In Vermont, there is no shortage of folks who would rather upcycle their used goods rather than filling landfills. The upshot is that there are used goods and consignment shops across the state doing just that. From stores that specialize in women’s clothing to those that sell furniture and vintage items, chances are you will find what you are looking for in one of these fantastic consignment shops. Here are our favorites.
Established in 1991, this vintage, thrift, and consignment shop will help you to recycle your old clothes in exchange for newer, sweeter duds. Plus, you will find local art, knick-knacks, and unique after-hours events, as well as a large selection of vintage and retro textiles. Plus, you can drop off your old jeans, and easily update (or backdate) your look to fit an occasion.
Specializing in quality new and pre-owned women's clothing and accessories, Karen’s Kloset was established in 2012. And, with the self-proclaimed largest maternity section in Vermont, you’ll find sizes 00(P) to 6X. Moreover, Karen’s Kloset features plenty of easy parking, shopping seven days a week, jewelry, shoes, and more.
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At Camille's Experienced Clothing, you will more than just used clothes. You’ll find new apparel, purses, shoes, suits, leather jackets, and even costumes. Plus, you can consign your clean, gently used clothes for store credit. Find vintage and modern textiles from makers like The Loft, Gap, Coach, Banana Republic, Calvin Klein, and Cold Water Creek without the designer price tag.
Junebug is a non-profit maternity and children’s clothing store that accepts consignments and donates proceeds to organizations in the area that provide education, social services, and winter clothing to children and families in need. The store sells quality used clothing, shoes, books, and accessories to Addison County moms and kids.
This upscale women’s consignment shop is located in the retail mecca of Manchester Center and features bits and pieces of what owner, Ellen Adams likes about consignment shops around the country. The upshot is a style unto itself, and the shop features textiles that are a little rustic, a little chic, a little designer, and a little environmentally sustainable.
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Shalom Shuk is part of Vermont’s “oldest and largest Jewish congregation, Ohavi Zedek Synagogue (or OZ).” Founded in 1885 by Jewish immigrants from Lithuania, this Jewish community around 325 practicing families. At the shop, you can expect to find most items for $2-$5, while “special items” will cost from $3-$15. Plus, you’ll find designer brands and fabric made of linen, silk, wood, cotton, and damask materials.
Established in 2009, the Dorset Exchange features an inventory that rotates every month, and you can consign 10 to 15 items at a time. At the Exchange, you will find linens, jewelry, clothing, collectibles, small furniture, home furnishings, and more. The split is 50/50, and consigned items are displayed for 90 days.
Established in 2008, In Season offers high-quality items for the entire family, including furniture and decor options, shoes, clothing, collectibles, and more. Plus, with an onsite ice cream and snack shop, you’ll want to bring the entire family. And, they will consign just about anything, including summer clothes, which they are now accepting.