I honestly believe that anyone interested in learning how to thrift can pick up the tricks fast and be a thrift pro in no time. So to help lessen anyone’s learning curve and expedite their status from thrift shopping novice to pro thrifter, I’ve condensed my secrets into one video and 34 unique tips that you can read by clicking here! So whether you’re a casual thrifter or a wannabe expert, here’s your one-stop for everything you ever wanted to know about how to thrift store shop.
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
By sticking to a thrift shopping strategy, it’s more likely you’ll leave the thrift store victorious because you executed a game plan for the best performance possible. Keep reading after the jump for five tips to thrifting like a pro that’ll have you shopping the racks and scoring stylish steals like the MVT (most talented thrifter!) you have the potential to be.
Thrift shopping like a professional requires investment of time before the thrifting game even begins, like researching before they thrift and packing necessary supplies to have while thrifting.
Keep reading after the jump for part 2 in my series on “How to Thrift Like a Pro,” outlining 4 key tips on what to pack for optimal preparation to make game-winning thrift scores once you step foot in the store!
Whether you’re already a thrift pro or an aspiring one, performing pre-shopping research is crucial for the know-how you need to stuff your closet full of fabulous finds without having to empty your wallet or sacrifice precious thrift time, too. Researching to determine where to travel, what to thrift and how to use a few helpful tech tools will make every shopping experience a successful one!
Shopping thrift stores shouldn’t be scary — but the reality is that even the savviest of thrift shoppers could unknowingly purchase unsafe and potentially dangerous items at thrift stores. Thrift store shopping can save you a few bucks on expensive necessities but without you even knowing it at time of purchase, eventually cost you big on the safety scale.