June Upscale Resale
3406 Lyndale Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55408
June Resale is not quite a vintage shop, but it’s not your average consignment shop, either. June is a gem in the heart of Uptown offering year-round styles and hard-to-find pieces (like retired styles). Recent offerings have included purses from Marc Jacobs, Chanel and Gucci. For its high-end styles at budget-friendly prices, the store consistently receives good reviews from shoppers looking to punch up their wardrobes. If you’re checking out June’s blog-style website and happen upon something you have to have, but can’t make it into the store, June can ship it directly to your door.
3700 Grand Way
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
OPM prides itself on being a boutique that caters to people who have a fashion addiction. Located just west of the Lake Calhoun area, and off of Excelsior Boulevard, this little oasis of style works to provide quality service and a unique collection. Brands carried include Mulberry and Valentino, but what really makes OPM unique is that it also offers space to up-and-coming local designers alongside its name-brand offerings. Drop by and check it out for the chance to add some serious sizzle to your outfit.
Pumpz & Co.
Edina, MN 55435
Founded in 2000, Pumpz & Co. is located in the Galleria and offers a carefully curated collection of designer-brands that hit on the top style trends. The store boasts a collection supported by buyers who comb the world over to bring designer styles back to Minnesota. Carrying brands that include Tory Burch, Belle and L’Autre Chose among others is a Galleria-staple that offers styles for both the classic and fashion-savvy woman. Best of all, since they also focus on shoes and other accessories, you can ensure your purse works with the rest of your outfit’s accessories.
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10 Rosedale Center
Roseville, MN 55113
Part of the Len Dreskin family, Len offers designer discounts of some of the best items from Len Dreskin and Len Dreskin Outlet, with everything in store offered at 50 percent off. “Ecclectic” is one of the best ways to describe the offerings, and Len makes an ideal stop when looking for something new and different. Designer pieces mingle with career-minded offerings, and the prices can’t be beat. Len also has additional locations in Southdale Mall (Edina) and downtown Minneapolis.
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3252 West Lake St.
Minneapolis, MN 55416
Clothes Mentor is a consignment and resale shop that focuses on offering current styles at ridiculously affordable prices. With a couple of locations around the Twin Cities, including one right in the hard of the Lake Calhoun area, selection will vary by store and season. The store regularly posts items in store on its Facebook page, so take the opportunity to do a little pre-shopping. Clothes Mentor will also buy your clean, gently used items if you’ve snapped up a style recently that doesn’t quite fit your wardrobe the way you hoped. Consider taking advantage of this buy-back opportunity to scout their shelves for the right purse for you. Recently carried brands include Kate Spade, Tod’s and Cole Haan.