5 Second-Hand Stores & Markets For Good Deals
Photo from Mustafa Ahmad, The Star
If you're on the hunt for one-of-a-kind items that you can’t find in the usual stores, then check out some of the top thrift stores in Singapore! Being frugal is part of being an Asian, so why not take advantage of the thrift stores available that offer great value for money? Singapore may be known for its expensive shopping, but it also has plenty of thrift stores that will give you plenty of bang for your buck!
They are a great way to be fashionable and stylish, while being environmentally conscious and saving money. With a wide variety of second-hand items, you can find amazing clothes, accessories, and furniture for your home. Shopping thrift is a great way to get the most bang for your buck and be stylish at the same time!
1.Praise Haven Mega Family Store
Photo from Red Shields Industries Singapore, Facebook
Praise Haven Mega Family Store is one of a chain of Family Stores that are part of the Red Shield Industries, the social enterprise arm of the Salvation Army.
The Salvation Army's 'Mega' Family Store is the biggest of its thrift stores and a great source for second-hand furniture, household items, apparel, and more. Renowned for its philanthropy, the Salvation Army refurbishes and recycles the items given to the store, selling them to support and finance its charitable activities.
2.The New2U Thrift
For years, New2U Thrift has earned a devoted following due to its bountiful selection of stylish clothing and shoes.
Not only do they have a vast selection, they also have trial rooms where you can try on the items before you purchase them. With both men’s and women’s clothing and unbeatable prices, New2U Thrift is the perfect place to go to find casual clothing without breaking the bank.
One pro tip is that you should visit the shop during the last two working days of the month to score everything you like for 50% off!
PS: They are closed pretty early and on most public holidays. Plan your visit after visiting their Facebook page.
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This is the perfect destination for fashionistas who are looking for fashion on a budget.
Here you can find the latest fashion trends from the biggest brands in the world, starting at just $5. Shop for the perfect outfit for a date, a party, or even your work wardrobe without breaking the bank.
Shopping online can be much more convenient than going to a store. Plus, you can get a great deal on your first order with a 5% discount!
Click the link to browse their online store and see what they have to offer.
Refash is known to carry good quality second-hand clothes, promising an enjoyable shopping experience that is also ec0-friendly!
4. Five Finds Thrift Market
The prices are unbeatable and it is not uncommon to leave the store with a bag full of items for less than $50. Whether you are a thrift veteran or a first-timer, Five Finds Thrift Market is the perfect place to find some great deals. With a constantly changing selection, you never know what you may find. So, if you're looking for a unique, affordable and stylish look, head over to Five Finds Thrift Market for all your shopping needs!
Most items at Five Finds Thrift Market range from $5 to $25.
5. The Luggage Market
Photo from The Luggage Market, Facebook
Located just a five minute walk from Lavender MRT Station, Luggageland – Aperia Mall's large-scale thrift market – offers secondhand items from more than 40 thrift booths set up in luggages.
By operating out of luggages, it’s quick and easy for customers to set up shop, open and close their booths, and move around with their items. Furthermore, the unique set-up makes for an interesting atmosphere and a fun shopping experience.
Every Sunday, the vibrant thrift market offers shoppers the opportunity to visit either indoor or outdoor booths between the hours of 11AM and 6PM, providing a comfortable experience for those who prefer air-conditioned spaces.
The Luggage Market is committed to sustainability and curbing overconsumption, so they only offer pre-loved items at affordable prices. You can even book a booth to sell your own secondhand items, though it can be difficult to get one due to high demand.
Discover an extraordinary variety of fashion pieces at unbeatable prices, from chic vintage clothing to delicate feminine ensembles. Many booths offer items starting from as little as S$2 (or even less)!
If you’re looking to upgrade your wardrobe while doing good for the environment, The Luggage Market should be your new favorite shopping destination! With unique thrifted finds, you’ll be sure to make a statement while also feeling good about your eco-friendly choices.