5 tips on how to find graphic tees at the thrift store in 2024 

Graphic tees are the coolest finds at the thrift store.

Thrift shops sell unique graphic tees.

The thrift store is bound to have everything from vintage band tees to artist shirts. Shopping at the thrift is an opportunity to find a variety of everything.

Here are five tips on how to find graphic tees at the thrift store in 2024: 

Know what kind of graphic tees you want 

Before you go to the thrift, have an idea of what you are looking for, whether it’s graphic tees or handbags.

The thrift has a variety of graphic tees ranging from modern bands and artists, designer brands, or even race car tees. Please think before you go for an easier experience.

Go to trendy resale stores 

If you are looking for unique and trendy graphic tees, go to good resale stores. They will have better quality and more up-to-date items.

You can visit more low-key thrift shops like Value World and Salvation Army if you want retro and vintage styles.

Trendy resale shops

  • Plato’s Closet
  • Depop
  • Uptown Cheapskate

Shop in every section 

The biggest key to finding the best graphic tees is to shop every section. Check men’s, check ladies, check the kid’s section, but be mindful and don’t overdo it.

Go during sale days 

If it’s your first time searching for graphic tees, go on sale days to get a discount. Lately, thrift stores have been marking up graphic tees, so try to catch a sale.

If you’re in the Midwest, Value World has been during their annual Mystery Tour Sale for March. A few local locations are chosen to have a 50% off sale on Tuesday or Thursday of their designated week.

Look for classic graphic tees

The best graphic tees to thrift are the classic car shirts, band tees and designer shirts if you can find them. They’re one of a kind and give off the best nostalgia.

Check out my latest blog post featuring tips on how to thrift handbags.

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