following article was written by PETA intern Gabby Bess.
you've got your canvas shopping bag emblazoned with "Meat's not green!"
and a reusable water bottle to match and keep you refreshed in the summer heat,
you're going to need an equally refreshing (and vegan) summer wardrobe. Well,
this season, you can skip the mall and expensive boutiques because you can find
a new look at your local thrift store!
is an eco-conscious way to shop. Plus, your local Goodwill or Salvation Army
can be treasure troves of goodies, ranging from kitschy vintage finds to the
latest summer trends.
summer, the trends include a boho-chic look: long, flowy maxi dresses,
oversized sunglasses, tribal prints, and layers of accessories, which thrift
stores have no shortage of! Also on the radar are 70s-inspired looks: high-waisted
bottoms, wide-leg trousers, and sheer tops. What better place to get a 70s look
than a thrift store where the pieces are actually from the 70s?!
before you start shopping, check out my tips for vegan thrifters:
remember: Just because leather and fur items are vintage or secondhand does not
mean that they are cruelty-free. But with our tips, you'll be on your way to
finding a stylish and compassionate
summer ensemble in record time and at a record price!
your favorite way to find animal-friendly fashions on the cheap? Share your
style secrets in the comments below!
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