I started with my vintage Coach collection, offering tips on how to spot a fake and even destroying some of the counterfeits found in my collection. I then moved on to Dooney & Bourke, Brighton, and on and on. Remember, I've been thrifting for years and I have a lot of high end stuff...which turned out to be a problem for some. Someone should have told me that Facebook group administrators consider their position as seriously as a powerful billionaire leader of the free world does. If they feel threatened in any manner and imagine that someone is trying to steal their imaginary spotlight, here comes the wreck-less behavior, the "shadiness" with mud slinging and other childish antics. God forbid that you should cease the "likes" because in all honesty, you're just not that into their style. It only took me a second to see that those ludicrous posts were directed towards me, but I continued with my "goodie show" while pretending to be unaware of her calculated moves. Apparently, my quality items inflicted some sort of emotional pain (envy) on ole Trump-ess and I would be lying if I said that I didn't begin to enjoy it.
Long story short, when there was no end in sight for my "goodie posts", ole Trump-ess, kicked me out of the White House, I mean the Facebook thrifting group, but not before I had hours and hours of laughs at her expense. Would I join another group? Probably not! If you're thinking of joining a Facebook thrift group, it would be in your best interest to take a sneak peek at the some of the posts. If they don't align with your taste in fashion, then your posts won't be well received and it won't be long before you're shown the door too!
Here's the Coach bag and blog post that started it all!
Look before you leap!