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Thrifters Villa

Thrifters Villa

By Thrifters Villa
Welcome to Thrifter Villa, a podcast for resellers and entrepreneurs. Join Daniela and Lori as they discuss topics related to online reselling, thrifting, entrepreneurship, lifestyle and fashion trends, and everything in between! Whether you’re a new reseller or looking to grow as an entrepreneur, this podcast will have something for everyone.
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Episode 48: Work Life Balance During The Holiday Season
Lori & Daniela sit down this week and discuss what we are all probably feeling right now - finding the balance between work, life, and the holidays. Yes, this holiday season will be quite different from others in the past, however there is still the feeling of preparing the meals, gathering gifts, and spending time with family (virtual or in person). Is there a perfect formula for balancing all of this? I guess you’ll have to listen to this week’s episode to find out 😉 Don’t forget - if you haven’t rated Thrifters Villa on @apple Podcast, head on over today and leave us review. Your comments help others know what Thrifters Villa is all about 💕 Want to support Thrifters Villa? Click the link in our bio and learn how you can contribute every month to the podcast Purchase The Passion Planner and receive 10% off your purchase:
November 23, 2020
Episode 47: So You’re A Part Time Reseller? How To Balance Work, Pivoting, And Understanding Shopping Trends Featuring Jill From @RIVintage__
This weeks episode focuses on being a part time reseller (don’t worry, if you’re full time you’ll relate to what we are discussing), learning the ways of reselling with less time available, pivoting to match demanding markets, and balancing it all (or lack of balance). Daniela @ivynblush_bottega brings on fellow New Englander Jill @rivintage__ back on the podcast to discuss the ebbs and flows of reselling part time. Jill runs a successful reselling business while working a highly demanding job that takes her on the road for 8+ hours a day.
November 16, 2020
Episode 46: It's Hard To Find Good Help These Days...Or Is It? Hiring An Assistant For Your Reselling Business.
This week, Lori @lorisbostonfound and Daniela @ivynblush_bottega are chatting about hiring an assistant - virtual and in person. Both of these ladies have recently hired an assistant to help in their business. In this episode they will share their process of acquiring an assistant, what their assistant is doing for them, what made them go down this route, and is it all really worth it? Of course this episode will also be filled with laugh, and typical Lori and Daniela antics that you all love to hear! Save $40 on Denali's Virtual Assistant Course:
November 9, 2020
Episode 45: SEO, Marketing Strategies, and Building a Brand With Tracy From @memyselfdonut
In today's episode a dear friend to @lorisbostonfound and @ivynblush_bottega - her name is Tracy and you may know her as @memyselfdonuts Tracy resells part time with the help of her parents (who are pretty great thrifters!), but Tracy also has another talent - teaching others on how to build their own brand. In this episode, we will be chatting about the importance of search engine optimization (SEO) for your reselling business or website, how to engage and build your Instagram page, how to create the perfect Poshmark Listing, and much more! Follow Tracy on Instagram:
November 2, 2020
Episode 44: Catching Up With The Resellers: What have Lori & Daniela Been Up To?
Another week, another episode of Thrifters Villa coming your way. This week we have everyone’s favorite episode... @lorisbostonfound and @ivynblush_bottega just sitting down and catching up, talking all things reseller, what is going on in their businesses, @youtube, lifestyle....I mean the list goes on and on! Follow us on social media:
October 26, 2020
Episode 43: Coffee Talk with Jack @flippedthrift and Ryan @ryanthriftfinds
Hey There Thrifters! We have such a fun episode for all of you to listen to this week - Coffee talk with Jack, Ryan, Daniela, AND Lori!! Jack and Ryan are clothing resellers, Youtubers, and just a wealthy of knowledge to the reselling community! They’re love for the community and teaching other resellers the ins and outs of the business is admirable! In this episode, we talk about…well, a little bit of everything! We discussed thredUP vs. The Real Real, Poshmark, consignment, the importance of back office functions, fashion, the fashion industry, and SO much more! We hope you enjoy! Follow Jack: Follow Ryan: Jack Valentine Youtube Channel: Jack & Ryan Valentine Youtube Channel:
October 19, 2020
Episode 42: Truth or Dare Reseller Edition
Welcome back to another episode of Thrifters Villa!  We have a fun one coming your way - truth or dare RESELLER EDITION! We are so excited for you to listen to this episode. What better way to learn more about your hosts, find out their “secrets”, and put them to a few dares that take them outside of their comfort zones.
