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Secondhand shopping, once stigmatized, is going mainstream


September 9, 2019

Camille Fine – Tns

Associate Manager of secondhand apparel store Crossroads Trading, Wendy Garfias, 22, buys and trades clothing from costumers in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood, Tuesday, August 27, 2019.

CHICAGO – When Julie Ghatan opened Dovetail in 2008, she could tell when customers entered her boutique in Chicago's Noble Square neighborhood without realizing much of the clothing and accessories were vintage, not new merchandise.

"You could just see it click on their faces," she said. They'd walk right back out."


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