A Global Guide to the Best Vintage Stores and Resale Platforms
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A Global Guide to the Best Vintage Stores and Resale Platforms 

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The best vintage—wherever in the world you might land.

James Veloria, US

This New York store offers democratic vintage for the coolest kids in the city. The prices are great for pieces that range from Vivienne Westwood pinstripe blazers, to funky Todd Oldham pants, slinky Tom Ford-era Gucci shirts, and Stella McCartney-era Chloé graphic tanks. 

 Stella Dallas, US

This Williamsburg spot has a cornucopia of killer, well-worn vintage denim. There are also great graphic T-shirts, a range of varsity jackets, and more.  

David Casavant Archive, US

The Tennessee-native David Casavant is one of the most powerful archivists in the industry. His powerhouse collection includes pieces from early Raf Simons, Helmut Lang, and Tom Ford-era Gucci. 

Replika Vintage, US

You want that glitz and glam of vintage? Look no further than this East Village store. There’s a flash of Vivienne Westwood, a glint of Dolce & Gabbana, and a glimmer of Alaïa. 

Lily et Cie, US

This celebrity-beloved hub in Los Angeles boasts pieces from vintage Chanel, John Galliano, and Alexander McQueen. Perfect for a red carpet moment.  

Melet Mercantile, US

A hot spot for rare and hard-to-find vintage and antique goods in Los Angeles. Find anything from a retro leather jacket to a box of ornate buttons. 

Desert Vintage, US

This cool girl-beloved spot features an elegant curation of polished and glamorous vintage in New York City. Grab a Romeo Gigli coat or an embroidered vest by Michaele Vollbracht or a silk fringe dress that hails from the 1940s. 

 The RealReal, Global

The mammoth resale platform has brick-and-mortar stores throughout Brooklyn. Find some killer Tom Ford-era Gucci, or bring your never worn pieces in to resell for store credit (or cash). 

Eva Fashion Art, Japan

A lowkey, Tokyo consignment shop beloved among fashion insiders that flogs Celine, Chanel, and luxury ’60s and ’70s retro wear.

Aloooooha, China

This Shanghai consignment shop focuses on secondhand luxury handbags from Chanel, Hermes, Fendi and other brands. 

ClothesFriends, Germany 

Expand your closet with this circular fashion app that allows users to rent clothes from other users. 

Olibati, Spain 

Olibati bills itself as a “circular online fashion platform.” The Madrid-based company offers rentals, secondhand fashion, and sustainably made garments. 

dot COMME, Global

Fashion-collector-turned-dealer Octavius La Rosa offers a strong array of archival Comme des Garçons, Junya Watanabe, Issey Miyake, Yohji Yamamoto, Walter Van Beirendonck, and Bernhard Willhelm online and at a small shop in Melbourne, Australia. 

Bodements, India

Bodements became popular as a Mumbai-based, online vintage store. Founder Divya Saini recently expanded the shop into a full-fledged label of clothes made from upcycled fabrics that celebrate Indian heritage textiles.

It’s Vintage, Philippines

Located in Metro Manila, Philippines, It’s Vintage offers meticulously curated retro fashion, including band tees, varsity jackets, and classic Levi’s.

Vopero, Global

Based in Uruguay, Vopero hosts an online platform for customers in the LATAM region to shop second-hand fashion.

Shopsell, Mexico

This second-hand online marketplace of covetable Louis Vuitton, Gucci, and other luxury brands services shoppers in Mexico.

Wear Forward, US

This zero-waste consignment shop in Lowell, Michigan, offers a Gen-Z minded curation of affordable secondhand clothing. You can even shop by aesthetics on their website. 

Gucci Vault, Global

An ever-changing and carefully curated selection of rare, vintage Gucci pieces sit alongside capsule collections, limited-edition styles, and other brands. 

Magpie Vintage, US

A large collection of vintage and upcycled wares are up for grabs at this Portland, Oregon consignment shop. 

Happy Isles, US

Happy Isles, the go-to boutique for those looking to add a vintage stunner to their bridal wardrobe, operates out of Los Angeles by appointment only and via Instagram stories. 

Pass the Baton, Japan

This Japanese market and store focuses on reselling memorabilia with a twist. Pass the Baton gives new life to the ordinary (say, a Dean & Deluca tote bag) with fresh embroidery and printing. 

ChanYingKang-Space, China

The curators of this Chengdu, China collection specialize in Yohji Yamamoto and Alexander McQueen. 

