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june 2017
Never Bored: Fourth of July Activities for Endless (And Free) Family Fun
NEVER BORED: FOURTH OF JULY ACTIVITIES FOR ENDLESS (AND FREE) FAMILY FUN

Birthdays are the best – full of cake, presents, and lots of love from friends and family. America’s birthday?? Even better! The Fourth of July is a great chance to dress up in patriotic outfits with summer prints, eat tons of hot dogs, and mayyyybe steal away to shop for items from our curat...

Big News! thredUP Launches Retail Store with a Selection as Big as Texas
BIG NEWS! THREDUP LAUNCHES RETAIL STORE WITH A SELECTION AS BIG AS TEXAS

While we love the internet (who doesn’t?) we also like to meet in person, face-to-face, for real. We’re excited to announce the opening of our first-ever storefront in San Marcos, Texas. As you might have guessed, it’s not your typical thrift store. Our CEO and Co-Founder, James Reinhart, says it best: &...

How to Build the Best Baby Shower Box On Any Budget
HOW TO BUILD THE BEST BABY SHOWER BOX ON ANY BUDGET

We love the changing seasons and the outfit opportunities they bring. But the one season that can last year-round is baby shower season! Don’t be caught unprepared, oh no baby, thredUP is here to help you create special, customizable baby gift baskets for all the parents-to-be in your life. Follow ...

Beat the Heat: 5 Tips For Creating Cute (And Professional) Summer Work Outfits
BEAT THE HEAT: 5 TIPS FOR CREATING CUTE (AND PROFESSIONAL) SUMMER WORK OUTFITS

As the months pass by and the temperatures rise, here comes the heat along with the big question: what exactly does summer workwear look like…? Winter-weight blazers, thick trousers, and dark, heavy colors don’t exactly translate to the warmer months. There’s no single answer to summer dressing, so...

Denim Stats You Didn’t Know
DENIM STATS YOU DIDN’T KNOW

You know jeans. You’ve worn them for as long as you can remember. They’ve been with you through the worst dates and the best birthdays. You’ve got a favorite pair that hugs your curves in all the right places and another pair for lazy nights spent binge-watching Netflix. But do you real...

Father’s Day Messages to thredUP’s Rad Dads
FATHER’S DAY MESSAGES TO THREDUP’S RAD DADS

Reminder, badass moms: Father’s Day is on Sunday, June 18th! And we couldn’t think of a better way to kick-off the holiday than to share photos of some of our favorite thredUP dads and sweet messages from their adorable kids. Cue the Awwwwwwws, thrifters. Vivek Daver, Operations Developer and Dad to Arya...

How A Zero Waste Lifestyle Will Improve Your Life (AND Save The Planet)
HOW A ZERO WASTE LIFESTYLE WILL IMPROVE YOUR LIFE (AND SAVE THE PLANET)

Back in April, we launched our Be a Zero campaign for Earth Day. Thousands of you participated in our #1in1out challenge (for every piece of clothing you add to your closet, take one out you no longer wear), so we wanted to continue the conversation and find relatively easy ways to incorporate this philo...

The 6 Summer Prints You Need
THE 6 SUMMER PRINTS YOU NEED

We love summer for so many reasons – spending time outside with family, outdoor concerts, rosé all day… but especially the arrival of fresh summer prints. Summer is prime time to break out of your color rut and amp up your wardrobe with new prints and patterns! Read on for the six summer patt...

5 Reasons Why Shopping Secondhand Will Boost Your Happiness
5 REASONS WHY SHOPPING SECONDHAND WILL BOOST YOUR HAPPINESS

Secondhand shoppers know that being thrifty is the smart and savvy instead of “cheap”. Did you know: the word thrifty is actually a derivative of the word thrive. Thrifty means to use money and other resources carefully and not wastefully. Thrive means to grow or to flourish with a clear sens...

This Is The Bag You Need for Every Season
THIS IS THE BAG YOU NEED FOR EVERY SEASON

Surprise! The bag you need for every season is whatever bag you choose. Yep, we said it and we’ll repeat it: The bag you need for every season is whatever bag you choose. The most important thing is to choose a bag that works for you and your busy, stylish, and #badass lifestyle. In other words, [&...