Longtime AltCtrl readers will know that I’m obsessed with thrift store and consignment shopping, and I’m always looking for a new place to check out. In that vein, Savers of Orange, CT is my latest go-to for clothes and tchotchkes. Coincidentally, the blog ran an article about the Savers in Brookfield all the way back in 2012. … Continue reading Thrift Store Shopping Tips and Tricks, Savers Edition
Second-hand shopping has been a hobby of mine since I was a teenager back in ol “Mecca of the Universe” Branford, Connecticut. My stepmother Gina and I made regular pilgrimages to the Homemaker Thrift Shop to see what treasures we could uncover, chasing the thrill of finding a great pair of jeans for $5 or… Continue reading Thrift Store Shopping Tips and Tricks, Goodwill Edition
I’m unapologetic about my musical tastes, so most of my guilty pleasures are fashion-related. And TACKY. My first guilty pleasure is shopping at thrift stores and consignment shops. Yes, there’s the money-saving aspect, but I’m really in it for the hunt. When I went to the Darien Community Association Thrift Store the other day… Continue reading Guilty Pleasures: No One Puts Baby in a Corner!