October 12, 2020
Episode 41: Reseller Pep Talk With Daniela: Finding Your Why
Hello Thrifters! Welcome to another episode of Thrifters Villa! Today, we would normally have a Coffee Talk for all of your, but instead we have a pep talk! Daniela sits down with all of you and discusses her actionable steps and processes in finding her why in being her own boss, what the steps were to get her to where she is now, and what steps you can take in your lives to help you reach your best version of yourself within your business. She discusses reinvention of yourself, not holding back to what is stated on your resume, how to use your experiences in life to launch your business forward, and much more!  Follow Thrifters Villa On Instagram: @Thriftersvilla 
October 5, 2020
Episode 40: Getting To Know Vintage Jewelry Reseller And Opera Singer Sara Duchovnay
Who is ready for another episode of Thrifters Villa?? This week Lori and Daniela had the opportunity to sit down with soprano opera singer and vintage/estate jewelry reseller, Sara Duchovnay @songbirdsarajewelry Sara is a professional opera singer who travels the world for her performances. She has always had a love for estate and antique jewels that one day turned into a “side hustle” for her. While Sara is traveling for her opera performances. she is also collecting unique pieces to sell on her website “Songbird Sara Antique Jewelry”. We can’t wait for you to hear this conversation and learn something new about selling vintage jewelry! Sara's Instagram: Sara's Websites: This episode is sponsored by Best Fiends 
September 28, 2020
Episode 39: Reseller Coffee Talk With Monique From GoldenxHanger
Welcome back to another Coffee Talk episode! Monique’s story is quite unique, with many shifts and changes in her personal life, education, and career paths; she also spent time working in New York City as a graphic designer and beauty guru in Sephora! Join us as we discuss Monique’s journey into reselling, how the pandemic switched her mindset and effected her family (going from 2 incomes to 1), and juggling mom life with work. Monique's Instagram: Monique's Poshmark Closet:
September 21, 2020
Episode 38: Reseller Q&A With Lori And Daniela
Welcome Back Thrifters! In today's episode, Lori and Daniela it down and answer all of your questions - and man oh man, there are a lot of questions!! Thank you to everyone who sent us questions - we hope you love this episode!! These questions are mostly related to reselling, sourcing, inventory techniques, etc. but there are quite a few questions focused around being an entrepreneur as well! P.S. Keep the questions coming! We will continue to answer your questions in future episodes
September 14, 2020
Episode 37: Catching Up With Vintage Reseller Christina Charalyn aka Little Black Hanger
This week we have vintage seller and mental health advocate @christinacharalyn aka Little Black Hanger! We are so excited to have Christina come on our podcast and share her knowledge of selling vintage hard goods and clothing, her journey in reselling and how it has evolved over the years, and where she sees her business going in the future! If you don’t already, head on over to Christina’s Instagram page, give her a follow, and then head to her YouTube channel - there is so much valuable content there! Christina's Instagram: Christina's Youtube: Vintage Label Resource:
September 7, 2020
Episode 36: How To Stay Organized And Motivated In Your Reselling Business
Hello and Welcome Back to Thrifters Villa! With so many of us entering into home schooling, distance learning, working from home, and so much more, it seemed appropriate to discuss this topic with all of you! Join Lori & Daniela as they discuss their most effective tactics that they use to stay organized and motivates in their business. Lori's Affiliate Link For The Passion Planner: Use code "LORI10" for 10% off your purchase
August 31, 2020
Episode 35: Coffee Talk With Business Coach And Reseller Amy Coats
Hello and Welcome Back Thrifters! On today's episode Daniela sits down with Amy Coats, owner of Two Week Notice Society. Amy is a business coach who left her 9 to 5 corporate job to help women fulfill their career goals and dreams; she also is a part time reseller who sells on Poshmark and eBay. We can't wait for you to get to know her! Amy's Website: Amy's Instagram: Today's episode is sponsored by Made to Order Podcast Learn more at For listeners of this podcast, enter promo code “thrift” at checkout for $20 off of your made to order podcast.
