Utilizing thrift stores is a great way to keep a tight budget while still getting exactly what you want. By becoming familiar with used clothing stores in and around Dallas, opportunities to buy great clothing and accessories will always be available. By thrift store shopping, you can cut your monthly expenses and sometimes even find brand new clothing (with tags!) at a bargain price.
St. Vincent De Paul Thrift Store
3052 West Northwest Hwy.
Dallas , TX 75220
At St. Vincent De Paul, the mission is to provide people with what they need at a fraction of the cost. They accept vouchers as well as cash; clothing donations are also accepted. Discounts can be given to students, seniors, and military families. Proceeds from the thrift store fund the Vincentian Mission.
What you can find: clothing and accessories, baby clothing and accessories, furniture, small household appliances, and books.
18230 Midway Rd.
Dallas , TX 75287
Goodwill works with Americans with disabilities in Dallas to provide job training and independence. Proceeds from Goodwill stores help fund programs for those in need. There are 10 metroplex locations for Goodwill; call ahead if you require bilingual staff.
What you can find: clothing, shoes, accessories, house wares, toys, some office equipment, books and music, VHS tapes and DVDs, as well as small electrical appliances such as lamps, televisions, and telephones.
3419 Knight St .
Dallas , TX 75219
Genesis Benefit’s mission is to provide relief and help for women and children who are victims of domestic violence. They accept donations of new or used goods to be sold in the thrift store. You may find brand name clothing here. All items for sale are steeply discounted.
What you can find: clothing, toys, books, children’s clothing and accessories, and home décor.
5554 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas , TX 75235
The Salvation Army is a Christian organization whose mission is providing social services and disaster relief. According to their website, the national average is $0.83 of every $1.00 donated goes directly to services for people in need. There are 11 metroplex locations for the Salvation Army. Call ahead if you require the staff to be bilingual.
What you can find: clothing, accessories, jewelry, toys, books, some furniture, and small household items.
3424 Greenville Ave.
Dallas , TX 75206
Buffalo Exchange buys and sells used clothing from local customers. Bring in clothes you no longer wear and trade them in for cash. You can then update your wardrobe by picking out clothing items or accessories to take home that you will actually wear. This is not a consignment shop, when clothes are deemed acceptable, the seller is immediately paid. Sellers are requested to call ahead and find out what is currently being purchased.
What you can find: clothing and accessories.
These excellent thrift stores can help keep closets up to date on a budget. Also worth checking out are these Top 10 Thrift Stores in Fort Worth.