Is it safe to back-to-school shop on Poshmark and at secondhand stores during a pandemic? Experts weigh in
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As we transition into fall, students are still looking for back-to-school clothing that is stylish and affordable, whether they are in a Zoom class online or in-person on campus. With trends changing daily, many people opt to buy and sell previously-loved clothing, shoes and accessories through online social commerce platforms like Poshmark.
When Canada entered lockdown in March, stores remained closed and shoppers weren’t able to head to their favourite thrift store to go through racks of sustainable clothing. This made many people take their thrift game online to change the way they purchased secondhand goods.
PhD student Kate Bauer says she still spends her free time re-selling her closet on Poshmark so she can remain up-to-date with the