Define the word Thrift: Using your money and other resources carefully, not wastefully.
Think shopping at thrift stores are for frugal like minded people? Well that is exactly correct and just because you’re a celebrity does not spare you from being careful with the way you spend your money. The following celebrities live to thrift shop, not only to form their own acquired fashion style but to form financial sensibility in their bank accounts.
10. Lara Spencer
This gorgeous co-anchor is a well known American television journalist. She is ABC’s co-anchor on Good Morning America. She is passionate about interior designs and has been thrift shopping for years.
This celebrity loves sharing her finds and tips with the public. Her first book, I Brake for Yard Sales was published in 2012. I Brake for Yard Sales is about creating high end rooms from secondhand finds. Her second book, Flea Market Fabulous: Designing Gorgeous Rooms with Vintage Treasures was recently published on September 16, 2014.
9. Ryan Tedder
Ryan Tedder is an American singer of One Republic. He has been thrift shopping since he was a young lad. Tedder has stated, “I’ve thrift shopped since I was 13 and half of my wardrobe to this day are still the same shirts I had since I was 17 and 18.” Can you believe that his favourite shirts are the ones he thrift shopped since he was a teen?
This American rapper loves to thrift shop. He loves it so much that he even collaborated with Ryan Lewis and wrote a song called “Thrift Shop”. It reached No. 1 on the US Bill Board Hot 100 chart in 2013.
Macklemore and Lewis’s Thrift Shop music video below:
7. Janelle Monae
This beautiful R&B singer has a style all to her own. She is a frequent thrift shopper and proudly tells the public “I like one of a kind pieces. I don’t like everybody walking around in stuff that I have on.”
Among her favourite thrift stores to shop at is Poor Little Rich Girl and stores found in a little Atlanta neighbourhood called Little Five Points.
6. Zooey Deschanel
This fabulous ray of sunshine is a singer, songwriter, musician, actress, television star, blogger and spokeswoman. In between all of that, she loves to thrift shop, at flea markets, secondhand boutiques and thrift stores.
Zooey highlights that fact that buying different one off pieces and being creative with them shows more style rather than buying few items that will cost you an arm and a leg. She’s a role model for all.
5. Debbie Harry
Would you believe it? This music legend loves to thrift? Debbie once stated “At various times in my life it has been really necessary to shop like that.”
Through the ups and downs of her career, thrift shops are the only places she could afford. But usually she would make her rounds at thrift stores to fuel her creativity for photoshoots and events.
4. Julia Roberts
Hollywood’s golden girl, Julia Roberts adores thrift store shopping. She will make her rounds at thrift stores, consignment stores and at Goodwill. So despite her wealth she’s a shopper who knows the value of a good bargain.
3. Willow Smith
Daughter of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, Willow is well known for her unique fashion sense that compliments her out going personality. Finding a one off piece and putting together a one of a kind outfit, helps build creativity and expresses your own individuality.
2. Jada Pinkett Smith
Like her daughter Willow, Jada has a heart for thrift shopping. This mother and daughter duo have been spotted numerous times at thrift stores and consignment stores scavenging through racks, looking for that one of a kind item to complement their own individuality and style.
1. Zac Efron
Humble by nature but an actor and singer in the entertainment industry. Zac Efron has once stated that he hits the thrift stores to hunt down a vintage tux for the perfect prom night look; “I had the brilliant idea of wearing a vintage tuxedo, I was determined to find one so I went to Goodwill.”