Tag: thrift

Behind the Curve: Why Men Need to Start Thrifting

If you want to get a sense of how I dressed prior to thrifting, just Google “stock photo Millennial guy cardigan.” (I just did, and oof, that was me.) Clearly my closet needed an overhaul. But intense wardrobe surgery didn’t happen in one day. When I look at my closet now, I still think it needs an overhaul. In the meantime, getting dressed for work every day has to go on.

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3 Ways to Have An Effective Luxury & Vintage Thrift Haul

For the longest time wrapping my head around how to do a haul of any kind did not make sense. However, when I became intimate with the thrifting community, I began to realize doing hauls is an art. It takes a few artistic ingredients to do a haul (especially if it luxury or vintage). Don’t worry, I am about to make you a luxury and vintage thrift haul insider.

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Finding Your Good Podcast: All Things Authentication

A week after listening to this chat, we were able to thrift a REAL 70’s Gucci bag for $6! Now we know what to look for when seeking vintage designer bags at Goodwill. Alison, Jason and Joelle dive into all things authentication, designer and vintage. They break down how to authenticate thrifted designer fashions, methods of dating luxury vintage pieces, and ways to value hard-to-find secondhand treasures. May this episode be your pocket designer authentication guide!

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Yes, Get Those Clip-On Earrings.

As I have built up my thrifting muscle and learned to love vintage, I have come across hundreds of more clip-ons than I ever did in my previous fast-fashion life. At first, I became more used to them simply because I kept seeing them in the shops I was now visiting. Then I began to notice more and more of the earrings that caught my eye were vintage pieces, and most of them had clip-on backs. At that point, I dipped my toe and started to buy and wear them. I was shocked by how comfortable most of them were, and how practical they were for larger, heavier designs in particular. Since then, I’ve never looked back.

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How To Teach Your Friends The Importance Of Thrifting

Thrifting for years has been something I do on my own. It is my way to think, decompress, and be one with my thoughts. Often when I shop with others, I don’t feel at peace or feel rushed. However, as of late when I go thrifting with friends, I enjoy it much more. What has changed you ask? Well, I have begun educating my friends on why thrifting is important and a valuable art to me. I have done this by extending three things to my friends.

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