August 24, 2020
Episode 34: Shopping Retail & Thrift Stores, Under & Overrated Brands, and Reseller Chit Chat
Welcome back Thrifters! In today's episode, Lori & Daniela discuss some of their overrated and underrated brands when it comes to reselling. They also surprise themselves a few times with some brands that do well for them and they just never realized it. There of course is some random reselling conversations and sourcing commentary, because that is what Thrifters Villa is all about!  Today's episode is sponsored by Made to Order Podcast Learn more at For listeners of this podcast, enter promo code “thrift” at checkout for $20 off of your made to order podcast.
August 17, 2020
Episode 33: Luxury Goods & Authentication Coffee Talk With Isa From @theglobalcollectivco
Hello Thrifters!! This week Daniela sits down with Isa from @theglobalcollectiveco where they discuss how Isa got started in reselling, her experiences working high end retail stores, reselling luxury goods, authentication, and her growing Instagram community. Be sure to head over to Isa’s Instagram page and give her a follow. She has a weekly newsletter that you can sign up for, she has a weekly “real or fake” segment on her Instagram page, and she is offering authentication services which includes a full write up of why your item is real or fake. Follow Isa on Instagram: Isa's Website:
August 10, 2020
Episode 32: Fall and Winter 2020-2021 Fashion Trends
Welcome back Thrifters! In today's episode, you’ll learn all about the upcoming fashion trends from shoes to handbags and of course articles of clothing, what was seen on the runway, and what trends are staying from the last season. This episode is designed to help you not only understand what is trending in the fashion realm, but how to apply it to your reselling business. Just because you can’t find the latest and greatest brand doesn’t mean you can’t find trendy pieces (even vintage!) that will bring customers to your business. So get ready for an informative chat with Lori and Daniela
August 3, 2020
Episode 31: Coffee Talk With Jenn From @thesavvyoutfitter And The Creator Of The Resellers Inventory App
Welcome back everyone! Today we have a very special guest - her name is Jenn and she is another fellow New England reseller. Jenn has a very diverse corporate world background where she was a buyer and consultant for retail stores, gyms, and other various establishments. Jenn has been reselling for quite some time now and is a wealth of knowledge, especially when it comes to inventory! Jenn and her husband have also created a wonderful tool for resellers called Resellers Inventory App or RIA for short.  Jenn's Instagram: RIA's Instagram: This episode is sponsored by Wagner Tech. Purchase yours here:
July 27, 2020
Episode 30: Teachable Moments As We Adjust And Improve Our Reselling Business
Hey There Thrifters! Lori and Daniela are back together this week, and they will be discussing some of their latest projects within the reselling community, what teachable moments that have had within their business, how they are adjusting their reselling business for eBay, Poshmark, Mercari, consignment, etc. and preparing for the upcoming Q4! There is lots of information in this episode and we hope you find it helpful and enjoyable!  This episode is sponsored by Wagner Spray Tech. Purchase yours here:
July 20, 2020
Episode 29: Reseller Coffee Talk with Daniela and Brittani from Essential Endeavors
Welcome Back Thrifters and welcome to another episode of Coffee Talk with Daniela! In today's episode, Daniela sits down with clothing reseller and Youtuber, Brittani. Brittani is a part-time working to become full time reseller, a military wife, and an absolute wealth of knowledge when it comes to reselling!  Brittani's Youtube: Brittani's Poshmark Closet: This episode is sponsored by: Swanson Vitamins: If you want to try any of Swanson Health’s great products for yourself, use code VILLA20 for 20% off on
July 13, 2020
Episode 28: Best & Worst Thrifting or Sourcing Experiences With Lori & Daniela
