Alexandra Lange on Vicarious Thrifting via Twitter

Alexandra Lange on Vicarious Thrifting via Twitter

Sarah Coffey
May 23, 2011

Over at Design Observer, Alexandra Lange examines how thrifters are using Twitter to scavenge. "I don't know any of these people," she writes, "but they seem to be the new connoisseurs, picking through the Goodwills and estate sales, collecting for themselves, for each other (everyone has a particular designer passion) and for their Etsy stores." Full links and more news below.

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