The 15 Consignment Shops Every L.A. Fashion Girl Swears By

Reality check: Labor Day weekend is just around the corner. The bad news? Our carefree days on the beach are numbered. The good news? The new season brings with it a fresh start. And there’s really no better way to start fresh than by getting down and dirty and clearing away all the clutter in our lives — starting with our closets.

While there are tons of ways you can sell your unwanted goodies online, doing it in the flesh at a brick-and-mortar consignment shop is just as fun — and hassle-free. And did we mention it's instant? No photographing, no shipping, no waiting around to get started.

To make it even easier for you, we’ve scouted L.A. and compiled a handy dandy cheat sheet to the city’s raddest resale shops — complete with all the info you need to consign like a boss and turn your closet cast-offs into some serious dough. Ready, set, sell!
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Photo: Courtesy of Crossroads.
Crossroads Trading
A fixture in the resale biz, Crossroads Trading is all about of-the-moment, trendy pieces that are in season. Translation: Give them a call ahead of time to see what they're looking for that month, to avoid schlepping unwanted items in. Then, swing by with your new or gently-worn duds and get paid commission upfront; either 35% in cash or 50% in store credit.

Crossroads; multiple locations.
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Great Labels
Great Labels has been selling high-end secondhand wares to the Westside area for over a decade. We’re talking clothing and accessories by the likes of 3.1 Phillip Lim, Elizabeth and James, Dolce & Gabbana, Moschino, and many more. Items purchased within the last two years do best here. They pay consigners 40% to 50% of the selling price, and their no-appointment-necessary policy makes it super easy to swing by whenever. Plus, they offer an at-home pick-up service to boot.

Great Labels; multiple locations.
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Slone Vintage
As its name suggests, this Burbank boutique is all vintage, all the time. They love things that are '70s and older — especially pieces from the '40s and '50s — and buy up front from the public Tuesday through Friday. Dig out those retro gems stashed in your closet, and drop by the shop to score some extra dough!

Slone Vintage, 3208 West Magnolia Boulevard (near North Ontario Street); 818-861-7892.
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Gift of Garb
After years of reselling designer garb on eBay, owner Abby McLucas decided to bring an IRL version of her online shop to Eagle Rock last year. The airy store feels very much like a designer boutique as it stocks a stellar selection of seasonal, on-trend clothing, and accessories from recent seasons by cult-favorite labels like Céline, Chloé, Haute Hippie, and Proenza Schouler. They pays 40% in cash, 50% in trade, or 65% for items sold for more than $1,000. Give them a ring to book an appointment.

Gift of Garb, 1615 West Colorado Boulevard (near Townsend Avenue); 323-909-2291.
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Buffalo Exchange
Buffalo Exchange is consignment made easy for several reasons. They consign all day, every day. They love all kinds of different clothing and accessories from vintage to super-trendy. They buy off-season stuff, which means you don’t need to wait for winter to roll in to get rid of those faux fur coats. And, they pay up front and give you the option of taking 30% of the sale price in cash or 50% in store credit.

Buffalo Exchange; multiple locations.
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Photo: Courtesy of Entre Nous.
Entre Nous
Entre Nous — which is French for "between us" — has been dominating L.A.’s consignment scene since 1997. The shop stocks luxury clothing, shoes, and accessories by the likes of Chanel, Lanvin, Hermès, Marni, Balenciaga, and many more. Although most of their goods come from the covetable closets of celebrities, they do consign from the public and pay up to 70% of the selling price.

Entre Nous, 8430 West 3rd Street (near near South Croft Avenue); 323-655-9096.
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Ampersand
From Isabel Marant peasant dresses to vintage ‘70s jumpsuits, you never know what rare finds you’ll discover at Ampersand. The shop loves to stock dresses, blouses, shoes, purses, jewelry, and accessories, and is always on the hunt for one-of-a-kind statement pieces. Consignments are accepted daily, there’s no appointment needed, and they pay 40% to 50% of resale price. This is another shop that buys seasonally, so only bring in your duds for the upcoming one!

