PSA to everyone looking to get a jump-start on their fall wardrobe: Today marks National Thrift Store Day. It's a borderline magical occasion on which secondhand shops around the world and the internet slash prices even further. Thrifting is a more responsible way to shop since it keeps clothes out of landfills and promotes a circular economy, helping you feel better about your purchases—given that you actually end up wearing them.
While a vintage vest covered in pins or a showy, shimmery flapper may be tempting at first glance, buying clothes you'll end up trashing later doesn't help the world's fashion pollution problem. These well-versed thrifters know a thing or two about navigating a sale rack, and their tips and tricks will help you make the most out of your next eco-friendly excursion: