August 14, 2019

Shopping consignment is a very effective way to reduce waste from the fashion industry and Oakville is one of the best places to find stylish, sustainable and super affordable options. 

Put on your comfy shoes and bring your reusable bags to Oakville’s six best second-hand stores where you can find gently-used high-end items at a steal!

Keep reading to plan your ultimate day of shopping…

1. By Consignment Boutique:

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Love high-end fashion but hate the high-end price tags? Visit this Downtown Oakville storefront to find brands like Burberry, Miu Miu, Prada and Fendi for resale prices! 

This carefully curated selection of nearly new bags, shoes, clothes and accessories will change the way you shop forever. 

2. Plato’s Closet:

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Start your back-to-school shopping early at Plato’s Closet where men’s and women’s designer styles are available at up to 70% off retail prices. 

This store specializes in teen/young adult clothing, focusing on trendy brands like Brandy Melville, Calvin Klein, Guess, Lululemon, Reebok, Zara and more. 

3. Second Chance Upscale Resale:

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Bring new life to some gently used classics this summer at Second Chance Upscale Resale! 

Open since 1984, this beloved Oakville staple carries designer brands such as Tiffany & Co, Chanel, Prada, Louboutin and Dior in clothing, shoes, accessories and bags. 

4. Once Upon a Child:

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Are you tired of buying new clothes for kids who grow out of them every few months? Once Upon a Child has the solution with their selection of gently used kids’ clothes, shoes, toys, furniture and baby gear. 

Buy or sell second-hand items at this Oakville location and help contribute to a more sustainable society. 

5. Style Encore:

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Find something for workdays, nights out, formal events or yoga class at this store where prices are up to 90% off the regular retail value! 

Shop consciously while grabbing your favourite brands like Banana Republic, Kate Spade, L.L. Bean, Under Armour, Nine West and more. 

6. My Girlfriend’s Closet:

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Make your designer dreams come true with a trip to My Girlfriend’s Closet in Bronte Village!

Pick up those Diane Von Furstenberg, BCBG, Tory Burch and Gucci pieces you’ve been lusting after for a fraction of the price while reducing textile waste in the fashion industry.

You don’t have to sacrifice style for an eco-friendly lifestyle. The two live hand-in-hand in Oakville and we can’t wait to welcome you with open consignment-clad arms.