Second-hand clothing stores in Vancouver

For some of us, every new season means a closet update or two (or three or four!). And while the shopping process is fun, it can sometimes be a strain on the pocketbook. Enter the consignment store: whether it’s due to financial restrictions or personal views, these beautifully curated second-hand shops make it easy for fashion lovers looking to update their wardrobe on a budget.

Mine & Yours

1025 Howe St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1P6

Regularly purchasing fashionable wares from the city’s most well dressed women, this downtown boutique is an outstandingly well-curated shop for all your style needs. Whether you’re in search of a classic leather jacket or your next standout party dress, you’ll be sure to score a piece or two that are on trend and in mint condition.

Turnabout Luxe

3109 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3K1

With four locations across the city, Turnabout carries something to suit every discerning shopper’s taste. Men and women alike can outfit themselves head to toe in contemporary and designer fashions of various styles. Colour-coordinated price tags make for an easy shopping experience, and the loyalty program is a terrific incentive for customers to come back often.

Dragon & Phoenix Designer Consignments

3510 41st Ave W, Vancouver, BC V6N 3E6

This little-known gem for women in the Dunbar-Southlands area is chockfull of moderately priced goodies and high-end finds alike. Boasting a large collection of denim, shoes, and an impressive designer section, the merchandise is constantly being updated and refreshed. Be sure to drop by during their seasonal sales when the entire store is marked down to 50 percent off!

Front & Company

3772 Main St, Vancouver, BC V5V 3N7

Perhaps the most infamous consignment shop in the city, this Mount Pleasant spot is a must-see…and for good reason. You’ll lose yourself for hours in the selection of new and used clothing, accessories and knickknacks. And the unique storefront displays are often like art installations themselves. While you’re there, do yourself a favour and pop in next door to check out their home decor offerings as well.

Immersion Clothing Co Inc

2846 Broadway W, Vancouver, BC V6K 2G7

Unassuming and tucked away in Vancouver’s Kitsilano neighbourhood, Immersion is a simple, no-nonsense boutique where you can be sure to find a genuinely good deal. A mix of second-hand goodies, designer finds, and new pieces from Asia, makes for an eclectic assortment of choices. A small men’s section of clothing, shoes and accessories is also offered.

Once Again Resale For Men & Woman

2-1874 1st Ave W, Vancouver, BC V6J 1G5

If you’re looking for designer goods, Once Again Resale is the place to find them; there’s no shortage of Chanel, Stella McCartney, Celine, and Balenciaga available in store. Stationed near Kits Beach, the boutique boasts an impressive collection of authentic high-end shoes and handbags, as well as moderately priced, quality clothing that will stay in your closet for seasons to come.

Happy 3 Consignment Ltd

3629 4th Ave W, Vancouver, BC V6R 1P2

Admittedly, it’s a bit of a mish-mash at Happy 3, but if you’re willing to dig around a little there are plenty of treasures to be found. The sales here are second to none, and the long-term relationships that the store has with its consignors means that if you like what you see, you’ll likely keep finding more items in your size and style.

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