Philly AIDS Thrift Store

Philly AIDS Thrift Store

Across the country, health issues and thrift stores frequently are joined, with proceeds from the stores supporting hospitals and help for individual diseases. In many cities, AIDS charities are funded by thrifts, with many offering discreet rapid testing in the stores. The Philly AIDS Thrift Store in Philadelphia is a carnival of clothing, books, housewares [...]

A Crush on Canned Ham

A Crush on Canned Ham

While writing our book ThriftStyle, and continuing through today, we’ve visited several hundred resale stores from coast to coast. But every so often, we are completely overwhelmed by the offerings and style of a distinctive store. We had this experience in Sarasota, FL, at the remarkable Canned Ham Vintage & Loyal Modern in the downtown [...]

Book Award Winner!

Book Award Winner!

We just received word that ThriftStyle: The Ultimate Bargain Shopper's Guide to Smart Fashion won a 2018 Book Award from the American Society of Journalists and Authors. The organization, founded in 1948, also makes awards for magazine articles and op-eds. Here is the news from the Book Awards division. ASJA Annual Writing Awards Winners 2018 BOOKS Biography/History: [...]

Kate Holmes: The Resale Prophet

Kate Holmes: The Resale Prophet

Update on 4/6/18: Kate Holmes writes about ThriftStyle on HER blog, which is at Auntie Kate, the blog:  https://tgtbt.blog/2018/03/26/smart-fashion/ Here's what she wrote: March 26, 2018 by Auntie Kate of Too Good to be Threw I had the delightful experience of being taken to breakfast by one of the authors of Thriftstyle: The Ultimate Bargain Shopper’s Guide [...]