Ampersand
, 658 North Larchmont Boulevard (near Melrose Avenue); 323-466-3300.
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Get Dressed
Opened just last year, this Pacific Palisades hidden gem is a must-hit for both shopping and consigning. It’s brimming with luxe, modern clothes, shoes, handbags, and jewelry. Think Prada leather booties, Gucci totes, and killer Helmut Lang leather pants. Like most resale shops, they split half of the earnings with consigners. Before you pencil in a trip to the coastal neighborhood, be sure to set up an appointment.

Get Dressed, 1017 Swarthmore Avenue (near Sunset Boulevard); 310-454-1920.
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Photo: Courtesy of Vintage Malibu.
Vintage Malibu
Luxury jewelry, watches, and handbags are the name of the game at Vintage Malibu. The Malibu Country Mart newbie feels more like a curated high-end boutique than anything else, which is a welcome respite from its jam-packed resale counterparts. The treasure hunt is the same, but there’s no digging required. Brands they love include Cartier, Hermès, Chanel, Rolex, and Bulgari. They accept consignments by appointment only.

Vintage Malibu, 3835 Cross Creek Road (near Pacific Coast Highway); 310-456-7100.
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Fashionphile
This Beverly Hills handbag shop boasts an out-of-this-world selection of pre-loved, vintage, and rare luxury offerings. Seriously, we’re talking floor-to-ceiling shelves filled with bags by heavy hitters like Hermès, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Céline — you name it, they’ve got it. They also consign designer shoes, accessories, watches, and jewelry. Have a designer bag you never use? Book an appointment at Fashionphile, trade it in for some dollars (they pay 50% to 70% of resale price), and put it towards your new fall wardrobe.

Fashionphile, 9551 Wilshire Boulevard (near Dayton Way); 310-279-1136.
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Decades
You’d be hard-pressed to find a better selection of vintage and modern pre-loved pieces from top-tier labels than the one at Decades — making it a top spot for both buying a selling designer goods. This Melrose mainstay has been in the game since 1997 and is by far one of L.A.’s most raved about resale shops. Co-owners Cameron Silver and Christos Garkinos even starred in their own Bravo reality series, Dukes of Melrose. Consigning is done by appointment only and proceeds are split in half. One thing to remember: Their selection is highly edited so bring in only your best stuff.

Decades, 8214 Melrose Avenue (near North Harper Avenue); 323-655-1960.
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Photo: Courtesy of The Showroom Pasadena.
The Showroom Pasadena
This sleek shop is fairly new in the consignment biz, but already it’s a favorite. Its focus is on contemporary high-end clothing and accessories from a bunch of great brands — expect some Zara mixed in with Christian Louboutin. The shop consigns by appointment only, prefers items that are in season, and pays sellers 50% of proceeds on most pieces and up to 90% on big-ticket items.

The Showroom Pasadena, 300 South Raymond Avenue (near East Del Mar Boulevard); 626-844-8884.
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Recess
This two-year-old shop has a mix of contemporary and vintage clothing and accessories in different styles and from different decades, which makes it a very exciting place to shop and sell. They accept consignments daily with no appointment needed and pay 50% to 60% of the resale price to consigners. Keep the current season in mind when pulling things from your closet and don’t forget to bring pieces in on hangers — they prefer it!

Recess, 111 North La Brea Avenue (near West 1st Street); 323-931-4009.
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Photo: Courtesy of Wasteland.
Wasteland
Combing through the racks upon racks at this L.A. staple is pretty much the best kind of treasure hunt. From vintage gems to modern designer pieces, you never know what you’ll find. They accept items that are in season and don’t require appointments, just drop by between noon and 6 p.m. any day. The coolest thing about Wasteland is that they pay sellers 35% of resale price on the spot, so you’ll walk in with a bag full of goodies and walk out with some extra money in your pocket.

Wasteland; multiple locations.
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Gotta Have It
A Venice staple, this always-packed consignment shop has been open for over 30 years. The focus here is vintage. They love unique, one-of-a-kind pieces from high-end brands and local designers. They also have a thing for turquoise jewelry. Consigners typically get 35% of selling price and it’s all done by appointment.

Gotta Have It, 1516 Pacific Avenue (at Windward Avenue); 310-392-5949.
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