Most towns and cities across North America have at least one thrift shop or charity store. Buying the thrift shop way offers shoppers a great selection of gently used designer clothing as well as classic vintage styles.
It’s possible to find a dress by a well-known designer for a small fraction of the original price. And it’s a fun way to complete one’s summer or winter wardrobe. The key is in knowing how to shop at thrift stores and consignment stores and what to look for.
Vintage Clothing at Thrift Shops
Vintage clothing collectors love thrift shops for the hunt itself. Most thrift shops have a great selection of vintage clothing, and some shops have special racks designated for vintage clothing. Buyers may have to pour through hanger after hanger of stiff polyester dresses and pants before finding a treasure, but it’s worth the forage.
If interested in vintage only, …