With the rapid rise of fast fashion and environmental concerns toward sustainability, millennials, and gen-Z have established a massive change in the way people shop. Due to its affordability and uniqueness of pieces, people all over social media are urging others to switch to thrift shopping. Thrift shopping is one of a kind experience from finding the best quality items to developing your style. We’ve looked around for the best thrift stores both online and in real life around UAE and Cairo. Here are our favorite Picks.
Thrift N’ Chic
Is a vintage store based in Egypt. Their pieces are diverse and unique covering different fashionable themes from late 90s and early 2000s designed pieces to boho dresses and 70s tops.
Before the popularity of thrifting, people would purchase their used clothing from el wekala. With thousands of clothing stores and stands, it is the ideal location to find affordable clothing and vintage items, and even sometimes brand-new pieces
If you are looking for vintage bomber jackets, Madonna graphic tee, or retro Jordans, Kvell is your place.They feature a wide range of sizes and special streetwear selections.
If you are a fan of Rom coms, you must have a thing for velvet dresses and floral chiffon gowns. Fashionably appealing Good Old products come at reasonable costs and are made of high-quality materials.
Used Brands In Egypt
Thrifting High-End Brands can be a challenge, however, used brands in Egypt have every item you can think of from shoes, Glasses, and Bags to swimsuits and even Hermes sets all in good condition
Luckily for us, thrift drobe offers an overwhelming amount of Y2K button-ups and dresses, which are to die for. Additionally, they have a variety of boho clothing, asymmetrical skirts, and oversized shirts all in good quality.
The sustainable shopping experience is one of a kind in “ The Space”. They have a variety of handmade products, accessories, and home decorations.
They are located at 14 Road 210, Degla, Maadi.
Thrifter in pink
Do you wish to sell any clothes that you no longer wear? If you live in Alexandria or Cairo, the pink thrifter will buy your used clothing. They also offer both new and secondhand clothing.
It is a one-of-a-kind vintage shop. They sell vintage jackets, hoodies, and pants. Although they have a set price for their products, their prices sometimes vary depending on the item. They deliver all around Egypt.
Based in Alexandria, Mray is all what your Pinterest pins would look like in real life, their aesthetically pleasing pieces and designs are utterly stunning.
Founded back in 2008, Reems Closet is a resale designer store. It’s a retail treasure for high-end brands with good conditions. In reems closet you can even sell your designer brands or trade them.
They are located in Jumeirah Plaza
Retold is a two-floor store that sells a range of clothing, from streetwear to designer items. Additionally, you can sell your pre-owned clothing; they don’t have to be designer labels. You may purchase online and at their three outlets in the United Arab Emirates.
Whether you want to shop online or in-store, garderobe has a great selection of clothing and accessories. Garderobe unites customers and independent sellers of fine luxury goods and provides customers with a great and easy shopping experience.
Looking for cool and edgy shorts or retro t-shirts from the early 90s, fashion rerun will be your favourite spot for streetwear. Women, men, and kids are among the products they sell. Although they carry out their business online, they occasionally host pop-up shops.
Because of its vivid colours and daring designs, Y2K fashion remains iconic to our day. On their website, Izsa Store sells the finest clothes in a wide variety of sizes and designs. They also deliver across the UAE and do pop-up stores now and then.
Thrift for Good doesn’t just sell thrift items for sustainability causes, they also use 100% of their profits to help kids in the Gulf region whether in education or health. They have 2 stores: Palm Jumeirah, Golden Mile Galleria Building 8, and Times Square Center first floor to the right of Sharaf DG
The Urban Market concept is a once-a-month pop-up market where you can locate many of the online and Instagram thrift shops with their variety of selections. They will host their next market on May 13 from 4 to 10 p.m. in Red Dubai Oasis
Vintage Vibe is an online streetwear retailer. They offer a wide variety of t-shirts, hoodies, jackets, and hats. If you want to add a little personality to your wardrobe, they have you covered
If you’re having trouble finding your favourite band t-shirts or graphic-designed shirts, check out Digg. It is for a collection of the edgiest T-shirts. Also, you may find vintage pieces sparked by the 1990s.
Era Thrifts is a store based in Dubai. It has pieces from all over the world, including sneakers, tote bags, and all sorts of accessories. Their pieces are trendy and up to date