At a time when sustainable fashion is what everyone is talking about, and there is a growing acceptance of second-hand clothing, there’s a new kid in town—thrifting!—and it provides just the opportunity to make the hottest fashion statements, at affordable prices. Thrift stores have conquered hearts all over the globe, especially on Instagram—with new pages coming up every day teaming with unique and playful pieces. In India, too, Instagram thrift shops are cropping up, bringing some of the best curations to choose from. Here, in a bid to make the scouring easier for you, we have listed five accounts you must look at to get your thrifting fix.
Their Instagram page looks like a modern and renaissance painting all at once—and that’s probably why Aimee earned a place on one of New York Time Square’s billboards! Known for its overcoats, blazers, and jackets, Aimee’s collection is replete with some splendid artistic pieces that fit right for absolutely any occasion.
A I M É E (@aimee.loved) • Instagram photos and videos
Lulu’s dresses are the thing to wear, no matter the weather. Their offerings are assorted—with bodycon, leather, sun-dresses, net, denim, oversized, party, fine-dining, and casual dresses, all at easily affordable prices. And if that was not enough, they also have an enigmatic collection of bags, trousers, and shorts.
🍒Lulu Thrift🍒 (@lulu_thrift_) • Instagram photos and videos
Carol's Shop & Tea Room
Vintage but eccentric—that’s Carol’s Shop & Tea Room condensed into a phrase. Filled with bold colours and vivid patterns, the collection is largely based on natural elements and the contemporaries of daily life. Their offerings mainly constitute of t-shirts and skirts, while also referencing to, or stemming from, various human cultures in their work.
Carol's Shop & Tea Room
Dina’s Days Shop
Handpicked by renowned Akron-based digital content creator, Dina, Dina’s Days Shop not only is a way to share second hand finds with the world, but also initiate the much-required conversation around the cost, creative, and environmental benefits of second hand shopping. Dina’s collection has various products like bags, shoes, cutlery, decor accessories and scarfs, plus, is not only limited to the chic cloth items it offers.
Dina’s Days Shop (@shopdinasdays) • Instagram photos and videos
WOO is the place to go to for some sizzling bodysuits, lingerie, bathrobes, and leather tops. You may have seen Komal Pandey wear some of theirs! You can get whatever you desire at affordable prices, while also keeping in mind your carbon impact on the environment.
WOO (@thriftwoo) • Instagram photos and video
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