2nd Street, Global

With locations in Taiwan and Japan, 2nd Street buys and resells goods from brands from Nike and Levis to Louis Vuitton and Chanel. 

Rolex, Global

Launched in December 2022, Rolex’s pre-owned program certifies and resells watches with guaranteed authenticity and a two-year warranty. 

Saritoria, Global 

With locations in Mumbai and London, Saritoria is a one-stop shop for buying and selling South Asian luxury occasion wear. 

Hula, Hong Kong

Hula is a destination for designer womenswear located in Hong Kong’s Wong Chuk Hang neighborhood. 

Dolap, Turkey

Sell and buy second hand accessories and garments on this Turkish platform. 

Friperie Madrid, Spain

This Madrid store is a Vogue Spain favorite for finding the perfect jeans. 

Drexcode, Europe

Not only can you rent dresses from such labels as Alexander McQueen, Celine, and Gucci through Drexcode, but you can also have the hem altered for a better fit. 

20134Lambrate, Italy 

20134Lambrate gets its name from its Milanese neighborhood, where you’ll find a suitably colorful array of vintage clothes from the early 1900s to the 1980s. 

Cavalli e Nastri, Global

Cavalli e Nastri (“horses and ribbons” in English) sells vintage clothes for men and women to a global audience online, as well as its shops in Milan. 

Dress You Can, Italy 

Rental services around the world allow shoppers to borrow occasion wear at a discount, but Dress You Can also has a dedicated bridal shop. Its shoe collection—featuring brands such as Jimmy Choo and Manolo Blahnik—is also impressive. 

Carry On, Japan

Buy and sell pre-loved children’s fashion on this Japanese site. 

Casa Juisi, Brazil

Not only does this São Paulo boutique have an impressive collection of vintage clothing dating back to the 1950s, it also has an upcycling business as well. 

ENDYMA, Germany

In the mood for a supple lamb leather jacket from Miu Miu in 2001? Maybe a highlighter yellow windbreaker from Jean Colonna? Endyma has you covered with the best of archival pieces. 

LABELS INC, Belgium

The Antwerp 6 and beyond get a whole new platform thanks to the Labels Inc. This hub is brimming with rare pieces from Margiela, Raf Simons, and Comme des Garçons. 

Vintalogy, Spain

The Madrid-based vintage haven boasts a wide range of vintage pieces to add to your wardrobe. Add some well-worn looks—from sporty to feminine—to your wardrobe. 

Hurr, UK

Launched in 2018, rental platform Hurr now works with more than 130 brands, as well as teaming up with the likes of MatchesFashion and Selfridges. 

By Rotation, UK 

Peer-to-peer rental app By Rotation, founded in 2019, has more than 45,000 items available to loan, ranging from Self-Portrait to The Vampire’s Wife. 

My Wardrobe HQ, UK 

Luxury rental platform My Wardrobe HQ has partnered with household-name brands, such as Burberry, Tommy Hilfiger and Harrods. It recently launched its new subscription service, which allows you to borrow up to four pieces at a time. 

Cocoon, UK 

Kering-backed rental service Cocoon encourages users to borrow from a vast selection of designer bags on a membership basis, ranging from the Gucci Jackie to the Bottega Veneta Cassette. 

Thredup, US and Canada 

Founded in 2009, Thredup was an early pioneer of fashion resale. Simply send them a box or bag of unwanted garments – and once they’ve sold, you can cash out or get a shopping credit to buy other pre-loved items from the website. 

Rent The Runway, US 

As one of fashion rental’s biggest players, Rent The Runway now has more than 120,000 subscribers across the US. You can rent four items at a time via its membership model, from workwear to party dresses. 

Rebag, Global 

Specializing in pre-loved luxury bags, Rebag allows you to both buy and sell second-hand accessories – with each piece certified by its team of in-house experts. 

Farfetch Second Life, Global 

Launched in 2019, Farfetch’s Second Life service allows customers to sell their designer bags and earn store credits in return. The e-tailer’s Pre-Owned section also features a range of second-hand and vintage pieces to shop from. 

Vestiaire Collective, Global 

Vestiaire Collective is one of the leading online marketplaces to buy and sell authenticated pre-owned luxury fashion.

1stDibs, Global

While not limited to fashion (antique furniture and art also feature), 1stDibs is a vintage collector’s dream, whether you’re looking for rare Jean Paul Gaultier or a Vivienne Westwood corset. 

Depop, Global  

As a peer-to-peer recommerce platform, Depop allows users to buy and sell second-hand or handmade items with ease.

