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8 places to revamp your thrift shop threads and such

Spring cleaning meets summer blingin' - on a budget

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Thrift Store in ATL

Remember the Macklemore jam “Thrift Shop”? Don’t act. You loved it. And even if you were keeping your personal wardrobe and home décor nifty and thrifty before the Seattle rapper gave it the pop redux, there’s no time like now to brush off your throwback style. The season is changing so you know the drill: out with the old and in with the older. Here’s a sampling of 10 spots to keep you fresher than a palm-full of pocket lint and grandma’s peppermint.

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Furniture and Home Goods Stores

Offering authentic vintage, retro, and modern goods, Highland Row features lots of mid-century modern. Catch the Basement Market, where the goodies spill out onto the sidewalk, the first Saturday of every month. | more...

Thrift Store

This massive warehouse in north Decatur behind a Kroger shopping center is a gold mine of faux fur coats, jump suits, retro jewelry, fixer-upper furniture, a handful of used records and LOTS of shoes. The prices are low so you can impulse buy with abandon. | more...

Clothing Store

If they crammed any more used and vintage jeans, dresses, and shoes into this small shop, you couldn't get through the door. | more...

Clothing Store

With deals on used and vintage clothes, Rag-O-Rama is a great place to swap your old designer threads for store credit to buy more. | more...

Clothing Store

An off-the-beaten-track collection of well-organized, near-pristine vintage threads — that hasn't yet been picked over by the masses. | more...

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The above list first appeared in the 2015 CL Cityguide as written by Rodney Carmichael and was recently updated by the CL Staff. 



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