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Happy Hauling: thrift stores, vintage sellers, and consignment shops in Seattle

Here’s the deal — the thrift and vintage shopping scene in Seattle has great finds. These are your must-see stops for a perfect haul.

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Shopping vintage is a great way to make sure no one shows up to the party wearing the same outfit as you.

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When it comes to Seattle’s shopping scene, we love a good treasure hunt — and a good bargain. Our city is home to a plethora of thrift stores, swap meets, co-ops, vintage shops, and resale gems.

Get in loser, we’re going shopping.

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The Fremont Sunday Market is open for weekend shopping regardless of the weather.

Flea markets

SODO Flea Market, SODO
On the hunt for some sweet new (to you) threads? This market features 65+ vendors every second Saturday of the month. Stop by from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for good shopping and snacks from a few food + coffee vendors.

Fremont Sunday Market, Fremont
This 32-year-old outdoor shopping pop-up is one of Seattle’s longest-running markets. Starting Oct. 30, the market will be moving underneath the Fremont Bridge to keep shoppers dry and warm with patio heaters during the chilly months. It’s open every Sunday, rain or shine, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Georgetown Flea Market, Georgetown
Run by the same folks as the SODO flea market, this outdoor shopping opportunity happens on the first Saturday of every month at 5805 Airport Way S.

Punk Rock Flea Market, Various locations
Name a better city for this themed event — we’ll wait. Expect to find a lot of skateboards, band t-shirts, strong libations, and taxidermied animals at the next event taking place Saturday, June 22 + Sunday, June 23.

South Park Swap Meet (SPASM), South Park
Running from April to October, this market that pops up every third Saturday is known to feature live DJs, belly dance performances, and even puppet shows.

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Pretty Parlor is an excellent place to shop if you would describe your ideal aesthetic as bubblegum chic.

Vintage shops

Pretty Parlor, Capitol Hill
Ready to make a big statement? This vintage shop has enough tulle, sparkles, pastels, and lace to catch anyone’s attention. Shop online or stop by any day of the week.

Fremont Vintage Mall, Fremont
Not only can you find super unique threads in this two-story treasure, you can also snag local art, knick-knacks, jewelry, furniture, and lots of records while you wander the maze of racks and shelves. You may also spot the store’s booth at a variety of flea markets.

Red Light Vintage, U District
Flannels, jackets, tops, and thrift faves like Carhartt pants and Levis jeans can be discovered on the racks. The back area stores costumes for those dress-up occasions.

Bon Voyage Vintage, Pioneer Square
If your wardrobe is severely lacking in trucker caps (trust us, it’s a staple), you can fix that soon when you check out this store — and maybe find some new wall art while you’re at it.

The Barn Owl Vintage Goods, Georgetown
Expect vintage Levi jeans, silly local T-shirts, and other kinds of neat finds at this South Seattle spot.

Late Night Vintage Market, Capitol Hill
Listen, there’s something about shopping at 11 p.m. that leads to the best fashion decisions you’ve ever made for your closet. Stop by anytime before midnight.

Thrift stores

Out of the Closet, Capitol Hill
Shop used clothes, books, and more at this establishment that raises funds and awareness for AIDS Healthcare Foundation.

Goodwill’s Seattle Outlet, SODO
Get digging through the vast inventory of pre-owned clothing and housewares where some items are priced by their weight (making them even cheaper than typical Goodwill prices). See additional Goodwill shops in Seattle.

Stop ‘N Shop Thrift Store, West Seattle
Sales here benefit the West Seattle Senior Center, so you can shop clothing + accessories, home items, and knickknacks with a clear conscience.

Assistance League of Seattle Thrift Shop, Wallingford
The proceeds from this quaint consignment store’s clothes, accessories, and housewares go to education programs around the city. You can also check out its wares on Poshmark.

Pioneer Thrift, Pioneer Square
Most clothes donated to this org go straight to Seattle’s unhoused population, but items that aren’t suited for people living outside are sold to benefit the shop’s Supported Employment Program.

Lifelong Thrift, Capitol Hill
Find items like leather boots, vintage cameras, comic books, and even a fake bonsai every now and then in this two-level shop.

Resale and consignment shops

Crossroads Trading, Various locations
Graphic tees, summer dresses, cool vests, and overcoats — no matter the season, Crossroads probably has what you’re looking for to really spice up your next fit.

Ballard Consignment Store, Ballard
Looking for new statement furniture? This home goods shop has lots of sweet chairs, couches, beds, and decor in varying styles to give your space a refresh on a budget.

Alexandra’s Designer Consignment, Downtown
You don’t have to like vintage to shop secondhand. This store offers the latest trends for local fashionistas, including handbags, clothing, shoes, and more.

Two Big Blondes Plus Size Consignment, Central District
With more than 10,000 clothing items sizes 14 and up, this shop has quite the selection for folks scoping out good deals. Also, the staff is well-trained to assist with finding your fit and style of choice.

Sugarlump, Mt. Baker
This maternity and kid-focused secondhand store will have you and your young’n looking fresh for a fraction of the cost. You’ll be able to find items from Patagonia, Scotch & Soda, and Lily Pulitzer.

Sell Your Sole, Magnolia
Shoes can make or break an outfit — let the people of Seattle know how stylish you are with brands like Balenciaga, Simone Rocha, and Chanel on sale.

Cherry Consignment, West Seattle
This women’s consignment store sells seasonal trends and offers appointments for interested sellers looking to free up some closet space.

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