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Five things to thrift for instead of buying new.

Five things to thrift for instead of buying new.

Here are five things to thrift instead of buying new.


You just never know what you’re going to find at 2nd Ave. Thrift Superstores ™. From mom jeans to denim jackets, skirts to overalls, denim is now available in many styles, fits, and color washes. You can’t go too wrong when you thrift for secondhand denim at secondhand deals.

Designer brands.

Big names mean big prices. And while some are savvy to the upscale consignment stores available out there, many are happy to pass their designer items along. It just takes some patience and frequent visits to the stores. With thousands of items arriving every day, you might find the ultimate designer treasure at a bargain price.

Formal wear.

If you have an event to attend, such as a wedding, prom, or a night on the town, thrifting for formal wear can be a fun way to find unique and affordable options. From cocktail dresses to suits, heels to ties, check out your secondhand options first.


Thrifting for small furniture items, like coffee tables, lamps, and end tables, can be nice on your wallet and give you some unique pieces you likely won’t find anywhere else. With a little sanding and a coat of eco-friendly paint, you can turn something ordinary into extraordinary, too.


2nd Ave. often has an endless assortment of all kinds of genres of records you might want to take for a spin. They’re priced affordably, and it’s a great way to try something “new” or find an old fave.

If you’re looking for five things to thrift for instead of buying new, check out our 2nd Avenue thrift store in North Wales for incredible prices on quality products.