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Where do your pre-loved suits / blazers / ties / shoes go?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Brianpore, Aug 25, 2016.

Where do your pre-loved suits / blazers / ties / shoes go?

  1. Charity Thrift Store (Goodwill / Salvation Army / big metal box that collects clothes)

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  2. Non-Profit type org that helps men with interview clothing (aka www.CareerGear.org)

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    40.0%
  3. Sell them Styleforum / eBay myself

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    20.0%
  4. Send them to a local or online consignment store/seller

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    0.0%
  5. Other (please explain in a post)

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  1. Brianpore

    Brianpore Senior member

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    I could not think of a better place to ask this question then to the best-of-the-best dressed men. Thank you in advance for the input and any replies as to why you send your pre-loved clothing where you do when it's time to make room for new items.
     
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  2. Fred G. Unn

    Fred G. Unn Senior member

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    We send all our stuff to HomeFront:
    http://www.homefrontnj.org/

    Among other things, they have a FreeStore for those that qualify, and they will provide clothing, resume assistance, and interview coaching to help people escape poverty and homelessness. We try to get our kids involved too, so every year at the beginning of the school year we donate a backpack full of school supplies, buy gifts for a kid at Xmas time, etc.
     
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  3. GBR

    GBR Senior member

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    Dust bin after being made unwearable with scissors.
     
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    comrade Senior member

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    Mostly into my private "clothing museum"
    Some things that I can't bear to part with like shirts from
    defunct stores like Dunhill Tailors and Andre Oliver.
     
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  6. Brianpore

    Brianpore Senior member

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    Interesting and they are in NJ also! Never heard of them before.
     
  7. Fred G. Unn

    Fred G. Unn Senior member

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    Their main donation center is in Lawrenceville, near Trenton. I'm near Princeton so it's only 15 minutes or so from me. They have a Facebook page too:
    https://www.facebook.com/HomeFrontNJ/

    You can also support them through AmazonSmile. If anyone isn't familiar with that program, when you are shopping on Amazon just start at https://smile.amazon.com/ instead of the regular page. You can register your Amazon account to support a charity of your choice, and Amazon will donate a small percentage of each purchase you make.
     
  8. Astaroth

    Astaroth Senior member

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    Depends why they are getting moved out. Most will go to local charity stores but occasionally they are sold on eBay or given to friends/associates
     

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