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Jakarta Post

Garage sales offer more than just used goods

  • Triwik Kurniasari

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, December 2 2008   /  10:36 am
EVERYTHING MUS GO: Shoppers (right) select clothes at a yard sale in Kemang, South Jakarta, on Friday. The organizer provided a children’s playground as well as home-cooked meals and homemade drinks. (JP/Triwik Kurniasari)(right) select clothes at a yard sale in Kemang, South Jakarta, on Friday. The organizer provided a children’s playground as well as home-cooked meals and homemade drinks. (JP/Triwik Kurniasari)

Icha and Kuqa were busily poking through a large, big white box filled with clothes, including blouses, pants, jeans, cardigans and jackets, at a garage sale in Menteng, Central Jakarta. They came all they way from Pondok Indah, South Jakarta, to seek unique and low-priced clothes at the event held by employees of Djakarta! magazine. "We found out about the garage sale from Facebook (Internet-based social network utility). The location is pretty far from our home, but that's OK so long as we can buy cool, unique and cheap clothes," said Icha, 17, while sorting and matching the clothes. EVERYTHING MUS GO: Shoppers (right) select clothes at a yard sale in Kemang, South Jakarta, on Friday. The organizer provided a children’s playground as well as home-cooked meals and homemade drinks. (JP/Triwik Kurniasari) "We like shopping for clothes. Coming...