A Basic Guide & Tips To Shopping

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Thrifting is an art form. One that we happily teach to anyone interested.
Check out our tricks of the thrifting trade, and become a pro in no time.

The pre-thrift checklist

Before you head out, make sure you’re poised and prepared. See the list.

Vintage 101

A complete guide for beginners! 
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11 rules

How to shop smart and stay that way. Learn more

Union labels

If it says “Int’l Ladies Garment Workers Union,” that means it's vintage legit!

Let's talk shop

Vintage secrets from WhoWhatWear.
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Vintage sizes

Vintage from the 50s and 60s runs 4-6 sizes smaller, so size up!

Home vintage

Hear Apartment Therapy's take on successful thrifting. Learn more 

Brand labels

The Vintage Fashion Guild’s Label Resource can translate any tag!

Look closely

Signs of a vintage garmet: side-snap closures and saw-toothed edges.

Repair and rescue!

Clean or fix up a vintage or thrift find in no time. Show me 

See the pros shop

Grammy-winning rapper Macklemore share their thrift tips at Value Village, one of the Savers' family of thrift stores.

Macklemore's Thrift Tips

Macklemore's Thrift Tips

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