Vast and Unique Style
People love showing off expensive name brand clothes that everyone wears, while thrifting clothes is a great way to separate yourself to your own style. Deciding what to throw on each day can be a challenge, but it can also be a game of how you want to stand out from the crowd that day. Vintage clothes have unique designs and are made with higher quality attention to details which stand the test of time. The variety of different items that can be discovered is so much bigger than from your local mall because you are searching through all the clothes that were made in previous decades.
Avoid current trends and take a blast from the past by rocking vintage clothes that are full of crazy colorways, trends, and designs. The odds of finding the same vintage piece twice are slim since there is such a vast selection of clothes that were made during previous decades. By vintage I am generally referring to a piece being 20 years old, but the selection of clothes I would call vintage were made in the late 1980’s, 90’s and early 2000’s. This was a great period for clothes as companies began to figure out how to make designs crazier and the clothes with higher quality materials and labor.
It takes time to build a closet out of thrifted clothes, but it is possible to find any article of clothing in any colorway if you search often enough. Realize that vintage expands across all different categories and styles; note that “My Finds Page” is sorted by shirts, sweaters, and button-ups. My point is anything that you are missing is out there somewhere, and you can find it vintage whether you need pants, jackets, hats, or even ties (my tie collection is a little too big). Regardless if you are going to an interview or getting a cop of coffee you can do it in recycled clothing.
On top of recycling and saving money thrifting is also one of the greatest place to find clothes that are awesome and make you look amazing. Anytime I go out in a vintage garment it seems like I get multiple compliments from several people, and this hardly ever happened before I started getting my clothes second hand. People notice clothes that stand out and that are not seen every day. You will never go out in mass-produced new clothing once you realize how awesome vintage clothes are and how great you look wearing them.