4 TIPS TO THRIFT SHOP LIKE A PRO

We’ve all heard the song – yep that song. All thanks to Macklemore, everyone on Earth knows what thrift shopping is and three years later, thrift shopping is still pretty awesome. Whatever you want to call it – thrift shopping, charity shopping or second-hand shopping, it’s an awesome way to explore your inner fashion stylist and the best thing is that your wallet will still be happy after a day shopping. Most of the time, second-hand stores will donate all proceeds to a charity, so you’ve set yourself up for a win/win/win situation!

So you want to hit up your local thrift store and snap up some goods? Keep these tips in mind while you shop and become a profesh thrifter in no time!

 

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1. Look through every section

Thrift stores aren’t like any other store you’ll find at a mall. For the most part, every item for sale is unique and is different to the next item; it has its very own background story and that’s what makes thrift shopping so interesting. Thoroughly look through the Men’s section, Women’s section, Kid’s section, then go check out the books and Vinyls, then take a peek at the homewares. You never know what you’ll find!

2. Go shopping with an open mind

You might walk in and see a top that you wouldn’t normally wear, but just remember: taking risks is what thrift shopping is all about! It’s about finding pieces that no one else has, showing off that sh*t and being the most fashion forward icon in town.

3. Be patient

As mentioned before, try to look through every section to find that rare gem. This means that you should spend time looking at items and thinking whether it’ll go with your new boyfriend jeans or if it’ll look cute AF paired with a dress. Patience is a must because you won’t always find anything you like; sometimes you’ll only find one thing you love and other times you’ll hit the jackpot and leave the store with bags on bags full of awesome finds.

4. Look out for sales and deals

Most thrift stores already have super low prices, but a lot of the time you’ll find really, really good deals like half off days or Buy 1 Get 1 Free deals. If you’re up for a good bargain (let’s face it, who isn’t?), do yourself a favor and hit up a thrift store right now!

 

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GIRL ON CAMPUS

Rock up to campus in style because you’ve got cute s*** to flaunt. Who said you shouldn’t wear your best outfits at school? I say show off your style and pretend those halls are your runway! Gold Soul will always be your go-to for fashion and accessories, whether you’re into eye-catching garments or unique accessories. Shop now to spoil yourself and show off your gold soul on campus!

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Cropped Tee | Hype
Pleather Shorts | Shop similar here
Longline Flannel Dress | Gold Soul
Flatforms | Ebay
Backpack | Gold Soul
Sunglasses | Gold Soul

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10 Closet Essentials

The ultimate wardrobe is right here; all the basics you’ll ever need, all year round. Throw on some of these closet essentials, then glam up to reflect your own unique style! Have you got the core closet?

– Click on the image to shop each closet essential, products sell fast so be quick –

 

LBD

Bralette

Sunnies

Basictee

midirings

coat

bikini

mididress

High-Waisted

bf

Alissa x