Considering much of the Gainesville area consists of college students, it is fair to assume that they have a limited budget, however, having a limited budget does not mean that you can’t have awesome style at a great price. There are several thrift and consignment stores in the area that will help not just college students but anyone on a budget keep up with fashion trends as well as not break the bank.
Plato’s Closet, located on 3441 W. University Ave, is one of the more well known stores that not only has heels, dresses and skirts, but also attire for men as well. Open from 10 am to 9 pm on Monday through Saturday and noon to 6 pm on Sunday, it is an ideal place to snatch up cute clothes for low prices.
Sandy’s, on 4148 NW 13th St, is a resale boutique that not only has clothes, shoes, jewelry and perfumes but also furniture and home décor. The store’s inventory is always growing so be sure to visit them Monday through Saturday from 10 am to 7 pm or Sunday from noon to 6 pm.
An up and coming thrift store on 2222 NW 6th St, Parciphony, may be one of the best bargains you can find in Gainesville with all of their clothes being just $1.99! Not only do they have clothes, but shoes, jewelry and even books. Being on a budget has not been easier with stores like these in the area!