Isn’t it amazing how quickly kids outgrow their clothes and shoes? Thankfully, there’s no need to buy new when you can save money on gently-used items at one of the awesome resale shops around Austin. And you can feel good about giving these items another round of use! Whether you want to sell your items or stock up on things for your kids, here’s a round up of great resale shops for children’s clothing, toys, books and baby gear.
Best Kids Resale Shops Around Austin:
–> Once Upon a Child: Voted “Best of 2016” in the Do512 Family Survey, Once Upon a Child is already a favorite of many of you. Once Upon A Child is actually the largest kids resale franchise in North America, with all of the stores individually owned and operated, usually by moms or dads. In the Austin area, there are 3 locations — Round Rock, South Austin and North Austin. Be sure to visit each website for the latest info on deals and events such as $1 clearance days.
–> Pumpkin Patch: Voted Runner-Up in our Do512 Family Survey, Pumpkin Patch is located on West Anderson Lane in North Austin. This is a locally-grown business that started when the owners had twins and quickly found out how pricey it was paying full-price for baby items. This store sells kids clothes up to size 8 as well as baby, maternity, toys and baby gear. You check their website for the latest news about products they are featuring, and if you can click here for all the details about selling your items to Pumpkin Patch.
–> SparkleKIDS Upscale Resale: Owned and operated by an Austin mom, SparkleKids has both Central and South Austin locations. They are a buy, sell, trade shop carrying top brands in children’s clothing from sizes 0-10, shoes, toys, equipment, books and more. You can bring your children’s items in during regular hours for cash or trade on the spot. Take note that they do not buy the following brands unless they are new with tags: Old Navy, Target brands, Childrens Place, Carters. Visit their Facebook page for updates on events and sales.
–> Bright Beginnings: Located in off of Anderson Lane in North Austin, this shop offers boutique children’s clothing with sizes newborn to girls 16 and boys 12. Bright Beginnings also carries gifts, shoes & accessories, as well as toys. Part of the Best Dressed Kids company, Bright Beginnings has been in business in Austin for 34 years. For local sales and event info, check out their Facebook page. If you wish to shop their online store, click here.
–> Kid to Kid: Kid to Kid offers 2 locations — South Austin off MoPac and Highway 290 as well as North Austin off Highway 183. Kid to Kid offers gently used clothing, shoes, and accessories for children from 0 to 14 years. They also buy toys, books, baby gear, and maternity wear. On each location’s website, you can see a list of most-needed items of the moment if you’re interested in selling your stuff.
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