Thrift store shopping gives new life to old items

On the racks, shelves and hangars of a thrift store, thousands of possibilities wait for the right person.

Vintage dresses made of satin and lace, pencil skirts and be-bop style gowns recall a classic era of fashion.

Faded, softened T-shirts, jeans with slightly out-of-style cuts and plaid blazers could be the new chic in the right hands.

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