Local Tips / Shopping & Retail July 31, 2017

Halifax’s BEST Second-Hand Clothing Shops

Second hand shopping doesn’t just save you money, it’s a fun and eco-friendly way to find unique pieces for your wardrobe! Fortunately for Haligonians and visitors, we’ve got tons of great second hand clothing shops right here in Halifax. Let the shopping – and the saving! – begin.

Downtown Halifax

Elsie’s Used Clothing
1530 Queen St.
A treasure trove of beautiful vintage finds, Elsie’s is arguably the most well known thrift store in the city.

Brilliant Clothing Boutique
1539 Birmingham St.
If you’re a label lover, this is the place for you.  You’ll find stylish, high-end items at a fraction of their original price.

Put Me On! Consignment

1526 Queen St.
Come here for an eclectic mix of used clothing, vintage pieces, local jewelry, and the store’s own label CRANKY.

East of Montreal
5486 Spring Garden Rd.
Got a special occasion?  Stop by East of Montreal to browse their selection of gently worn formalwear.  You’ll find cocktail dresses, gowns, prom dresses, and a range of accessories.

North End Halifax

MakeNew Curated Thrift Shop
2698 Agricola St.
This stylish, airy spot looks more like a fresh boutique than a second hand clothing store.  Come here for beautiful minimalist clothing and accessories.

Lost & Found Art Vintage Kitch
2383 Agricola St.
Offering hip vintage options and an impressive record selection, Lost & Found fits right into to the cool hipster neighbourhood in which it resides.

Penelope’s Boutique
5685 Cunard St.
A high-end collection of vintage and modern consignment pieces with a sophisticated flare.


Room 152 Clothing Boutique
152 Portland St.
From the same owners as Brilliant, Room 152 in downtown Dartmouth offers a great mix of second hand designer clothes as well as brand new sample size items.

Bay B Boutique
145 Portland St. & 3548 Novalea Dr. (Halifax)
Why should adults have all the fun?  With two locations, Bay B Boutique offers great deals on second hand baby and kids clothing.

Bayer’s Lake Area

Value Village
165 Chain Lake Dr.
Roll up your sleves and clear your schedule- a trip through the massive Value Village in Bayers Lake isn’t for the faint of heart, but it can earn you some great deals and awesome finds.

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