Shopping Is an Adventure at These 5 Thrift Stores in Oklahoma City

Jean Jones
May 21, 2015


Do you have an image of thrift stores as being full of musty old junk that sits on the shelves for months? Frequent shoppers will tell you that's far from the truth. Today's thrift stores are great places to find gently-used current and vintage items at prices that are a fraction of retail. We've put together a list of top thrift stores in Oklahoma City that are definitely worth a look.

1. The Basement
1104 - 10th Street
Oklahoma City 73106

This shop is actually a collection of booths where vendors sell an eclectic assortment of jewelry, furniture, kitchenware and even handmade goods. The Basement has a comfortably kitschy feel that enhances the sense of adventure you get while browsing the shelves. If you need even more of a reason to visit, they serve fresh popcorn each Saturday!

2. Bargain Thrift Store
4545 NW 16th Street
Oklahoma City 73127

The store's name is short and to the point. All merchandise is donated from local sources, enabling a complete inventory turnover every four weeks. You'll find an endless selection of clothing, housewares, furniture and appliances. Any items that don't sell in the shop are sold for industrial rags or shipped to other countries so there is never any waste.

3. Daisy Exchange
5911 NW Expressway
Oklahoma City 73132

Do you have Michael Kors taste and a Target budget? Daisy Exchange makes it possible for you to build a stylish designer wardrobe with name brands like Juicy Couture, Kate Spade and Victoria's Secret at bargain prices. Sell your own gently-used clothing and accessories for cash-on the-spot or for store credit.

4. Once Upon A Child
10400 S. Western
Oklahoma City 73139

Does it sometimes seem like kids outgrow their clothes on a monthly basis? At Once Upon A Child you can keep them in stylish, high-quality clothing and footwear without breaking the bank. All merchandise is carefully evaluated to make sure it meets mandatory safety requirements as well as the store's own stringent standards.

5. Just Between Friends (JBF)
3212 Wichita Walk
Oklahoma City 73107

JBF is actually a thrift event held several times a year at the OKC fairgrounds. People bring in their gently-used clothing, household goods and other items to sell on a consignment basis. You can also often find brand-new items among the mix. Customers give high marks for the large variety of merchandise and well-organized displays, and the JBF website offers tips to make the most of your shopping experience.

Do you have a thrift store find that you're particularly proud of? Go right ahead and brag about it in the comments!

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