Category: Shopping

Prescription Glasses & Eyewear for Only $10

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Good vision is priceless!

I’m in my mid-30s and my vision has recently been changing. In fact, it’s been improving. Because the power of my lenses are often now too strong, I find myself needing to update my prescription every 6 months to 1 year. This can be very costly, as I would need to buy new glasses each time. Fortunately, I found a site where I can get great looking, affordable prescription glasses for about S$10! (more…)

What You’ll Find at New2U Thrift Store

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New2U Thrift Store during their end-of-the-month sale.

I have a friend in the States named Michael who is a multi-millionaire. When attending formal events, he can definitely make an impression. He is typically one of the best dressed people in the room. He is often mistaken for a celebrity or a model. You’ll never guess that he, like me, grew up in poverty. You’ll also never guess that 90% of his outfits (as well as 90% of mine) were purchased second-hand, most commonly from thrift stores. (more…)

8 Reasons to Buy Second-Hand Clothing, Furnishings, and Gadgets

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There are many benefits of buying used clothing, some are not so obvious.

It’s just 4 more days till the Chinese New Year. And everyone is busy cleaning their homes and clearing their unwanted goods. Many people are also shopping for a new outfit to wear on the first day of the new lunar year. But does new necessarily mean never-worn? Maybe it just needs to be new to you. Here are my 8 (auspicious) reasons why you should consider buying used. (more…)