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SECOND HAND CLOTHING
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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
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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.
vs. the Kimvaders
NY-based British journo & author
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
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
New Isn't Always Good: 6 Used Things to Love
A Second Life for Unwanted Clothing
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.
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Novelist, journalist, poet, copywriter and multimedia content ...
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.
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