Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Bargain Shop a[euro][TM]til You Drop This Christmas; Savvy Shoppers Can Snap Up Plenty of Eye-Catching Styles for a Thrifty Price at Lifelinea[euro][TM]s Riverlink Store

Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Bargain Shop a[euro][TM]til You Drop This Christmas; Savvy Shoppers Can Snap Up Plenty of Eye-Catching Styles for a Thrifty Price at Lifelinea[euro][TM]s Riverlink Store

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Byline: Rebecca Lynch Rebecca.Lynch@qt.com.au

IPSWICH fashionistas can snap up some of the hottest looks for summer a even if they have just $20 in their pockets.

The lyrics of the current number one song in Australia, Thrift Shop by Macklemore, certainly ring true in Ipswich.

The opening of a Lifeline shop at Riverlink has helped to publicise the benefits of op-shopping, area manager Jenny Auld said.

aWe try to make sure all the outfits we put in our windows cost $20 or less, to show people what they can get for their money,a Ms Auld said.

aThe shopas been really well-received. Most mornings there are people waiting at the doors before we open.a

Ms Auld said the new shop had also widened Lifelineas market.

aThe first week we had a lot of young people come in and quite a few people who hadnat ever been in an op-shop before, and they keep coming back,a Ms Auld said. …

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