Favourite Preloved Finds 2016

Another successful year of thrifting is in the books and I’m reflecting on the finds of 2016 and anticipating where this next year will take me. I’m still feeling the magic of the new year or perhaps it’s just my year of the Rooster energy brewing! I have no particular number or order of my favourites, just the ones that are memorable and stand out to me. It is too hard to narrow it down to a top five or ten – you can’t do that to an avid thrifter!…

Vespucci Consignment – November 2015

I grew up shopping at consignment boutiques with my mom. As an adult, I continued shopping and taking clothing to consignment stores long before I started thrifting. I decided to do a trip to Vespucci because it’s one of Edmonton’s longest standing consignment stores and because the area where Vespucci is located is right beside Groat Bridge reconstruction and many shop owners have been saying that the bridge construction has hurt their businesses. When I was there it was a Monday afternoon and the store had many shoppers in it,…