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March 16, 2013 at 6:09 PM

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Thrift-shop showdown winners


PHOTOS BY ERIKA SCHULTZ / THE SEATTLE TIMES

A photo illustration mash-up of The Seattle Times Thrift-shop Showdown winners Cynthia Simmons, Garrett Boyd and Anna Schier.

PHOTOS BY ERIKA SCHULTZ / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Showing off their winning outfits are The Seattle Times Thrift-shop Showdown winners, from left to right columns, Cynthia Simmons, Garrett Boyd and Anna Schier.

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GENEVIEVE ALVAREZ / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Thrifty threads, Goodwill garb and Value Village vintage. Go behind-the-scenes at the fashion photo shoot with The Seattle Times Thrift-shop Showdown winners Cynthia Simmons, Garrett Boyd and Anna Schier.



Courtesy of Kiersten McKibben / Photo by Mary Kalhor / Courtesy of Linda Haas

At left: Kiersten McKibben, 22, pieced together this outfit from Value Village, Red Light and the Punk Rock Flea Market. The whole outfit, including boots, cost $46. McKibben lives in the University District. Center: Kelsey Husted, 27, found this vintage jumpsuit for $10 at the Goodwill in Edmonds. She enjoys taking vintage pieces and translating them into modern fashions. At right: Whidbey Island's Linda Haas, 63, has thrift shopped for 45 years. She buys things in any size and alters them to fit. This outfit cost $36, including her boots.

Photo by Nate Watters / Courtesy of Suzanne Myklebust / Photo by Zachary Chambers

At left: Thrifting is Queen Anne resident Virginia Eader's favorite hobby. She especially likes to check out thrift stores when she travels. Center: Suzanne Myklebust, a 21-year-old Seattle resident, bought this red-and-white striped dress for about $1 from the Seattle Goodwill outlet, often called "the bins." At right: Seattle's Pisay Pao, 31, a Thrift-shop Showdown runner-up, enjoys sporting a mix of patterns in neutral tones, while also mixing new and second-hand clothing.

Courtesy of Eleazar Juarez-Diaz / Courtesy of Dustin Connet / Courtesy of Nicole Dolling

At left: Seattle's Eleazar Juarez-Diaz, 30, found every item in this outfit at the Lifelong AIDS Alliance Thrift Store in Seattle. It includes Clarks boots ($20), WESC jeans ($5), Zara Man shirt ($10) and a Jack Spade messenger bag ($50). Center: Dustin Connet, 21, a Thrift-shop Showdown runner-up from Seattle, calls himself "the true thrift master." He found his pea coat and American Living blue shirt for $1.30 each at two area Goodwills. At right: Nicole Dolling, 28, traded this storm dress for modeling at Indian Summer, a secondhand store on Capitol Hill.



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When will you have a similar feature for home decorating & furnishing from thrift... MORE
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