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Treasure Hunting: Cool Consignment Shops

It’s tempting to make fast fashion and household purchases with the click of a button, but utilizing local resources to buy a pre-loved item has positive impacts on the environment—and your wallet. Say goodbye to shipping boxes and premium prices by immersing yourself in some of our region's resale retailers, where you can find high-end, brand-name treasures at reasonable rates.

Home Consignment Center sells furniture, accessories, designer handbags, and fine jewelry, with an emphasis on upscale brands. All inventory comes from area homes, manufacturer's samples, model homes, and factory closeouts. They keep costs transparent and none of the store employees are paid commission. They accept items every day, so you never know what new treasures will appear. 850 East Bidwell Street, Suite 110, Folsom, 916-817-6950,

Uptown Cheapskate is a recently opened trendy teen and adult fashion exchange. They buy men’s and women’s clothing for all seasons, all year long, in addition to carrying vintage, formal wear, and luxury items. They also have their own boutique that stocks new, fashionable clothing and accessories. 2030 Douglas Boulevard, Suite 47, Roseville, 916-474-5098,

Uptown Cheapskate


The goal at ReLoveIt is to offer previously owned clothing and accessories in excellent, like-new condition. They carefully choose items from boutiques, small retail chains, and stores—such as Button Up, Urban Outfitters, Tillys, Chicos, Talbots, Nordstrom, and Macy’s. The abundant, well-organized inventory makes shopping here an enjoyable experience for all. 1300 East Bidwell Street, Suite 125, Folsom, 916-984-6500,

Threads Clothing Exchange is a mother-and-daughter-owned women’s clothing exchange, offering size-inclusive fashion from 00/XS-24/4X. Selling modern and vintage wares, they offer cash on the spot for your fashion, with 35% cashback or 50% in-store credit and up to 70% back on consigned luxury brands. Their buyers have over 11 years of reselling experience, providing extensive knowledge on brands and trends. They also sell designer items on their website. 223 Vernon Street, Roseville, 916-771-3222,

Threads Clothing Exchange


Violets Are Blue is known for their friendly service, good vibes, and great prices. The clothes they pick have more to do with fabric, color, and style as opposed to brand names, and they tend to select threads with more of a bohemian flair. Be sure to check out their “Grandma Corner,” featuring a small section of new baby clothes and accessories. 450 Main Street, Placerville, 530-626-8362,

Freestyle Clothing Exchange provides a place to recycle your style and refresh your wardrobe. Their mission is to inform the community of the positive effects that recycling fashion can have on the environment. Their business model is resale, not consignment, meaning you’ll get paid cash or trade on the spot instead of having to wait for your items to sell. They accept clothing and accessories based on the current season, store inventory levels, and trending styles, as well as vintage clothing. 850 East Bidwell Street, Suite 140, Folsom, 916-985-3733; 1107 Roseville Square, Roseville, 916-773-3733,

Renaissance Fine Consignment is a luxury women’s consignment boutique, catering exclusively to those seeking high-quality, designer clothing at a fraction of the original price. Items (couture dresses, tailored blazers, chic blouses, stylish accessories, etc.) are hand-picked from some of the most renowned designers in the fashion industry, including Chanel, Gucci, Hermes, and Louis Vuitton. 4357 Town Center Boulevard, Suite 116, El Dorado Hills, 916-358-9196,

Renaissance Fine Consignment


The Wild Pea is a children's and maternity boutique in historic Downtown Placerville carrying pre-loved clothing and local artist creations. Bring in your maternity wardrobe or clothing your kids have outgrown to consign and pass along. Drop-off is available by appointment only and items are reviewed on current trends, inventory levels, and season. 464 Main Street, Placerville, 530-903-3074,

Under the Arbor is comprised of 24 individual vendors plus consignment items, with two locations and an online store featuring select furniture items. They strive to have unique, high-quality merchandise at affordable prices. Treasures range from garden statuary and home décor to women's clothing. 4120 Sunset Lane, Shingle Springs, 530-677-0100; 289 Placerville Drive, Placerville, 530- 303-3908,

When people walk into Loved Again Boutique, they’re often surprised to learn it’s a consignment store. The boutique is well-organized, and all pre-loved items are carefully selected and in pristine condition. They carry clothing in sizes from newborn to juniors with a large selection of maternity and nursing wear. They resell most infant gear, too, such as bassinets, swings, bouncers, carriers, diaper bags, new and used toys, baby gifts, and more. Relax and stay a while, as they offer a large play area for littles to enjoy while parents’ shop. 826 Lincoln Way, Auburn, 530-887-5437,

Loved Again Boutique



Though not technically a consignment/resale shop (they don’t buy other people’s wares), Thrifted. On Main is full of all-things vintage, eclectic, and cool—from clothing and accessories to small furniture pieces, lighting, home décor, and more—all carefully “hunted and gathered” by the shop owners, Danielle Harper and Darcy Quinn. 460 Main Street, Suite 102, Placerville, 530-497-5945,

Thrifted. On Main


by Melissa Strand
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