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Fashion Cents

Consignment boutique map of 31 must-visit stores to score style for less

Who doesn’t love a good deal? 

If you’ve ever had a friend compliment your outfit without knowing the discount you scored, you know the power of a low price tag. Whether it’s your style to spill your secrets or not, it’s such a satisfying feeling just knowing you got it for less. 

But where can you get the best fashion finds around Central PA? We’ve searched high and low for the best consignment boutiques and compiled a map of 31 must-visit stores. Check out their social media pages to see the latest updates to inventory, and stop by a few to add to your wardrobe or get some cash for some of last season’s looks. Don’t worry…your secrets are safe with us.

GREATER HARRISBURG

1. 2nd Time Around 
Not only does this Carlisle-based shop offer fashions for the family, they also have a great bridal and formalwear section to help you celebrate on a budget. 2ndtimearoundconsignmentshop.com / 20 N. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 

2. Free Spirit Children’s Clothing
Bring the kiddos along on your next shopping trip—this consignment store features a play area just for little ones so you can shop in peace. shopfreespirit.com / 1 Lemoyne Square, Lemoyne, PA

3. Hello Gorgeous 
Specializing in an incredible selection of designer and brand-name clothing for women, Hello Gorgeous has both an in-store and online boutique for your shopping convenience. hellogorgeousshopping.com / 3730 Market St., Camp Hill, PA

4. Once Upon a Child  
For discounts of up to 70 percent off kids’ clothing, shoes and more, go to Once Upon a Child. Open daily. onceuponachildharrisburg.com / 3849 Union Deposit Road, Harrisburg, PA

5. Top Shelf Menswear  
How about a place for the guys? At Top Shelf Menswear you can snag a great suit and have it tailored, too. topshelfmenswear.com / 829 State St., Suite 1009, Lemoyne, PA

6. Wears Like New 
Touted as “the original consignment shop of Central PA” for its long history of 25 years in the clothing resale biz. Offering fashions for the whole family. wearslikenew.com / 1207 Market St., Lemoyne, PA

7. Carriage House Boutique 
Ladies, listen up… this shop has a room dedicated solely to shoes! Need we say more? carriagehousefashions.com / 829 State St., Suite 2004, Lemoyne, PA

 

LANCASTER COUNTY

1. Ali Witman Consignment & Clothiers
Come to this time-tested family business for men’s, women’s and children’s consignments. Bonus for bikers: you’ll find a dedicated section of Harley Davidson gear here. witmanconsignment.com / 403 W. Lexington Road, Lititz, PA 

2. Always New To You Consignment Boutique
Looking for a great hat, bag, or necklace? Shop Always New To You for top-notch women’s accessories and more. 21 S. Broad St., Lititz, PA

3. Apparel for the People 
Whether you’re a hiker, a biker or an all-around outdoorsman, head here for gently used clothing from your favorite outdoor lifestyle brands. 245 Bloomfield Dr., Suite 104, Lititz, PA

4. Bearly Used Boutique 
If you have clothing to consign, but would prefer not to wait for the payout, bring it over to Bearly Used Boutique, where they will buy items for cash. Specializing in baby, children’s and teen’s clothing. bearlyusedboutique.com / 350 W. Main St., Mount Joy, PA

5. Déjà Vu Consignment Boutique
With two locations to pick out great women’s clothing, you’re bound to find something you love at Déjà Vu, voted Lancaster’s Best Consignment Store. Men’s clothing is also offered at their Spring Valley Road location. dejavuconsign.com / 2106 Spring Valley Road or 1521 Lititz Pike, Suite A, Lancaster, PA 

6. The Fancy Unicorn  
Just off the Square in Elizabethtown, you’ll find clothing from favorite brands like Zara Kids and Janie & Jack in sizes newborn through 14. thefancyunicorn.com / 52 N. Market St., Elizabethtown, PA

7. The Growing Place 
Kids grow so fast! Maternity wear as well as preemies’, boys’ and girls’ clothing—you name it, you’ll find it at The Growing Place, along with locally made and eco-friendly toys and gifts. tgpconsignment.com / 2027 Miller Road, East Petersburg, PA