Reluxe, Global

Founded by stylist Clare Richardson in 2022, UK-based resale site Reluxe offers a curated selection of second-hand pieces—many of which have come from Richardson’s little black book of fashion insiders. 

Hardly Ever Worn It, Global

For over a decade, UK-based luxury recommerce site Hardly Ever Worn It has offered an impeccable edit of men’s and women’s pieces, from Cartier fine jewelry to Chanel and Hermès handbags. 

Susan Caplan, Global 

Susan Caplan’s online store offers a veritable treasure trove of vintage jewelry designs, from ’80s Givenchy to Noughties Chanel.

Net-A-Porter X Reflaunt, Global 

A closet clear-out in return for store credit? It’s as simple as that, thanks to Net-A-Porter’s pre-loved luxury resale service, created in collaboration with Reflaunt.

Luxury Promise, Global

Not only an expertly curated resale marketplace, Luxury Promise hosts livestream shopping auctions which are perfect for upmarket adrenaline junkies willing to bid on a rare Hermès Birkin. 

Rokit Vintage, Global 

Beginning life in London’s Camden Market in 1986, Rokit Vintage is now one of the city’s best known vintage stores. Happily, you can shop its vast selection of second-hand pieces online, in addition to its physical stores across London.

Shrimpton Couture, Global 

Vintage obsessives go wild for the drops that Shrimpton Couture founder Cherie Balch posts on Instagram. It’s catnip for brides in search of a rare Azzaro dress or red carpet regulars looking for standout gowns by Madame Grès or Alexander McQueen.

Neuzwei, Europe 

Berlin-based concept store Neuzwei offers a carefully curated selection of vintage pieces, both in-store and online. Whether you’re a ​​Junya Watanabe devotee or a Jean Paul Gaultier lover, there’s something for everyone. 

The Good Store, Europe 

Established in 2014, The Good Store is known for its collection of “contemporary vintage” designs, ranging from Jil Sander to Dries Van Noten. 

Yummy Vintage, Global 

From classic Max Mara coats to Hermès scarves, Berlin-based store Yummy Vintage—also on Etsy—is a dream for those in search of pre-loved fashion staples. 

Hancocks London, UK

Hancocks London is a family-run fine jeweler that specializes in vintage jewelry. It also provides a bespoke service where old gemstones can be transformed into exquisite new pieces. 

20Age Archive, France

Based in Paris, fashion designer Adrian Appiolaza has been curating a one-of-a-kind archive of designer clothing—from rare Comme des Garçons to Martin Margiela—for decades. His pieces are all available for rental only. 

Le Vif, France

Founded by Gauthier Borsarello and Arthur Menguy in Paris’s 16th arrondissement, Le Vif specializes in vintage American-made wears for him and her. 

About Glamour, US

Part art gallery and part vintage store, this cool-girl Brooklyn outpost is where you can score secondhand pieces by Prada, Alexander McQueen, Miu Miu, and more. 

The Elephant, Japan

Located in Tokyo, The Elephant offers a curated assortment of vintage designers including Comme des Garcons, Raf Simons, and Helmut Lang. And pssst: The clean, timeless collection comes at feels-like-a-steal prices. 

Mega Vintage, China

Mega Vintage is one of Beijing’s most famous vintage stores. Situated on the trendy Gulou street, you’ll find everything from distressed jeans to 1940s cocktail dresses.

Sellpy, Global 

Launched by H&M, Sellpy is an online marketplace for vintage and secondhand clothing. There’s a focus on affordable labels—from Zara and River Island to, of course, H&M.

Original Seconds, Turkey

This vintage clothing store in Istanbul, Turkey holds a wide assortment of designer gems, from elegant Erdem tops to classic Chanel jackets. Don’t miss the archival accessories from Manolo Blahnik, Gucci, and more.

Los Feliz, Spain

Los Feliz in Barcelona is the perfect vintage destination for those searching for spring and summery designer pieces. Think: Graphic Gaultier tanks or vibrant La Perla bikinis, both of which would make you the best-dressed on the beach.

Vinted, Global

Founded in Lithuania, Vinted is an online marketplace that’s perfect for decluttering one’s closet; You can buy, sell and exchange new or secondhand items. 

LilyEve, US

This eccentric, vacation-ready label creates sprightly pieces made from up-cycled and vintage fabrics. Think: Printed jackets made of terry towels or vintage Hermès blankets.

This article was originally published on Vogue.com.

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