Thrift Chic!

Hi Comrades! A little inspiration to start your week off right; I pulled together all of these little outfits in less than half an hour at Goodwill to show you what’s possible if you open your mind (and walk into a thrift store)!   More of these type of posts to come! In the meantime, … Continue reading

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.

TSC Second-Hand News! The late, great American consumer | Philadelphia Inquirer

Hi comrades! Great article from the Philadelphia Inquirer offering a frank look at the state of the economy and what people are doing to embrace thrift. The late, great American consumer | Philadelphia Inquirer | 01/20/2011.

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

The Savvy Gal’s Guide to Downsizing

Psh. Make fashion work for you! Hi Comrades! As the economy slowly begins to show signs of life, hundreds of thousands of us are left having taken on the chin an enormous financial hit.  Talk shows and websites are alive with advice on how to roll over your 401k, how to prepare a proper budget, … Continue reading

Woohoo! Goodwill Rewards Program!

Well now this is exciting to me.  Goodwill today launched a program that earns you a $10 credit for each $100 you spend in any store across the country.  I think every retailer should have a “frequent buyer” program (hello, Starbucks?!) – psychologically I feel it’s a big incentive for me to spend with that … Continue reading

The Inevitable Bed Bug Post – Are Thrift Stores Safe?

I really don’t want to write this post.  It’s the ugly, horrible thing that nobody in New York can talk about longer than 5 seconds before our collective skin begins to crawl.  Yes, New York, along with several other major U.S. Cities, is in the middle of a bed bug outbreak, and at the urging … Continue reading

  • Any fool can spend money. It takes intelligence, creativity and bravery to get what you want at the price you can reasonably afford.