An annual one-day bargain-hunting all-gender XL+ clothing event on 5/19/18 in Somerville, MA!
The Big Thrifty is an annual one-day bargain-hunting all-gender plus-size clothing event held at First Church, 89 College Ave., Davis Square, Somerville, MA, 11am-4pm, Sat., May 19th, 2018! All thrifted items $.50-$10.00! $5 CASH ONLY at door! XL+! Cash and Venmo accepted for shopping! Proceeds from The Big Thrifty 2018 benefit IMPACT Boston!
Clothing donation pick up and drops off closed on 4/30. If you have XL+ clothing (no shoes, please) to donate at the event itself, please arrive by 1pm so that your clothing will get out on the size tables in time!
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— Pay $5 cash at the door and head toward fat thrifting fun! There will be tables and racks and bins of clothing sizes XL and up sorted by size. Items will be priced cheaply and easily (example: all tops, $3ea.); all thrifted items priced from $.50-$10! Feminine *and* masculine clothing! Use your own shopping bags and get $1 off your total over $10!
Proceeds from The Big Thrifty 2018 benefit IMPACT Boston (impactboston.com), this year's charity.
There will also be pop-up plus-size boutique shopping, with brand-new fantastic stuff for you: ASK Fashion (askfashion.co / facebook.com/ASKfashion90/)! Amanda of ASK Fashion will have fun, funky, and flirty plus size fashion for you! Made in Massachusetts, these dresses are perfect for an afternoon brunch or a night on the town! This will be Amanda's 3rd time vending at The Big Thrifty! Amanda accepts cash, credit, and Venmo! And from the West Coast, Bertha Pearl/Size Queen (Size Queen Clothing) (berthapearlsizequeen on IG) will be bringing a little bit of all she does. Capes, caftans, dresses, bloomers, booty shorts, swim aquatards, bikinis, and more! She will also have her tape measure for custom orders. Bertha accepts cash and credit!
There will be live music at 12pm! Kerr Griffin is an independent singer-songwriter, Americana crooner, and out and proud trans man from New England. His self-produced debut EP “Rust + Bone” can be found on Bandcamp, iTunes, Amazon, and anywhere you stream your music. For more information, please visit kerrgriffin.com. Kerr will be mixing in fat-positive songs with other music at The Big Thrifty, so you can shimmy and jiggle as you shop!
The Boston Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence (bostonsisters.org), a modern Order of queer Nuns, comprised of people of all gender associations, all spiritual affiliations, and all proclivities to do good works, will be at the event spreading sparkle, body positivity, and fashion fabulousness.
CASH AND VENMO ACCEPTED! But the $5 door entry is CASH, please. Children under 12 in for free.
ACCESSIBILITY: This venue is wheelchair accessible. This event will be low-scent; please do not wear perfume/cologne/scented lotion/body spray. No crowd photography, please.
MBTA: The Davis Square Red Line T is 4 blocks away.
PARKING: There is metered street parking on College Ave.