5 Best Resale Shops in Chicago


If you want high-end clothes on a low-end budget, go to these local stores for the most affordable clothes and accessories. They also buy and consign clothes, so bring in your gently used clothing, too. You can make money and shop at the same time!


  1. Selections Consignments 2152 N. Clybourn  ( 773) 296-4014

This Lincoln Park boutique has all the high-end designers from Chanel to Prada.  The women’s clothes are so beautiful and modern, you’ll forget you’re in a resale shop. The store also has stunning jewelry, stylish shoes, and fabulous coats. The shop has been a well-kept secret for almost 20 years, but that should change soon after customers discover the great finds.


  1. Plato’s Closet 2150 N. Clybourn (773) 549-2070

Right next door to Selections is Plato’s Closet, the resale shop for the more casual chic customer. Plato’s Closet has an impressive collection of jeans, shirts, and shoes for men and women.


  1. 3.      Brown Elephant 3651 N. Halsted Phone:( 773)549-5943

This Lakeview resale store lets you shop for a good cause.  Sales from Brown Elephant go to help the LGBT community, the elderly and other people in need of health services.


  1. Cynthia’s Consignments 2218 N. Clybourn   (773) 248- 7714

This Lincoln Park store has Ferragamo, Gucci, North Face coats for the winter, and even bridal wear.


  1. Crossroads 15 19 N. Milwaukee  (773)227-5300

This Wicker Park store always follows the hottest trends, from the coolest capes to the best boots.