LOWCOUNTRY THRIFT STORES OFFER GREAT FINDS AND GREAT ADVENTURES
Thrifting is like a treasure hunt. As we explore thrift shops’ often eclectic offerings, it’s easy to get lost in a maze of our own curiosity. You enter the shop on the hunt for one thing — say, a used set of golf clubs — and leave with something else entirely — maybe a binder of vintage stamps. Without thrift stores, shopping would be linear, curated, sterile. Because, let’s face it, we don’t always know what we want, really. It might surprise you to find that you actually look great in that vintage 1970s print dress you found on an impulsive thrifting adventure. Maybe a rainy afternoon spent browsing makes you realize you’re fascinated by back issues of Vogue.
It’s that sense of discovery — and at great prices — that makes thrift stores a fun place to shop. You might have to put in a little effort to find something worth taking home, but it’s worth it. And who knows, you may discover some high-end brands for sale at bargain prices, given up by the Lowcountry’s well-to-do. The thrill of the hunt is half the fun. From the practical to the fantastical, chances are you’ll go home with a little of both — a Popeye mug, anyone? And sure, you could find almost anything on eBay these days, but some of the best finds are worth sifting for — like a still-sealed Prince record. And every thrift store tells a story of its town. A thrift store in Bluffton will shed light on its Lowcountry past — maybe the shop carries an old Texaco pump station sign or a megalodon tooth found in Edisto River.
Ultimately, thrift stores are gateways to finding what makes you tick. Many shops in the Lowcountry have the added benefit of supporting area nonprofit organizations. Whether it’s animal rescue, hospice or another charitable cause, you can offer your support by donating or shopping at a local thrift store today.
HUMANE SOCIETY OF GREATER SAVANNAH - PICK OF THE LITTER THRIFT STORE
13015 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31419 | 7215 Sallie Mood Dr, Savannah, GA 31406
Located in Savannah, the Pick of the LItter Thrift Store, benefitting the Humane Society of Greater Savannah, is the perfect place to find small treasures for both you and your pet. Income from the store directly supports the animals at the Humane Society and helps to fund much needed shelter operations as well as the adoption center.. By shopping at Pick of the LItter Thrift Store, you can score some fantastic deals and help save lives in the process!
MY SASSY SISTER CONSIGNMENT BOUTIQUE
135 Goshen Rd Suite 165, Rincon, GA 31326
If you are looking for new and gently used Ladies and Juniors clothing, shoes, accessories and more, My Sassy Sister Consignment Boutique is the place for you! Only selling items that are in excellent and like new condition, My Sassy Sister is sure to carry your favorite name brand and designer apparel.
THREE SISTERS RESALE & MORE
The Village Exchange, 32 Palmetto Bay Rd, Suite 10A, Hilton Head, SC 29928
Three Sisters Resale & More is a unique shopping experience. Spend time at the store and you'll know what we mean! With 2,000 sq ft of space on 2 floors and 6,000 beautiful, high quality items, we have a little bit of everything; home décor, furniture, clothing, used books, vintage, collectibles, sports memorabilia.
77 Pritchard St, Bluffton, SC 29910
Calhoun Station is celebrating 30 years of giving! A thrift store for local charities, staffed entirely by volunteers, they raise money through the sale of donated clothing and home goods. Volunteers and donations always welcome, please call 843-757-5191.
MY SISTER'S CLOSET
1020 William Hilton Parkway, HIlton Head, SC
As an upscale consignment and thrift shop for both men and women, My Sister’s Closet has all your favorite name brands and labels. Stop in for new finds each week and check out their selection of high-end clothing, handbags and accessories.