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A Strange Journey Into A Near-Deserted Secondhand Store

Annabel Osberg | Posted 05.12.2014 | Weird News
Annabel Osberg

On the fringes of the boarded-up hinterlands of a former industrial section of a small Missouri town stands a building, decrepit yet painted a shade of purple so striking that it seems phantasmal against its drab backdrop of deadened grays and tans.

Six Tips to Keep Thrift Bargaining Fun

Dirk Hughes | Posted 04.23.2014 | Business
Dirk Hughes

Even with this obstacle, here are a few simple tips for both sellers and buyers that can make the bargaining process go more smoothly regardless of your level of involvement. And they will help keep the experience fun as well.

Glam Slam: How to Be a Vintage Warrior

Amy Tara Koch | Posted 04.24.2013 | Style
Amy Tara Koch

It's easy to buy Balenciaga. Prada, too. But, to a certain sector of sartorialist, the adventure of hunting and gathering unidentifiable fashion is far more thrilling. Outre glamour is, in fact, a hallmark of the truly stylish.

You Won't Believe What We Found At A Goodwill Outlet

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

"That is NOT Jil Sander." I squealed, picking up a pair of high-waisted gray pants, "Read the label to me." Can you guess where I was? No, not the ...

Man Gets Lucky, Finds Picasso Print Worth Thousands

AP | BARBARA RODRIGUEZ | Posted 05.11.2012 | Money

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- An unemployed Ohio man was browsing at his local thrift store for items he could restore and resell when he spotted a Picasso poster...

When Your Coffee Table Has A History

Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Here at Stylelist Home, we're big proponents of secondhand items, because we love thinking of the different "lives" they might have had. But this is d...

When Should You Donate, Ditch Or DIY Your Unwanted Furniture?

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

This has happened to us too many times to count: We've gone through the trouble of cleaning out our homes, only to have a bunch of stuff that we're no...

Thrifting Is Good

Jim Gibbons | Posted 08.20.2011 | Impact
Jim Gibbons

Purchasing items from thrift and second-hand stores keeps those items from landfills, lessening waste in our communities. In Goodwill's case, this equates to more than 2 billion pounds of goods from landfills each year.

Destination Thrifting: Get Out of LA for the Best Vintage

| Katie Bain | Posted 07.18.2011 | Los Angeles

Secondhand shopping, with all of its required digging and rummaging, is more treasure hunt that traditional shopping trip. Turn your thrifting into an...

NoLongerNeedIt.Com Lets You Thrift Shop Online

Treehugger | Jaymi Heimbuch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

No Longer Need It is a site dedicated to allowing people to buy, sell and trade their stuff - or even just give it away - saving money and keeping ite...

How To Shop At A Thrift Store | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Whether you're a cheap-chic pro like me who buys to resell at flea markets or just shopping for your own closet, America's far-flung network of charit...

Refashioning Fashion Week

Margaret Teich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Margaret Teich

Instead of running out and purchasing shoddy replicas from the runway, find new ways to rock the trends without buying "new" anything.