Save money and the planet


Amina Naleye, Staff Writer

One of the best shops in City Heights, in my opinion, would be Goodwill. While you can argue that Goodwill can be found in other communities, a shopping trip to Goodwill in City Heights can never be replicated in any other place. The things you find will be so unique and true to our community that it will leave you constantly coming back for more.

You can choose whether you want to keep on top of the newest trends or show your personality with creative and vintage apparel. Thrift shopping makes it possible to create a fully one-of-a-kind wardrobe. Thrift stores offer a variety of outfits, bags, shirts, furniture, and other items. This gives us the ability to curate our own unique style from the plethora of possibilities available at a secondhand store. Whether you want a funky graphic top or a plain satin dress, the neighborhood City Heights Goodwill thrift store has it all. It’s much like going on a scavenger hunt: you never know what you’ll find! Fashion is ageless because it is recurring.

What folks wore in the 1950s is being revived and transformed into contemporary, stylish styles by today’s youth. And, of course, your local City Heights Goodwill store is brimming with antique apparel! Do you want to get an Insta-worthy, stylish vintage look? Go thank your neighboring City Heights Goodwill for making your antique #FitCheck possible at such a low cost. Besides the distinctive clothes and items you will find, there are so many other pros to shopping at our Goodwill. The most obvious being saving our planet.

Another man’s garbage is another man’s treasure. Every time you go to the local City Heights Goodwill instead of going to the mall, you’re giving someone else’s things a new home that might otherwise end up in our landfills. With the introduction of fast fashion in the nineties, people’s throw-away lifestyle has resulted in a hazardous quantity of clothing waste, which adds up to pollution. Our spending patterns have become repetitive and mindless as a result of the abundance of alternatives available to us. So check out the Goodwill down the street and derive satisfaction walking out with something you didn’t expect to discover, but something you adore.

Goodwill – City Heights