Top 10 “Thriftiest” Cities in the U.S.

Thrifting has been gaining popularity over the past several years. In fact, the industry is estimated to become a $33 billion industry by 2021. What was once viewed as an option for college kids, hipsters and Halloween costumes is now a viable and environmentally-friendly way to shop for people of all ages and income brackets. In response to this information, we were curious to know which U.S. cities were the thriftiest in 2017. To find out, we looked at Swap.com purchases made last year to identify cities with the highest number thrifters. 

Did your city make our list?

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A Look Back: 2017 Top Trends on Swap.com

We are so ready for 2018, but before we say sayonara to this year, lets look back on the top trends of 2017!

BOLD WHITE SHOES

Bold white shoes are one of the top trends of 2017 that can carry you from spring all the way into the winter months. Although many believe that you cannot wear white after Labor Day, white was actually one of the top 5 shoe colors sold on Swap.com for 2017. Surprisingly, the color white sold the best in Q1 during the coldest winter months as the 5th best selling shoe color on our site.

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Ugly Sweaters, Beautiful People: How One Woman Outfitted Her Water Aerobics Team in Holiday Cheer

You may have heard us talking a lot about Ugly Holiday Sweaters this season, whether from your local news or favorite national talk show. If you cannot already tell, we LOVE this time of year and warmly embrace the whimsical tradition of Ugly Holiday Sweaters.

Knowing this, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that this heartwarming story about how one of our customers gifted her entire water aerobics team with Ugly Holiday Sweaters, from Swap.com, struck a chord with us. We hope her story also fills your heart with holiday cheer. 

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Thrifty Gifty: Thrifters’ Favorite Gifts

Merry Thriftmas, Swap.com community! The #12DaysOfThriftmas have been filled with thriftiness, merriment, and cheer. Thank you to everyone who shared their favorite thrifted gifts that they have either received or given to someone they love with us on Instagram. To continue the spirt of #12DaysOfThriftmas, we’ve selected 12 of our favorite discovered treasures. Stay thrifty!

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Keep Warm During This Cold Winter With These Hot Looks!

Winter weather is officially here!

Just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean you can’t find flattering fits for your silhouette! Winter is actually my favorite season because of the fashion. What’s not to love about coats, sweaters and boots, especially if you’re like me and love the layered look!? In this post, I’ve personally selected some of my favorite winter staples both women and men can sport throughout this season. All of these items can be purchased from Swap.com, but all our clothes and accessories are one of a kind so you need to act fast if you find something you love.

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