How much money you can save buying second-hand clothes

Wanting to buy some second-hand clothes? Read on to find out which online marketplaces will see you save the most money.

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On the hunt for some second-hand clothes? You're not the only one. With the cost-of-living crisis placing an even greater emphasis on the importance of buying second-hand clothes, the use of sustainable shopping apps is on the rise. You have probably already heard of eBay, one of the largest and most successful e-commerce websites on the market, and you may have heard of Depop, a popular fashion marketplace that flogs stylish clothing from every decade. But there are a few more that may take your fancy, from the under-£5 bargains that can be found on Vinted to the heavily reduced vintage garments sold on Vestiaire Collective. 

With such a wide variety of second-hand clothing apps to choose from, it can pretty hard to know which one to go for. To help you on your quest to source a stylish second-hand wardrobe, check out the table below to discover the average price of clothing from different retailers. So, read on to find which app is right for you, as well as hear about some of my own experiences with shopping second-hand.

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Row 0 - Cell 0 DepopVintedVestiaire CollectiveeBay
Mazy Wyeth


Hi there! My name is Mazy and I’ve been a part of the vouchers world since November 2022. After studying English Literature with Creative Writing at university, I realised that I would love to incorporate writing into my career - so here I am! 

You could say that I have a mild addiction to online shopping, specifically second-hand shopping; you probably won’t find me spending thousands on a brand-new outfit, but you will find me deep into a browse of my favourite second-hand clothing apps, including Depop, Vinted, eBay, Preloved and Vestiaire Collective.

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