|Photos from our archives|
One would hope any vendor trying to capture this traditional style would not trawl malls and resorts. The goal should be to move away from consumers, as described amusingly in 2008's The Anglo Files by Sarah Lyall (Amazon link), who:
Are gaudy and tacky but who revel in their gaudy tackiness.... who like flashy jewelry and expensive, over-the-top, logo-studded designer clothes,... go on outrageous spending sprees,... exhibit inappropriate public displays of affection,... and often appear [drinking].Rather, vendors may better spend more time along traditional Maine venues. Here are some examples from my archives.