Rockin’ Time at Ticktocker Thrift!

Rockin’ Time at Ticktocker Thrift!

Friday night, Reise and Allison discovered Ticktocker Thrift Shop in San Pedro, CA -- about six decades late. Yes, the downtown store has been in business for an astounding 60 years, run entirely by volunteers from the Peninsula chapter of National Charity League, a mother-daughter national philanthropy.  We were there to give an after-hours presentation [...]

Best Shop Name: No Fleas

Best Shop Name: No Fleas

From Peggy's recent trip to New Orleans: Helping animals and helping reuse clothing often are linked in the world of thrift shops. Nearly every city has at least one thrift shop run by an animal rescue group. New Orleans is no exception. The No Fleas Market, a resale market supporting animal rescue, also welcomes pets [...]

ThriftStyle in New Orleans

ThriftStyle in New Orleans

When the three ThriftStyle authors travel, you can guess what's always on the itinerary: thrifting! Peggy recently was in New Orleans, and visited three shops, each charming and well worth a visit. Here's her first dispatch: Proprietors get creative with thrift store names. One of the best is Bloomin’ Deals, a sprawling thrift store (with free [...]