Looking to score designer duds without dropping dollar after dollar? Turn to consignment stores and charming vintage shops when shopping in La Jolla, CA to get the same designer labels without the same designer price tag. Not all vintage clothing is the same. The vintage consignment shops listed below are all highly selective with the clothing, footwear and accessories that they choose to sell, ensuring that their customers are only looking through high quality pieces that are lightly used and still in great condition.
Le Chauvinist Consignment Store for Men| 7709 Fay Ave.
As the name suggests, this is one clothing store that’s for men only. Open since 2001, this shop has successfully been the top seller of discounted designer menswear: think Italian linen suits, silk Giorgio Armani ties and suede Prada shoes… all at jaw-dropping low prices.
This shop is also known for being one of the few places men can purchase hand-woven Panama Hats and Per Pedes’ “Fun Socks.” Their website, lechauvanist.com, has a handy search feature so you can look up items in their inventory and you can browse through photos of available suits, shoes and accessories. If you’re looking to sell some of your lightly used menswear be sure to call ahead to make an appointment.
Designer Consigner| 1002 Prospect St.
This designer store is at the upper echelon of consignment clothing providers. If you’re looking for a luxurious fur coat, designer apparel or decadent footwear at a reasonable price, this is the place to shop. You can even make an appointment with owner and stylist Heidi Larson before arriving if you’re in need of some fashion pointers. Head here to grab an outfit before hitting the town and mingling with the La Jolla, CA socialites.
The private second floor shop allows for an intimate and personalized shopping experience. You can also take advantage of their helpful multilingual services, fur repair, alterations and shoe repair, all available in house. If you have a romantic or classy evening planned in La Jolla, then head to this wonderful spot to pick up an awe-inspiring outfit without the normally hefty price tag associated with big name brands.
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