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    10 Thrift Stores In Philadelphia

    Recycling clothing and furniture is just as important as recycling your bottles, cans, and cardboard. Shopping at a thrift or vintage store is a great way to jazz up your home and wardrobe.

    For every second-hand product bought, one less product needs to be produced. No matter what the item may be, a significant amount of energy and toxic gasses are used in the production and transportation of each item.

    Try thrifting! Here is a list of our fav local Philadelphia thrift stores.

    10 Thrift Stores in Philadelphia

    1. Buffalo Exchange

    Buffalo Exchange buys clothing, shoes, and accessories for both men and women, and gives you the option to take cash or trade when donating. 1713 Chestnut St. Philadelphia, PA 19103

    1. Sazz Vintage Clothing

    Sazz Vintage Clothing is a true blast from the past selling men’s and women’s vintage clothing over various decades.  618 6th St. Philadelphia, PA 19147

    1. Greene Street

    Greene Street has 9 brick and mortar stores throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Most locals head to the South Street location to shop and sell their mid to high-end clothing and accessories. 700 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147

    1. Sophisticated Seconds

    Sophisticated Seconds is a designer consignment shop with two locations in Philadelphia. This thrift boutique buys and sells casual, business, and evening wear, as well as well as high-end accessories. (2019 Sansom St. Philadelphia, PA 19103/2204 South St. Philadelphia, PA 19146)

    1. Mesh Vintage 

    Mesh Vintage is a Brick and Mortar store heavy in 50’s – 90’s women’s and men’s clothing, shoes, and, accessories. If you have vintage items you would like to sell, Mesh Vintage will take a look! 1820 E. Passyunk Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19148

    1. Beggar’s Banquet Vintage

    Beggar’s Banquet Vintage prides itself on recycling all things retro and vintage. Wander outside Center City to find the Brick and Mortar shop in beautiful Manayunk, where you will find a carefully selected assortment of clothing, lingerie, and accessories. 6011 Ridge Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19128

    1. HOME Spun Resale Boutique

    HOME Spun Resale Boutique provides customers with gently used, high-quality clothing at an affordable price. 100% of sales go to Project HOME, which aims to break the cycle of unemployment and poverty. 1523 Fairmount Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19130

    1. Circle Thrift

    Circle Thrift carries an eclectic mix of clothing, shoes, furniture, housewares, toys, records, books, and more! This can be your one-stop thrift shop for whatever you might be looking for. 2233 Frankford Ave, 1125 S Broad St. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    1. Philly AIDS Thrift

    Philly AIDS Thrift takes donations of any sort including clothing, toys, furniture, and instruments (nothing is off limits)! The proceeds of the store are distributed to local organizations involved in the fight against HIV/AIDS. 710 South 5th St. Philadelphia, PA 19147

    10.  Addiction Studios

    Addiction Studios is a boutique that buys and sells only 100% authentic designer handbags, shoes, and clothing. This boutique offers buyout options on specific designer handbags and accessories. Contact Addiction for more information. 1024 Pine St. Philadelphia, PA 19107


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    Lindsey Czajkowski

    About Lindsey Czajkowski

    Lindsey Czajkowski works as a Design Coordinator at the Free People home office. Her interest in fashion influenced her move to Philadelphia, but the delicious food scene, diversity, and opportunity within Philly is what made Lindsey immerse herself in the city. You’re likely to find Lindsey at work in the Navy Yard in South Philly, out to eat around Northern Liberties, or shopping in Center City or in a park trying to pet a strangers dog.

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