They just don’t make ‘em like they used to. That’s why these days, some of the most fashion-savvy people find their best clothing pieces at thrift stores, where vintage items, one-of-a-kind finds and items made to last a lifetime can be found just hanging on the clothing rack.
This month, after many people have cleaned out their closets following a gift-hearty holiday season, check out these thrift stores near your RESA apartment for tops, skirts, jeans, shoes and more that will have everyone asking, “Where did you find that?’
Current Boutique, located at 1318 14th St NW, Washington, D.C. which is just a hop, skip and a jump away from your RESA apartment at a 10 minute drive from home, is an elegant store selling secondhand women’s designer clothing and high-end accessories.
Current Boutique was founded in 2007 by Carmen Lopez, a retail business expert focused on fashion, style and secondhand shopping. With a passion for secondhand clothing and extending the life of amazing pre-loved designer fashion, she possesses an infectious energy onto her customers, employees and consignors. Current Boutique has been featured on The Today Show, Good Morning America, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Buzzfeed and on other outlets.
Clothes Encounters D.C., located at 202 7th St SE, Washington, D.C. which is a 10 minute ride by car from home, is a consignment shop for ladies’ work and casual apparel plus accessories including jewelry and shoes.
Clothes Encounters D.C. has been across the street from the historic Eastern Market on Capitol Hill since 1979, and is devoted to the local community of clothes lovers and consignors. Their brands range from Maison Margiela and Gucci to Eileen Fisher and St. John. They’re also huge fans of that one-of-a-kind piece you’ll never find anywhere else.
1318 14th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20005
202 7th St SE, Washington, D.C. 20003