From brass figurines to some blankets and art, here are the things I always buy while thrifting because they look great and help me profit.
Expert thrift-shoppers told Insider the common mistakes people make when buying secondhand clothes. Thrifters shouldn’t skip over items that need to be tailored – unless they’re stained or ripped. Thrifting exclusively on weekends also isn’t the best option, experts said. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Shopping for clothes at […]
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Insider asked former and current thrift-store employees about the best and worst things to buy. Wooden furniture, used books, and baby clothes can be smart thrift-store purchases. They said to be wary of electronics, appliances, and toys that may not work. Mattresses and upholstered furniture can sometimes have allergens or […]
Incoming Democratic Rep. Cori Bush of Missouri has taken to Twitter to open up about what she describes as the “expensive” reality of dressing the part to serve on Capitol Hill. Bush tweeted on Tuesday that she’s building her congressional wardrobe using thrifted clothes, which inspired other lawmakers to share […]
Micarah Tewers is a seamstress who re-creates celebrity gowns and Disney princess dresses – and many cost her less than $US20 to make. Tewers shares dressmaking tutorials on her YouTube channel, and her videos have gotten millions of views on the platform. She makes each dress from scratch using thrift-store […]
Insider spoke with interior designers to find out which home-decor items you should always buy at thrift shops. Home accessories like lights, pottery, and serving dishes are usually affordable and unique pieces to find at a thrift shop. You might also be able to get a great deal on dressers, […]