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Top 5 best resale shops in St. Louis

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Looking for a place to buy and sell old clothes, shoes, and accessories? With an impressive resale market, St. Louis has plenty of shops to do just that, and more. From consignment, to on-the-spot buying, selling, and donating, there are many options in the area. These shops are not your typical thrift stores. There is no trash, only treasures. You may luck up and find some recycled styles that you can feed right back into your closet.

ScholarShop
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ScholarShop

ScholarShop

Clayton: 8211 Clayton Rd. St. Louis, MO 63117, 314-725-3456; Webster Groves: 7930 Big Bend Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63119, 314-961-2525; scholarshopstl.org

This unique resale shop offers upscale fashions for women, men and children.  Everything from designer apparel, jewelry, handbags, shoes, ties, scarves, hats and fine collectibles can be found inside the ScholarShop. With two area locations (Clayton and Webster Groves), collections are varied. ScholarShop has many sales and promotions throughout the year, ensuring that shoppers will find great bargains. This store is great for those who are looking to donate and shop for a cause. Donations are accepted at both locations and donators will receive a statement at the end of the tax year, itemizing the value of their salable donations through the year. All purchases made support students in the area through the Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis

Avalon Exchange

6388 Delmar Blvd. 
St. Louis, MO 63130, 314-725-2760; avalonexchange.com

From the on-trend and in-season pieces, this is a great shop to buy, sell and trade the latest fashions. Offering clothing for men and women, its collections include vintage pieces, designer labels, denim and leather. One-of-a-kind styles that cannot be found anywhere in St. Louis lay hidden on the racks. If in the market for a bold statement piece or a costume for a themed party, this is arguably the best shop in town, attracting a diverse group of sellers. Those with piles of gently worn trendy clothing should definitely give Avalon Exchange a visit. Store credit or cash is offered for items that the store chooses to buy.  

Women's Closet Exchange
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Women's Closet Exchange

Women's Closet Exchange

11575 Gravois Rd St. Louis, MO 63126, 314-842-8405; womensclosetexchange.net

Coined one of the best resale shops in the country, Women’s Closet Exchange is the focal point of the television show, Resale Royalty. The show is produced by Coolfire Originals.  The shop is owned and operated by resale guru, Sue McCarthy and her two daughters, Diana and Laura. These fashion savvy ladies take on a style conscious clientele who are looking for the best designer buys in town. They are committed to authenticity, and they typically buy items that are recently purchased. This is the perfect shop for socialites to take their luxury fashion items that may have been slightly overphotographed in hopes to sell them and score some new pieces for their closets. Buying guidelines and seasonal windows for those interested in selling are available on the store's website. 

Back On The Rack

2535 S. Brentwood Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63144, 314-963-7575; backontherackconsignment.com

Featuring a variety of designers and popular brands for women, Back On The Rack is centrally located in Brentwood. The collections are constantly changing; one can be sure to find some well-known brands in women's fashion here. This shop will pick up your unwanted items, appraise them, and pay you, leaving you free of worry of what will sell. As far as consigning items, there are a few guidelines listed on the shop’s website.

Upscale Resale Boutique
Upscale Resale Boutique upscaleresaleboutique.com

Upscale Resale Boutique

Upscale Resale Boutique

10042 Manchester Road, St. Louis, MO 63122, 314-821-8161; upscaleresaleboutique.com

Owned and operated by Willows Way, a local nonprofit organization serving people with mental and physical disabilities, Upscale Resale Boutique offers a warm shopping experience. The shop is known for its personable staff. Consignments are by appointment only, so be sure to call in advance to sell. Upscale Resale Boutique carries designer names such as Prada, Juicy Couture and Chanel. Shop with a piece of mind knowing that all proceeds from purchases and consignments go to helping those with disabilities by creating opportunities. 

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