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.
Allston Buffalo Exchange, Boston
Jan 31, 2015 to Feb 13, 2015
We’re here to help you find the perfect ensemble for Valentine’s Day! We’ll be having personal shoppers available from 11am–2pm on Saturday 1/31 and 2/07, and Friday 2/13. Stop in for fantastic styles and new-to-you outfits!
We will also have a Valentine’s Day Photo Booth on Saturday, February 14, where customers can come in their finest V-Day fashion and get their picture taken!
"THE PLACE TO BE" BY BERKELEY BEACON
Berkeley Beacon recommended Buffalo Exchange in “Thrifting other than H&M” on November 14, 2014: “For a trendier kind of thrift store, Buffalo Exchange is definitely the place to be. Most items range around $15 … You can go in and trade clothes, or get cash for them on the spot. … Grab some designer labels, vintage finds, and, no doubt, one-of-a-kind pieces.”
"SNAZZY DUDS" BY SCOUT SOMERVILLE
Scout Somerville recognized Buffalo Exchange as Best Thrift/Consignment Store and Best Clothing Store for the Scout’s Honored Awards 2014: “If you’re a local fashionista constantly looking to reinvent yourself then why would you go anywhere that’s not Buffalo Exchange in Davis Square? As the seasons change sell your old chic outfits for cash or store credit … Buffalo has snazzy duds for all seasons.”
"AUTHENTIC AND NEW '90S WEAR" BY WGBH
WGBH mentioned Buffalo Exchange in “Back To Fall, Back To The Nineties” on September 26, 2014: “Allston’s Buffalo Exchange, the later of which has for the past year or so been buying and selling authentic and new '90s wear as demand has grown. Store manager Chelsea van Vliet said … ‘It was at first more of a fashion risk and something that people who were more on the cutting edge were into,’ van Vliet said, ‘and now it’s more widespread and people are willing to take that risk because they see it everywhere else.’”
"THE COOLEST CONCEPT" BY HER CAMPUS
Her Campus Boston College recommends Buffalo Exchange in “The Place for Exchange$” on May 4, 2014: “… Now if you don’t want to just give your clothes away, there are now so many places where you can sell them, or exchange them! One of my favorite places from my hometown in NYC is Buffalo Exchange. This store allows you to buy, sell, and trade clothes. It’s the coolest concept because by exchanging things you don’t wear, you’re practically getting new clothes for free! It’s a pretty trendy store too, so with some searching you can find great pieces! … When you go home for the summer, find your nearest Buffalo Exchange and get exchanging!”
"NEW SEASON, NEW WARDROBE" BY HER CAMPUS
Her Campus Emerson College recommends Buffalo Exchange in “Cute Boston Boutiques to Help You Update Your Wardrobe for Warmer Weather” on March 27, 2014: “Boston's best boutiques can help you out. Buying a new dress can be affordable on any budget, and Boston offers so many cute boutiques and stores … Whether you want to spend $5 or $500, there’s a boutique with the perfect dress for you just around the corner. … I’ve never left Buffalo Exchange disappointed. You can find super cheap, super nice clothes here that are only gently worn. They have tops and dresses ranging anywhere from $1 to $100 dollars, and you can also come here to sell those clothes that you haven’t touched in months.”
“STOCK UP ON VINTAGE CLOTHES” BY THE BOSTON GLOBE
The Boston Globe featured Buffalo Exchange manager, Lisa De Freitas in “Somerville crossroads lives up to its hip image” on March 15, 2014: “… At Buffalo Exchange … shoppers were intently examining every item on the racks. “People get very excited when they start shopping,” said Lisa De Freitas, the store manager. “Sometimes they come in twice a day.” De Freitas hails from London and sees it as her mission to make sure customers leave the shop with a sense of style as well as a bargain. “I’ve always dressed funky, and we try to educate buyers and make them fashionistas,” she said. As part of her strategy, sales staff put together their own unique outfits each Saturday. “We give customers ideas for having fun with their clothes,” said De Freitas …”
- Recommended in “Where to Hunt for the Perfect Halloween Costume in Boston,” BostInno on October 20, 2014
- Best Thrift/Consignment Store, Scout Somerville, Scout’s Honored Awards 2014
- Best Clothing Store, Scout Somerville, Scout’s Honored Awards 2014
- Recommended in “Awesome Boston-Area Consignment Shops,” Boston Mamas, September 18, 2014
- Best Clothing Store, Reader's Pick, ScoutSomerville Magazine,Best Of 2013
- Best Middleman for Getting Into Your Neighbor's Pants, Boston Phoenix, The Best, Your top 100+ places to eat, drink, shop & party in Boston, 2012
- Recommended by Not For Tourists, Boston, May 16, 2011
- Best Shame-free Dud Swap, The Boston Phoenix, Editors' Pick, Boston's Best 2011