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Local Thrifting Blurb – Cristy Vo

Image by Lana Greenbaum

The Clothing Warehouse
Little Five Points
420 Moreland Ave.
404-524-5070
http://www.theclothingwarehouse.com
$$-$$$
In this pleasantly small shop right in the middle of Little Five Points, you can find used classic and vintage clothing at a decent price. Though the selection may be more limited than your Value Village, you can find anything from hip sunglasses to western flannels and Members Only jackets in less than thirty minutes. This store is your hipster’s speed shopping paradise.
Finders Keepers Boutique
Next to Mediterranean Grill and Rainbow Foods
2130 N. Decatur Road
404-634-6995
http://www.fkconsign.com
$$$-$$$$
Directed to women of all ages, this consignment boutique has many contemporary designer brands such as J Crew, Theory, Gucci, Prada, Ferragamo, Chanel, Jimmy Choo, and more. With new merchandise coming in every day, you can find fancy heels for your next party or even a power suit for an interview if you look often. This store is more for your brand-savvy lady who loves her designer apparel at reduced prices.
Lucky Exchange
Midtown
212 Ponce de Leon Ave.
404-817-7715
http://www.luckyexchange.com
$$-$$$
Have a nice closet full of clothes but bored with what you’re wearing day to day? Bring your rarely used clothing to the Lucky Exchange to get cash or store credit for an even better deal. This boutique sells used and vintage men’s and women’s clothes. From unique leather jackets and boots to retro dresses and purses, this store is a vintage dream for the determined shopper. Come often and “get lucky.”
Rag-O-Rama
Little Five Points
1111 Euclid Ave.
404-658-1988
http://www.ragorama.com
$$-$$$
Known as a place to find accessories for your annual Halloween costumes, Rag-O-Rama is also a great place to swap your old designer threads for store credit to buy even more for your wardrobe. Along with the usual clothes from brands such as American Apparel and Urban Outfitters, you can find anything from sweet kicks, to wigs, handbags, and suspenders. Come to Rag-O-Rama with a lot of time, patience, and an open mind because you’ll leave with more than hip clothes.
Homegrown
Downtown Decatur
412 Church Street
404-373-1147
http://www.homegrowndecatur.com
$$-$$$$
In the mood to find something new and unique for you or your apartment? Homegrown is a cooperative style artist market that provides local artists, artisans, and craftsmen a venue for showing and selling their work. Their store includes pottery, textiles, jewelry, photography, pet products, locally produced food products, a variety of wall hung art, and so much more. Currently 70 different artists share the space so there is always something new to see on each visit.

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