8. Heat Check 
Sneakers have gone from casual athletic footwear to must-have fashion accessories in a few short years. Consign your least favorite pair for a fresh new set at Heat Check. theheatcheck.com / 1767 Columbia Ave., Lancaster, PA

9. Little Bo-tique  
You’ll find loads of quality children’s clothing here (think brands like Gymboree and Mini Boden), plus they’re open every day but Sunday. littlebotique.com / 2160 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, PA

10. Next to New Fine Clothing 
Cross off everything on your list at Next to New, which has two floors filled with women’s clothing and accessories from over 4,000 consignors. 
1920 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, PA

11. Now Wear This 
No matter who you are or what your style is, you’ll be able to find that perfect piece at Now Wear This, which boasts a whopping 7,200 feet of women’s, men’s, juniors’ and plus size apparel. nowwearthis.biz / 406 Hershey Road, Elizabethtown, PA

12. Wearhouse Consignment
Anthropologie dresses, Kate Spade bags and J. Crew tops, oh my! Get your favorite brands of women’s, teens’ and children’s wear at Wearhouse Consignment. wearhouseconsignment.com / 329 Main St., Landisville, PA

13. Twice Found  
A tried and true upscale consignment shop for women, Twice Found will keep your items on the floor for two full seasons, giving them plenty of time to find their new home. Don’t want them back after that? The store can arrange to donate items to charity for you. 
twice-found.com / 309-311 N. Queen St., Lancaster

 

YORK COUNTY

1. The Cabbage Patch
Outfit your kids in style, without breaking the bank. The Cabbage Patch offers new or next-to-new clothing and gear for your little ones. Plus, they’ll swap store credit for your items on the spot, no consignment required. the-cabbage-patch.com / 1446 Baltimore St., Suite K, Hanover, PA

2. College Closet
From North Face to Michael Kors, everything you need for teens to twenty-somethings is at this Queen Street boutique. Head to its sister store just a few doors down, Kids’ Klothes, for children’s apparel. collegeclosetyork.com / 1680 S. Queen St., York, PA

3. Kids’ Klothes
Sister store to College Closet, Kids’ Klothes supplies brand-name baby and children’s clothing for a fraction of the price. Moms-to-be: They carry maternity, too. kidsklothes.com / 1756 S. Queen St., York, PA

4. Love Me 2 Times Consignment 
Boutique Looking for designer shoes and bags? You’ll find oodles at this women’s consignment hot spot. loveme2timesconsignment.com / 2555 S. Queen St., York, PA

5. Mish Mash Consignment Boutique 
Get the real boutique experience at Mish Mash, where they offer hand-curated selections and exclusive style services for women. shopmishmash.com / 1337 E. Market St., York, PA 

6. My Girlfriend’s Wardrobe 
Your gal pals will never guess you didn’t buy new if you shop at this designer-focused women’s consignment store with styles like Hunter boots and Tory Burch flats. A reader-voted three-time Best of York winner! mygirlfriendswardrobe.net / 41 W. Market St., York, PA

7. My Special Day  
Wedding bells ringing? Prom coming up? Afford the look you want without breaking the bank at this consignment boutique for formalwear. myspecialdaypa.com / 2598 Eastern Blvd., York

8. Revolt Style Studio  
The hippest folks around know Revolt Style Studio is the place to buy and sell trendy vintage fashions. revoltstylestudio.com / 26 N. Beaver St., York, PA

9. Twice Upscale Resale  
Think twice before paying full price. You’ll find high fashion semi-formal, formal, and wedding gowns at surprisingly low prices here. twiceupscaleresale.com / 1320 W. Market St., York, PA

 

THROUGHOUT THE REGION

1. Plato’s Closet  
Three locations in Central PA means an abundance of teen- and-twenties-oriented merchandise. platosclosetharrisburg.com / 4223 Union Deposit Road, Harrisburg, PA / platosclosetmechanicsburg.com / 61 Gateway Dr. Suite B-105, Mechanicsburg, PA / platosclosetlancaster.com / 1567 Manheim Pike, Lancaster, PA

2. Poor Little Rich Girl Consignment Boutique
Talk about a service that comes to you! Poor Little Rich Girl takes the schlepping out of consignment with their concierge service for all of Central PA. They pick up your clothes, photograph them and list them online for you. Oh, you can shop their website, too. plrgpa.com

 

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