Fashion / Society

The 12 best online second-hand stores for unique vintage and designer wares

By Elias Gröndahl
Mode Prét-á-Porter Printemps-Eté 1986

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From rare designer garments to everyday essentials, these are the best portals into the world of pre-loved fashion

While we treasure the charm of going through clothing rail after clothing rail at our local vintage shop, sometimes you simply set your heart on the idea of shopping from the comfort of your own home. In the perennial pursuit of exceptional second-hand finds, you want to keep your options open – and a wide variety of online alternatives can help.


Naturally, as the love of vintage fashion continues to rise, so too does the number of prominent platforms within the field. During the last decade, we’ve seen online second-hand marketplaces rapidly grow into offering millions of pre-loved items. In addition to allowing sustainable consumption, these sites grant us the opportunity to create an entirely unique wardrobe where every item has its own story. Procuring second-hand fashion is truly an experience that everyone should make the most out of.

Here are 10 online second-hand platforms for you to fall in love with: