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Posted on: 9 September, 2020

Garage Sale Trail returns with online sessions helping second-hand shoppers

Snowy Monaro residents can prepare for this year’s Garage Sale Trail with a series of online workshops promoting second-hand styling for sellers and buyers.

Garage Sale Trail has partnered with Snowy Monaro Regional Council to deliver three online sessions to help locals bid farewell to fast fashion and reduce items ending up in the region’s landfills.

2020 marks the first time Snowy Monaro residents can participate in the event online as well as face to face. To celebrate, Garage Sale Trail will be hosting the free online masterclasses throughout October and November.

Three online sessions, Trail Tutorials, will start on Saturday 3 October and run in the lead up to Garage Sale Trail weekend which is happening across the country on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 November 2020.

Trail Tutorials are a new addition to the Garage Sale Trail program that allows people to learn how to reduce waste without even having a garage sale. The online sessions will be hosted by some of Australia’s brightest, best and most stylish, learn how to style, mend and shop secondhand to not only minimise your waste but also save money.

Learn to declutter your wardrobe sustainably with the first-ever Australian trained in the now world-famous KonMari method, Sally Flower.

Receive your fashion first aid training with the nation’s leading clothes-mending practitioner Erin Lewis-Fitzgerald (author of Modern Mending) and ‘Stain Slayer’ Christina Reitano.

And Master the art of second-hand styling with some of the country’s biggest names in sustainable styling and fashion, Hannah Klose (Never Ever Pay Retail) and Natalie Shehata (Founder + Editor of tommie magazine and national Eco Stylist for Save The Children op shops).

The Garage Sale Trail for 2020 will be held on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 November.

Book now for Trail Tutorials:

The ultimate wardrobe declutter
Hosted by Marie Kondo trained Sally Flower - Saturday 3 October, 2pm AEST

Fashion first aid - Learn to mend
Hosted by Erin Lewis-Fitzgerald & Christina Reitano - Saturday 24 October, 1pm AEST

The art of second-hand styling
Hosted by Hannah Klose & Natalie Shehata - Saturday 7 November, 1pm AEST

Spaces are limited so book early to avoid disappointment!

They’re free to join. Bookings NOW open, link below at

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