Happy #secondhandSeptember!

Secondhand September is an initiative from Oxfam Great Britain to to challenge consumers to buy only secondhand for 30 days—and hopefully beyond! While this is already a habit for many people, others require a real effort to shift from the attitude that brand-new is best. Sometimes it is, but more often than not, I’ve grown to learn that secondhand is just as good, if not better. Here are five reasons why!

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5 reasons to say yes to secondhand

Secondhand items don't consume additional resources

Help reduce the demand for fast fashion

Help stop great clothes from going to the landfill

Well-made vintage clothing is better quality

Buying secondhand saves you money