Millbrae, CA 94030
Amelia’s Antics does not have a screaming storefront of specific fashion styles, rather it is kept simple and unassuming. Once inside, you will find everything from vintage (early 1960s) to newer clothing less than two years old. Evening gowns, prom dresses or special occasion outfits are to be found alongside strappy sandals and jewelry. Consignors are free to drop off their goods on Tuesday to Thursday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Check the calendar on Amelia’s website for information of what is currently being accepted.
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Empire Vintage Clothing
443 Waverly St.
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Empire Vintage Clothing caters to a youthful crowd and can be found near University Ave. in Palo Alto. The outfits at Empire Vintage range from the hipster beatnik-ish type to the “just-wear-it-as-a-costume” apparel. You will find some fun memorable gems here. The store vibe is fun and fantastic with all laughs, smiles and genuine help from the associates holding down the fort. Most items are from the 60s, 70s and 80s, including Empire’s vintage jewelry. This is the perfect place to get some items for a themed party. For consignors: Empire buys on the spot and you are encouraged to bring your items anytime. Currently, they are on a search for killer 40s to 80s styles.
509 San Mateo Ave.
San Bruno, CA 94066
The owner of Lovely Bump splits the price of the items for consignors right down the middle, or 50/50. Meanwhile, the customer gets a great deal that is far below prices at a competitor across the street (where new baby clothes are sold). Any items that don’t sell are donated to a local charity. For parents, this store is a logistical miracle- kid-friendly with room for strollers, a changing table and categories for all the items being sold. Rest assured that your kids are safe, you won’t get stuck with the stroller between two rows of clothes, and you will feel like a lucky duck as you stroll out of this shop with your bargains.
Judith A. Frost & Company
67 Encina Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94301
This pick is for those fancy antique furniture lovers who like a modern appeal. Never to be underestimated, Judith A. Frost & Company boasts a 2,500 square foot showroom and is a dream come true for the fiercely loyal antique shopper. This consignment shop is seriously in love with its mission of providing the best furniture. Consignors: sell your kitchen wares, household furniture, silver or glassware, fine china and prints or paintings, just to name a few. Both owner and consignor agree on a price, then the consignor walks away with 60 percent of the price once the item sells. Pretty sweet deal.
She Sells Resell
136 West 25th Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94403
The owner of She Sells Resell has certainly made a fantastic display of hot items for those looking for heirloom pieces, mid-century period pieces and fun house decor. Find gorgeously designed frames, jewelry, or artwork alongside the clothes and furniture. Shoppers will love the great bargains, and should always check back for frequent discounting. For the consignor: your goods will be on consignment for eight weeks, with 50 percent of the price sold coming back to you.