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Pre-Loved Podcast with Emily Stochl

Mar 15, 2021

S5 Ep7 LAS TRAPERAS: a Lima, Peru thrift and consignment store - on the culture of secondhand clothing in Peru, how interest in thrift is shifting, and the role of social start-ups.


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Pre-Loved Podcast: Las Traperas

Today I’m speaking with Paola, the founder of Las Traperas thrift and consignment store in Lima, Peru. Located in the Barranco neighborhood of Lima, what Paola says is like the Soho of Peru, Las Traperas is a secondhand women clothes marketplace for Latin America, and more than that, it is a social start-up.

We talk about the culture of secondhand clothing in Peru. how interest in thrift is shifting, and the many business decisions Paola has had to take throughout the businesses’ growth. 

We talk about all that and more in today’s show! Let’s dive right in! 

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