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Inside the Lucrative Top-Secret World of Rare Vintage Fashion

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Kirby Fisher is always on the lookout for his next fix —  the kind of garment that will prompt what he calls a “scream-out-loud moment.”

“I’m just constantly running around like an ant looking for a crumb, trying to find the diamonds in the rough,” he says from his small showroom in East Vancouver, tucked away in a former sheet metal factory.

The front section of the wiry 32-year-old’s shop is crammed with old band T-shirts, jackets and jeans  —  the clothes he says he sells to “cool kids,” or who others might call hipsters.

Read more at CBC News.

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