6 Thrift Stores Across India That Are All The Rage RN
Sustainability is a buzzword more than ever these days, and if you're looking for ways to do your bit by shopping sustainably, then buying preloved or second-hand is the right way ahead. And if you don't know where to start, check out this list of online and offline thrift stores across India!
This Bengaluru-based e-commerce website curates clothes, handbags, and accessories like sunglasses that are used or even brand new but have been lying unused in wardrobes. Stringent quality checks for each item ensure buyers get pieces that are in excellent condition. Each piece is priced according to brand and usage.
Gujarat-based fashion and lifestyle web-portal, Ciceroni, held their first preloved sale in June last year. The first of its kind in the state, the garage sale held in Ahmedabad kickstarted a new sustainable fashion movement in the city. Around 25 contributors displayed over 300 garments and accessories. Items were priced between INR 200-2,000 while luxury brands and handloom saris were priced between INR 2,000-5,000 to encourage buyers to take the sustainability route. While Ciceroni intends to make this an annual affair, they are considering taking the garage sale online given the COVID-19 situation.
If you love upcycled fashion, this Instagram page will be your go-to! From quirky reworked denim jackets to kimonos made out of preloved saris and headbands made out of fabric scraps, everything is sure to delight you.
Based in Nagaland, this vintage/thrift store was started by Carol, a full-time model, essentially curating things she loved. Items on offer are vintage pieces, and collectables picked from travels and also sourced from places like Delhi, Mumbai, Rishikesh, Nepal, Bangkok, and New York.
This Delhi-based thrift store has a range of unique pieces to suit varied tastes. Find vintage and thrift garments here that are not, in top condition or brought back to life with a little salvaging.
One look at this virtual thrift shop's Instagram page and you'll get hooked onto buying preloved items. Because that's how good each item is! From casual to chic and brunch to evening wear pieces, you're sure to find interesting stuff that you can mix and match to suit your style.
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