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Second Hand Clothing

How to Get to Know Your Neighbors? Have a Stoop Sale

TueNight | Posted 09.20.2014 | New York
TueNight

Like Brooklyn, Philadelphia had plenty of perfect stoops: Cement or red brick stairs that you plop down on whilst sipping a soda, waiting for people to stroll by and spot your amazing -- and probably dusty -- wares.

The Multi-billion Dollar Industry That's Good for the Planet

Kate Black | Posted 05.14.2014 | Style
Kate Black

At a time when consumers are feeling the pinch to spend less, vintage and thrifting offer an opposing (and ethical) choice to cut-rate or fast fashion.

Vintage Girls vs. the Kimvaders

Sarah Kennedy | Posted 07.23.2012 | Style
Sarah Kennedy

With an idea first, it's easier to choose colors, fabrics and even heel heights. Sure, there's fun to be had in hours of endless second-hand riffling but who has the time?

Second-Hand Clothing Gets a Second Life

Vivian Weng | Posted 09.09.2012 | Style
Vivian Weng

Over a dozen venture-backed peer-to-peer fashion marketplaces have launched in the last year. Re-commerce, it seems, is green in more ways than one.

Santa Cruz, CA: 'Gently Used' Fashion Is The New New At Relove Clothing

santacruz.patch.com | Posted 03.05.2012 | Business

"We want to supply the same product as high-end department stores but at a fraction of the cost with personalized service."...

New Isn't Always Good: 6 Used Things to Love

SavvySugar | Posted 11.29.2011 | Women

Although I admit that new can sometimes be very nice, old or used can be just as good! Here are some examples of used goodies that are even better tha...

A Second Life for Unwanted Clothing

Mattias Wallander | Posted 10.01.2011 | Green
Mattias Wallander

Fashions change every season and when we buy new things we have to get rid of the old, outgrown and out of style. Americans consume 65 pounds of new clothes per person each year and discard a total of 25.4 billion pounds of textiles annually.

Credit Crunch Chic

Josa Young | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Josa Young

What I don't like are the rich men's wives who trill, 'O, it's second hand!' There is a creeping sense that they are condescending to us women who earn a living and keep our families, and don't have a banker as a bank.