Posts By: Chris Johnson

Consignment 101 at SISTERS

If you have never consigned anything before, here are a few tips for what to expect when bringing your items in for the very 1st time. It is seasonal Almost all buyers that come into the store are looking for something to wear right now, or for an event within the current season. I wish… Read more »

Recycling your clothing

Don’t throw your clothes away! Way too many items go into the landfill every day that could be salvaged and repurposed. Nearly 100% of textiles and clothing are recyclable. However, textile waste is estimated at approximately 15 million tons per year in the USA. Only 15% of consumer used clothing is actually recycled. There are… Read more »

October is Bra Recycling Month

In support of Breast Cancer and Domestic Violence Awareness in October, The Bra Recyclers are offering us an opportunity to participate in a different way-by recycling used and unused bras. This is an economical and environmentally friendly way to assist women nationwide that are breast cancer survivors or transitioning from domestic violence situations. Check out… Read more »

Another Question to Help You Edit Your Closet

Here’s another question to ask yourself when cleaning out your closet: Would I buy it today? If the answer is no, then it must go. I just tried this in my closet, and in under 5 minutes, I pulled out 7 tops. Okay, I’ll be either consigning or donating them this week…

Hangers

Your closet will look much neater and more organized if you use just one kind of hanger, e.g. all wood or all plastic. I personally love the velvet huggables. They are such space savers, too. My closet looks so organized!

Wire Hangers

Don’t throw your wire hangers away! You can recycle them by taking them back to the dry cleaners for reuse.

The Color of the Year

Emerald Green has been chosen as Pantone’s color of the year. “Lively. Radiant. Lush… A color of elegance and beauty that enhances our sense of well-being, balance and harmony.”

Celebrate your age!

In case you didn’t know, we’ve instituted Senior Discount Day here at SISTERS. Celebrate being 55 years or older! We offer a 10% discount to “seniors” every Tuesday.

Battery Recycling

Did you know that California is the only state in which it is illegal to put batteries in the trash? And that’s any kind of battery, single-use or rechargeable. Batteries contain hazardous materials, and should by no means end up in the landfill. Find an HHW (Household Hazardous Waste) facility near you and drop them… Read more »

Do you have a shopping budget?

I was just about to sit down and write a whole blog about using a shopping budget, when I came across this link: http://jseverydayfashion.com/home/everydayfashion.com/2012/05/how-to-set-clothing-budget.html This says it all. I love this blog, and will be following it from now on. What a lot of great ideas are posted here! I hope you enjoy it as… Read more »