I've been dumpster-diving and thrifting clothes my whole life. I've never had much money, so clothing has always been stressful balance of finding something that will actually fit on my body, at the lowest price point I can afford.

Sep 29, 2014 at 6:00pm | 230 comments

So let’s talk about conquering the world of Etsy and getting you that vintage wardrobe of your cool friend’s dreams
To keep myself on the straight and narrow, and to ensure ongoing success at thrift stores and flea markets wherever I go, I now follow these basic rules.
Knock knock. Who’s there? You. You who? Yoo-hoo, I’m in line at Goodwill paying 70 cents for this sexist joke book.
What's the most memorable item you've ever unearthed from your local thrift store, flea market, garage sale, dumpster?