22 Aug '11, 5pm
Check out the first installment of "Goodwill Hunting" with our own Yuka Yoneda, who scored a summer outfit for $21!
Summertime, albeit oodles of fun, has rendered this editor a penniless pauper. It’s bad enough that a steady stream of barbecues, bridal showers, bachelorette parties, and beach outings have turned my pupils permanently into dollar signs, but I’m also expected to look nice when I show up for them, too! If you’re in the same (rather humble) boat as I am, I’ve got good news. You can snag a polished wardrobe for über cheap, without having to shop at Forever 21 . If you’re new to the concept or never thought to try it, maybe you’ll be swayed by the fact that I scored this entire summer outfit—that’s a dress, a belt, a pair of sandals, and a bag—for only $21 at my favorite secondhand shop. Impossible, you say? Stick with me on the first installment of our new series, “Goodwill Hunting,” as I unearth some hidden gems at the second-oldest thrift store in New York City: the