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National Thrift Shop Day

Whoever coined the phrase One man’s “trash” is another man’s “treasure” must have been a thrift shop aficionado.

Hey North Hollywood! Are you a thrift shopper? Are you a vintage shopper? Do you like to search for those rare finds? If so, we’ve got the perfect national holiday for you: National Thrift Shop Day on August 17. So grab your best pal and head over to one of the many thrift shops in our area. Got a favorite or found something absolute divine at one of our vintage shops? Tweet us a pic at @OfficialNoHo.

Let’s recycle, repurpose and reuse: shop at a thrift shop!

The resale market is booming thanks to cost-conscious consumers and the popular Macklemore song. Here’s a parody of the song!

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According to The Association of Resale Professionals, the industry has experienced a growth approximately 7% a year for the past two years. There are currently more than 25,000 resale, consignment and Not For Profit resale shops in the United States. According to America’s Research Group, a consumer research firm, about 16 – 18% of Americans will shop at a thrift store during a given year.

As The Association of Resale Professionals says: “Resale is the ultimate in recycling!”

Kathy E’s Boutique
11054 Magnolia Blvd. North Hollywood, California 91601

North Hollywood’s flagship vintage clothing shop is Kathy’s E Boutique. Starting out as collectors, the owner of the boutique Kathy and partner Ernestine have been sharing their love for vintage fashion with customers since 1988. The powder blue boutique located on Magnolia Boulevard offers vintage apparel from the 19th century to the present, for women and men.

National Thrift Shop Day www.nohoartsdistrict.com

Suzanne’s Resale Boutique
4355 Tujunga Ave. Studio City, CA 91604

 

Out of The Closet
4227 Lankershim Ave. North Hollywood, CA 91602

 Thrift Shops Day www.nohoartsdistrict.com

It’s A Wrap
3315 W. Magnolia Blvd. Burbank, CA 91505

 

Goodwill Industries Thrift Store
5855 Lankershim Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91601

 

American Way Thrift Store
3226 W. Magnolia Blvd. Burbank, CA 91505

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Author: lisa BIANCONI

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