Everyone loves to shop. And we have some gems in Richmond. Richmond on the Cheap found there are plenty of local stores and shops that sell beautiful, affordable, and recycled outfits, making the perfect gift or treat for herself and also those on her gift list while adhering to a budget.
Take a stroll around Richmond and explore these second hand stores as you do your part in reusing clothes and keeping the world green while saving money.
1. Ashby (3010 W Cary St. Richmond, VA)
The consignment store Ashby carries both casual and fancier clothes, typically ranging from $6.00 to $22.00. The average price of a piece would be $12.00, whereas the highest price would be $89.00.
Not only does Ashby carry fashionable, relevant, and modern clothes, they also carry things such as accessories and mugs. The store was opened in 2013, with the goal to be a sustainable clothing option in Richmond.
As one employee expressed, it is important to save and donate clothes instead of simply throwing them out. Ashby is a beautiful store with an open and airy aura, two separate rooms with both men and women’s clothing, and a kind staff. This would certainly be a positive option if you are looking for local places to thrift.
2. Clementine (3118 W Cary St. Richmond, VA)
Since 2003, Clementine has promoted the importance of second hand clothing and recycling. Clementine has a beautiful selection of clothes.
Luxurious clothing is typically priced higher, the highest things sold being around $400 to $1,000. Typical clothing, such as sweaters and vests, cost anything from $20 to $100.
Clementine has a sale rack as well where most items are around $20 and accessories that are typically priced at $15.00. Only located a few yards away from Ashby, this store has an organized, safe, and clean feel with sets of modern shoes lining the walls. If you are looking for a consignment store, Clementine is for you!
3. Fan Tastic Thrift (1914 W Main St., Richmond, VA)
Fan Tastic Thrift has anything and everything you might need. With t-shirts as cheap as $0.99 and sweaters pricing at $2.98, at Fan Tastic Thrift, you will find a variety of affordable clothes.
Along with the clothes, Fan Tastic Thrift has things such as kitchenware, with mugs, pots, and pans! Fan Tastic Thrift is also rich in books, records, tapes, CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes, and even picture frames.
The store has been open for decades with the goal of profit and recycling. Fan Tastic Thrift is a great stop to browse for an outfit while enjoying Richmond’s many restaurants and business or going around doing errands.
4. Midlothian Book Exchange (14198 Midlothian Tpke)
The trading policy gives 1/4th of the list price of a book as in-store credit. Then, that store credit can then be used on 1/2 of your purchase. @midlobooks only allows one bag of books to trade per visit. In our experience, it takes less than 10 minutes to find out how much credit the store will give you from your trade. Be sure to keep the orange card from staff with how much credit you have, because it is NOT recorded anywhere in the store.
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