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Bad economy or good economy, finding a bargain is a thrill. How smart you are, you will think as you gaze at the best buy in your closet, that you were able to find that of-the-moment hot-ticket item for half price while your neighbors had to pay top dollar. And that’s what the best shoppers do: they don’t buy cheap items—they hunt, scour, and hustle until they can find great items at lower prices. And, believe us, it takes a lot of work. Lucky for you, we’ve done a lot of that work for you. We asked the pros, expert shoppers, and proud cheapskates (meet some of them here) to tell us how to find the best bargains in the county. Put down those coupon-clipping scissors and read on.

Apparel

Consignment & Re-Sale Shops

Find new-to-you Hermès, Tory Burch, and more.

Women’s Consignment Shops

Deja Vu
107 N Broadway, Tarrytown (914) 366-4657
Pop in here to uncover designer items—say, Manolo stilettos or Prada frocks—at drastically reduced prices. Styles vary from casual and formal to vintage, with some of the merchandise brand-new.

Deja Vu Again
27 N Main St, Port Chester (914) 481-1160
Scoop up gently used—and some new—designer labels like Louis Vuitton and Hermès at this upscale resale shop specializing in current-season fashions and accessories for men and women. We’ve spotted Chanel and Prada handbags, Tory Burch wedges, and Burberry outerwear.

Discovery Shop
400 King St, Chappaqua (914) 238-4900
This upscale resale shop, run by a dedicated all-volunteer staff, commits 100 percent of its proceeds to benefit the American Cancer Society. You’ll find a little of everything, including clothing, furniture, bric-a-brac, china, crystal, artwork, lamps, brand-new toys, and small appliances.

Elengance II’s Lauren Moffatt trench coat looks brand new, and is always in style.

Elegance II
75 S Greeley Ave, Chappaqua (914) 238-3341
A favorite choice of the chicest shopper. Snag Hermès, Gucci, Escada, Chanel, Max Mara, and even mink coats—some with tags attached—at deep discounts here. Its specialty? Designer handbags.
Elena’s Boutique & Consignments
368 S Riverside Ave, Croton-on-Hudson (914) 862-0443
1807 Commerce St, Yorktown Heights (914) 962-3730
Offering an eclectic array of old and new, look for vintage furs, beautiful new beaded bags, vintage home accessories, and even some antique furniture.

From timeless looks to wild prints, Elena’s Boutique & Consignments has it all.

 

Juleigh’s Resale Couture
67 Westchester Ave, Pound Ridge (914) 764-4297
Known for its high-end denim collection (True Religion, 7 For All Mankind, Lucky, Diesel), Juleigh’s also offers handbags, jewelry, sweaters, boots, and shoes from the likes of Prada, Hermès, and Chanel.

At Maizie Consignment Boutique, you can find high-end goods from here and abroad.

The Maizie Consignment Boutique
297 Bedford Rd, Bedford Hills (914) 242-9846
511 Central Ave, Scarsdale (914) 723-8354
Hundreds of gently used or new items arrive daily from European and American designers, including True Religion, Juicy Couture, Armani, and Versace.
The Penny Pincher
184 Rte 117 Bypass Rd, Bedford Hills (914) 241-2134
Find high-quality fashions (especially designer labels) at low prices. Check out the impressive selection of bags, jewelry, cashmere sweaters, and even antique furniture and decorative home furnishing

A lucky shopper spotted this Goyard bag at The Penny Pincher.


Retrovado
36 N Division St, Peekskill (914) 734-2750
Retrovado is bursting with treasures: vintage jewelry, antique furs, tulle prom dresses, sequined and beaded tops, jeweled ’50s basket bags, vintage linens, and a whole lot more.

Rhythm in Rye Too
85 Purchase St, Rye (914) 921-1117
Score clothing once residing in the closets of the former bonus bunch at this cozy consignment shop offering an eclectic array of labels and items for the whole family, including some home goods.

Vintage
297 Bedford Rd, Bedford Hills (914) 242-9846
This shop’s owner has a secret source in Beverly Hills for her regular shipments of designer couture from the ’50s through the ’80s. Look for such premier labels as Chanel, Hermès, and Dolce & Gabbana.

Kids’ Consignment Shops Affordables
10 Main St, Dobbs Ferry (914) 693-3610
In addition to kids’ clothing—like a mini Burberry kilt with a $16 price tag—this shop is chock full of games, books, and baby accessories.

Mint
253 Mill St, Greenwich, CT (203) 532-0200
Score mint-condition designer and name-brand apparel for girls and teens at this trendy boutique. We’ve spotted Juicy Couture, True Religion jeans, and worn-only-once special-occasion dresses bearing au courant labels.

The Preppy Turtle
2 Depot Plz, Bedford Hills (914) 666-8500
Look for gently used infant through teen-size clothes for boys and girls from Ralph Lauren, Rothschild, Brooks Brothers, etc., in addition to maternity clothing, toys, baby accessories, and bedding—all at up to 60 percent off retail.

Vintage Kidz
2124 Boston Post Rd, Larchmont (914) 834-0862
This kid-centric consignment shop offers gently used clothing for newborns to size 16 and specializes in designer and European apparel. Also offered: pre-owned equipment and toys in good condition.

 

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