by Doris Donnerman
(last updated November 13, 2019)
When shopping at thrift stores the biggest secret in finding all the good stuff is to frequent the shops—visit often. That's because some days you'll find some great items that will enhance your wardrobe, then you could spend hours looking and won't find a single thing worth buying.
So with that in mind, here are some tips to maximize your chances of finding great items:
All in all, thrift store hunting is like treasure hunting with a metal detector...most of what you find, you won't want to keep, but keep at it and you're bound to find a cache of items that are worth taking home.
There are some people who are ashamed of shopping at second-hand stores. Don't be. Be proud of every gem you find. When you get complements on a great outfit, be conspiratorial when you confide how little you spent on it, chances are you'll end up helping someone else save a little money, too. Or maybe you'll help them make money. A friend of mine won a quarter because someone else was certain my top was too nice to be from a thrift store.
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