Those who say that price dictates great style clearly haven't tried thrift shopping. Even famous content creators and celebrities have confessed to falling for its charms — and of course, its budget-friendly nature. And who wouldn't? Especially considering that thrift stores are a treasure trove for stylish, edgy, and sometimes even pre-loved designer goods that can be snagged for just a quarter (or less) than the original price. So whether you're a thrifting newbie or a seasoned frugal fashionista, look no further than our list of the best places to go thrift shopping in Asia.
Don Don Down On Wednesday in Tokyo
Tokyo's fashion scene needs no introduction. After all, it is home to iconic subcultures like Harajuku, Visual Kei, and more. But raking through the city's busy streets to look for great fashion finds can be overwhelming. Good thing Don Don Down On Wednesday exactly prompts you when to drop by its stores to score the most bang for your buck. With prices going as low as 105 yen per item (less than USD1) and high chances of grabbing actual designer goods on its racks, you won't look at thrift shopping in Tokyo the same way after getting the Don Don experience.
Night Market Harrison Road in Baguio
Thrift shops may be scattered all over PH's metro, but nothing still beats the selection in Baguio when looking for fashion steals. We're talking Miu Miu heels or Marc Jacobs dresses in pristine condition for less than a quarter of their original price. Just head to Session Road or to the Night Market in Harrison Road and be spoiled for choice!