Thrifting is a great way to find affordable items while reducing your carbon footprint, but sometimes it’s hard to find pieces that fit your style. Here’s a list of ideas on how to transform your thrift items:
This is Part 4: How to Customize Thrifted Items
- Crop, cut or shred
- Sew on a shirt pocket
- Dye or reverse tie-dye
- Paint or draw
Check out these influencers who are creating their own personalized thrifted items for some inspiration
There are hundreds of YouTube videos about Thrift Flips that can give you inspiration on how to transform your items, but here are a few of my favorites:
Personalizing thrift items is a great way to create a new wardrobe while keeping the price down, and all while helping the environment. If you try out any of these personalization techniques, tag RGNN in your photos so we can see the creative pieces you have made!
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Courtney is a senior at Indiana University majoring in journalism with a concentration in photojournalism. She is pursuing minors in Spanish and Marketing. Courtney has a small portrait photography business and is also an Employer Relation Intern at the Walter Center for Career Achievement.