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Second-hand clothes shops

Second-hand clothes shops

by Sarita Rao 7 min. 31.08.2022 From our online archive
Need to kit out teens for school sustainably, or want a designer dress or suit without the expensive price tag? Here's our list of second-hand clothes shops
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. Second-hand clothes are a great way to kit out your teen for school too. 

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.

If we've missed a place, tell us and we'll add it to the list. 

Royal second hand – 13 Boulevard Royal

Centrally located and open Tuesday to Saturday from 12.30 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.

De vous à elles -  14 rue Beaumont

More designer clobber at this city-centre located boutique, offering retro pieces, including Hermes watches, Fendi and Gucci, and Louis Vuitton handbags, this is definitely the place for bag-lovers, or those who want a designer piece of jewellery or shoes. They also have clothes. Open Monday to Saturday 11.00 to 18.00. 

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 Friday from 13.00 until 17.00, and Saturday 11.00 to 17.30. 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. 

Trouvailles – 60 Rue du Fort Niepperg

Open Monday to Saturday from 9.00 to 19.00 this thrift 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. Great for teens looking to expand their school garb, as 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 in Livange. 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. 

Let'z Refashion - 8-10 rue Genistre

Part of Caritas' Rethink your clothes project, this new pop-up is for ethical, sustainable and local fashion. It has second-hand clothes but also ones made from recycled fabric, plus plenty of information about the issues in the textile industry and workshops on how to make clothes and jewellery creatively or pimp and repair old clothes. 

There will also be a citizen second hand market in the city on Saturday 10 September from 11.00 to 17.00. 

Simple shopping – 95 rue des Trevires

Scarves, neckties, jewellery, watches and even wigs, this place  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.

Luxe by Sam - 23 Rue Philippe II

If you're in need of top-notch brands, then Lux by Sam has second-hand authentic luxury items by Chanel, Louis Vuitton and Hermes. You can also drop off any designer items you want to sell. Open Monday to Saturday 10.30 to 18.00

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 Tuesday to Saturday 13.00 to 18.00.

Pardon My Closet -  8 rue Aldringen

With a range of second-hand clothes for men and women, and hand-picked brands including Maje, Sandro, The Kooples, Chloe and Vivienne Westwood, its pop-up store was a regular feature at Cloche d'Or and the Galeries Lafayette, but now has its own store. Supporters of the circular economy and fashion with a conscience. Open Tuesday to Saturday from 11.00 until 19.00. 

Secondhand4kids - Ettelbruck

 Secondhand4kids is on the first floor of the Kennedy shopping centre. The same team run a fashion truck for kids' clothes, and you can now also purchase products online for delivery. 

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.

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).

Benu Couture - Esch-sur-Alzette

The ethical and responsible village BENU, has launched a fashion label with lovely designs for sustainable clothing and accessories. Upcycled from second-hand clothes and textiles, skilled tailors with years of experience in design and sewing, it also supports employment of disadvantaged people on the labor market, or those who need special protection. What's more they can adjust garments to fit you perfectly or even make something bespoke in your colours. They have a nice line in kid's clothes and pimped up denim jackets, and some items are available at Letz Refashion in the city. 

The AA - Fentange

Open only on Sundays from 14.00 to 18.00, this new warehouse stocks well-selected and pre-loved vintage and second hand clothing, accessories and shoes. There's a cool vibe with a DJ, plus this is a great place for teens to stock up on vintage Vans, Nike and Fila gear, plus some unusual dresses and jackets. Perfect for a Boho teen. 

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).

Mondorf-les-Bains has a textile market (for second hand clothes) the first Saturday of the month.   

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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