147 episodes

For lovers of thrift, vintage, DIY, collecting, and for anyone who lives for finding one-of-a-kind, amazing treasures, the Get Thrifty podcast – powered by arc Thrift Stores – is a must-listen-to source of inspiration. Join host Maggie Scivicque as she and guests discuss topics ranging from design to reselling to fashion to sustainability. Get all the tips, secrets, and know-how you’ll need to revel in the thrill of the hunt! To learn more, go to www.arcthrift.com and click on the Get Thrifty podcast.

The Get Thrifty Podcast arc Thrift Stores

    • Education
    • 4.9 • 116 Ratings

For lovers of thrift, vintage, DIY, collecting, and for anyone who lives for finding one-of-a-kind, amazing treasures, the Get Thrifty podcast – powered by arc Thrift Stores – is a must-listen-to source of inspiration. Join host Maggie Scivicque as she and guests discuss topics ranging from design to reselling to fashion to sustainability. Get all the tips, secrets, and know-how you’ll need to revel in the thrill of the hunt! To learn more, go to www.arcthrift.com and click on the Get Thrifty podcast.

    147: Celebrating the Perfectly Imperfect with Alberta Rose

    147: Celebrating the Perfectly Imperfect with Alberta Rose

    Alberta Rose @albertarose believes in creating community and in creating a true connection with your clothing. She does this through thrifting, promoting sustainable and slow fashion, and her career as a content creator and personal stylish. Tune in to her inspiring conversation with host Maggie Scivicque @PodcastWithMaggie on this episode of the Get Thrifty Podcast.
     
    SHOW NOTES & TAKEAWAYS:
    How her new career as a content creator and personal stylist has changed her life. Working to promote sustainable and slow fashion. Creating a connection to your clothing and a relationship to fashion. The power in knowing what you like and how you want to express yourself with your style. Exposing thrifting to a younger audience. The shift in consumer habits. How clothes say a lot about us. How she works with her clients and helps them express the visions they have for their wardrobes. Celebrating “pops of color!” in her own personal style. How our clothes put us in community. What gets her heart pumping when she goes to a thrift store.

    • 52 min
    Celebrating Unique and Unusual Treasures, and BIG personalities with Marco Braun

    Celebrating Unique and Unusual Treasures, and BIG personalities with Marco Braun

    How the funny, charming, and inspirational Marco of @eyespyantiques became an online thrifting celebrity due to some tuna and Jello on this episode of the Get Thrifty Podcast. Host Maggie Scivicque and Marco share laughs and tips on boosting your social engagement! Don’t miss this amazing conversation!
     
    SHOW NOTES & TAKEAWAYS:
    Tuna + Jello = online success! His style of “theatrical camp!” Finding beauty in the ugly and the unique. Celebrating the unconventional. Tips for sourcing from estate sales. Connecting to others through special treasures. Tips for boosting your social engagement.

    • 53 min
    Creating a Sustainable and Stylish Future with Amber Lewandowski

    Creating a Sustainable and Stylish Future with Amber Lewandowski

    Expressing individuality through fashion has become a big part of people’s lives, and guest Amber of @lewce.reworks is leading the trend with her one-of-a-kind custom upcycled items! Join her and host Maggie Scivicque @PodcastWithMaggie on this episode of the Get Thrifty Podcast to learn more!
     
    SHOW NOTES & TAKEAWAYS:
    Upcycling to create a more sustainable future. How the music scene inspires her fashion creations. Celebrating individuality, self-expression, and confidence. How she started selling her one-of-a-kind fashion creations. Where she gets her inspiration. All about the Depop community. Why there is nothing better than when someone says they love an outfit, and she can say, “Thanks, I made it!” How thrifting allows designers creative control and freedom.

    • 31 min
    The Way You Shop Absolutely Matters with Maggie of @refashionedhippie

    The Way You Shop Absolutely Matters with Maggie of @refashionedhippie

    Rolling with the punches and building an online reselling business on Poshmark, Mercardi, and eBay with guest Maggie Weber of @refashionedhippie and host Maggie Scivicque @PodcastWithMaggie on this episode of the Get Thrifty Podcast.
     
    SHOW NOTES & TAKEAWAYS:
    All about her two books, including The Clothing Resellers Handbook. The environmental aspect of reselling and thrifting. Waging a war against fast fashion. Staying true to her personality to build her social following. Advice for getting a reselling career started. The importance of building a supportive community. There are lots of ways to donate gently used luggage to organizations in your community that then give them to fosters kids. For instance, in Denver, Colorado, it’s Paradise Baggage Company, and in Charlotte, North Carolina, it’s Suitcases of Hope. Nationally there’s Comfort Cases, that helps children throughout the country.

    • 55 min
    A Knack for Selling ANYTHING with Matt Bettencourt

    A Knack for Selling ANYTHING with Matt Bettencourt

    Matt Bettencourt (@retrotoyenvy) has a knack for selling ANYTHING! He is a teacher and master of the reselling game. Tune in to this episode of the Get Thrifty Podcast with host Maggie Scivicque (@PodcastWithMaggie) to learn some amazing insider tips about timing, audience engagement, and more!
     
    SHOW NOTES & TAKEAWAYS:
    His tricks for buying and selling ANYTHING! What to look for when thrifting to make money! Why it’s important to use ALL social platforms. His love of selling vintage toys. Reselling made fun and entertaining. Teaching others to make money. The importance of being authentically you! Thrifting in New England. Thrift etiquette.

    • 42 min
    Gaining Empowerment by Decluttering Your Life with Liam Connerly

    Gaining Empowerment by Decluttering Your Life with Liam Connerly

    How decluttering your life can be empowering with guest Liam Connerly (@liamconnerly) and host Maggie Scivicque (@PodcastWithMaggie) on this episode of the Get Thrifty Podcast. Listen in and hear how Liam celebrates making conscious purchasing decisions, sustainability, and slow fashion.
     
    SHOW NOTES & TAKEAWAYS:
    The joy of decluttering life. Committed to slow fashion and a sustainable lifestyle. Going viral and how he grew his following on social media. How his mom inspired him! Celebrating the journey and breaking away from the “quick fix” mentality. His opinion about Andrew Huberman as a cultural figure.

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
116 Ratings

116 Ratings

lmcarbo ,

J’adore!

I look forward to this Podcast every week and can’t wait to visit Arc Thrift next time in CO!

jandrzoo ,

Absolutely Love!

Not only is this podcast educational, but also entertaining and leaves you with that positive “feel good” feeling!

Nicole ~ I’d Flip That ,

LOVE!!!

Absolutely love this Podcast and adore Maggie. This podcast is so upbeat and so fun. We love hearing all about thrifting in different geographical areas and love learning about other thrifters and resellers. We look forward to each new episode and all the great stories and fun it will bring.

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