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 Exclusive – Salvation Army Makeover!

Hi Comrades! Exciting first-hand news here on the second-hand front! The Salvation Army, as most of us are aware, have been “Doing the Most Good” for generations.  Hard-core thrifters flock to their stores, and revenues benefit real people in real need. In an enormous effort to give existing shoppers a more pleasant experience, appeal to … Continue reading

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 Second-Hand News! Helping the Environment, One Stitch at a Time – Los Alamitos-Seal Beach, CA Patch

Hi Comrades! This amazing woman crochets bedmats for the homeless and yoga mats from trash bags.  Find her, follow her, support her.  Brilliant! Helping the Environment, One Stitch at a Time – Los Alamitos-Seal Beach, CA Patch.

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

TSC Second-Hand Article! How to Raise a Thrift Store-Loving Kid from Planet Green

Hi Comrades! Found this fantastic article today on introducing kids to thrift store shopping and wanted to share it with you all. Check it out! How to Raise a Thrift Store-Loving Kid – Planet Green. Thanks and all best, Nicole & the TSC Team

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

SALVATION ARMY COAT SALE VIDEO EXCLUSIVE!

Hi Comrades! We’re awfully excited over here, as this is our first near-full-length video, and it’s a treat.  The amazing folks over at the Salvation Army granted TSC an exclusive preview of their enormous, fabulous & infamous coat sale in December, and we’re honored to take it from them and give it straight to you. … Continue reading

TSC NEWS – Sour Economy Sweetens Thrift Store Deals

Hi Comrades!  Great article about the rise of thrift store shopping.  Read the full article here. by JASON WHITELY, WFAA.com Bio | Email | Follow: @jasonwhitely | Follow: @jasonwhitely Posted on January 5, 2011 at 11:26 PM DALLAS — Bargain buying has become a boom in this down economy. Discount stores just finished one of … Continue reading

You Say You Want a Resolution…

Well, Comrades, here we are.  The promise of a New Year is upon us, and most Americans at least toy with the idea of a New Year’s Resolution – either getting rid of things we don’t want in our lives, or manifesting the things we do. While working on the terribly ambitious game plan for … Continue reading

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