14 Ways to Successfully Survive the Thrift Store

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Macklemore’s hit single “Thrift Shop” often gets credit for thrifting becoming mainstream or even cool. Thrifting is no longer considered embarrassing or associated with being poor!

But, before Macklemore hit the scene, there lived a society of people who connected because of their love of thrift. Hence #thriftsociety over 20,000 people sharing their thrifted finds, looks, repurposed pieces and inspirations. Modern day fashionista’s, hipsters and creatives are drawn to thrifting because it offers unique fashion at a great price. However thrifting still isn’t for everyone! Stay tuned for guidelines to help you survive your next thrifting trip!

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The Artform Known as Thrifting: I’m gonna pop some tags!

thriftshopThrift shops are a hipster’s paradise.  Why?  Well, think about it.  Where else can you find garments and there’s a strong possibility that no one else will have it?  Where else can you go to the cash register with 10 or more cool items and the cashier says “your total will be 15 dollars,” or another ridiculously low price?  With so many vintage and exclusive items at discounted prices, thrift shops have become a main attraction for hipsters.

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