Top 13 Chicago thrift stores for menswear.

Top 13 Chicago thrift stores for menswear.

Thrift stores in Chicago supply a versatile selection of menswear, ranging from vintage to high-fashion at low prices. Our team has put together some of the best thrift stores in Chicago; a great shopping experience for novice to seasoned thrifters. Hit the thrift, and search the many racks for unique pieces that nobody else has.

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Goodwill

Goodwill West Loop is your classic, homey goodwill experience in the heart of the thriving West Loop neighborhood of Chicago. You'll find a good mix of menswear (vintage to contemporary) from the generous people of this area.

Address: 1201 W Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL 60607

Tel: (312) 563-1187


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Thrift & Thrive

A vibrant thrift store with a decent rack of vintage and contemporary menswear.

Address: 6025 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, IL 60634

Tel: (773) 283-1653


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Brown Elephant

This location is much bigger than the Oak Park location, and has a more robust selection of menswear. All proceeds benefit LGBTQ health and fund care for the uninsured and under-insured at Howard Brown Health.

Address: 5404 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640

Tel: (773) 271-9382


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Family Tree Resale

A well organized thrift store offering affordable menswear, where you can occasionally find streetwear and high-fashion pieces.

Address: 5066 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625

Tel: (312) 918-9260


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UNIQUE

UNIQUE stays true to its name and carries a wide range of unique, old, new, and rare menswear in the heart of Bridgeport. You can find high-quality fashion brands by likes of Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, and more. They have 50% off every Monday and random 50% off days around the holidays.

Address: 3000 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60608

Tel: (312) 842-0942


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Salvation Army

Salvation Army at Clybourn is pretty great for menswear. Many of the clothes and other items come from people of the Lincoln Park and Lakeview area. On Saturdays, most clothing in the store is 69¢.

Address: 2270 N Clybourn Ave, Chicago, IL 60614

Tel: (800) 728-7825


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Buffalo Exchange

Buffalo Exchange is a trendy Wicker Park thrift store who curates and buys specifically in-fashion pieces and keeps prices low. You can find menswear ranging in vintage to high-fashion, both new and lightly worn.

Address: 1478 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

Tel: (773) 227-9558


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Crossroads Trading

Crossroads Trading is your classic recycled fashion store which carries a range of menswear pieces at reasonable prices. Crossroads is located in the trendy Wicker Park neighborhood and definitely a great place to stop if you're in the area

Address: 1519 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

Tel: (773) 227-5300


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Knee Deep Vintage

Knee Deep Vintage is a carefully curated vintage store with high quality, vintage to contemporary menswear pieces and accessories nestled into the heart of the Pilsen neighborhood.

Address: 1219 W 18th St, Chicago, IL 60608

Tel: 312-850-2510


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Village Discount Outlet Store

Village Discount on Milwaukee is expansive with dual-levels that hold a wide range of clothing, especially menswear pieces of all types.

Address: 2032 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647

Tel: (866) 545-3836


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Pilsen Vintage & Thrift

Pilsen Vintage & Thrift has a beautiful collection of curated menswear pieces. This store has a variety of pieces for every eclectic personality type.

Address: 1430 W 18th St, Chicago, IL 60608

Tel: (312) 243-5915


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Kokorokoko

Kokorokoko is an upbeat vintage thrift store based in Wicker park with one goal:  selling the best of the best 80s and 90s apparel, so you’re sure to find great menswear pieces here.

Address: 1323 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

Tel: (773) 252-6996


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Ragstock

Trendy thrift store that provides one-of-a-kind vintage to contemporary menswear pieces for the fashionable man.

Address: 1459 Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

Tel: (773) 252-4880


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