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Hoco or No-Go: Thrift Shops

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Hoco or No-Go: Thrift Shops

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Alex Flagg, Nisha Rao, and Amanda Lu

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We all know the crunch of having to get a homecoming dress that checks all the boxes: looks good, within a budget, and fits us well. So, we decided to help you out by visiting different shops at different price ranges to try and find the perfect dress.

First up, thrift stores!

We visited three different Goodwills — Perry Highway, McKnight, and Cranberry — to find the best dresses.  So whether you’re shopping on a budget or like to help the environment, here’s our take on thrifting for Homecoming.

In conclusion, thrift shopping for a homecoming dress could totally work if you’re willing to put in the time and effort. Goodwill offers some great deals, especially for a dress you’ll only wear one night. You won’t be able to pop into your local thrift shop and be hoco ready in an hour, but with some alterations and some statement accessories, this could totally work!

Whether you choose Goodwill or not, happy dress hunting!

About the Contributors
Alex Flagg, Co-Editor-in-Chief

Alex Flagg is a senior this year.  She loves reading, writing, and coffee, and she hates math, parking, and getting up early.  Outside of class, Alex...

Nisha Rao, News Editor

Nisha Rao is a senior and longtime student at North Allegheny, where she is involved in Key Club, Speech and Debate, and Student Council. In the future,...

Amanda Lu, Opinions Editor

Amanda Lu is a senior at North Allegheny. She loves to spread her opinions around like it's everybody's business.

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One Response to “Hoco or No-Go: Thrift Shops”

  1. Mrs. Morris on September 18th, 2018 1:22 pm

    Your commentary is not only hilarious but spot-on. I’d trust any of you while dress shopping!

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