22 People Who Found Treasure In Thrift Stores

A thrift store is a place of endless possibilities. Be it a tiny little downtown or story-building shop, thrift stores are blessed with hidden treasures. More than just one thing is being sold; hence you can walk into a thrift store and come out with the cutest pair of shoes and plate ware set you forgot ever existed. While navigating through the thrift store is tasking, don’t get intimidated as you might one day be as lucky as these individuals compiled in this article. 

Being lucky and consistent is what it takes to find that desired diamond or treasure in the rough. Patience can equally be magical in this regard. Nonetheless, a few fortunate humans have decided to share the treasures they found at mind-blowing prices with the internet. We’ve compiled the best ones, and they’re guaranteed to inspire an urgent visit to a thrift store nearby. Enjoy!

“The result of growing up with thrifty immigrant parents: a Houston apartment decorated almost entirely with Facebook marketplace finds.”

rubystar1967 -Via

“Got these beautiful wingback chairs $35/each!”

obsessedcatldy -Via

“Found at local Goodwill: an exact copy of the sweater my mom has owned for at least a couple decades.”

im_cold_ -Via

“Thrifted these gorgeous coasters.”

mskeri -Via

“Found my white whale! This globe-Wernicke metal barrister case was a whopping $50. They retail for hundreds to thousands of dollars. This must be what heroin feels like!”

paperbackdreams -Via

“I got that suit jacket several months ago and just yesterday found the matching pants at goodwill!”

dudesiiick -Via

“$6 and some rit dye and gel stain!”

aoparnica -Via

“I’m an opera singer. Guess who found this $1000 Chiara Boni gown for $15 at Salvation Army!”

urkingalice -Via

“Found this handmade leather tracksuit for $10 at my favorite local thrift store and it fits PERFECTLY.”

dudesiiick -Via

“My mom found “The Strawberry Dress” y’all, only 75 cent. I am so jealous.” (Originally $490)

lirik.matoshi, Bunnystrawberry -Via

“Goodwill gonna make me the coolest uncle this Christmas, ngl.”

itstht1 -Via

“He had planned on a much more expensive one so he was surprised I wanted this one. Hasn’t been cleaned and the little diamond still shines so much. The engraving “True Love” is perfect. 14K gold diamond ring from the 50s.”

valentina1130 -Via

“Got the perfect brass firewood carrier on the right today at SA. Nearly everything in the pic (including the doggo) is thrifted/second-hand.”

Sappet102 -Via

“My husband has a pretty good eye. He found this Reformation dress for me when we were thrifting today. Only $20.”

riss89 -Via

“Pre-COVID 1980’s Adidas find. I love it.”

Jaxnroo -Via

“$2. The lady had absolutely no idea who these people are.”

FirstManLostOnMars -Via

“My thrifted prom dress for $11.50! It has pockets too!”

Colleen_Rourke -Via

“Thrifted this dresser and mirror for $30.”

cwm8817 -Via

“Found these cool book coasters for $2.”

ABardInTheHand -Via

“My housemate is moving out so I finally get to decorate my space how I want. This is my latest addition-$25 at Goodwill.”

milesperhour25 -Via

“Went to a vintage shop for the first time last week. Found this 1960s dress for NYE and couldn’t leave it behind.”

the_baumer -Via

“I found a tiny couch for Garbanzo.”

creamiepuffs -Via