TSC Second-Hand News! RuPaul’s Drag Race: Queens Get Thrifty!

<a href=”http://www.bloglovin.com/blog/2147231/thrift-store-confidential?claim=2rg7y7nqrrd”>Follow my blog with bloglovin</a> Happy Monday, Comrades! There’s nothing about this article from People Magazine I don’t love. I don’t know whether to post it under Men’s or Women’s Fashion (or Tips & Tricks)…either way, God Save the Queens! RuPaul Drag Race Season 3 Premiere : People.com. Advertisements

TSC Spotlight! The Super-Awesome Thrift Shopper.com!

Whether you’re a Salvation Army Veteran or a Second Hand Virgin, run, don’t walk, to TheThriftShopper.Com.  It’s an enormous site that is an all-encompassing destination for thrifters. At the forefront (to my mind, as a shopper), is their enormous and beautiful national thrift store directory –  plug in a zip code and *shazam* all the … Continue reading

Salvation Army Coat Sale Exclusive – COMING SOON!

Howdy, Comrades! Hope your  holidays were full of laughter, patience and joy!  BIG NEWS here at TSC – the amazing people of The Salvation Army gave TSC an exclusive sneak-peek at their legendary New York City coat sale earlier this month.  Yes, we got in early, yes we’ve got footage of it, and of course, … Continue reading

TSC Vlog – Last Minute Ideas for Party Dressing!

Last Salvation Army Coat Sale of the Year THIS SATURDAY, DEC. 4!

Hey there, you hungry, chilly Comrades! If you live anywhere near New York City, you’re in for a special treat with the Salvation Army’s Final Coat Sale, Saturday, December 4th, beginning at 9:00 a.m. at 536 West 46th Street in Manhattan.  People start lining up at around 8:00 a.m., jockeying for a spot at the … Continue reading

Housing Works “Bride on a Buck” NYC Event Tomorrow (10/20)

Well, my darling geniuses at Housing Works are upping the ante once again with a terrific event. I’m under the wire here with posting this, but you’ve just got to know about it.  If you live in or are visiting the NYC area, you’re just going to fall head over heels with the deals on … Continue reading

Goodwill Columbus Day Sale – 15% Off Nationwide!

Hey there TSC Comrades! The people of Goodwill are celebrating the holiday by offering 15% off storewide – use their handy zip code locator to discover the store nearest you.  Happy Shopping! Coming soon, Ian & I go blow by blow on the recent Salvation Army Coat Sale – next NYC sale coming up November … Continue reading

Cure Thrift Shop! East Village, Manhattan

This week I had the extreme good fortune of stumbling on the Cure Thrift Shop in Manhattan’s East Village.  This place is an absolute gem, and all proceeds benefit the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation.  It’s ridiculously well-curated, and the prices are astounding, given the quality of the items and the way they’re so lovingly displayed. … Continue reading

Thrift Store Confidential’s Map of NYC Thrift Stores!

Hey there, TSC Comrades! If you live in and around NYC (or plan to visit), bookmark this handy guide to a thrifty city!  These are my favorite haunts, but I just KNOW there must be others – if you have stores to add, drop me an e-mail and we’ll spread the word!  Also, be sure … Continue reading

Calculate Your Donation Impact!

This is totally brilliant.  Goodwill Industries, who have been extremely impressive of late with their partnerships with the retail sector, have set up an ingenious “Impact Calculator” –  I added up a couple of jackets, sweaters and jeans just to check it out, and that results in 2 hours of resume preparation for a real-life … Continue reading

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