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Compassionate Fashion: Use Threadflip For Ethical Gifting This Season

Am I the only person on the planet who wasn’t yet addicted to Threadflip? If so, why was I not enlightened sooner? The site is kind of like a much cozier, style-focused…

Claire Hannum | December 10, 2014 - 9:00 am

My Salvation Army Haul — 9 Garments For $32!

This year I’ve been exploring thrift shopping. Last January, I bought seven coats for only $70 during the Salvation Army coat sale. And in July, I increased my summer wardrobe…

Annika Harris | October 21, 2011 - 4:00 pm

Go “Thrifting” In Your Mom’s Closet

I loooove getting a bargain! I also loooove to take myself on mini-shopping sprees. But this year has been a bit of a financial doozy, and I forced myself to…

Annika Harris | August 28, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Donate To Goodwill And Save At The Gap

It’s spring cleaning time! And if de-cluttering isn’t enough of an incentive to go through your closet and dresser drawers, then how about an awesome shopping discount? Gap and Goodwill…

Annika Harris | May 17, 2011 - 12:20 pm

I Went Crazy Thrifting And Bought 7 Coats!

On Saturday, I went to the Salvation Army coat sale for the first time. It would have been quite an overwhelming experience if my “thrifting coach,” Patrice J. Williams of…

Annika Harris | January 10, 2011 - 5:30 pm

Alexa Chung Stars In “Thrift America”

American TV audiences tuned out when “It’s On with Alexa Chung” was airing on MTV a year ago. They didn’t get her sarcastic and quick wit. But the fashion world,…

Annika Harris | November 29, 2010 - 5:50 pm

Style Mission: How To Score At A Thrift Store

Shopping at thrift stores is a great way to fill your wardrobe with unique pieces, save money, and rack up bragging rights: “Oh, this gorgeous silk scarf? Two bucks at…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 29, 2010 - 6:00 pm

Get Rid Of That Thrift Store Smell

When we gave you tips for thrift store shopping last month, our experts advised you to stay away from clothes that have a certain stink to them, because the smell…

Catherine Strawn | January 12, 2009 - 2:30 pm

11 Tips For Scoring At Thrift Stores

Despite it being shopping season right now, none of us are buying as much we did last year — at least not from regular stores. While the retail industry is…

Catherine Strawn | December 10, 2008 - 5:30 pm