Baby squirrels sleeping in donated Coats for Cubs furs.
GIVE YOUR FURS BACK TO THE ANIMALS
Jan 2, 2015 to Apr 22, 2015
Provide comfort and bedding for orphaned and injured wildlife now through Earth Day, April 22, 2015. Donate your real fur apparel including coats and accessories, to our Coats for Cubs program at any Buffalo Exchange location. These donations are sent to rehabilitation organizations across the United States, and provide a natural and nurturing environment for the recovering animals. Since 2006, Buffalo Exchange has collected nearly 10,000 used furs through the Coats for Cubs program.
"FASHION ON THE CUTTING EDGE" BY WHATCOM MAGAZINE
Whatcom Magazine Fall 2014 issue featured Buffalo Exchange in “Secondhand treasure: Consignment clothing stores feed growing demand for affordable fashion” (pages 27–28) in August 2014: “For fashion on the cutting edge, Buffalo Exchange on North State Street in Bellingham is a good place to go. … Their "new and recycled fashion" appeals to everyone from young adults to "ladies who lunch," says manager Hanako Persson. … 'We offer contemporary pieces, designer clothes, vintage, one-of-a-kind, and whimsical pieces,' Persson says. 'Our fashion choices are very customer-driven. We ask what they are shopping for and keep a finger on the pulse of what people want. We have a lot of folks that inspire our purchases, both locally and nationally.' … It's the place to find a vintage Hawaiian shirt, a pink purse and a fedora, all at once. …”
"NATION-WIDE TOUR" BY THE WESTERN FRONT
Buffalo Exchange was featured in The Western Front for “Buffalo Exchange to celebrate 40-year anniversary” on April 8, 2014: “The Buffalo Exchange is putting on a nation-wide tour in honor of its 40 year anniversary. … Including a stop at the Bellingham location on Monday, April 28. … The vintage, western theme reflects the company’s roots in Arizona, employee Sara Alkhedairy said. “It’s going to be something of a cross between a store and a museum,” Alkhedairy said. “Except shoppable, obviously.” Preparations have been ongoing for the past year by keeping an eye out for any article of clothing that fits the theme, said Hanako Persson, the store manager for the Bellingham location. “Every store is going to have a unique inventory that’s been cultivated by that location,” Persson said. …”
- Best Consignment Shop Honorable Mention, 360 Northsound Life, Bellingham, Best of the Northwest 2011