We were inspired to start a business that shows the potential and purpose that upcycling brings. We find tremendous value in venturing off to the thrift store to fill our wardrobes with one of a kind second-hand gems. Not only does thrifting have a positive social and environmental impact, but it’s also budget-friendly too!
Benefits Of Thrifting
- Easy on your wallet
- Environmentally friendly (reduces waste and pollution)
- Diversify/expand your wardrobe
- Find genuine revival/vintage pieces
- Slows down fast fashion
- Turn thrift pieces into DIY projects to create trendy pieces
Where To Buy Second-Hand In Hamilton
- Out Of the Past
- Tuesdays Gone Vintage
- Hawk & Sparrow
- Girl On the Wing
- Vintage Soul Geek
- Retro Rat Vintage
Where To Shop Sustainable/Conscious In Hamilton
Our Favourite Thrifting Kings And Queens
How To Make A Difference/Where To Donate
There are so many ways to make a difference, we can’t keep up! We are constantly learning about great upcycling opportunities and initiatives, both locally and beyond. Whether you’re looking to donate or make a dollar, there is something for you below!
Clothing/Fabric Recycling Programs: Have some old textiles laying around and don’t know what to do with them? DON’T toss them away! Some companies have recycling programs that will repurpose them.
Where To Bring Old Textiles: H&M, Zara
Our goal is to inspire more people to slow down fast fashion! If you have any information you think we should share on this page, let us know! It’s imperative that we continue to keep the wave going on our end, be resourceful and lead by example as best as we can.
Don't forget to also visit our shop to find more upcycled apparel!