10 AMAZING Things We Bought From Thrift Stores (Under Rs 500!) | POPxo

10 AMAZING Things We Bought From Thrift Stores (Under Rs 500!)

Apoorva Gupta

Guest Contributor

Don’t you just LOVE thrift shopping? The happiness of finding something amazing for a throwaway price is a better than anything else! We POPxo girls are no different! We are naturally blessed with great shopping (and bargaining) skills and never miss a chance to show them off! So, here we are spilling the beans of our most favourite thrift store buys, all under Rs 500!



1. The basic blues!


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‘I picked these amazing electric blue palazzos and a white plain tee from Sarojini Nagar for just 450 bucks. It's a perfect combination for a day out and if you pair it with the right kind of accessories, you're good to go. It's one of my favourite thrift-store finds! The plain white tee is basic and you can always pair it with anything else. As for the palazzo pants, I sometimes wear them with an aztec print top and it looks stunning.’ - Shivani Shrivastava, Trending Editor

Price: Rs 450. Where: Sarojini Nagar.

2. Of peplums and lace!




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‘I usually love thrift shopping, the joy of finding something amazing for cheap, thrills my hoarder self. I got this baby pink peplum top for just Rs 400 from Janpath! It’s pretty, lacey and works well as a regular day and party wear top too! The best part is, I love the way it fits me and flatters my body!’ - Isheeta Sharma, Senior Lifestyle Writer

Price: Rs 400. Where: Janpath.

3. 50 shades of sexy!


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‘I am not a frequent thrift shopper, but I couldn’t resist buying these blue mirrored sunnies from Atta market, Noida for just Rs 250. They brighten up the simplest of my outfits and I just simply can’t do without them!’ - Apoorva Gupta, Editorial Coordinator

Price: Rs 250. Where: Atta Market

4. Some high-low drama!


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‘When you’re in college and want to keep up with changing trends on a budget, you obviously turn to thrift shopping. This high-low dress was a steal for me. I bought this dress from Sarojini for about 350 bucks. The design, fit and colour being so on point that I just couldn’t let it go. And can you believe it’s been three years and it hasn’t faded even a bit? Talk about quality!’ - Somya Suresh, Senior Writer & Copy Editor

Price: Rs 350. Where: Sarojini Nagar.

5. Mustard magic!


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‘Thrift shopping is my biggest guilty pleasure. Finding clothes that are value for money is amazing because you can buy so much variety without it burning a hole in your pocket. I bought this mustard top from one of the thrift stores in Greater Kailash 1 market for only Rs 450. The beautiful embroidery in different colours is minimalistic yet eye-catching, which makes it perfect for office wear or a casual day out.’ - Srishti Gupta, Senior Lifestyle Writer

Price: Rs 450. Where: Greater Kailash 1.



6. Fangirling over florals!


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‘If you really want the best, you’ve got to look beyond Colaba Causeway and Bandra Linking Road. I found this pretty floral top for just 490 bucks at the end of Lokhandwala Market in Mumbai. The tiny shop doesn’t have a name, but for some weird reason, every girl knows about its location. (It’s like a secret base for all things fashionable!) It’s a little ahead of Theobroma, you’ll spot it by the cute stuff they hang outside. I love their stuff simply because it’s pretty, unique and affordable. The shopkeeper is so cool, he’s even added me to this Whatsapp group where he keeps sending a bunch of loyal customers pictures of his new stock. And, trust me, all his clothes sell like hot cakes!’ - Sharon Alphonso, Lifestyle & Beauty Writer

Price: Rs 490. Where: Lokhandwala Market.

7. Crazy for kurtas!


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‘Two years ago, in the sweltering summer of Delhi, my sister-in-law and I thought it’d be a great idea to visit Delhi Haat in the middle of the afternoon. But even soaring temperatures can’t stop women from bargaining their heart out and getting the best deal possible. I brought this pretty cotton kurta, with minimal chikan embroidery for Rs 499, and have been wearing it frequently ever since.’ - Amrita, Senior Lifestyle Writer




Price: Rs 499. Where: Delhi Haat

8. Dress it up!


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‘I bought this pretty printed dress from Colaba Causeway while I was studying in Mumbai. I wanted something I could wear for all those crazy night outs and this dress caught my eye. It was just for 300 bucks so I thought, “Why not?!” It was a steal! I absolutely love this dress and it’s perfect for a girls’ night out.’ - Sonali Pawar, Editorial Coordinator

Price: Rs 300. Where: Colaba Causeway.

9. Plaid is the best!


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‘I love thrift shopping! Sarojini and Janpath are my go to places for street shopping in Delhi. I scored this casual red and black plaid shirt for just 200 bucks during one of my visits to Janpath! On days when I’m too lazy to dress up, I pair it with blue denims and I’m good to go!’ - Akanksha Sharad, Social Media Coordinator

Price: Rs 200. Where: Janpath.



10. Bringin’ sexy back!


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‘After 3 rounds to the mall, I finally found a maxi dress in Sarojini that fit me like a dream AND just cost me 400 bucks. It has the sexiest back ever and I love it! It’s probably my best thrift buy till date!’ - Shivani Chatterjee, Social Media Coordinator

Price: Rs 400. Where: Sarojini Nagar
Published on Mar 10, 2017
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