The Unpopular Thrift Tips You Must Know

By: Key Michel You can never have enough thrift tips to amplify your knowledge and skillset. Whether you are an active thrifter, or completely new to the game, acquiring more knowledge upon thrifting can only do you more justice. The next time you go thrifting you will have extensive insight, to use to achieve more … Continue Reading

Thrifting & Its’ Positive Impact On Mental Health

By: Key Michel When people think of thrifting many thoughts come to mind. For people that love thrifting, thoughts of finding amazing gems may flutter to one’s mind. For others that hold preconceived notions; thoughts of smelly and old clothes may come to mind. One notion that doesn’t always come to mind; is thrifting’s positive … Continue Reading

Thrift With Key: Thrift Finds I Found In Honolulu!

By: Key Michel I recently went on a trip to Honolulu for my 30th birthday, and it was a fantastic! Of course I had to check out the local thrift stores while I was there, and I decided to check out Savers. I had no particular list of gems I was looking for; I was … Continue Reading

Upcycling Will Become Increasingly More Popular In 2022

By: Key Michel Upcycling also known as thrift flipping; was a resale fashion trend that grew a tremendous amount of popularity in 2021. The trend has been around since the 70s, but due to social media platforms such as Tik Tok and Instagram; thrift flipping has become extremely popular amongst Millennials and Gen-Z. Upcycling is … Continue Reading

Soul Train Dancers Thrifted Their Outfits Too

By: Key Michel Let’s take it back to October 2, 1970; when America’s longest syndicated show premiered on television. Soul Train; which ran for 35 years , featured performances from some of the most well-known Black and Soul artist in the country. It was started by the visionary and host Don Cornelius; who paved the … Continue Reading

The Rise Of Shein at Thrift Stores

By: Key Michel It is no secret that social media has established a tremendous impact on the fashion world. Currently in modern day, a trends lifecycle ends a lot quicker due to the massive impact social media has on consumers. When there are new trends, people are quick to follow them; and one of the … Continue Reading

The Negative Environmental Impacts That Are Sparked By Used Clothes & Fast Fashion

By: Key Michel A common controversy in the resale fashion industry is the notion of thrifters and resellers stealing from the poor. While at times the criticism is stemming from genuine concern; it can also be a dose of good ole performative activism. Similar to many aspects in life, thrifting and shopping secondhand is abundant. … Continue Reading

Is Plus Size Fashion Overlooked? | The Difficulty of Finding Plus Size Fashion at Thrift Stores

By: Key Michel We live in society where having the perfect body; and being the perfect size is the ideal. We see it promoted everywhere; on social media, in the Tv shows or movies that we consume; or even at the stores that we shop at. It is no secret that plus size fashion is … Continue Reading

Donating Discarded Used Clothing To Improvised Countries, Can Impact One’s Self Esteem

By: Key Michel Donating clothing will always be an act of service that is needed and valued in our society. Whether your donating to your local thrift store; or organizations for people in improvised countries; anything is better than putting them in landfills. The thing is, there is a question regarding this action that still … Continue Reading