There are a ton of benefits to hitting up a few (or all!) of your local thrift stores. Whether you’re thrifting for home decor or clothing, it’s a great way to go green and reduce waste. Regardless of your style, thrifting ensures that your wardrobe and/or home will be unique—at an affordable price. If you’re a DIY queen, you already know that thrift stores contain the ultimate treasures for your next project.
If you’ve been sleeping on your local thrift stores or have been feeling a little uninspired, check out these seven Instagram thrift queens to get the creative juices flowing. Then, hit up your local thrift stores and see what unique treasures you can find.
- Angelique of thrift_store_stylist
Where do we even begin? There is no way to leave Angelique’s feed without feeling inspired. The ‘fits are funky, unique, and unpredictable in the best possible way. But that is exactly the kind of artistry we would expect from this wardrobe stylist turned self-proclaimed thrift queen. Better yet, during quarantine, Angelique started her own thrift boutique—so you can score some of her finds for yourself!
- Justyn of thisjustynthrifting
Justyn’s feed will not only inspire you to get out to thrift stores, but she also offers a TON of advice and insight on her posts. This Seattle-based thrift queen is all about sustainable fashion and has a ton of knowledge to share.
- Jenna of jenna_zapata
It’s the whole aesthetic for us. Jenna Zapata is a Texas-based, plus-size thrifter, art activist, creative director, and all-around queen. We love the stunning ensembles, the beautiful places she visits, and Jenna’s hustle—but our favorite thing about Jenna and her incredible feed is hands-down all the realness and body positivity.
- Dana of danafortune
If you love all the colors, look no further than Dana Fortune’s vibrant feed. Not only is Dana an avid thrifter, but she’s also an artist and trauma-informed educator. You’ll leave her feed with tons of outfit inspiration, book recommendations, and a general feeling that everything will be okay. Frankly, we need more of that in the world.
- Norbyah of imanorbyah
Bold prints, vintage flair, and funky hats, oh my! Norbyah’s style is unmatched. There is no way you could scroll through her feed and NOT feel inspired. She’s also big on shopping your own closet, which is a reminder we all need.
- Saraid of sunsetsaraid
Straight outta Madison, WI comes the vintage thrift queen, Saraid. If you’re looking for vintage inspiration, look no further: statement coats, go-go boots, printed minis, and funky accessories in every color abound. Saraid also has a great little series entitled ‘Thrifter Thursday,’ where she highlights other thrifters that inspire her. We love women supporting women.
- Jenna of ironicminimalist
If minimalism is more your thing, you’ll appreciate Jenna. As a sustainable style expert and personal/editorial stylist, Jenna has TONS of advice and tips for creating a conscious and stylish wardrobe. Jenna’s feed is a great resource to understand the benefits of buying secondhand and what that looks like for the planet.