Desi Does Vintage.
Name: “Desiree Thompkins, but you can call me Desi.”
Age: “23 and winning!”
Occupation: “A graphic designer transitioning to a new career path.”
Found: Granada Theater for the Dallas Observer Hip-Hop Showcase on Friday, January 10.
What brings you out tonight? “[Seeing] A.Dd+ perform — and Blue [the Misft] and every body else. I fucking love Dallas.”
What are you wearing tonight? “Everything I have on is vintage. That's all I do, buy vintage. My skirt is vintage. My bra is vintage. My shirt is vintage. My shoes are vintage.”
How would you describe your sense of style? “Super vintage.”
What are you favorite thrift stores? “Thrift City in Dallas and Lewisville.”
What does vintage mean to you? “Vintage is something that your grandma would have worn 20 years ago. That’s what I'm wearing — and still lookin' bomb. Some people do vintage differently.”
And you're a big hip-hop fan? “I love Dallas hip-hop. I love that there's so much support for it. It's a small community and everybody is just ready to do what they need to do. It's good music, not whack music. I love Dallas. I may stay here forever.”