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How to Keep an Extra $1000 in Your Wallet: Holiday Saving Tips with Thrifty Expert Califia Suntree
HOW TO KEEP AN EXTRA $1000 IN YOUR WALLET: HOLIDAY SAVING TIPS WITH THRIFTY EXPERT CALIFIA SUNTREE

The holidays are traditionally a time of excess waste and spending. Did you know? The average amount spent on Christmas in America is $1000. For most of us, that means plopping an extra grand on the credit card. Not ideal. This year, just don’t. There are so many ways to have a thrifty holiday, including...

Be a Better Gift-Giver this Season with our Holiday Purge Surge Report
BE A BETTER GIFT-GIVER THIS SEASON WITH OUR HOLIDAY PURGE SURGE REPORT

If you often find yourself regretting Black Friday impulse buys, and wanting to return most of the gifts you receive during the holidays, you’re definitely not alone! During the holiday season, we receive over two million items, 200,000 of which are brand new with tags still attached. That’s a 2X increas...

Fashionably Frugal: How to Thrive in 2018 with Be Thrifty Co-Author Califia Suntree
FASHIONABLY FRUGAL: HOW TO THRIVE IN 2018 WITH BE THRIFTY CO-AUTHOR CALIFIA SUNTREE

Honestly, we would be hard pressed to think of a book that has influenced us more at thredUP than Be Thrifty, Pia Catton and Califia Suntree’s encyclopedic handbook on how to live better with less. What really hooked us was the sentiment that being thrifty is smart and not cheap. That the noun thrifty is...

Like a Boss: How to Dress for Work in 2017
LIKE A BOSS: HOW TO DRESS FOR WORK IN 2017

Gone are the days of power suits and shoulder pads. Now, it seems like every day is casual Friday at the office. Boots have replaced heels and denim has found a permanent home in our 9-5. But if you don’t have to follow a strict dress code, it’s hard to know what you should and […]

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 ...

Behind-the-Polka-Dot: thredUP’s New “Splurge Responsibly” Campaign
BEHIND-THE-POLKA-DOT: THREDUP’S NEW “SPLURGE RESPONSIBLY” CAMPAIGN

What happens when six comedians, two creative directors, and four marketers enter a room? Magic happens. When we teamed up with Funworks (an unconventional San Francisco ad agency) to develop our latest campaign we knew it was going to be a unique experience. We had heard about their legendary brainstorm...

7 Thrifty Tips to Throwing a Wedding on a Budget
7 THRIFTY TIPS TO THROWING A WEDDING ON A BUDGET

It might be a once-in-a-lifetime event but you definitely don’t want to spend your entire life savings on it. So, how do you get the fantasy wedding without the out-of-this-world price tag? We teamed up with wedding expert Silvana Di Franco of Silvana Di Franco Photography to supply some fresh ideas for ...

How to Hack a New Summer Wardrobe on a Tiny Budget
HOW TO HACK A NEW SUMMER WARDROBE ON A TINY BUDGET

If your summer is anything like ours, your calendar is already jam-packed full of activities. Which only makes sense considering findings from a recent thredUP poll show 65% of secondhand shoppers spend their savings on experiences with friends and family. Fancy cars, flat-screen TVs, bills…pfff! A recen...

4 Tricks to Make Your Move Way Easier
4 TRICKS TO MAKE YOUR MOVE WAY EASIER

When you’re getting ready for a big move, you have a lot on your mind (to say the least). You have to schedule a moving truck, scrounge up some boxes and bubble wrap, pack up all of your stuff,  and decide what to take with you and what to leave behind. YIKES! Thank goodness there’s an [&hell...

5 Accessories That Are (Totally) Absurd To Buy At Full Price
5 ACCESSORIES THAT ARE (TOTALLY) ABSURD TO BUY AT FULL PRICE

There are pieces of clothing, and then there are outfits. One of the key ingredients to pulling an outfit together is accessories. Accessories are to outfits what condiments are to sandwiches – they add flavor and pizzazz. The great news is that you don’t have to spend a fortune to still wind...