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Splurging on a pricey purchase can be quite a rush—unless the thrill of the buy is followed by a serious case of buyer's remorse. For shoppers who've grown weary of the Forever21s, Targets, and H&Ms of the world, these 10 Philly stores house great finds that don't require wads of cash.


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1. Buffalo Exchange

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1713 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 557-9850
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Just a stone's throw from Second Time Around and Laila Rowe (also on this map), Buffalo Exchange offers instant cash for gently-used men's and women's clothes, shoes, and accessories, all of which eventually make their way to the sales floor.

2. Kamee

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1625 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 383-6800
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A recent addition to the Shops at Liberty Place, Kamee carries casual women's clothing and accessories that range from $1.95 to $34.95.

3. Laila Rowe Philadelphia

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1710 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(267) 324-5723
Trendy apparel , shoes, and cutesy accessories hover around the $20 mark, and a clearance table offers even lower prices.

4. Lost + Found

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133 3rd St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 928-1311
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For welcome relief of Old City sticker shock, head to Lost & Found's sale section for deep markdowns on women's contemporary labels (think Tulle, Ya, Aryn K, OTBT, and Poetic License).

5. Never Too Spoiled

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108 North 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133
(215) 928-0167
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Jam-packed with everything from clothing, accessories, and jewelry to home decor, kitchen supplies, and pet accessories, this Old City shop is a perfect meld of affordability and boho flair.

6. Philly Aids Thrift Shop

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710 S 5th St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 922-3186
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With sales benefiting AIDS research, this popular thrift shop is brimming with two floors of vintage clothes, electronics, furniture, books, and housewares.

7. Second Time Around

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1728 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(617) 247-0123
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This upscale consignment shop is a go-to for designer labels at discounted prices. Think Chanel, Marc Jacobs, DVF, Nanette Lepore, and more.

8. Smak Parlour

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219 Market St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 625-4551
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Smak Parlour delivers pin-up meets rocker-girl apparel and accessories for well under $100.

9. Urban Princess Boutique

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620 South 4th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(267) 909-8317
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A bright spot on Fabric Row, Urban Princess is known for its selection of wallet-friendly accessories, gifts, artisan jewelry, beauty products, and seasonal apparel.

10. Wardrobe Boutique

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1822 Spring Garden St
Philadelphia, PA 19130
(215) 568-2660
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Proceeds from this bargain thrift shop benefit Career Wardrobe, a non-profit organization for women reentering the workforce.

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1. Buffalo Exchange

1713 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Just a stone's throw from Second Time Around and Laila Rowe (also on this map), Buffalo Exchange offers instant cash for gently-used men's and women's clothes, shoes, and accessories, all of which eventually make their way to the sales floor.
1713 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19103

2. Kamee

1625 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
A recent addition to the Shops at Liberty Place, Kamee carries casual women's clothing and accessories that range from $1.95 to $34.95.
1625 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

3. Laila Rowe Philadelphia

1710 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Trendy apparel , shoes, and cutesy accessories hover around the $20 mark, and a clearance table offers even lower prices.
1710 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19103

4. Lost + Found

133 3rd St., Philadelphia, PA 19106
For welcome relief of Old City sticker shock, head to Lost & Found's sale section for deep markdowns on women's contemporary labels (think Tulle, Ya, Aryn K, OTBT, and Poetic License).
133 3rd St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106

5. Never Too Spoiled

108 North 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19133
Jam-packed with everything from clothing, accessories, and jewelry to home decor, kitchen supplies, and pet accessories, this Old City shop is a perfect meld of affordability and boho flair.
108 North 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133

6. Philly Aids Thrift Shop

710 S 5th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
With sales benefiting AIDS research, this popular thrift shop is brimming with two floors of vintage clothes, electronics, furniture, books, and housewares.
710 S 5th St
Philadelphia, PA 19147

7. Second Time Around

1728 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19102
This upscale consignment shop is a go-to for designer labels at discounted prices. Think Chanel, Marc Jacobs, DVF, Nanette Lepore, and more.
1728 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19102

8. Smak Parlour

219 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Smak Parlour delivers pin-up meets rocker-girl apparel and accessories for well under $100.
219 Market St
Philadelphia, PA 19106

9. Urban Princess Boutique

620 South 4th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147
A bright spot on Fabric Row, Urban Princess is known for its selection of wallet-friendly accessories, gifts, artisan jewelry, beauty products, and seasonal apparel.
620 South 4th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

10. Wardrobe Boutique

1822 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, PA 19130
Proceeds from this bargain thrift shop benefit Career Wardrobe, a non-profit organization for women reentering the workforce.
1822 Spring Garden St
Philadelphia, PA 19130