Being a college student is hard.
Being a broke college student is more difficult.
But being a fashion-obsessed broke college student is the absolute worst.
After years of frivolously spending my minimum wage paychecks on brand new designer clothing and accessories, I realized it was time to make a change. Now months later, here I am almost debt-free and still wearing designer duds. All it took was some new-found patience, a little bit of effort, and a lot of imagination.
My hope is that this blog will familiarize you with the world of consignment shopping, take away your fear of words like “used,” “bargain,” and “second-hand;” as well as inspire you to get creative with your wardrobe.
I’m thrilled to have you join me on this journey around the Philadelphia area as we discover how to keep your wallet just as full as your closet.
Welcome to Thriftadelphia.