We Found The Internet's Best Vintage With The Help Of Thrifting Experts

You probably have this friend: every time you see her, she turns up in some cool-but-unplaceable new piece that is totally of-the-moment and yet... different. You can’t get a read on it, so you have to inquire about its origin. Her answer is always frustratingly simple: “It’s vintage!” Your next question is a practical one: how can you get your hands on something similarly one-of-a-kind if there’s presumably only one of it in the world?We have a lot of these friends — some of them are right here in our office at Refinery29 — so we didn’t have to venture far to find the answer. It turns out that a lot of them have gotten really good at finding vintage and past-season designer pieces online, thanks to vast marketplaces like Etsy and eBay, and up-and-coming, curated luxury shopping destinations like The RealReal and Vestiaire Collective. We tapped enviably stylish insiders like our global editor-in-chief and co-founder Christene Barberich, and Anna Gray, founder of vintag