Raise your hand if you love vintage clothing! If you’ve ever found a unique vintage item at Goodwill, you know the feeling. For many, wearing vintage clothing is a reflection of their old soul. You’re not just wearing a piece of clothing, you’re wearing a story.
When you shop for vintage clothing at a thrift store, you can find wardrobe pieces that add character to your closet. Cheap vintage clothing isn’t always easy to find especially if you’re shopping at a specialty shop. Luckily, the clothing racks at Goodwill have seen tons of cheap vintage clothing and accessories.
Here are some things to look for when buying vintage clothing at Goodwill.
A Classic Piece
Shop for a classic vintage piece that will become a staple in your wardrobe. Look for vintage-inspired shapes, like the shift dress look from the 1960s, in a basic color.
Vintage earrings and accessories are a great way to add a statement to any outfit. Many modern fashion designers have used vintage clothing as inspiration. You might find a contemporary piece of clothing with a vintage touch.
Even if you don’t find a true vintage brand label, you might find something that is vintage-inspired. As long as you know the kind of shapes and fabrics you’re looking for, keep your options open.
Most vintage clothing is well-made. The first sign of a vintage find is the feel of the fabric. Look for high-quality lining and stitching.
When adding a vintage item to your wardrobe, it’s fun to play with a different style than you’re used to wearing. Get out of your fashion comfort zone with a unique pair of vintage shoes or bold-patterned trench coat.
The vintage trend is a women’s fashion category that’s here to stay. Luckily, you don’t have to break the bank to get the vintage fashion look that you see your favorite celebrities wearing.