Ever heard the familiar phrase that is “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure”? That certainly rings true when it comes to thrift shops, which sell secondhand and preloved items ranging from clothes and accessories to toys and houseware. Buying secondhand isn’t just about saving money, but you are also doing Mother Nature a favour by being environmentally conscious. Here are the 7 Thrift Shops To Check Out in Klang Valley in alphabetical order.
1) 2nd Street @ Various Locations
With over 550 stores in Japan, 2nd Street has already made its mark in Malaysia with a total of three outlets so far. They sell quality secondhand goods, notably men’s and ladies’ streetwear such as jackets, t-shirts, sneakers and bags.
2) Bargain Basement @ IOI City Mall Putrajaya & IOI Mall Puchong
Operating under IOI group, Bargain Basement is more than just a secondhand shop selling pre-owned goods like clothes, books, accessories and houseware. Every proceed garnered from sales would go to various non-profit organisations, namely Alzheimer’s Disease Foundation Malaysia, Persatuan Kebajikan Kanak-Kanak Cornerstone Selangor and Yayasan Seribu Harapan Malaysia. Items mostly come from donations but you might find new stock as well from time to time.
Address: (IOI City Mall Putrajaya) B3 IOI City Mall, Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuan Putrajaya & (IOI Mall Puchong) EB2-01 (Basement 2), IOI Mall, Puchong, Selangor. | Opening Hours: Daily 10 am to 10 pm | Tel: 03-8947 8888
3) Jalan Jalan Japan @ Various Locations
Here’s a thrift shop where you can find assorted preloved items imported all the way from Japan. Clothes, toys, sports equipment, accessories… you name it, Jalan Jalan Japan has them all under one roof. Best of all, they regularly replenish their items up to 6 containers every single month. You can locate them at three locations in Klang Valley including USJ’s One City Sky Park, 1Shamelin Mall and M3 Mall at Taman Melati, Gombak.
Address: Click Here | Opening Hours: Daily 10 am to 10 pm | Tel: 012-267 3840
4) Kedai Bless @ Various Locations
Also known as Bless Shop, they have come a long way since their humble beginnings at the flea markets in 1999. Today, they currently operate a total of five outlets throughout Klang Valley such as 1 Utama Shopping Centre, Citta Mall and Mid Valley Megamall. Expect affordable goods like clothes, jewellery and accessories starting from a low price of RM3. Apart from buying their items at Bless Shop, you are also indirectly doing some good deeds since 50% of the proceeds would be donated to various charities.
5) Luxury Vintage @ Bangsar & Great Eastern Mall
The name of this shop says it all: a place where you can find various designer brands minus the hefty price tag. Don’t worry about paying for fake goods because Luxury Vintage only sells 100% preloved original products. They stock familiar international brands such as Balenciaga, Burberry, Chanel, Christian Dior, Fendi, Gucci, Hermes and Louis Vuitton. Products are just as diverse, covering from bags and accessories to clothes and shoes.
Address: (Bangsar) No. 114, Jalan Maarof, Bangsar, 59000 Kuala Lumpur & (Great Eastern Mall) Lot G20 Great Eastern Mall, Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur. | Opening Hours: (Bangsar) Mon-Sat 10.30 am to 6.30 pm & (Great Eastern Mall) Mon-Sat 10.30 am to 9 pm | Tel: 03-2095 6266 (Bangsar) & 03-4251 0013 (Great Eastern Mall)
6) Modo Japan Preloved @ SS 15 Subang Jaya
Located at the bustling SS 15 neighbourhood, Modo Japan Preloved sells reasonably-priced preloved vintage clothes, streetwear and accessories — all of which are imported from Japan. Depending on your luck, you may also find branded goods from the likes of Louis Vuitton, Burberry and Christian Dior. Parking can be a nightmare in SS 15, particularly during peak hours but you can always take the LRT and disembark at the SS 15 station since the shop is located just 50m away.
Address: 12, Jalan SS 15/4b, SS 15, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor. | Opening Hours: Tues-Sun 2 pm to 11 pm | Tel: 012-381 9666
7) Refash @ Sungei Wang Plaza
Fast-fashion lovers, rejoice! Here’s a thrift shop at Sungei Wang Plaza where they stock trendy secondhand female apparels from all kinds of brands. Bargain hunters can have peace of mind as well since all items are in good conditions! Alternatively, why not make extra cash by selling your items? Click here for more info.
Address: Sungei Wang Ground Level G085/086 & Level C13, Jalan Bukit Bintang, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur. | Opening Hours: Daily 11 am to 9 pm | Tel: 03-2110 3073