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3 Reasons Why I Shop at Second Hands

In this video, I share my 3 reasons why I shop at second hands instead of fast fashion stores.

I believe that if you shop at second hands you are more sustainable than if you buy new clothes in fast fashion stores. And in specialized second hands and consignment stores, you can find original and designer clothes.

It may seem like a big change at the beginning. But once you get used to shopping at seconds hands or consignment stores, you won’t want to get back to shopping at fast fashion stores. I understand that it is hard at the beginning to change your habits but if you know your motivation, it will be much easier.

For example, my reasons for shopping at consignment stores and second hands are:

  • to be more sustainable by giving longer life to pre-loved clothes that would otherwise finish in a landfill,
  • find original, great quality clothes that are cheaper than buying new garments,
  • to support small local business owners that run second hands or consignment stores that I frequent.

BUT, before you barge in the closest second hand close to you, read this article. You will find out what to pay attention to when you shop at second hands or consignment stores. And what materials you should focus on.

One of my favorite second hands in Geneva – Hazard Second Hand in Paquis.

Are you ready to start to shop at second hands instead of fast fashion stores after watching my video? What did you think about the reasons why I shop at second hands?

Let me know in the comments below.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:

List of consignment stores, charity shops, and second hands in Geneva.

5 Tips on How to Shop in Second Hands.

2 Comments
  • Jennifer
    23.07.2020

    I really want to shop second hand but I never have luck when I do!

    Jennifer
    Curated by Jennifer

    • Miri
      23.07.2020

      Give it time. Sometimes I don’t find anything either. You need to be patient. 🙂 XOXO

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