Welcome Back Thrifters! In today's episode, Lori and Daniela chat about their best and worst experiences while sourcing in the wild! They discuss the differences or similarities between staff and other buyers within thrift and bins location, and good, bad, or indifferent experiences with others who they have encountered along the way. They also discuss what they would do differently of they could go back in time and tell beginner Lori & Daniela so that they could understand reselling a bit better.  Don't forget to leave us a review on Apple podcast and check us out on Instagram @thriftersvilla This episode is sponsored by: Swanson Vitamins: If you want to try any of Swanson Health’s great products for yourself, use code VILLA20 for 20% off on Hero Cosmetics: If you want to try the Mighty Patch for yourself use code THRIFTERS15 for 15% off on Gettees:
July 6, 2020
Episode 27: Coffee Talk With Daniela: The Rise of E-Commerce And What This Means as a Reseller
Hello Everyone! Welcome back to another episode of Thrifters Villa  Coffee Talk Edition. Today, Daniela sits down with all of you and chats about e-commerce, how COVID19 has changed the landscape of retailers and selling online and what areas she believes resellers should look closely at and incorporate within their business to continue to thrive on a reselling platform.  This episode is sponsored by: Best Fiends  SaveTheChildren,org  Hero Cosmetics: If you want to try the Mighty Patch for yourself use code THRIFTERS15 for 15% off on Swanson Health: If you want to try any of Swanson Health’s great products for yourself, use code VILLA20 for 20% off on
June 29, 2020
Episode 26: Reseller Sit Down With Jessica from @jsthriftsandflips
Welcome back Thrifters! In today's episode, Lori & Daniela sit down with Jessica from @jsthriftsandflips on Instagram. Jessica has been reselling since 2017 and was a joy to speak to. We discuss current events in the black community, growing up in a predominately white community, attending a black college  Jessica's Instagram:  Jessica's Poshmark: This episode is sponsored by, Happy Money Payoff and Hero Cosmetics If you want to try the Mighty Patch for yourself use code THRIFTERS15 for 15% off on!
June 22, 2020
Episode 25: Coffee Talk With Daniela & Brooke: Military Life, Reselling, and Full Time Employment
Welcome back to another coffee talk episode! Today we will be interviewing Brooke @shopthefloralhanger. Brooke is a part time reseller who has recently transitioned back into civilian life. She is a mommy to a beautiful 3 year old daughter, and resells part time with her husband. Brooke shares some unique ways she has started sourcing and strategies she would like to share with new resellers or military wives looking to start their own business.
June 15, 2020
Episode 24: Getting To Know Hope From @Racks_2_Richesresell And Diving Into Youtube
Welcome back everyone! In today's episode, Lori & Daniela will be sitting down with a fellow reseller friend, Hope, who has been reselling on Poshmark for just about a year. She is a nurse, a mom, a Youtuber, and VERY funny! Hope tells us about her journey as a beauty channel and then transitioning over to reseller content. We also talk about various reselling topics such as cross-listing, eBay, and our overall processes. Get ready for an episode filled with laughs! This episode is sponsored by Happy Money Payoff:  This episode is also sponsored by
June 8, 2020
Episode 23: Coffee Talk With Daniela & Heidi - eBay Shipping Tips For New Resellers
Hello Thrifters, and welcome back to another Coffee Talk episode! Today Daniela is sitting down with Heidi from @restylesecrets on Instagram, and they are chatting all about eBay shipping. These tips and tricks are a great foundation for any new eBay seller or Poshmark seller migrating some listings over to eBay. Heidi shares her expertise in shipping rates, helpful PDFs offered by USPS, and ways you can make money with shipping!  Today's episode is sponsored by Best Fiends and  Best Fiends: Save The Children: Follow Heidi: Instagram: eBay: Poshmark:
June 1, 2020
Episode 22: How To Turn A Slow Sales Week To A Profitable Sales Week On Poshmark
Hey there Thrifters! Welcome back to another episode of Thrifters Villa. In today's episode, Lori & Daniela will go through some of their techniques that they use when sales seem to be slow on Poshmark. They also talk about some newer features that the Poshmark app are now offering to their sellers! Stay tuned to the end of our episode where we bring back Take it or Leave it, but this time we are talking about thrift store categories/aisles.  Thank you to best fiends for sponsoring this episode!
