Get Schwifty and Thrifty for National Secondhand Wardrobe Day

Each year, National Secondhand Wardrobe Day falls on Aug. 25. It’s a time to celebrate the joys of thrifting, which helps to save your coins as well as the planet. Buying secondhand is a cost-effective way to score fashions of the present and past while keeping these items out of landfills. 

Beyond being affordable and eco-friendly, thrifting is a great way to find unique statement pieces that will up your style game. If you haven’t been thrifting in a while, National Secondhand Wardrobe Day is the perfect invitation to go bargain hunting. To celebrate this special occasion, we’re highlighting some of the best secondhand stores around town. Get ready to pop some tags!

Avalon Exchange

Avalon Exchange got its start in 1988 as a vintage clothing store. Today, the shop sells a variety of gently-used contemporary and vintage finds featuring several of the top designer brands. The Savannah location sits on Broughton St., selling a variety of quality clothing, shoes, bags and accessories that will reinvigorate your wardrobe. They buy clothing as well, so if you have some ill-fitting clothing or things you just don’t wear, you can give them a second life at Avalon Exchange. 

House of Strut

Founded in 2015 in the Starland District, House of Strut sells a curated collection of vintage fashion. They are known for their inclusive inventory made up of vintage finds suitable for a wide range sizes and genders. It’s a safe space for vintage lovers from all walks of life, with something special for everyone. 

The Future on Forsyth

Open Thursday through Monday, The Future on Forsyth is located on Gwinnett St. across from the iconic park of its namesake. They specialize in clothing and accessories from the 1920’s through 1990’s, and they source their items from local artists and creatives. In addition to the brick and mortar, they also sell online via Etsy and Depop, which makes shopping convenient for those who prefer to do it online. 

The Vintage Vortex

Boasting vintage threads dating as far back as the Victorian era, The Vintage Vortex is like a well-kept time capsule of styles through the ages. The shop is located on Bull St. but they also sell online via Etsy. You’ll find a great selection of quality vintage pieces for men, women and everyone. 

Are you an avid thrifter? Show us some of your favorite thrifted threads! Tag us on Facebook or Instagram @getthelow to share your secondhand style.