Swap Stylist Picks: Statement Blazers

Blazers are one of the top trends for the Fall 2017 season. The term “blazer” originated from the red blazers of the Lady Margaret Boat Club in 1825. The jackets were red and therefore termed “blazers” because of the bright red cloth.

The Lady Margaret Boat Club red blazer may not be the biggest trend for this season, however the statement blazers pictured above are each a staple of their own.

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Secondhand For The Holidays…Really?

Yes! We’ll be the first to say it: there’s definitely a weird stigma attached to giving someone a used gift, but have you ever really thought about why? Like any gift, it can come off as disingenuous or “cheap” if little thought is put into it, but it can also be a major score when you find a one-of-a-kind gift and save $ at the same time. Still hesitant? Consider all the ways gifting secondhand can make your presents special:

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5 Tips for Reducing Your Fashion Footprint

Did you know over 14 million tons of textiles are wasted every year? It’s true! You might have heard of this trend referred to with the term fast fashion, which refers to the constant production, purchase, and trashing of brand new clothes. All that waste makes a major footprint on our environment (and our wallets). Luckily, there are super easy ways to shrink your fashion footprint, which saves the planet and your money at the same time!

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Guest Contributor: College Fashionista Shares Her Secondhand Shopping Experience

Trendy Under $30

At this point, most of my wardrobe is from thrift stores—and I’m proud of it! The hunt for affordable, fashionable resale pieces is thrilling and rewarding. I found that shopping on Swap.com is just as exciting, and I can do it in the comfort of my own home. A common misconception about secondhand stores is that you can’t find clothes that are on-trend. This is not true! Inspired by the Fall/Winter trends for 2018/2019, I composed a trendy, yet affordable, outfit from Swap.com.

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