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april 2017
6 Pairs of Shoes You Can’t (Or Wouldn’t Want To) Live Without
6 PAIRS OF SHOES YOU CAN’T (OR WOULDN’T WANT TO) LIVE WITHOUT

We all have our guilty pleasures. Great example: shoes. Oh, shoes, why must you be so tempting! Shoe-shopping is (luckily) never-ending, because there are new styles to accompany every season and occasion, but there are also some basic shoes every woman needs in her closet. These six staples are must-hav...

How To: Fold Long-Sleeve Shirts Like a KonMari Master
HOW TO: FOLD LONG-SLEEVE SHIRTS LIKE A KONMARI MASTER

Wouldn’t be nice if we could just toss all our shirts in a drawer and magically they would fold themselves into neat rows of bliss? Yeah, that’s not going to happen, BUT the next best thing is learning how to fold them correctly so not only do they fit nicely in your drawer but you […]

7 Genius Ideas For Organizing Your Closet On A Budget
7 GENIUS IDEAS FOR ORGANIZING YOUR CLOSET ON A BUDGET

When you think of HGTV home stylist Emily Henderson, you no doubt think of beautiful taste, immaculate rooms, and enviable closets. But truth be told, Emily is just like the rest of us. Low on time, busy with kids, and overwhelmed by the mess that everyday life makes. Here, she shares what she learned wh...

Happy Earth Day! Here Are 5 Easy Ways To Be a Better Zero
HAPPY EARTH DAY! HERE ARE 5 EASY WAYS TO BE A BETTER ZERO

At thredUP, we’re always talking about the ways we can be better consumers. The conversation usually revolves around clothes, of course, but once you get into the whole conscious consumer mindset, you realize how many relatively easy ways there are to reduce our carbon footprint in every aspect of our li...

9 Practical Tips to Kick-Start Your Thrifty Life
9 PRACTICAL TIPS TO KICK-START YOUR THRIFTY LIFE

As forever fans of home stylist and blogger Emily Henderson, we were beyond thrilled to hear about her passion for thredUP and our mission. We always knew she had a knack for mixing vintage and new but had no idea what an important role secondhand has played in her life. Read on as she shares her thought...

5 Ways to Cuff Your Jeans Like a Style Star
5 WAYS TO CUFF YOUR JEANS LIKE A STYLE STAR

Our favorite style tricks around here? The simple hacks that take the least amount of effort but yield the coolest results. Placing your jacket over your shoulders, strategically scrunching up the sleeves on your button-up, front-tucking your tee…you get the idea. Here, we’ll show you how to UP your jean...

WEDDING GUEST OUTFITS 101: How To Look Amazing (Without Stealing The Show)
WEDDING GUEST OUTFITS 101: HOW TO LOOK AMAZING (WITHOUT STEALING THE SHOW)

Have a wedding (or five) to go to but no idea what to wear? Yes, you could wear the same LBD to every affair but the type of wedding, the location, and the couple’s preferences should always guide your sartorial choices. The other not-so-minor detail you’re probably thinking about is, “How am I going to ...

A 100% Guilt-Free Closet Starts Here
A 100% GUILT-FREE CLOSET STARTS HERE

High fives to all you secondhand superstars. Last year we found out 69% of thredUP sellers also shop secondhand, and 41% of thredUP buyers also resell their clothes. Way to think #secondhandfirst! Whether you shop or sell, big UPs to you.  Want to take your closet to the next level? (Stay tuned! We promi...

11 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Clothes You Don’t Wear
11 TIPS FOR GETTING THE MOST OUT OF CLOTHES YOU DON’T WEAR

A smart closet should have nothing to hide. Not those skinny jeans you’ve never managed to squeeze into. Not the five sweaters you bought but never wore because they’re not as good as the one you live in. And not even the impulse buy you forgot about until way after the 30-day return period. Our [&hellip...

Rainy Season Clothes: 7 Ways to Look Chic (and Stay Dry!)
RAINY SEASON CLOTHES: 7 WAYS TO LOOK CHIC (AND STAY DRY!)

One look outside and yep, it’s raining. Bleh. No matter which season it is, the rain can sneak up on us when we’re least prepared for it (aka when we’ve already picked out the perfect non-rain-friendly outfit). Rain is fun for so many things: splashing around in puddles, taking a woodsy hike, cozying up ...