But it’s not easy, you know. It can take a lot of skill, patience and know-how to really conquer the thrift shop…and who the hell has time for that? With your busy schedule? Nah. That’s why we have the Lazy Girl’s Guide to help you become a thrift shop maven without really putting much thought or energy or critical thinking skills into it.
Check out these 10 tips that will guide you on the path to greatness! Or mediocrity..there’s a fine line, right?
Listen To Thrift Shop To Amp You UpAs we all know, Macklemore is the first person to ever go to a thrift shop so you have to get pumped to his song before sauntering into Goodwill. Or pop-n-lock your way inside. Either way, you won't look silly or anything whatsoever. Source: YouTube
Bring Your EntourageInvite the crew but only so that they can tell you how rad you look. Source: Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!
Get The Grimiest Shoes You Can FindThe dirtier and more disgusting the better. It means that they were loved and it gives you a great look of authenticity. Source: Shutterstock
Snob It UpOh, but if your local thrift shop doesn't have vintage Chanel then it is a crapshoot. Source: Shutterstock
Only Buy Ugly ClothesIt's ironic and cool or whatever so why not? Source: Shutterstock
Complain About The Old Thrifty SmellOr bring Febreeze with you. Source: Shutterstock
Pretend You're Some Old Hollywood StarGo around the store trying on furs and quoting lines from old movies like Sunset Boulevard at random customers. Sounds fun and not at all disruptive, right? Source: Sunset Boulevard/Paramount Pictures
Don't Haggle, EverSee something slightly overpriced with a couple of rips? I mean, you ideally should try to haggle and get the price down but who wants to waste time saving money. TAKE MY MONEY! Source: Futurama/Fox
Try To Look Like An Aging Grandma In A Florida Retirement HomeThe more you look like Grandma Yetta from The Nanny, the better. Source: The Nanny/CBS
Brag About It To EveryoneShow off all your thrifted merch to everyone you know. EVERYONE. Because you are one of the few people cool enough to go to thrift stores. I mean, it's not like people have been relying on these stores forever to buy affordable clothes. Just you. So don't be shy! Show off that coat that you bought that smells like your grandma! You deserve it, girl! Source: Skins/E4
What other great (or awful) thrift tips do you have? Any horror stories? Tell us in the comments!