Celebrating Vintage in Virginia

Celebrating Vintage in Virginia

In the run-up to National Thrift Store Day on Aug. 17, the ThriftStyle authors are profiling some recent shops we've visited from around the country. Here's Peggy's report from a stellar vintage shop in Virginia.  Shopping vintage is shopping clothing history. Vintage shops have terrifically interesting inventory because the owners have selected each item for [...]

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 [...]