?  Yes a flea market where the world opens up to a new adventure to anyone that is curious...  This vintage Guy Laroche jumpsuit is so NOW so current it isn't funny and to think it came from a  place that is … [Read more...]

Bill Blass III 80s vintage red sexy dress…

Bill Blass.

  Several weeks ago a consignor dropped off Bill Blass An American Designer book for me to look at and between you and me I want to keep the book!!!  Everyone that has come into DOUBLETAKE has enjoyed flipping through the book and looking at old photos of his brilliant designs.  This sexy red vintage 80s … [Read more...]

Jean Louis 60s vintage linen stunning dress….

This is the first time I've written about Jean Louis so I'm very excited to share with you a little of his history.  Jean Louis was born in Paris France and moved to America to work in Hollywood where he dressed every major movie star on the planet and won an Academy Award of costume design.  For over 40 years, Jean … [Read more...]

Koos Van Den Akker Couture 80s vintage piece of art….

This is my first piece of Koos Van Den Akker and yes that was the sound of a cherry popping!  I almost flipped when I saw this piece while I was strolling through a festival, yes a festival.  That's just it you have no idea what you'll find wherever you may be but I guarantee you'll find it if you know what you are … [Read more...]