Best Thrift Store in Singapore

For fashion enthusiasts, the search for the perfect outfit is never-ending. For those who are looking to buy clothing at a low price, there’s one place that you should go: your local thrift store. With so many different places in Singapore to shop secondhand goods, it can be difficult to find the best thrift store. We have put together this list of 5 stores that we think offer some of the best finds and deals around town!

1. REFASH

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Refash is Singapore’s largest thrift store chain, having six physical locations around the island. The store sells high-quality commodities in excellent condition. Aloysius Sng founded the business in 2016 with the goal of stemming the flow of wasteful trash by selling bargain products in outstanding shape. Refash has upcycled over 2 million products so far.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The shop emulates a boutique environment.
  • There is a well-designed online store where you may not only purchase but also arrange for the sale of unwanted things.
  • For a nominal fee, arrangements can be made for the collecting of your sale items.
  • They will take care of all the selling and mailing on your behalf.
  • Several locations are conveniently placed within well-known shopping malls such as Orchard Gateway and City Plaza.

SERVICES:

  • Sale of slightly used products of high quality at locations situated across the island.
  • Warehouse deals on a regular basis.
  • Collections of influencers are marketed.
  • Membership for frequent consumers.
  • Vouchers.
  • Franchise opportunity supported by an extensive network.

COMMONLY STOCKED ITEMS:

  • Dresses
  • Bottoms and tops
  • Branded fashion
  • New clothes from the previous season
Address10 Ubi Crescent, #03-38, Lobby C Ubi Techpark,
Singapore 408569
Contact Details+65 9456 3658
Websitehttps://refash.sg/


2. THE FASHION PULPIT

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The Fashion Pulpit was founded with the intention of enacting positive development in favour of sustainable fashion. The shop enables simple swapping of outgrown fashion goods. Additionally, clothes flipping extends the life of clothes, reducing waste. The Fashion Pulpit is the winner of the 2020 Expatliving Gold Award for Best Vintage and Secondhand Fashion.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • All commodities go through a quality check.
  • You can sign up for a membership plan that specifies the maximum number of things that can be submitted.
  • Clothing is brought in using reusable tote bags.
  • Items submitted for review are subjected to a quality assessment, with points granted for usage for trading.

SERVICES:

  • Trade-ins and swaps of gently used items
  • Clothing that need little mending
  • Upcycling trendy goods that owners would rather keep
  • Workshops and events devoted to garment care and valuable fashion tips
  • Electronic gift cards

Items Available for Trading

  • Clothing
  • Shoes
  • Bags
  • Accessories
Address5 Straits View Marina One The Heart #01-04
Singapore 018935
Contact Details+65 8399 5343
Websitehttps://www.thefashionpulpit.com/


3. SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW

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Something Old, Something New was founded in 1997 by two volunteers, Ms Anna Tsang and Ms Felicia Teo, and has grown into a network of businesses since then. It is a business that serves as a training ground for those recuperating from mental health disorders.

Through the years, the thrift shop has been instrumental in restoring such persons’ confidence and equipping them with skills necessary to reclaim their position in society.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The store is located in eight sites around the island.
  • It takes clothing, furniture, toys, and books, among other contributions. These are redeemable at any of their locations.
  • Periodically, flea markets are conducted when goods are sold at rock-bottom rates.
  • Donations are tax deductible.
  • Prices are set and start at $3.

SERVICES:

  • E-commerce site specialising on handcrafted goods
  • Assistance to the community’s underprivileged
  • A training platform for those suffering from mental illness

COMMONLY STOCKED ITEMS:

  • Household supplies
  • Clothing
  • Bags
  • Books
  • Electronics
  • Accessories
  • Toys
  • DVD’S
AddressJurong West Street 41 499,
640499 Singapore
Contact Details+65 6563 0310
WebsiteSomething Old, Something New


4. PRAISE HAVEN MEGA FAMILY STORE

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Praise Haven Mega Family Store is part of a series of Family Stores operated by Red Shield Industries, the Salvation Army’s social business branch.

The Salvation Army’s largest thrift store, the ‘Mega’ family store is a treasure trove of slightly used household supplies, furniture, clothes, and other goods.

The Salvation Army is world-renowned for its charitable efforts. Donated items are refurbished, repurposed, and sold to generate revenue to support the organization’s humanitarian endeavours.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Each item is thoroughly cleaned and disinfected.
  • Registered members receive a 10% discount on certain products.
  • From the downtown line, the Praise Haven Mega Family Store is accessible (Hillview)
  • Customers can try on items in fitting rooms prior to making a purchase.

SERVICES:

  • The sale of a range of products at competitive rates
  • Job possibilities in occupational therapy are available.
  • Assistance to calamity areas on a humanitarian basis

COMMONLY STOCKED ITEMS:

  • Leather goods
  • Clothes, including wedding gowns and formal attire
  • Handbags
  • Sets of furniture
  • Art
  • Electronics
  • Tableware
  • Pottery
  • Instruments of music
Address500 Upper Bukit Timah Rd,
Singapore 678106
Contact Details+65 6349 5312
WebsitePraise Haven Mega Family Store


5. DUSTBUNNY VINTAGE

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Pia Chew founded Dustbunny Vintage in 2006, and has been selling vintage treasures for over 15 years, including rare luxury bags by Gucci, Louis Vuitton, and other well-known brands, as well as vintage clothes ranging from the ’20s onward. While the shop is off the main path, it is well worth a visit. This is because you could come upon a rare gemstone or two.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The store is well-designed, with an excellent layout for exploration.
  • Before anything is added to the stock, it is thoroughly inspected.
  • Most sizes are available, ranging from 0 to 16.
  • Excellent customer service is available.

SERVICES:

  • Customers can benefit from a customised tailoring service.

COMMONLY STOCKED ITEMS:

  • Designer accessories
  • Clothing
  • Accessories
  • Shoes
  • Jewellery
  • Formal attire
Address2-A Keong Saik Rd.,
Singapore 089110
Contact Details+65 6222 0116
WebsiteDustbunny Vintage

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