Garage Sale Trail

Garage Sale Trail is two big days of Garage Sales happening right across Australia.

The national Garage Sale Trail event will be coming to the local area on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 November 2020 with the support of local councils. You’ll divert valuable resources from landfill and make or save some money in the process.

In the coming weeks three great tutorials will be delivered by Garage Sale Trail. Find out more about these events here and register to secure your spot!

With new ways to be involved online and in the real world, this year you can participate in Garage Sale Trail no matter what COVID-19­­­­ restrictions are in place.

For sellers: Host a sale

  • Make some money and get your stuff re-loved.
  • Join online or in your neighbourhood.
  • Everyone can do it - households, schools, community groups, local businesses, even whole streets can get involved.
  • Put your sale on the Trail for free at the Garage Sale Trail website where you can also find tips, tricks and free promotional materials to help you sell big and stay safe.

For shoppers: Shop the Trail

  • Grab a bargain at one of 16,000 garage sales happening online and in neighbourhoods around the country on Saturday 21 & Sunday 22 November 2020. Pre-register now to be notified when sale registrations open on 16 September at the Garage Sale Trail website.
  • Support your neighbour and shop super local on the Garage Sale Trail.
  • Plan a trail of the sales you want to visit and find out what’s on near you.

Garage Sale Trail Online Events 

Learn how to farewell fast fashion forever by joining one of our free online masterclasses hosted by some of Australia’s brightest, best and most stylish.

The ultimate wardrobe declutter hosted by Marie Kondo trained Sally Flower

Date: Saturday 3 October 

Time: 2pm AEST

Where: online (via Zoom)

About the session

Sally Flower is the first Australian trained by Marie Kondo in the now world famous KonMari method. During this 40-minute session Sally will guide us through some simple steps to change the way we buy and become a conscious consumer.  You’ll get practical tips on how to declutter your wardrobe sustainably helping you uncover those hidden gems lurking in your closet and finding new love for your old stuff.  Follow Sally on Instagram @homesanct

Reserve your spot here Spaces are limited so book now to avoid disappointment.

Fashion first aid: fight stains and rips with Erin Lewis-Fitzgerald & Christina Reitano

Date: Saturday 24 October 

Time: 2pm AEDT

Where: online (via Zoom)

About the session

Breathe new life into your old clothes with this hour-long session teaching the basics of fashion first aid. Learn how to revive tired, damaged clothes from two adept clothes whisperers: mending master Erin Lewis-Fitzgerald and stain slayer Christina Reitano.

Erin Lewis-Fitzgerald is Australia's leading clothes-mending practitioner, author of the book Modern Mending and shopkeeper at modernmending.com. Follow her on Instagram @erinlewisfitzgerald

Christina Reitano, aka the stain slayer, is a lifelong opshopper who is dedicated to extending the useful life of our stuff.  She teaches people tricks for cleaning, repairing and altering clothes through her Instagram handle @fashion.first.aid 

Reserve your spot here Spaces are limited so book now to avoid disappointment.

The art of secondhand styling by Hannah Klose & Natalie Shehata

Date: Saturday 7 November 

Time: 2pm AEDT

Where: online (via Zoom)

About the session

Ever wondered how you can get this season's must have looks but also save money and the planet at the same time? This is the masterclass for you. Hosted by a panel of Australia’s biggest names in sustainable styling and fashion, you’ll get practical tips to help you uncover secondhand treasure in your neighbourhood and learn how to style secondhand pieces.

Never Ever Pay Retail opshop blogger, Hannah Klose, has been thrifting since birth thanks to her mum’s opshop obsession! She lives by the mantra ‘buy nothing new’ (except for underwear) and 99% of her wardrobe is pre-loved. Follow her on Instagram @nevereverpayretail to see some everyday sustainable style that doesn’t have to cost the earth!

Natalie Shehata is the founder + editor of tommie magazine ‘the destination for creative Womxn with a conscience’, as well as the Eco Stylist for Save the Children Australia op shops nationally. Her fashion styling career spans 11 years.  You can follow Natalie’s adventures over at @nattystylist and learn more about tommie magazine @tommiemag on Instagram

Reserve your spot here Spaces are limited so book now to avoid disappointment.

Further information

Garage Sale Trail


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