If you would describe your style as boho, grunge, festival fashion or street style, Vintro Clothing is the ideal online thrift store for you. Started in 2012 as an alternative to mass produced "fast fashion", Vintro Clothing has bloomed into an upcycler's dream store. You can visit their physical store in Pretoria East or shop online for custom refurbished, one-of-a-kind vintage pieces.
Thrifting is a way of life down in the Cape. Thankfully, one of the city's finest sustainable fashion boutiques just happens to ship nationwide. Lootsin boasts a wide selection of high quality vintage and pre-loved items on their online store. From swanky jackets and coats to vintage purses and scarves, this store has all you need to curate a truly unique wardrobe collection. Shipping is free on orders over R550, so get shopping!
Thrift shopping isn't reserved for varsity students and hipsters. Encore Clothing is an online consignment store dedicated to high quality, professional pre-loved clothing and shoes. If you've got a pair or two of work shoes that you've never worn, register on the site and get selling. Once you've made your money back, browse around their store for something better suited to your style and needs. It's the perfect exchange system for hardworking ladies with a passion for vintage fashion and the environment.
Moms and dads, how many times have you bought an item of clothing for your kids for them to outgrow it within weeks? Founders of Once More know the struggles of clothing little ones, which is why they developed this online consignment store. With over 500 consignors, you can shop from a wide range of brands for half the price! Once More also stock maternity wear and kiddies toys. Delivery is free for all orders over R475 throughout South Africa.
Instagram thrift stores are ever growing in popularity. Our favourite of the moment is Cry Baby.Thrift. Owner, Gabrielle C. Onay is a fierce supporter of local brands and offers a safe space for thrifters of all body shapes and sizes to express themselves through fashion. Cry Baby.Thrift has steadily become a community of its own, promoting diversity and ethical fashion. Join in on the conversation and get yourself a couple of pre-loved fashion staples.
Find some of your favourite local brands on this online store at unmissable prices, as well as clothing items from local fashion influencers, who are selling pre-owned high-quality pieces from their wardrobe. Click here to visit their online store. Also, you can download the app to have it easily accessible on your phone, wherever you go
Check Out Instagram, Too!
Instagram is full of thrift stores offering pre-loved secondhand clothing. Here are a few recommendations that we have personally shopped from:
Do you know of any other online thrift stores? Let us know about them!