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What is the best second hand shop or thrift store in your area?


I live in Illinois. I know a lot of attention is given to Goodwill and Salvation Army stores and I'm happy to support them, but they have really gotten more expensive. There are a couple of "mom and pop" thrift stores here that are much better for kids clothes. I'm not buying brand new jeans for a kid who grows like a weed :) There are also consignment shops that are reasonable here and the clothes are in better condition. For home improvement stuff I adore the Re-Stores by Habitat for Humanity - very affordable. What second hand or thrift stores are the best in your area?

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    Christin Sander (ChristinS) 2 years ago

    that sounds like a cool place for sure! Goodwill here is 7 bucks for used jeans - often not in great condition - seriously? no. I definitely prefer the family owned or consignment on young kids clothes. My teen is getting hard to shop for though.


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    Christin Sander (ChristinS) 2 years ago

    That is incredibly cool. I rarely find any good CD's or music in our area thrift stores, we do have a flea market though with some good stuff.

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    Christin Sander (ChristinS) 2 years ago

    dresses are definitely one area where goodwill stores do a good job. I hardly ever wear a dress and went there before a wedding I was attending and found a very lovely dress with tags even for just a few dollars.

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