The Best Thrift Stores in NYC

Whether you’re a thrift store fanatic or just a once in a while shopper, you are bound to find something irresistible at one of the many amazing consignment stores and boutiques in New York City. From gently used luxury handbags to well loved vintage band t-shirts, there is always a treasure to be found. We have gathered a list of some of our favorite thrift stores in NYC, with a wide range of products, prices and locations.

Crossroads Trading Company


Located just off of Williamsburg’s Bedford Avenue, this store is known for it’s extensive ready-to-wear and shoe collections. Organized by tops, bottoms, shoes and accessories, you will be able to find anything in this large store. A customer favorite is the wide selection of ugly Christmas sweaters that arrive just before the holidays, making it cheap and easy to have the best ugly sweater at the party. You will need to spend some time looking through the many racks for something you love, but you are bound to find a unique piece to match your style.

Collette Consignment

Perfectly placed in the Upper East Side, this designer consignment boutique is every label-lovers shopping dream. Filled with vintage Chanel, Louboutin and Gucci, there is all the elements of an outfit for going out on the town just waiting to be put together here. Each item is hand inspected and labeled to ensure high quality, and only near-new condition items are displayed on the floor. It is even rumored that from time to time Collette has been known to feature a much coveted Hermes Birkin bag in their window.

Cure Thrift Shop


This East Village thrift shop features both clothing and home goods, with a wide range of prices. Artwork by local artists cover the walls, and all proceeds from sales go directly to juvenile diabetes research. Whether you are looking for a retro record player or a vintage pair of sneakers, you are guaranteed to find something intriguing here. This shop prides themselves on having one of a kind, boho inspired pieces, and no item stays in the store for very long. This is the perfect place to shop for a cause!


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With a cute and clever name based off owner Kate Goldwater’s name (Au=gold, H20=water), this thrift boutique is known for affordability. Focusing on unique finds without the huge price tag, you can find clothing for all ages and tastes in the East Village location. Also known for an extensive vintage jewelry selection, you can find watches, necklaces and more at extremely reasonable prices. This is the perfect place for the boho-chic thrifty shopper.

Thrift stores are the perfect place to build a look that is entirely “you“, while saving money and being kind to the environment. Vintage inspired looks never go out of style, now go forth and shop!

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