Five Reasons to Shop Thrift Stores

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By Robyn Alright

Walk into a thrift shop and you are most likely greeted with a smell that resembles molded toast and the color brown. Once you get used to it, you have entered the land of infinite style possibilities!  Anyone who has a unique sense of personal style understands how invaluable the thrift store is.

Sadly, there are those that turn their nose up at the thought of shopping at a thrift store. I feel sorry for them, but that means there is more for the rest of us! If for some reason you are not yet a thrift store convert, perhaps these five reasons will help you to get with the program.

Find Items That You Can’t Find Elsewhere
When you are ready to add some uniqueness to your wardrobe, head to the thrift store. Adding one-of-a-kind items to your closet will greatly enhance your style. You will turn heads with creative clothing that can’t be found in mainstream fashion.

Vintage Lover’s Jackpot
If your style has more of a throwback vibe, the thrift store is where you want to be. You are likely to find clothing from many recent decades. Personally, I love vintage accessories! Old-school accessories can add just the right touch to your outfit. Also, let us not forget about costumes. The thrift store provides a wide selection of items that can be used for themed parties, charity events and Halloween.

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Clothing Designers Paradise
A clothing designer in a thrift store can be like a kid in the candy shop! There are endless creative possibilities. In the right hands, an item from the thrift store can be redesigned into something exceptional. Even an amateur designer can find quality pieces to alter and elevate.

Get Cool Things for Your Home
Thrifting is not just for fashion design, it is also for interior design. Update your home with items from the thrift shop. You can create an environment that others will envy. You might even find an antique treasure that is worth far more than what you paid for it.

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Fun Items at Affordable Prices.
It’s a no-brainer, you save money. Isn’t that ALWAYS a great thing? Shopping at the thrift store is a great way to try a new look without making a huge investment in clothing. Go wild trying new things. It will not hurt your pocket book!

Have fun poppin’ tags!

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