The 2nd Hand Clothing Warehouse in George is an amazing shop to find quality second hand women & girl clothing at great prices. Why purchase brand new clothing pieces at retail prices when you can shop quality pre-loved clothing at half the price? Our selection in-store is large and offers a great selection of shirts, jackets, pants, shorts, shoes & accessories. You could give your whole wardrobe a make-over while saving a lot of your hard earned money.
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5 incredible benefits of thrift shopping:
Chances are you’ve visited a thrift store before. Maybe you’ve gone thrift shopping for a Halloween costume or a tacky holiday sweater. But you don’t have to wait for these two occasions to head to your nearest thrift store! There are so many ways to benefit from thrift shopping all year round.
1. Thrift Stores Make It Easier to Dress Your Kids
As a parent, there’s no better way to dress growing kids than by going to the thrift store. Kids often grow out of their clothes long before they’re worn out, so it’s easy to find quality kids’ clothes in top-notch condition for just a few dollars.
2. Thrift Stores Allow You to Experiment
Because thrift store items are so cheap, it’s fun to experiment with styles or colours that you might not usually buy. If you only wear that hot pink shirt or embroidered pants a few times, hey, it was only R50, instead of R500… or, heaven forbid, R750.
3. Thrift Stores Have High-Quality Items
Thrift store items are typically higher quality simply by virtue of being there. They’ve withstood one person’s use already and still have resale value, which means they’re not like your typical H&M;, Zara, or Forever21 cheap “fast fashion” shirts that stretch and lose their shape after a few washes.
4. Clothes From Thrift Stores Don’t Shrink
Which leads me to the next point… that clothes at the thrift store are always laundered before selling, so you’ll get the same fit after washing them yourself.
5. Thrift Stores Are an Opportunity to Develop Your Own Unique Sense of Style
Shopping without mannequins to show you what’s trendy might be terrifying, especially if you’re like me and feel lost when it comes to piecing together funky outfits, but with practice comes confidence. When everyone shops at the same trendy, brand name stores, it’s inevitable that someday you’ll meet an unexpected twin in public, wearing the exact same shirt or dress as you. Believe me, no one wants to be that person.
6. There Really Are Fabulous Finds on All the Racks at the Thrift Store
Since there’s still a bit of stigma associated with second-hand shopping, there’s not as much competition as there should be for the designer jeans, coats, and vintage leather bags that you can find with only a bit of patience. Keep going back with low expectations and you’ll be pleasantly surprised. (Thanks, Macklemore, for showing the world just how cool thrift stores are! Warning: explicit lyrics)
7. Thrift Stores Don’t Have Salespeople Hounding You to Buy Something
There are no hovering salespeople waiting to make a commission off your purchase. In fact, most employees at the Salvation Army are volunteers, so they really don’t care if you buy anything at all.
8. Thrift Stores Have More Than Just Clothes
Thrift stores go beyond clothes. They’re the ultimate one-stop shopping experience, a much cooler version of Wal-Mart superstores. Most of my home furnishings come from the thrift store – the pine harvest table, cotton bed sheets, an armchair, baskets, picture frames, dishes, glasses, curtains, futon cover, bath mat, baking pans, and mirrors. If there’s anything you need, check the thrift store first, since they’ve probably got it.
9. Shopping at the Thrift Store Leads to Less Hoarding
Because there’s a much smaller financial investment in each item, it’s not as hard to let go. You know that pair of jeans that cost so much, but they just don’t fit right, and you can’t bring yourself to get rid of them because you spent so much… Not the case with thrift store jeans that cost R30 a pop! If something doesn’t work, donate it back and try again.
10. Supporting Thrift Stores Supports the Community
Many thrift stores support the community. The Salvation Army donates all profits to its charity work, so you can be sure that your money are being put to good use.
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