There’s something so special about vintage clothing. Maybe it has to do with the lives the pieces lived or the history they held, but consignment stores allow these treasures to live at least a little longer. Plus, consignment is a way to be more sustainable that most people can get behind.
Ready to shop and score in the Hudson Valley? Visit these secondhand spots with an open mind, since you never know what you might find.
Fifi’s is a women’s consignment store that carries pre-owned goods in its 3,000-square-foot space. Brands include Louis Vuitton, Prada, Fendi, and Tory Burch on the higher end, as well as name brands like INC, J Crew, and Banana Republic. Fifi’s accepts a variety of items from consigners as long as they are in “floor-ready” condition.
While this location focuses mostly on children’s consignment, PolkaDots does still accept consigners who have luxury and high-end designer shoes, handbags, and home goods. The store also offers a “fast cash” option that might be more fitting for those who want cash for clothing ASAP.
Located on Main Street of Valatie, this consignment store always accepts new consigners, and appointments are encouraged for anyone looking to come in and sell. For those who want to shop, The Attic has everything from furniture to clothing and accessories that rotate frequently. There is an eclectic mix of modern, retro, and vintage pieces at this small business.
Shoppers can’t go wrong by stopping into this constantly changing array of antique and vintage furnishings, decorative and fine arts, and vintage designer clothing and accessories. COLLECTive Hudson does accept consignments and works with consigners to properly assess products. There is a 50/50 split on items sold for up to $500 and a 60/40 split on items over $500. Employees also work with dealers who are interested in trading quality art and antiques.
Wipe of the dust on any potentially collectible clothes and head on over to Hyde Park. No appointment is necessary, and the consignment rate is 50/50 with items needing to be sold within 60 days. Don’t skip out on the selection of in-season clothing, polished shoes, jewelry, and even books and CDs.
Set up an appointment at Simplicity to see exactly how much money might be sitting in your closet. The store doesn’t fall short with over 2,000 consigners bringing clothing, handbags, accessories, and furniture. Simplicity accepts brands like Loft, Banana Republic, Talbots, Free People, Gap, and Coldwater Creek.
This curated consignment boutique (which won for Best Vintage Consignment Shop and Best Bargain Shopping in our 2019 Best of Hudson Valley Awards) is one that fans of repurposed clothing won’t want to skip. The collection is almost always rotating with modern and bohemian styles. For anyone interested in selling, there is a minimum five-item policy and appraisals are by appointment only. To really luck out selling here, bring brands like Anthropologie, Free People, Revolve, Reformation, Madewell, and Zara. Blackbird Attic gives 40 percent of the sale price to the consigner.
Cream sits at the heart of Newburgh and features a wide range of products at fair prices. Shoppers can browse hard-to-find items from brands like Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior, Chanel, and Gucci. Hop online to peruse Cream’s eye-catching inventory to order from the comfort of home, with both home shipping and in-store pickup options available. Don’t miss out on shoppable gems from our Best of Hudson Valley 2019 Something Old, Something New winner.
The long-standing store in the heart of Suffern was recently featured in the Netflix movie “The Half of It” and offers top designer names and brand-new items. Consigners can bring in a maximum of twenty items at a time. Items remain on consignment for 60 days, and brands include Gucci, Hermes, Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel, Jimmy Choo, Lilly Pulitzer, and Jeffrey Campbell. This store prides itself on promoting sustainable shopping by giving stylish clothing a new life.
Bring your items in during regular business hours or make an appointment to see just how much collectibles are worth. Rockland Vintage’s favorite items for consignment include antiques, baseball cards, jewelry, military items, memorabilia, and watches. Beyond consignment, the location also offers cash up front and free appraisals.
Focusing on women’s clothing and accessories, this consignment boutique is great for mothers, daughters, sisters, and friends alike. Items are added to the collection of designer brands, accessories, and home items daily. The family-owned business is always working to partner with potential consigners in the area, and consigners retain 40 percent of the item’s selling price.