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Beacon's Closet
Vintage Clothing Store
Today 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
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10 W 13th St New York, NY 10011
10 West 13th StreetUSNew YorkNew York10011
Vintage Clothing Store, Used Clothing Store
Vintage Clothing Store
Used Clothing Store
Women's Clothing Store
Thrift Store
Today 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am – 8:00 pmTuesday 11:00 am – 8:00 pmWednesday 11:00 am – 8:00 pmThursday 11:00 am – 8:00 pmFriday 11:00 am – 8:00 pmSaturday 11:00 am – 8:00 pmSunday 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
we buy secondhand modern and vintage clothing, no appointments necessary.  we pay outright, 35% cash or 55% store credit of the prices assigned to your items.  beacon's closet has been consistently voted the #1 clothing exchange store in nyc, and is locally owned.  we have been featured in local and international press including:  vogue, the village voice, racked, lucky, and filmed for GIRLS, and many other productions, check our press page for fun, and our blogs for inspiration.  
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Trendy resale outfit for vintage & modern clothing & accessories from mass brands to top designers.- Google
"They always have the interesting pieces that you want in your closet."
"However I didn't realize how great Buffalo Exchange is until I went to Beacon's."
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Logan Hall
3 weeks ago
For selling... it may be worth looking elsewhere. For designer brand pieces I go through high end services (and perhaps you do/would too!) since the commission is twice as much (60% or 70% of the resale price goes to you) than stores like Beacon's that take non-brand items. However since only specific upscale brand names are accepted at high end services, what to do with items to sell like cool pieces from Finder's Keeper's or an embellished crystal skirt with no tag? Or Lululemon, J. Crew, or anything that does not stem from a "high end" luxury name? For a while I went to Buffalo Exchange. It was fine. Whenever selling clothes (whether it's $2000 Louboutins or a $24 Gap Tee) I can experience some surprise sometimes at a low resale price. However I didn't realize how great Buffalo Exchange is until I went to Beacon's. Buffalo Exchange offers 30% of the resale price whereas Beacon's offers 35%... sounds good for Beacons, right? So I had to try it. Eek... sadly it did not quite work out so well. At Buffalo Exchange I average about $350 a trip (two suitcases). I went to Beacon's with 3 suitcases (1 more than usual) and was given a total of $86. It went from an average of $125 a bag to $28 a bag. I promptly took a cab right over to Buffalo Exchange with discarded items: I sold one, just one bag, for $135 that day at Buffalo Exchange, not to mention the other 2 bags (with items like a Paul & Joe dress from Net-a-porter to Old Navy sandals). I made several hundred dollars there with items Beacon's didn't want. ... My Buffalo Exchange average is based on around 10 visits with 2 suitcases. Beacon's doesn't yield a large sample size because it's based off of only one visit. Which should be taken into consideration. ... I'm afraid I was a bit put off not only by meager earnings, but I'm afraid several staff at Beacon's. 3 people went through my bags, with an additional 2 popping in thoughts. I got to experience 5 employees. It was odd: there was an outward veneer of "nice"- but I caught two staff members rolling their eyes when they saw a piece they didn't choose to buy. I once even caught a look of disgust followed by laughter. I got the general feeling of being unwelcome. One staff member frequently cut down the price (and my earnings) offered by other staff on pieces, and a couple times I caught the staff member looking me up and down (this is one of the eye rollers, perhaps unsurprisingly). So I asked how long they'd worked here. They answered "4 years." Eek. Not a great sign for the environment of the store. I stood there watching the rest of the buying, didn't engage, thanked them very much, shook a couple hands, and left... At Buffalo Exchange it's much more casual, non-judgmently, real. Which, it turns out, does not equal less money. The slightly more polished and more picky Beacon's seems to prove a lower going rate. With my experience I got 22% of the money I get at Buffalo Exchange. Needles to say, I now understand why fashion industry friends sell non-brand items at Buffalo Exchange only... it can seem just like an ok place, but now I realize Buffalo Exchange is my diamond in the rough!
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Danielle Haiden
5 months ago
I love shopping at Beacon's Closet. They always have the interesting pieces that you want in your closet. The sales team is really good about putting things up online with descriptions that match the product so you know what you are buying. Returns are hassle free!
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Jocelyn Borgner
a year ago
As far as these types of stores go, it's decent. If you have the patience to rummage through the racks and potentially repair an item once you buy it, this is a good place to go. They're a bit stingy when you sell items to them, but it's still better than getting nothing for that old dress your grandmother left you.
Clarissa Rous
a year ago
Everything is so overpriced here! A dress costs upward of $30, a shirt usually around $20-- which is much more than you would normally pay for secondhand clothing. It's really more of a boutique than a thrift store. There are some lovely designer clothes there, but be prepared to shell out your money to pay for them. All in all, I'd rather go to Goodwill.
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Nick Mendez
2 months ago
I purchased two items and online and received them in an incredibly timely manner. They're so affordable and fashionable; so, like, why not? I'm moving to New York soon and I look forward to regularly frequenting the store; but online will do for now. Thanks, BC! <3
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Dylan Finster
4 months ago
I ordered a sweater online.It arrived in a timely manner and it was in excellent condition. I would recommend this store to anyone interested in vintage/designer fashion.
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Erin Clemens
a year ago
I have some great finds from Beacon's! Now that fall is approaching, I'll go back to get a nice coat-- they have lots and they're beautiful and well priced! Huge selection of different styles, but not always as high of quality as Buffalo Exchange or Crossroads. Tons of shoes too!
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Chandra Robrock
10 months ago
Great selection and pretty organized. I have yet to purchase anything here but it's always fun to browse.