Her “Mary Gang” is a memory-filled fixture in Susan Heeter’s home.

Most Budget Vogue fashionistas I know are collectors, hunters, gatherers.

My friend Beth has more black pants than she knows what to do with. My friend Kate is a fan of Limoge. It’s lovely to hunt, to gather, to peruse. And today, Budget Vogue fashionistas, I share with you my own collection: my Mary Gang.

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Susan Dromey Heeter writes and teaches on the Seacoast. Contact her at dromeheet@comcast.net.