“The philosophy behind Boomerang for Modern is simple: If it’s not something the vintage store’s owner, David Skelley, would put in his own 1957 home, he will not sell it in his shop. He has maintained this viewpoint for more than three decades.
While working as a waiter at a San Diego restaurant in the 1980s, Skelley contemplated opening his own store to showcase his growing collection of kitschy post-war blenders, toasters, and similar objects. As fate would have it, a new owner at the restaurant fired the entire wait staff — a decision that Skelley figured was the universe nudging him to follow his passion…”

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