5 Reasons Everyone Should Be Thrifting Now
Start writing a post
Lifestyle

5 Reasons Every Lover Of Fashion, A Bargain, And The Environment Should Be Thrifting Right Now

It's all about saving the planet.

109
clothes strewn on the floor

With the recent trend of finding hidden gems in local thrift stores, people are shopping second hand now more than ever! As a college girl who is trying to make better choices for the planet, I love going to thrift stores.

I can find timeless pieces for a bargain and I'm also helping to reduce the amount of clothing that ends up in landfills. It's a win-win! Keep reading to find out why thrifting is SO awesome!

Good For The Environment

Mother Earth World GIF by eyedesyn Giphy

Shopping second hand is absolutely awesome! It helps keep clothes out of landfills and helps make your carbon footprint smaller! With climate change more prominent than ever, you can help out by shopping second hand! Help lower carbon emissions!

Stops Supporting Fast Fashion

the flash running GIF Giphy

Fast fashion is appealing to everyone and is the only thing that some people can afford. No matter you're price range for purchasing clothes, we all have bought from fast fashion companies before. However, the less we buy from them the better off our planet will be. Workers who make clothes are underpaid and underworked. Their work environments are poor quality as well. If you happen to see something that might be found second hand, look into those options!

Finding Unique Pieces

Giphy

All thrift stores have unique pieces! My favorite place to go is DEPOP! There are thousands of shops to scroll through and they have some awesome clothing pieces! Whatever you are looking for, I'm sure you can find it on DEPOP whether it's vintage or trendy! Plus, you don't even have to leave your house to buy second hand!

More Affordable

money GIF Giphy

Thrifting is so affordable! You can find really good basics for cheap! Your wallet will thank you!

Supports local businesses

Giphy

With the times that we are facing, it is more important now than ever to support local businesses! So take a weekend afternoon off and visit any thrift or vintage stores in your area! It's a great way to relax, shop, support local!

Report this Content
Sports

The Problem With The NBA

Is the NBA losing to College basketball for some sports fans?

5745
New York Times

The annual ESPY award show put on by ESPN was created to reward athletes from around the world for their hard work, skill, determination and more. When Former NFL superstar quarterback Peyton Manning was hosting the ceremony, and in the opening of the show, he absolutely shredded NBA champion Kevin Durant’s move to the Golden State Warriors to create what many sports fans called a “super team.”

Keep Reading... Show less
Featured

Why I Don't Believe In Religion

I used to be comfortable with religion, but now I'm uncomfortable.

10658
Rebecca Jarrett

I’m not one of those people who doesn’t believe in God because“if there was a God, why would He let such horrible things happen?” Saying that because sometimes bad things happen, there must be no benevolent higher power, to me, makes about as much sense as saying that because sometimes it gets dark, there must be no light.

Keep Reading... Show less
Featured

In Honor Of Mental Health Awareness Month

An open discussion on how much we need an open discussion on mental health awareness

8510
Ashley Wen

Odyssey recognizes that mental well-being is a huge component of physical wellness. Our mission this month is to bring about awareness & normality to conversations around mental health from our community. Let's recognize the common symptoms and encourage the help needed without judgement or prejudice. Life's a tough journey, we are here for you and want to hear from you.

Keep Reading... Show less
6 Confessions Of The Celibate Christian Girl In College
https://www.instagram.com/p/Bb2e_E-Hht5zoyCPBvqeHTMT91WxQwNcv34Iyg0/?taken-by=thejaniyawinchester

Do you endure a lot of persecution as a Christian but remember when you decided you wanted to "be like Christ"?

Didn't Christ suffer persecution? Didn't he suffer people talking about him, betraying him, determined to misunderstand him, and hate him?

Keep Reading... Show less
Featured

15 Affirmations To Remember During Mental Health Awareness Month

Let's lift each other up, because we are not our thoughts.

9637
15 Affirmations To Remember During Mental Health Awareness Month

Odyssey recognizes that mental well-being is a huge component of physical wellness. Our mission this month is to bring about awareness & normality to conversations around mental health from our community. Let's recognize the common symptoms and encourage the help needed without judgement or prejudice. Life's a tough journey, we are here for you and want to hear from you.

It's a topic that needs to be talked about way more than it should, especially in today's world: mental health. Whether it be anxiety, depression or O.C.D. (or anything, really), we have come to learn as a society that it's okay- and even more beneficial than you think- to openly talk about experiencing what almost everyone does inside the complex mind.

Keep Reading... Show less
Facebook Comments