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How can you be sure not to get the wrong size when buying from an online thrift store?

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Welcome to the wonderful world of online thrift shopping! If you're a fan of vintage looks, unique items, and great deals, online thrift stores are heaven for you. However, with different brands, vintage sizes and often varying measurements, it can be a little intimidating to know if you are going to choose the right size. But don't worry, we're here to help you avoid sizing mistakes and find the perfect piece to complete your retro wardrobe. Here are some tips to make sure you don't get the wrong size when shopping online at a thrift store.

  1. Measure yourself

Before you start shopping online, it is essential to take your own measurements. Don't just trust the size you usually wear in modern clothing, as sizes can vary from brand to brand and from era to era and depending on the fit (tight or baggy). a tape measure and measure your chest circumference, waist circumference, hip circumference and leg length. Write down these measurements and refer to a size guide to choose the size that suits you best.

  1. Read item descriptions carefully

Online thrift stores are usually very detailed in their item descriptions. Take the time to read these descriptions carefully, as they can give you guidance on the fit, style and condition of the clothing. Also note the size information given in the description and compare it to your own measurements. If possible, ask the seller or customer service for additional information to ensure you are making the right choice.

  1. Look at photos from different angles

Photos are a key part of judging clothing size online. Be sure to look at the photos from different angles to get a clear idea of ​​the fit and length of the garment. If possible, also look for photos of people wearing the same item to give you an idea of ​​what the item of clothing will look like. Do not hesitate to zoom in on the photos to observe the details and ensure that the garment corresponds to what you are looking for.

  1. Check return and exchange policies

Even if you take all the necessary precautions, it may happen that the clothing you ordered does not suit you. So it's important to check the online thrift store's return and exchange policies before placing your order. Make sure you know the return times, conditions for returns and exchanges, and any fees. This will give you peace of mind knowing that you can return or exchange an item if necessary. You will find our returns policy here !

  1. Don't be afraid to ask for help

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