Vintage with a new light, stores selling pre-owned furniture

Stores selling pre-owned furniture display the pieces in home settings, so buyers know how to showcase them at home

With consumers preferring all that is new and shiny, convincing people to buy second-hand goods can be a hard business.

Images of stuffy and dusty warehouses messily stacked with chunky outdated dressers and closets are generally associated with secondhand furniture shopping.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 03, 2018, with the headline 'Vintage in a new light'. Print Edition | Subscribe