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Second-hand clothes shops

Second-hand clothes shops

by Sarita Rao 6 min. 25.05.2021
Need a designer dress or suit without the expensive price tag, or want to live more sustainably whilst giving to charity?
Snap up a designer handbag or coat
Snap up a designer handbag or coat
Photo credit: First & second hand concept store

More and more people are turning to second-hand shops or online marketplaces to furnish their homes and their wardrobes. Sustainability and re-using or recycling is an obvious benefit, but vintage clothing also has the added bonus of being more unique, and designer labels come with an infinitely more affordable price tag. 

Here’s a list of second-hand, vintage and charity clothing shops in Luxembourg. If you’re decluttering your wardrobe, you can pass on items in good condition to some of these stores for resale, or better still donate them to the charity shops listed below.

First & second hand concept store – 120 Val St Croix

Cocktail dresses, shoes, and handbags of a high quality is what you’ll find at this shop that’s open Tuesday to Saturday from 11.00 until 17.00. You’d barely notice you weren’t in a designer shop with the wooden floors and wood decoration. Handbags and purses are a speciality here, but you’ll also find plenty of other clothing items, including a section for men. 

Royal second hand – 13 Boulevard Royal

Centrally located and open in the afternoon until 18.30, this is the place to buy designer dresses, shoes, bags, watches and jewellery. Specialising in luxury products, you can pick up some unusual high end items from the likes of Chanel, Dior and Louis Vuitton. Not the place to come for a bargain, but possibly the place to discover the item of a lifetime. They also buy good condition items for resale.

Trouvailles – 60 Rue du Fort Niepperg

Open Monday to Saturday from 9.00 to 19.00 this shop is packed with it's namesake "great finds" or bargains, including a good selection of coats, jackets, bags and sunglasses in its 300m² outlet. Second-hand clothes are joined by new items purchased from companies in liquidation or as end of season stock. You can pick up a t-shirt from as little as 99 cents and a suit for €10 – you can’t argue with that really.

Vintage Mood - Livange 

This Red Cross outlet has a pop-up shop in Hollerich which is open for limited periods, but a permanent home opened in Livange last July. The store stocks a wide range of vintage designer clothes and accessories for men, women and children which come from donations. Open Monday to Friday from 11.00 to 18.30 and on Saturday 10.00 to 15.00, it also stocks crockery, toys and home furnishings, and you can make clothing donations. 

Simple shopping – 83 Rue de Hollerich

Scarves, neckties, jewellery, watches and even wigs, this place next to second hand furniture shop stocks brands including Hermes, Prada, Burberry and Paul and Stark. The ideal place for something funky or different, it will also purchase your old stuff if it’s in tip top condition. Open Monday to Saturday from 11.00 to 18.30.

Lena – 17 Ave de la Faïencerie

Hermes scarf, Guess watch or Longchamp belt? You’ll find these and other second hand designer items at Lena in Limpertsberg. It’s open Monday 14.00 to 18.00 and Tuesday to Saturday 13.00 to 18.00.

Pilea - Luxembourg City 

The latest addition to the second-hand clothing trade, Pilea offers clothes for all the family plus organic coffee and a slice of vegan cake, to make your shopping that bit more pleasurable. 

Founded by Laure, whose passion is sustainability, her aim is to get people out of the cycle of fast fashion buying. 

Pardon My Closet -  pop-up store Luxembourg City and Cloche d'Or

With a range of second-hand clothes for men and women, and hand-picked brands including Maje, Sandro, The Kooples, Chloe and Vivienne Westwood, this pop-up store is a regular feature at Cloche d'Or but also the Galeries Lafayette. Supporters of the circular economy and fashion with a conscience, you can find out where they'll be on their Facebook page. In April, they launched an online shop which you can visit here

Secondhand4sale – Ettelbruck

Brand and lesser-known designer names fill this place. More recently the shop has started stocking Nordic fashion brands, with focus on organic, natural and recycled materials. Open Tuesday to Friday 10.00 to 18.00 and Saturday 10.00 to 16.00. You can also browse online here

Also in Ettelbruck you'll find Secondhand4kids on the first floor of the Kennedy shopping centre. The same team run a fashion truck for kids' clothes, and you can arrange a visit here

Kleederstuff (Caritas)

You’ll find Caritas second-hand clothes stores in Luxembourg City, Diekirch, Esch-sur-Alzette and Redange. All operate by donation and offer the opportunity to both donate items but also purchase clothes for your family at a very low cost. The money made goes to the charity’s projects in Luxembourg.

SecondLuxe - Luxembourg City 

A premium second-hand store that's been operating in Luxembourg City for several years, offering big name brands and jackets, suits, nightwear and shoes. They also have jewellery, leather goods and accesories. Open 10.00 to 18.00 Tuesday to Saturday. You can shop online if you prefer. 

Ligue HMC has a second hand shop that sells children’s clothing in Capellen at 75 Route d’Arlon. The charity helps people with mental and cerebral disabilities. LuxBazaar run a second hand clothing bazaar online (you can visit the showroom by appointment).

The AA - Fentange

Open only on Sunday mornings and for events, this new warehouse stocks well-selected and pre-loved vintage and second hand clothing, accessories and shoes. They are currently having a sale of vintage t-shirts, and at some events you can buy clothes by the kilo, making it a bargain if you need to restock your entire wardrobe. 

Rita's Fashion 4 kids - Machtum 

Currently offering free delivery within a 15km radius, Rita's stocks second-hand children and baby clothes. It's open 8.30 to 11.30 Monday to Friday, afternoons on Friday from 14.00 to 18.00 and on Saturdays from 10.00 to 17.00 (closed from 12.00 to 14.00).

You'll find individual sellers at Premium Marketplace Luxembourg Fashion & Design, a good place to pick up second-hand designer handbags or vintage clothing. 

Dress for Success in Luxembourg helps women attending interviews or in their first weeks of work to choose outfits as part of its guidance programme. You can donate quality items to help give a woman a new start.

Robe Parfaite in Clervaux rents a variety of classy dresses suitable for big events, balls or prom nights. 

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