Retro Plus Retail Equals An Oxymoron

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Surprise! Miss me? Good. Ditto. Discussion on the absurdity of Spring’s Retro Trend shall heretofore commence. Clarifying the meaning of “retro” as it relates to style is probs a good place to start. Let’s jack some knowledge from Wikipedia: Retro is a culturally outdated or aged style, trend, mode, or fashion, from the overall postmodern […]

Spring Stock Preview!

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Thrifting a Goodwill Outlet Center isn’t just challenging: It is a trying test of spirit and will. I’ve been at it for two years now, and it knocks me on my ass EVERY SINGLE TIME.High volume thrift is a dangerous journey. Here’s how the clothes-by-the-pound game is played: Approach massive bin of donated crap. Plunge […]

The Full Spiel: SBH Thrift 50% Off Sale

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Sephardic Bikkur Holim Thrift Shop (say it five times fast – GO!) has some designer donation connections, but the place is struggling on the organizational front. Blazers and blouses and tops mingle on nine different racks; jeans, kiddie clothes, fabric and bedding are randomly strewn across tables; no one seems to know that “sweatshirt” isn’t […]