Barbara Yaffe: Canadians filling their homes, and closets, with second-hand goods

So, how is it that I can afford to have Christian Dior and Balenciaga in my clothes closet? For those who do not know that I have long been a consignment shopper, that would be a fair question. The truth is, presumably wealthy Vancouverites are regularly recycling such clothing at shops around the city where the apparel then re-sells at down-to-earth prices. And I am only too happy to take advantage.

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