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Buffalo Exchange

Allston
180 Harvard Ave.
Boston, MA 02134
(617) 779-7901

Location: Off Commonwealth Ave.; Harvard stop on the Green Line

Store Hours:
Monday–Saturday 11am–8pm
Sunday 12pm–6pm


the somerville store

the somerville store
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Buffalo Exchange

238 Elm St.
Davis Square
Somerville, MA 02144
(617) 629-5383

Location: Davis Square stop on the Red Line

Store Hours:
Monday–Saturday 11am–8pm
Sunday 12pm–6pm


SPRING FASHION FOR MEN & WOMEN!

All Locations

We’re now buying spring fashion! We need your tees, tanks, shirts, shorts, denim, skirts, dresses, shoes, and accessories (hats, bags, belts). Don’t forget we also buy fantastic vintage and unique items. Clean out your closet and bring it in for cash or trade on the spot at your local Buffalo Exchange. