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LA’s Top: 24 Best Thrift Stores + Resale Shops in Los Angeles 2024

Updated for 2024

In the spirit of recycling and saving money, shopping resale clothing shops and thrift stores is a great way to save money and reduce consumption. Whether you’re looking to refresh your closet with new pieces regularly or you’re looking to sell some of your pieces on consignment, we’ve curated a list of the top 20+ best resale shops in Los Angeles.

With designer resale shops popping up all over the Los Angeles area you can keep your wardrobe refreshed and save a whole lot of money.

gently used clothes on display at council thrift store mar vista
Council Thrift Store Mar Vista

24 Terrific Thrift Stores and Resale Shops in LA

Beacon House Thrift Shops
812 S. Pacific Ave., San Pedro, CA 90731
3220 East Anaheim St., Long Beach, CA 90804

(310) 903-4514

These two terrific Thrift Shops have bargains on tons of things, like clothing, furniture, jewelry, and so much more. The original shop in San Pedro is known for its hipster vibe and super cool vintage clothes. Long Beach, the newer location, is enormous, with over 13,000 square feet of bargains galore. Check them both out. When you shop, you’ll be supporting The Beacon House Association on San Pedro, a nonprofit dedicated to helping men recover from addiction and rejoin their families and communities. Both locations are open seven days a week.

Read all about the Beacon House Thrift Shops here.

111 N. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90036

(323) 931-4009

Recess first opened its doors ten years ago, and since then has become quite well-known for a “curated, unique assortment of fun vintage and contemporary clothing and accessories.” A lifestyle expansion in 2021 means in addition to clothing and accessories you can now find home decor “from the 20’s to the present, including unique haute couture, non-designer, and global finds.” Recess is open six days a week, closed on Sundays. Note: Be sure to check the website for additional offerings.

clothing and handbags displayed at the Colleagues resale store in Santa Monica
The Colleagues designer resale shop — fabulous shopping in a beautiful setting

The Colleagues
3312 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405

(310) 396-7349

“The Colleagues’ resale room sells vintage, budget and designer clothes, accessories, jewelry, menswear, antiques, decorative arts, and home goods.” This high-end designer resale shop is part of a non-profit founded in 1950, and sales benefits Children’s Institute, Inc. The collection changes constantly, based on current donations, but you can count on the quality to be high and the selection to be fabulous. Currently open only on Saturdays from 10 am to 3 pm. Be sure to check the website for the most current operating hours. 

Multiple locations around LA

2656 Griffith Park Blvd., Silver Lake, CA 90039
(323) 644-0060

Crossroads may be best described as a hip consignment and resale store chain, with options to sell your clothes for cash or store credit to buy new ones. “Crossroads has been leading the resale fashion industry for 30 years.” Customers aren’t just interested in fashion; they’re also eco-conscious and are doing their part to help keep clothing out of landfills.

2008 Westwood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90025

(424) 256-2861

Trove is a consignment store for tasteful, trendy clothing, home goods, jewelry, and accessories. You’re sure to find beautiful things at much less than retail pricing. And if you’re looking to sell any of your own items, you’ll find all their consignment information on their website. Open seven days a week.

8214 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90046

(323) 655-1960

The Decades boutique opened in 1997, and since then, has been a “world leader in the sale of pre-loved vintage, neo-vintage and contemporary designer clothing.” You’ll find a selection of gowns, menswear, casual wear, accessories (including bags and shoes), and dresses. At Decades, “it’s chic to repeat.” Open six days a week; closed on Sundays.

Buffalo Exchange
Multiple locations including:
14621 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
(818) 783-3420

With stores across the country and several stores within the Los Angeles area, Buffalo Exchange is a “pioneer in the resale fashion industry, buying, selling, and trading clothing and accessories since 1974.” Buffalo Exchange is unique because clothing and accessories are bought, sold, and traded locally with store customers. In addition, Buffalo Exchange is deeply involved in their local communities, supporting both national and local charities, keeping single-use plastic bags out of the landfills, and hosting special events such as the annual Earth Day $1 Sale. (Every year, on the Saturday closest to Earth Day, a fundraising $1 sale takes place at all locations, and all proceeds go to a non-profit organization.)

See our list of Resale Shops for Kids’ Clothes Here

Multiple locations including:
5910 N. Figueroa St., Highland Park, CA 90042
(213) 497-5959

“Every Wasteland location is shaped by the vibe and culture of their own neighborhoods,” where the residents contribute to the personality of each store. “Wasteland selects designer labels, some modern labels, and vintage from the ‘20s through the ‘90s.” The stores are open seven days a week.  

Gift of Garb
1835 Hyperion Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 909-2291

Gift of Garb offers a “thoughtfully curated collection of contemporary and high-end designer labels from recent seasons that reflect current trends for women today.” In terms of consignment, Gift of Garb is able to take more items from your closet because of their physical store space and their high-volume eBay shop. Open daily. 

Council Thrift Stores
Multiple Locations around SoCal, including:
2515 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank, CA 91505
(323) 852-8502

The Council Thrift Shops are a community resource of the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW). The first shop opened in 1924, and served immigrants coming to Los Angeles, by being stocked with useful household items. Today, Council Thrift Shops receive more than 100,000 annual donations, making them among the most popular thrift shops in Los Angeles. You’ll find a wide-selection of jewelry, clothing, furniture, art, accessories, and more. All shops are open daily. 

Goodwill Southern California
Multiple Locations all over SoCal including
310 N. San Fernando Rd., Los Angeles, CA 90031
(323) 987-2267

Goodwill Southern California includes more than 80 stores and features “a wide selection of deeply discounted, one-of-a-kind clothing, accessories, home goods, furnishing, books, electronics, collectibles, and more.” Additionally, you can shop online through their Online Store.

Squaresville Vintage
1800 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA

(323) 669-8464

Squaresville Vintage, a popular spot in Los Feliz, is all about clothing and jewelry from the 1970s to the 1990s. For more than twenty years, Squaresville has operated with “a focus on the unique and funky.” Open seven days a week.

Out of the Closet Thrift Stores
Multiple Locations including
3160 Glendale Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90039
(323) 664-4394

Out of the Closet Thrift Store (OTC) began in 1990 as a way to raise funds and awareness for AIDS Healthcare Foundation. When families shop at Out of the Closet, 96 cents of every dollar made goes to AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s HIV prevention and treatment services. Take your time browsing, you never know what treasures you may discover.

Berda Paradise Thrift Store
3506 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

(323) 661-8246

Berda Paradise Thrift Store is located just one block away from the Hollywood Sunset Free Clinic and all proceeds are donated to the clinic. You’ll find an assortment of trinkets, clothing, books, jewelry, and more. The store is open seven days a week. 

Return Style
312 Avenue I, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
(310) 375-0570

Return Style offers “haute fashion and accessories,” whether you’re looking to shop, sell, consign, or trade. You’ll find pre-owned designer brands for women including clothes, luxury bags, shoes, and coats. Closed on Mondays.

It’s a Wrap!
3315 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank, CA 91505
(818) 567-7366

You may have driven by It’s a Wrap! or seen it featured on a television show. This special shop is described as being “the only company on the planet that offers the general public the opportunity to purchase actual wardrobe and props from movie and TV sets.” Not only will you find amazing items, but those items each have a story. Items sold in the retail store are tagged with the production show code, and items sold online come with a Certificate of Authenticity. Open seven days a week.

Full Circle Thrift Shop
2245 Lake Ave., Altadena, CA
(626) 639-3051

Full Circle Thrift Shop is a non-profit community thrift store established in 2016. You’ll find friendly staff, happy to help you as you browse their selection of housewares, clothing, and collectibles. 

Playclothes Vintage Fashions
3100 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank, CA
(818) 557-8447

In its 4500 square feet, Playclothes Vintage offers “vintage furniture, home accessories, and vintage clothing from the 1920’s to the 1990’s.” You’ll find a large selection of clothing, kitchenware, outdoor furniture, shoes, and more. Open seven days a week. 

New Unto Others Thrift Store
175 N. Vermont Ave., Glendora, CA 91741
(626) 914-1200

New Unto Others Thrift Store is a volunteer-run thrift store that has been in business for over a decade. This non-profit thrift store supports local charities and organizations. In addition to clothing and purses, you’ll also find vintage collectibles as well as a large selection of books. 

The Salvation Army Thrift Store
Multiple locations including
4001 Inglewood Ave., Redondo Beach, CA 90278
(310) 675-3047

We all know the good work The Salvation Army does in in our communities. One way to help is by donating gently-used, no-longer-needed items. Another way to help, is by shopping one of their many thrift stores. The proceeds from thrift store sales are used to fund Adult Rehabilitation Centers. Some locations feature a thrift store and donation center, while others are only thrift stores. 

The Little Red Thrift Shoppe
25578 Base Line St., San Bernardino, CA 
(909) 649-8146

Tucked away in a small-ish, reddish, barn-like building, you’ll find The Little Red Thrift Shoppe. The Little Red Thrift Shoppe specializes in “vintage merchandise, refurbished shabby furniture, jewelry, purses, collectibles,” as well as more current fashion. 

All Things and More
8321 San Fernando Rd., Sun Valley, CA 91352
(818) 768-4255

All Things and More has a loyal customer base who speak highly of the friendly owner as well as the large selection offered. You’ll find clothing, jewelry, collectibles, and more. Be patient; you may have to sort through items until you discover your treasure. Open Tuesdays through Saturdays.

Clark & Atherton Mercantile
1772 Clark Ave., Long Beach, CA 
(562) 342-6487

Clark & Atherton was established in 2016 and describes itself as a “beautiful thrifty boutique.” You’ll find small furniture pieces, housewares, and home decor, as well as jewelry, clothing, books, and more. Proceeds are used to “feed and clothe the homeless, low income, and senior communities of Long Beach.” Open seven days a week. 

Rose Bowl Flea Market and Market Place
Rose Bowl Stadium
1001 Rose Bowl Dr., Pasadena, CA 91103

Mark your calendars – the second Sunday of each month you can shop at the Rose Bowl Flea Market and Market Place, also known as the “World’s Largest Flea Market.” And while it’s not technically a store, it does need to be included on a list highlighting resale opportunities. Shop from over 2500 vendors “selling everything from coveted antiques, rare vintage finds, and today’s most up-to-date trends.” Tickets are now available online. 


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Rebecca B

Monday 15th of August 2022

Are thrift stores in LA dog friendly?

Sarah Auerswald

Tuesday 16th of August 2022

Yes, some stores are dog-friendly. Just ask before you go.

Barbara Kubo

Friday 22nd of April 2022

House of Yahweh Thrift Store in Lawndale is a treasure trove of bargains! Clothing, household goods, shoes and knickknacks all at cut rate prices. Come prepared to pick through the store's shelves and racks to find that hidden gem. New arrivals daily. Sales support South Bay Outreach Center's Food Assistance and Social Services Programs. Hours are Monday through Friday 9:00-4:00. 4046 Marine Ave, Lawndale, Ca 90260 (310)675-1384

Sarah Auerswald

Sunday 24th of April 2022

Thanks for the tip!

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