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For a thing I’ve been doing at work, I’ve been spending more time than usual (well… I normally do spend a fair bit of time anyway) checking out op shops/secondhand and vintage stores around Sydney.  Not an entirely unpleasant task by any means.

Vintage shop, Bondi  Necklaces at Mint Condition, Rozelle  Grandma takes a trip, Bondi  Vinnies, Bondi  Grandma takes a trip, Bondi
Vintage shop Bondi  Vintage shop Bondi  Grandma takes a trip, Bondi  Grandma takes a trip, Bondi  Grandma takes a trip, Bondi

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It has been lots of fun… it’s amazing how much the pricing can vary though, usually depending on the location of the shop.  I saw lots of lovely things, but many of them had a very hefty price tag.

And with all the professional op shoppers out there now searching charity shops for vintage items which they can resell for a higher price in their own store or on eBay, it makes it harder for the rest of us out there who are searching for bargains.

But it’s a clever business idea from those people who realised you can sell your grandmother’s old clothes for a hefty price tag to young cashed-up trendsters.

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