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The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Thrift shoppers’ focus shift from economy to environment

Veronica Schoonover, Contributing Writer September 23, 2019

Once used solely to save money, thrifting has since become focused on sustainability — and maintaining a vintage aesthetic. As vintage clothing rises as a trend, stores are able to “sell”the aesthetic...

Brown Elephant, Elliott Consignment, Mount Sinai, Crossroads Trading Company, New Elephant Resale Shop, The Salvation Army, Nearly New Thrift Store, eDrop-Off Luxury Consignment are all thrift stores between Armitage and Addison.







(Victoria Williamson | The DePaulia)

Thrift stores from Armitage to Addison

Zoey Barnes, Focus Editor January 22, 2018

Digging through bins and scouting through racks of clothes can be an extremely arduous process to find one piece of clothing you like. But the benefits can outweigh the costs of thrift shopping. Living...

DePaul students choose personal style over trends

DePaul students choose personal style over trends

Maddy Crozier September 19, 2016

New York City's runways might host the nation’s largest fashion week, but the sidewalks of DePaul boast just as many streetwise trends, if not more. Street style at DePaul, where college education...

300 DPI Erik Rodriguez Illustration of girl thrifting. MCT 2014 
with BC-TEENS-THRIFT-SHOP-PRO:TB — kid-teen

But it was 99 cents: Top thrift stores in Chicago

Emily Clement June 17, 2015

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a college student in possession of no fortune must be in want of inexpensive clothing and housewares suited to his or her style.  However little known the...

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