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11 Tips For Secondhand Shopping According To Pros

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"Thrifting while traveling to smaller towns and unknown shops often yields the coolest stuff for the BEST, most fair prices."

"Thrifting while traveling to smaller towns and unknown shops often yields the coolest stuff for the BEST, most fair prices."

"You can find the best denim jackets during the summer. People give away items once their season has passed."

"You can find the best denim jackets during the summer. People give away items once their season has passed."

"For sunglasses, seek out ones that have a unique style or shape. More often than not, they are vintage and one of a kind."

"For sunglasses, seek out ones that have a unique style or shape. More often than not, they are vintage and one of a kind."

"Even though thrifting is associated with being 'cheap,' there will be a day where you find an item that is truly one of a kind and the price will probably reflect that. Don’t worry. Learn to haggle like a hustler."

"Even though thrifting is associated with being 'cheap,' there will be a day where you find an item that is truly one of a kind and the price will probably reflect that. Don’t worry. Learn to haggle like a hustler."

"Watch old movies, read old magazines, and do online research so you're familiar with the patterns, textures, and materials of your favorite looks from the past. When you're in the shopping trenches, you'll know exactly which pieces come from which eras."

"Watch old movies, read old magazines, and do online research so you're familiar with the patterns, textures, and materials of your favorite looks from the past. When you're in the shopping trenches, you'll know exactly which pieces come from which eras."

"To find the best items, search often. Things change quickly. One day, you may find the perfect thing, but, the next day, it's gone."

"To find the best items, search often. Things change quickly. One day, you may find the perfect thing, but, the next day, it's gone."

"Have a theme in mind for collectibles. It will help give focus to your hunt and make your collection feel more cohesive."

"Have a theme in mind for collectibles. It will help give focus to your hunt and make your collection feel more cohesive."

"Look for something with opportunity — where you could envision what it could become, not just what it is."

"Look for something with opportunity — where you could envision what it could become, not just what it is."

“The items in your home tell a story about yourself: what you love or where you’ve been. Look for decor and furniture that feels unique and reflects yourself or the places that you have been.”

“The items in your home tell a story about yourself: what you love or where you’ve been. Look for decor and furniture that feels unique and reflects yourself or the places that you have been.”

"Just when you're about to quit, search just a little more. Sometimes the best things are hidden at the bottom."

"Just when you're about to quit, search just a little more. Sometimes the best things are hidden at the bottom."

"Fashion recycles. So when looking for streetwear, don't look at what's hot right now. Look at what was hot five years ago, because it will come back in style, and you can get it for a fraction of the cost."

"Fashion recycles. So when looking for streetwear, don't look at what's hot right now. Look at what was hot five years ago, because it will come back in style, and you can get it for a fraction of the cost."

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