|Saturday, 8:59 A.M.||The Upper East Side Goodwill
(1704 Second Ave., nr. 88th St.; 212-831-1380).
|Saturday morning is when this Goodwill emancipates the contents of its window display, a jumble of Louis Vuitton accessories, Chanel scarves, and Gucci bags, both real and fake. The store doesn’t open until 10 a.m., but about ten die-hard thrifters are already camped out—some since 3:30 a.m.|
|Shopper 1||Shopper 2|
| Greg Armas, owner of Assembly New York and vintage shop Everybody's Going to Heaven.
Items bought: 7 Total cost: $96.94
|Natalie Joos, casting director, avid eBay buyer, and blogger, talesof
.blogspot.com. Items bought: 6 Total cost: $99.95
|Brooks Brothers ShirtPrice: $12.99“It’s pre– Thom Browne, and 14 1/2 is a hard size to find.”||Ralph Lauren Camel JacketPrice: $22.99“The blazer feels very relevant, and I love the color.”|
|Sand-Colored ShirtPrice: $7.99 “It’s a nice gauzy fabric, basically vintage eighties.”||Polka-Dot TankPrice: $3.99“Love a polka dot. But this shirt has something classic as well.”|
|Men’s TuxPrice: 14.99“It looks as if it’s from the thirties, though it’s probably a re-creation.”||Navy Blazer With Gold Buttons Price: $14.99 “I love the cut; it’s more vintage than new.”|
|Monk-Strap Shoes From the Fifties Price: $25“You see so many new monk-strap shoes going down the runway these days, it’s nice to find an original pair.”||Ralph Lauren ShoesPrice: $50“They look like they’ve never been worn.”|
|Fifties Men’s Hunting VestPrice: $5.99“I grew up hunting, so I’m drawn to this kind of thing … and the ‘heritage’ look is in style right now.”||Green Cropped TankPrice: $3.99 “It reminds me of Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. It’s a look that a lot of kids are going for these days.”|
|Wool Aubergine Women’s FedoraPrice: $4.99 A “A classic in a rich, beautiful hue.”||Red BeltPrice: $3.99“I always like red as an accent, and it will match my vintage Gucci purse.”|
|Brown Cotton TrenchPrice: $24.99 “A nice treated-cotton trench [feels fabric and notices the contemporary label]. I would take the label out.”|