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Catherinee
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Catherinee

I always look at people who have found great things at thrift stores with envy because I never have any luck. I’m never able to pick out stuff that I would like. Sure, I’ve bought a leopard print skirt and a cute bag before, but other than that, I’ve been completely unlucky.
What are your best tips for shopping secondhand? I’d greatly appreciate some help :)
And if anyone happened to know of any thrift/vintage stores in Philly, I’d love that :)

posted almost 11 years ago
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RayofSunshine91
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RayofSunshine91

go to beacon’s closet…its almost impossible to leave empty handed

posted about 8 years ago
 
sloan
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sloan

A big thrift store lesson is that sizing now and sizing thirty+ years ago are very different, so don’t be afraid to look at things that are marked as being a couple sizes bigger than you are. Also, don’t be afraid to look in the mens section of thrift stores, there are usually really cute cardigans and jakets hidden there.

posted about 8 years ago
 
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I’ve only started shopping at thrift/vintage stores and I must say it is hard. It takes a lot of patience to do so and you can easily get overwhelmed by the amount of clothing in the store. Thrift clothes shopping is truly an art.

I’d say if you are going thrift shopping, it’s best to have a goal or a list of things you want to look for.

Keep an open mind as you can always have things taken in or hemmed.
Also, when your thrift shopping, wear something you can easily take off (if you get what I mean). There is a chance that there may be no dressing rooms at all. Wearing a tank top, flats, and a pair of leggings can allow you to try on several tops, bottoms and shoes in store.

posted about 8 years ago
 
KrystalGrace
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KrystalGrace

It’s all about the luck.

posted about 8 years ago
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