8 Best Thrift Stores in Columbus, Ohio

1. Grandview Mercantile

1489 Grandview Ave: The largest antiques and fine homes marketplace in the midwest, Grandview showcases 20 of Ohio’s premier antique dealers and over 500 consignors. Founded in 1997, come here to find special antiques and one-of-a-kind decorative accessories for your home that’ll last forever.

2. Flower Child

989 N High St: Keeping Columbus cool, Flower Child offers everything under the sun (clothing, furniture, lighting, art) from all time periods of the 20th century. Come here for some classic throwbacks and a bit of time travel during your next shopping trip.

3. Out of the Closet

1230 N. High St: Vintage clothes for a cause, Out of the Closet gives 96% of every dollar earned to the AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s HIV/AIDS treatment and care programs worldwide and provides free testing during the week.

4. Buckeye Bargains

2121 Tuttle Park Pl: An OSU on-campus thrift shop, Buckeye Bargains is run by the University Women’s Club (UWC) and donates all proceeds to the UWC scholarship fund. Be sure to stop by during their open times (fall and spring semesters) and be ready to pay in cash.

5. Smartypants Vintage

815 N High St, Ste D: A well-curated small shop, Smartypants offers expertly picked and priced pieces that’ll keep you coming back for more.

6. Soho Fashion Exchange

7424 Sawmill Rd: Born out of the desire to bring some NYC fashion to Ohio, the Soho Fashion Exchange is a family-owned consignment boutique that seeks out designer pieces. Come here for authentic Louis Vuitton and Chanel.

7. One More Time

1521 West Fifth Ave | 1641 West Fifth Ave: Double the trouble, the One More Time stores offer two locations for gently used goods, one for clothes and one for furniture. For furniture, the brand offers Saturday deliveries and pick-ups starting at a base rate of $35!

8. Fresco Furnishings Upscale Resale

1744 W 5th Ave, Columbus, OH: Carefully-selected, well-maintained furniture for great prices that drop lower when products don’t sell by a fixed date. Skip the IKEA couch and find what you need at Fresco.

If you're a fan of the '90s aesthetic, start stocking up at these thrift stores and be sure to show off your loocks in our #springacers spring break giveaway !

Image sources in order of appearance:

  1. Unsplash
  2. Grandview Mercantile Twitter
  3. Flower Child Twitter
  4. Out of the Closet website
  5. Buckeye Bargains Facebook
  6. Smartypants Vintage Facebook
  7. Soho Fashion Exchange Facebook
  8. One More Time Website
  9. Fresco Furnishings Website
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