May 25, 2020
Episode 21: Coffee Talk With Daniela & Jill: Sustainable Fashion And Brands
Welcome back Thrifters and welcome to our first episode of our mini series: Coffee Talk. In today's episode, Daniela sits down with a local Rhode Island reseller and friend Jill. Together they will discuss all aspects of sustainable brands, what makes a brand sustainable, which brands in the fashion world are on that list, and some new brands to be on the lookout for when sourcing for your reselling business or your own wardrobe.  Director of sustainable brands: This episode is sponsored by Personal Revolution Podcast
May 18, 2020
Episode 20: Thrifters Villa Chit Chat and Controversial Reselling Topics
In today's episode, Lori & Daniela are back together again! Catch up with these two resellers and learn what they have been up to the last 2 weeks, what projects they are working, answer your reselling questions, and discuss some controversial topics that are circling the reseller community.  This episode is sponsored by Personal Revolution. Ready for your own Personal Revolution? Listen to all episodes of the show here: This episode is also brought to you by Best Fiend - the 5 start rated mobile puzzle game. 
May 11, 2020
Episode 19: What’s Next For Thrifters Villa? Reseller Coffee Talk Mini Series
In today’s quick but informative episode, Daniela is flying solo! She will be explaining what Thrifters VIlla will be doing every other week as a part of their mini series: Coffee Talk With Daniela! This reseller coffee talk with consist of various topics such as brand history, how to find a niche market, controversial topics in the reselling community, business expertise, and much more!
May 4, 2020
Episode 18: A Simple Guide to Social Media Marketing & Platforms For Resellers
In today's episode, Lori & Daniela give you a simple guide and break-down of the top social media platforms and how they can work for your business. This episode is filled with statistics, analytics, practical usage of platforms, and their personal experiences with each platform and how it has helped them grow their business. Don't forget to sign up for the free social media calendar that is available to all of you! Head on over to Thrifters Villa's Instagram page, and click in the link in the bio to receive your calendar template today! Follow us on social media:
April 27, 2020
Episode 17: Reseller Motivation & Inspiration With Guest Leslie Tucker
In today’s episode, Lori & Daniela sit down with a very special guest and friend, Leslie Tucker from aresellerspassion. Leslie is a mom, reseller, writer, pubic speaker, and absolutely crushing the entrepreneurial life! Stay tuned to the end of the episode where Leslie participates in our take it or leave it segment! Huge THANK YOU to Podcorn for sponsoring this episode. Explore sponsorship opportunities and start monetizing your podcast by signing up here:
April 20, 2020
Episode 16: Online Sourcing Adventures With Lori & Daniela
In today’s episode, Lori and Daniela sit down in front of the computer and navigate the world of online sourcing. They explore some reselling apps like Poshmark and Thredup, and take a look at some liquidation companies that are available for bulk orders. Make sure to stay until the end as Daniela has a BIG announcement!
April 13, 2020
Episode 15: Shelter in Place? How to Use The Negative to Create a Positive Business Experience
In today’s episode, Lori & Daniela take some action! You will hear them discuss how they are taking this “negative” experience with a pandemic, and turning it into a way to transform their business and become creative. If you are looking for an upbeat discussion on how to move forward with reseller life even when everything around us seems so uncertain, than this is the episode for you.
April 6, 2020
Episode 14: Life Update & Reseller Chitchat With Lori & Daniela
In todays episode, Lori and Daniela are sitting down with all of you with an unscripted and relaxed episode. They will give you a brief life update, what they have been doing with reselling and everyday life, answer some of your reselling questions, and just chitchat about lifestyle changes. In today’s “Take it or Leave it” segment Lori & Daniela discuss some designer brands that can be a bit controversial in the reselling world. We hope you enjoy!
March 30, 2020
Episode 13: Coffee Talk With Reseller Kristen From Voyage Is A Verb
In today’s episode, Lori & Daniela sit down with Kristen, also known as Voyage is a Verb on Poshmark and Instagram. Today’s discussion is all about entrepreneurial life. Kristen dives deep into her background pre-reseller, how her business has evolved over the years, what her new projects and business ventures look like, and Kristen even takes part in our “Take it or Leave it” segment!
