One thing is certain: People are shopping second-hand a lot more these days. It may be due to the pandemic, environmental awareness, limited editions, practicality, savings, or simply because a particular product wasn’t available to purchase in their home countries. However, it’s not always easy to buy because not all of the platforms ship internationally or even if they do, buyers are likely to bear a high shipping and customs fee.
We’ve gathered 5 popular second-hand online shopping sites favored by our members, which you might find useful when buying products from second-hand designers, vintage clothing to rare collectibles internationally. With Buyandship’s parcel forwarding service, you can shop freely for your favorite products from shops overseas and have them shipped directly to your doorstep all hassle-free!
First things first, let’s have a look at these sites that might be interesting to you!
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- 8 Second-hand Online Shopping Sites
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8 Second-hand Online Shopping Sites
This platform is well-known for its bidding services and has long dominated the market for used goods. It’s easy to navigate with a wide variety of products available. Although eBay has ended its partnership with Paypal, customers can still pay using Paypal, international credit cards, and Apple Pay.
Popular items: Clothing and accessories, toys and collectibles, second-hand books, mobile and computer accessories, health and beauty
One of the biggest online thrift stores, which has been a popular online platform for second-hand, samples, or even brand-new clothing is Depop! New listings are added every day from jewelry, clothing, and even cosmetics. You can search for popular brands and products using tags like “vintage”, or by specific names like “Yeezy”, and communicate with sellers through private messaging on the app. Payment made via app is protected by buyer protection!
Popular items: vintage clothing and handbags, old film camera, exclusive streetwear brands products
Introducing one of Japan’s best second-hand stores where you can get electronics, toys, collectibles, audio equipment, instruments, apparel, sports and outdoor goods, and automotive supplies: Hard Off! They operate reuse stores that buy unwanted items from customers and sell them. They inspect and clean all purchased goods at our stores before putting them on the shelves for sale.
Popular items: bike parts, vintage clothing and handbags, old film camera, exclusive streetwear brands products
Vinted is a thriving second-hand online platform that offers a wide range of items – from trendy high street fashion and luxury designer wear to unique vintage finds, spanning across women’s and men’s clothing, children’s apparel, and even antique products like vinyl records.
Popular items: Home decor, books, second-hand branded clothing, vinyl records, antique objects
Poshmark is a US-based second-hand store mostly selling preloved women’s and men’s clothing, bags, accessories, and more! You can also find items for kids and home too! At the moment, Poshmark only ships to the US, Australia, and Canada – this means you’ll need a local shipping address in order to buy!
Popular items: Second-hand branded clothing including Lululemon, Nike, The North Face, Michael Kors
6. The Real Real
If you love luxury clothing and handbags but aren’t a big fan of the high price – you are not alone! The Real Real has a wide variety of designer items including clothing, bags, and accessories. Each listed item has a description of its condition and is authenticated by professionals, so you can get your favorite luxury goods at cheaper prices than retail!
Currently, The Real Real doesn’t ship directly to the Philippines – we would recommend using our parcel forwarding service!
Popular items: Luxury designer handbags, clothing, and shoes
Find good used conditions and rare items at Japan’s largest flea market service, Mercari Japan! This year, it also ranks fourth on Buyandship Members’ Top Sites in Japan. Whether it’s branded items, luxury goods, electronics, books, or collector items~ you can find it all at Mercari Japan!
Popular items: Electronics, luxury designer handbags, clothing, action figures, and shoes
8. Goodwill Finds
Goodwill Finds is an online store operated by Goodwill Industries International, a nonprofit organization that aims to support local communities. The online store offers a curated selection of vintage and unique items, including clothing, accessories, home goods, collectibles, and more!
Popular items: Electronics, clothing, books, action figures, and shoes
💡 Note: We do not own any of the pictures above nor affiliated with the brands mentioned. All credits are due to all of the brands featured in the article unless otherwise specified.
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