A once stigmatised necessity for some, thrifting, a.k.a. secondhand shopping, is quickly becoming one of fashion’s most talked-about trends in Southeast Asia. With an array of options, both online and within traditional brick-and-mortar stores, fashion lovers can now shop preloved as easily as they’ve always shopped new.
For many shoppers, the idea of thrifting is grander than bargain-basement prices — imagine a treasure hunt that presented the greatest sartorial reward of all! How you thrift says a lot about you, too — do you seek out steals and good deals, or do you believe in buying with purpose?