Category: Fashion Trends

8 Items You Should Thrift for Your Next Gathering

It’s that time of the year when most people are deciding whether or not they want to host Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner at their house. If you’re anything like me, you don’t need a holiday to have a gathering at your abode. Let me share eight items you should consider thrifting before visiting a party or a kitchen and dining store that would be perfect for any size event.

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Why I Started Thrifting Vinyl Records

I know what you’re thinking. Why would you thrift records when you could easily listen to a song on Apple Music or Spotify right? If you haven’t noticed, vinyl records have made a comeback. Since 2020 record sales have increased, largely because artists have gone back to releasing vinyl records again, and surprisingly, it’s trending with millennials. I’m unapologetically old school, I still play CDs from time to time. Purchasing records is right up my alley; I have so many memories of my dad playing records when I was growing up.

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Recap: My National Thrift Shop Day Adventure At Goodwill!

National Thrift Shop Day was August 17, so it was another reason to go thrifting at Goodwill. I am proud to say that I have visited every Goodwill location in the Greater Washington D.C. area, however, the South Dakota Ave is near and dear to my heart because it was one of the first DC Goodwill locations I visited when I moved to the area. As always, I greet the staff members and check out the board to see what the Color of the Week was for an additional 75% off Goodwill’s already great prices. 

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Why I Painted My Thrifted Coach Bag

I’ll be honest, I have never painted anything outside of the wall of my bedroom or stenciling my denim jacket, but I really wanted to tap into my creativity to help me focus more on upcycling items I thrift as well as items I already have In my closet. I also wanted something no one else had that represented my style and passion.

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