Shopping For Vintage Clothes
Nothing is more exciting than second hand clothes. People love to visit thrift shops and consignment shops for the ability to find great bargains. When attending a formal event, oftentimes, people want to find something vintage or retro for their outfit.
Shopping at a vintage clothes shop may take some getting use to for some people.
All clothes donated to these locations are from normal people who just got tired of their usual outfit or were cleaning out a closet. The beautiful thing about buying clothes second hand is that one can easily get a designer label for much less. Saving money is what most people are concerned about in today's society. With the economic trends in a stagnant state, savings is the terms most are taking into consideration. Some people think that used clothing items are gross, but they wash just like anything else. Where else can one find a vintage Versace gown for less than $100 to wear to a formal? Sure it will take some getting used to buying at a bargain basement shopping, but it is so worth it. Everyone does not need to know where one gets that fabulous outfit; all they will care about is how the person looks in it. Hollywood has made the retro pieces popular, especially on the red carpet. Like most things in life, styles come and go and then come back around again. The styles from the 1980's including wild hair and loud prints are now making a comeback in today's society. Buying second hand just makes sense. Here are a couple tips when shopping second hands stores: 1. Check the label- Make sure that item is not dry clean only. If you are paying $3.00 for a silk piece that will take $20 to dry clean, it may not be such a great deal. 2. Try The Clothes On First - Unlike traditional department stores, most thrift stores are non-returnable. 3. Look For Sales- Most second hand shops have tags and they run specials. Some even have 50% off days, go on those days for optimal savings. 4. Have Fun - Taking time to look for bargains may pay off. Also if one will not wear it they should not buy it. Shopping the local vintage thrift shop is a great way to save a lot of money. It can be fun to take a trip down memory lane to find the perfect peace for a wardrobe.
Article from 20.01.2012, of Hans Joachim
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