March 23, 2020
Episode 12: How To Create Multiple Streams of Income While Reselling
In today’s episode, Lori & Daniela address all of the creative ways resellers can create multiple streams of income in their business. Some of these income streams are reselling based, while others are based off of our skills and hobbies. Don’t forget about our “Take it or Leave it” segment - today’s topic is denim brands!
March 16, 2020
Episode 11: Spring and Summer Fashion Trends For Your Reselling Business
In today’s episode, Lori and Daniela breakdown the latest and greatest spring and summer 2020 fashion trends. Together they discuss what the trends look like on the runway, how brands are incorporating these trends into their pieces, what to look for when shopping for yourself or reselling business, tips and ticks on how to style these trends, their honest opinion on if they love or dislike what is being shown in the fashion industry, and of course their “take it or leave segment” which focuses on handbags this week.
March 9, 2020
Episode 10: Social Media Tools To Grow Your Reselling Business
In today’s episode, Lori and Daniela sit down to discussing social media, and how you can use it to grow your reselling business. From Instagram, to Facebook, and YouTube there are so many platforms out there that can be used to share information with your audience. Lori and Daniela breakdown the top platforms most resellers are using, describe how they can be used, and their own experiences with it. Make sure to stay til the end to listen to our “Take it or Leave it” Segment! Happy listening!
March 2, 2020
Episode 9: How To Prepare And Strategize For A Goodwill Outlets Sourcing Trip
In today's episode, Lori & Daniela sit down with you and discuss the infamous Goodwill Outlets aka the bins. The Goodwill Outlets or retail store or a popular spot for many resellers and today we will be discussing the myths, the realties, how Lori & Daniela navigate through the outlets, and what method of sourcing they prefer - the bins or retail thrift stores. Make sure to listen until the end - Lori & Daniela have a new segment launching in this episode, and every episode after this!
February 24, 2020
Episode 8: eBay, The Goodwill Outlet, & Girl Boss Discussions With Elduchothrift
In today’s episode, Lori and Daniela sit down with Denali, also known as Elduchothrift, where they will discuss Denali’s business model, her passion for eBay, how to get started on the platform, sourcing at the bins vs. the thrift store, and other related reselling topics with 3 girl bosses
February 17, 2020
Episode 7: Resellers Unedited And Unscripted
Today’s episode Lori and Daniela go rogue! That’s right - no script, no planned topic, just two resellers sitting down together to talk about all the things going on in their world and what is currently trending in the reselling world.
February 10, 2020
Episode 6: Reseller Data And Analytics With SarahStylesLLC
Today Lori and Daniela sit down with Sarah from SarahStylesLLC to talk about data and how importsnt it is for your reselling business. In this episode you will learn all about using data while sourcing, how to analyze your data, and learn some helpful reseller tips!
February 3, 2020
Episode 5: Reseller Q&A With Lori And Daniela
In today’s episode, Lori and Daniela sit down and answer all of your reseller related questions. Thank you to everyone who submitted questions! We hope you find this episode informative and helpful!
January 27, 2020
Episode 4: The Goodwill Outlets And Getting To Know TheModernBeet
Welcome to Episode 4! Today Lori and Daniela take you to Maine to sit down with Meira aka TheModernBeet to discuss unique ways to look for inventory and turn a quick profit!
January 20, 2020
Episode 3: Behind The Sourcing Curtain Part 2
In this episode, Lori and Daniela continue the conversation on sourcing. Today’s episode is all about sourcing strategies, brands, how to distinguish quality items, and some personal experiences/stories while sourcing.
January 13, 2020
Episode 2: Behind The Sourcing Curtain Part 1
In this episode Lori and Daniela take a deep dive in their sourcing philosophies and strategies. You can expect comparisons of brand, sourcing tips and ideas, real life experiences, discussions on cost of goods, and so much more. We hope you enjoy!
January 6, 2020
Episode 1: Welcome To Thrifters Villa!
Hey everyone! Welcome to our very first episode! In this episode Lori & Daniela introduce who they are, how they got started, and what reselling means to them as we close the chapter on 2019 and move into 2020.
December 30, 2019
Coming Soon: Thrifters Villa
Welcome to Thrifters Villa! Stay tuned for our official launch date on our first episode!
December 18, 2019