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9 Popular Designer Clothing Consignment Shops in WNY

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Written by Kimberly Snickles

Published on February 15, 2022
Photo courtesy of Plato’s Closet

Let’s face it. No matter how many clothes we have in our closet, we simply DO NOT have anything to wear. Well, anything new that is. That’s why it’s probably a good idea for you and your wallet to visit Western New York’s best consignment shops. Not only will you have the opportunity to get rid of some gently used clothes you never wear and make a profit, you will also be able to purchase designer clothes in like-new condition for less than half the price! So, what are you waiting for? Here’s our guide to Western New York’s best designer clothing consignment shops.

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1. The Clothes Mentor

  • 1022 Union Rd, West Seneca / More Info
  • 9490 Transit Rd, Suite 102 East Amherst / More Info
  • 1030 Niagara Falls Blvd, Tonawanda / More Info

For practically nothing, you can walk around in designer duds each and every day. Walking into the Clothes Mentor, you’ll find so many gorgeous outfits at very low prices. Not only just clothes but, Clothes Mentor also sells designer shoes and purses! Can you say hollaaaaaaa!

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2. Plato’s Closet

Plato’s Closet is another great consignment store to visit if you want to save money and shop until you drop. Just bring in your gently used clothing and accessories that you no longer want and Plato’s Closet will pay you for them. Once you have some extra cash, feel free to shop around for some goodies. Now don’t let the idea fool you, Plato’s Closet won’t take just any old thread but in doing so, you can guarantee that if you walk out with some items, they are sure to be high fashion and in season!

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3. Second Chic Buffalo

Admit it… we all love the local clothing and accessories stores on Elmwood because the items sold are so unique that you won’t find them anywhere else. However, for a lady on a budget, these items may be a little too heavy for your wallet. That’s why it is of the utmost importance that you take a peek at Second Chic! Second Chic offers outstanding clothing for men and women at very fair prices. You would never know that these items weren’t brand new from how well kept they are. From shoes, scarves, purses, and jewelry, Second Chic is sure to suck you in!

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4. Ritzy Rags

4060 Union Rd, Cheektowaga  | More Info

Ritzy Rags is a beautiful consignment store in Cheektowaga that offers fashionable, items that include unique apparel for the local fashionista. Selling fur coats, designer dresses, purses, and shoes that you won’t find anywhere else, Ritzy Rags promises not to disappoint. Whether you’re a businesswoman, a sassy and classy lady, or just like to dress like the rich and famous, this is just the store for you!

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5. Peddlers Consignment Shoppe

5655 Main St, Williamsville / More Info

Peddlers has been providing top-notch apparel since 1982. Here you’ll find top women’s designer clothing at exceptionally reasonable prices. Peddlers Consignment Shoppe features most of all the top brands in upscale designer women’s clothing, handbags, shoes, jewelry, accessories, & much more!

Photo courtesy of Betsy’s Consignments

6. Betsy’s Consignments

34 W Washington St Ellicottville / More Info

Betsy’s Consignments specializes in high end items for men, women, and children. Their wide selection of styles includes everything from apparel to hats, scarves, shoes, and more! If you are headed down to ski country, this is a great stop for a fun trip while in Ellicottville!

Photo courtesy of Catwalk Consignment Boutique

7. Catwalk Consignment Boutique

8605 Main St, Williamsville / More Info

Located in the heart of Williamsville, Catwalk Consignment Boutique makes dressing fashionably so convenient and at an affordable price. As they put it on their website, “You will find that shopping at a quality consignment boutique is like borrowing from your stylish girlfriend” and we couldn’t agree more!

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8. Paloma Exchange

363 Grant St, Buffalo / More Info

Starting as an Instagram shop in 2019, Paloma Exchange quickly grew into their brick and mortar location which is fully stocked with high end finds. Here they buy men’s and women’s clothing, shoes, and accessories from the public every single day. They pay cash on the spot or offer store credit for the things they are able to take. Selling with them is fast and easy, and their inventory is constantly changing, which means there are always new things to find and more fun to be had.

Photo courtesy of The Walk In Closet Co.

9. The Walk In Closet Co.

650 Main St East Aurora / More Info

On the main strip in East Aurora you’ll find The Walk In Closet Co. Here you’ll find they have clothing for everyone including men, women, juniors, and children. Some of their most popular items are Coach and Vera Bradley.

So now that you have this helpful guide, we don’t see any reason why would you need to shop at the mall again! Take all of that cash you saved and go out to a nice dinner or better yet, go do some more shopping. There’s nobody stopping you from looking fabulous now except for you!

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This post was originally published in 2014 and has been updated.

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