Sometimes it doesn't pay to buy something new, especially when your city has a solid list of consignment shops with gently used clothing for mom, dad, and the kids. Whether you need a closet cleaning and want to sell your clothing, covet designer brands, need a new suit, or don't want to pay full price for your growing teenager, these stores have you (and your wallet) covered.
Here's a list of six of our favorite consignment shops in San Antonio.
The Garment Exchange consigns designer clothing and accessories for men and women. Featured brands include J.Crew, Lucky Brand, Gucci, Kate Spade, Coach, Tory Burch, and Vineyard Vines. Bring in your jewelry, clothing, and accessories to receive 40 to 50 percent of the selling price, or speak to a salesperson about selling your high-end item through the eBay store.
This couture resale shop is a haven for designer-loving fashionistas. Top labels include Gucci, Prada, Fendi, Jimmy Choo, Christian Louboutin, and St. John. Check out the Facebook page to see what's new in stock.
Otra Vez Couture Consignment
Located in Olmos Park is Otra Vez Couture Consignment, where couture-coveters flock to find gently used labels such as Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Fendi, Tory Burch, Frye, Clover Canyon, and more. Receive anywhere from 40 to 70 percent of your consigned designer goods.
Second Looks offers gently used suits, blazers, and slacks to men looking for a quality suit at a lower cost. Shop designer brands including Jos A. Banks, Brioni, Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Hickey Freeman, and Ermenegildo Zegna. Bring in your old suits, consign, and receive 35 percent of the selling price.
Too Good to Be Threw
This consignment shop is for both women and men looking for designer clothing and accessories. Among the featured brands are Gucci, Prada, Kate Spade, True Religion, and Chanel. Too Good to Be Threw also consigns furniture and home decor. To consign, bring in your gently used items and receive either 40 or 50 percent of the selling price.
Why pay full price on clothing for a teen who's growing faster than you can imagine? You don't have to, especially with Uptown Cheapskate's large selection of clothing (both casual and dressy) for guys and girls. Sell your kids' old garb and buy something "new." With brands including Forever 21, Gap, Free People, Columbia, and North Face, young adults can get lucky too.