July 2nd, 2012
If you’re a chronic thrift store shopper reading this right now, I’m sure you can relate to the overwhelming feelings of owning too many possessions.
As much as you love to thrift store shop and collect thrifty treasures and style steals, each time you visit the thrift store you know that as soon as you return home, you must face the daunting task of figuring out just where to put it all!
That’s why knowing how to declutter your possessions comes with the territory of knowing how to thrift store shop. Sometimes you just need to donate, give away or even trash some of your unwanted, unworn or unsalvageable belongings.
Letting go isn’t always easy, so to help you know how and when to declutter your thrift store finds I’m sharing the seven questions I ask myself when deciding whether to toss or keep a thrifted garment.
Keep reading after the jump for those tips and to learn how every question answered “no” means “yes” toward giving up the garment!
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June 22nd, 2012
Purchasing cheap vintage clothing is easy and fun when you explore new avenues to discovering it, like shopping in your grandmother’s closet, attending a swap event or buying vintage by-the-pound, from a costume shop, estate sale or flea market. Whether you have expensive tastes or are a thrifter at heart, keep reading after the jump for 10 tips and tricks to finding vintage clothing for less!
June 18th, 2012
Thrift store finds are just about stylish steals. Previous owners can overlook loose change and bills that remain in the nooks, crannies and pockets of the clothing, furniture, luggage and books that they’re donating to a store. Follow these 6 ways to look for money at a thrift store, and you may end up leaving with more money in your pocket than when you first entered!
June 14th, 2012
1980s clothing is probably the least liked of all vintage eras. So to help show how vintage blazers from the 1980s are a girls’ best friend when it comes to looking cute ‘n chic for summer, I asked the duo behind Spicy Candy DC to share four great outfits wearing their favorite designer ‘80s vintage blazers to inspire us all to appreciate this underappreciated decade for its style!
June 13th, 2012
You should shop a thrift store for goods that are going to get you the most savings when purchased used. You’ve read my tips and tricks to what not to buy at a thrift store. But when it comes down to the best purchases that will give you the greatest return on investment, here’s my personal list of the 10 things I always buy used!