Buying new clothes can be fun, but it’s also expensive. Second-hand shops, however, allow you to find great clothing at low prices and in good condition – not to mention it is also very sustainable. You might find a great piece here and there, not to mention the unique atmosphere!
Berlin is sprinkled with second hand shops. The variety of shops is huge, and it’s hard to choose one in particular. Here is a list of the top second hand shops in the city
Whether it’s recycled fur coats, extravagant hats, or basic charming pieces, Humana has got your back.
You’ll love their unique selection of clothes and accessories that you won’t be able to find anywhere else.
With over 30,000 items on five floors and a size that’s largest in Europe, Humana has over 15 thrift boutiques throughout Berlin. The store at Frankfurter Tor offers an extensive selection for those looking to buy high-end second-hand clothing or vintage pieces, even from Germany’s pastime.
ReSales is the country’s largest clothes reseller, with a wide selection of pre-owned apparel for women, men, and children, as well as accessories, shoes, and home textiles.
At ReSales, you’re sure to get clothing in excellent condition for a low price. Second-hand items are adorable and one-of-a-kind, as well as well-organized and tidy. Plus, there is ample room to look about.
What is it about this second-hand boutique that makes the items on display so special? There are specifically picked unique products with a distinctive touch at Susan’s Berlin store, Loretta. You can find anything from shoes and purses to dresses for sale here.
The beautiful thing about commission-based stores like these ones in particular (and there are many) is how attentive owner Susan’s eye For quality goods truly becomes when you’re shopping around her clothing selection. Nothing ends up getting a hanger unless they are destined to find the owner sooner or later. Unlike other stores where everything just seems too big or worn out.
You already know how fashionable you can look in used clothing. The PICKNWEIGHT stores are the place for trendy Second-Hand favourites! There, you can find plenty of pre-loved pieces and all at affordable prices — based on the weight in kilograms. Six color-coded categories make it easy to navigate through the large collection.
5. Allet Schick
You’ll be hard-pressed to find a cooler Berliner Second Hand shop than this one in Kreuzberg. With Allet Schick, there are all sorts of cool but also basic clothing items for women and men, such as jeans or an off-white daily shirt that can easily double up as your classic piece for going out.
Garage is a large, vintage-inspired second-hand store in Berlin that sells both women’s and men’s clothing. The selection tends to be more diverse than other shops I’ve visited. There are always new finds! Whether looking for clothes or accessories such as unique and recycled leather bags or shoe, there is something perfect waiting just around every corner.
7. VEB Orange
With a vast selection of second-hand clothing, VEB Orange is the perfect place to go if you’re looking for that authentic Berlin vibe. From the 60s and 70s fashion garments or youthful dresses in bright colors – they’ve got it all! The prices are fair too; not only do I find myself spending less money when shopping here but also quality time with my friends because their enthusiasm makes me want more than what I went to buy (which, honestly, isn’t hard to find).
If you’re looking for a great place to find some designer clothing, this is it! Soeur has everything from fine mercerized cotton shift dresses by dependable labels as well high-end designs that are sure not be found anywhere else.
Whether you’re looking for a new outfit or just trying out some of the latest trends, Sommerladen is your go-to shop. The store offers an array of luxury clothing designs from around the world and Berlin based designers — all at affordable prices!
10. Sing Blackbird
Sing Blackbird is a haven for those who enjoy great coffee and scones as well as vintage clothing from the 1970s, 1980s & 1990s. With shoes available in limited quantity, it’s not just about getting your hands on some new items but also coming here to find something special that will become an heirloom for you or someone else!
11. Dress Code
When you walk into Dress Code, it’s like walking through clothing of the sort found in personal changing rooms of your favourite fashion icons. There are sections for men and women alike with shirts galore to choose from. So no matter which part of this store strikes at first glance, make sure to go ahead and check all of them because you don’t want to make a hastened decision when it comes to shopping glam.
12. Das Neue Schwarz
Das Neue Schwarz is a one-stop shop for all your fashion needs. You can find vintage clothes and accessories, as well new items that will surely become hot commodities in the near future! With an ever expanding inventory of both classic pieces from years past or ahead looking something completely different from what’s currently on trend — there’s always something special waiting around.