Thrifting

10 Reasons Why Tophatter Makes Online Selling More Fun

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012
10 Reasons Why Tophatter Makes Online Selling More Fun

Tophatter is an online auction marketplace where you can buy and sell anything from handmade goods, home decor to vintage fashion finds. Since I believe that selling and buying secondhand goods should be as much fun as possible when done online, I reveal the top 10 reasons why using Tophatter is more fun than your average selling platform and definitely worth checking out for yourself!

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5 Online Consignment Stores to Sell Your Designer Clothes

Thursday, July 12th, 2012
5 Online Consignment Stores to Sell Your Designer Clothes

Selling your designer, brand name and top-quality vintage pieces via online consignment stores is the easiest way to make money on your clothing. The store handles all the dirty work! Whether you’re a designer diva with a closet full of Louboutins or a vintage lover, keep reading after the jump for the best 5 online consignment stores for you to consign your clothing and make money!

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How to Declutter Your Thrift Store Finds

Monday, July 2nd, 2012
How to Declutter Your Thrift Store Finds

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. So to help you know how and when to declutter your finds I’m sharing the seven questions I ask myself when deciding whether to toss or keep a thrifted garment.

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Ways to Find Money at a Thrift Store

Monday, June 18th, 2012
Ways to Find Money at a Thrift Store

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!

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What to Buy at Thrift Stores

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012
What to Buy at Thrift Stores

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!

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How to Identify Vintage Clothing Labels in a Thrift Store

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012
How to Identify Vintage Clothing Labels in a Thrift Store

Here’s three easy ways to spot vintage clothing in a thrift store so that no matter your experience level, you can have more confidence knowing that a foreign looking label is that of a vintage clothing garment. For tips on how to spot vintage in a thrift store, keep reading after the jump for insights on vintage clothing union tags, brand designs and Made in USA labels!

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Thrift Store Shopping Like a Pro — Sharing

Thursday, May 10th, 2012
Thrift Store Shopping Like a Pro — Sharing

By sharing your thrift store experiences and savvy scores, you’re inspiring others like a thrift pro and in the process, gaining fresh insights from them, too. Keep reading after the jump for my suggestions on how to share your thrift scores using social media platforms Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, inspire others to thrift like a pro and how thrifting inspires the greatest score of all: Giving!

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Thrift Store Shopping Like a Pro — Inspection

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012
Thrift Store Shopping Like a Pro — Inspection

Thrift fails happen to the best of us — even me! I’ve suffered many a thrift store catastrophe that could have been prevented with close inspection of my piece before purchase. So that you can avoid making future thrift fails of your own, keep reading after the jump for my top 4 tips to inspecting all angles of your thrift store finds!

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