Who doesn’t love a good bargain? Thrift stores are great places to find clean gently-used clothing for your entire family, and occasionally that special treasure or hard-to-find item that you can’t live without. And you can find it all at a fair price. Kentucky has a number of excellent places that offer gently-used items for great deals, and below are the best around the state.
If you like saving money on everyday items you need around your house, you need to hop on down to Fat Rabbit Thrift and Vintage in Louisville. Since opening for business in 2013, Fat Rabbit has been the go-to place those hard-to-find vintage items and curiosities that you can’t live without having. Clean, well-organized, and friendly people make this a great experience every day except Monday.
Downtown Frankfort, Kentucky is where you can find vintage clothing and accessories for your wardrobe, gently used furniture for your home, electronics that make your life easier, and surprise finds that just make you smile. You’ll love shopping here and the fact that you’re helping to support the local Humane Society is an added incentive to spending your money there. Open Tuesday through Saturday.
With a mission to serve the local community by offering a great selection of low-cost, clean, and gently used clothing, furniture, and more, this store takes community involvement to heart. They provide emergency disaster relief for individuals and families who have suffered loss through a natural disaster, fire, or flood, and all their proceeds are donated to back into the community through various outreach programs. They also accept clean and reusable items, but don’t take electronics or furniture.
Created with a mission to help people with affordable housing and remodeling, Habitat for Humanity believes that having adequate housing is a basic need of everyone. They also believe that by helping people build a better home environment, a better community will be the result. This local and independently operated store has no membership fees or strings attached to the assistance they give, and offers merchandise including building materials, household appliances, and other items at rock bottom prices. They’ll even come pick up your donations if you have items you don’t need anymore. Open every day but Sunday and Monday.
Friends like to share good deals with each other, and that’s the mentality behind Between Friends Consignment in Paducah, Kentucky. It’s one of the area’s most popular secondhand shop, offering men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing, shoes, and other wearable items, plus books, luggage, electronics, decorations for your home, toys, furniture, and much more. Open since 2002, you can trust that you’ll find clean quality items. Open Tuesday through Saturday.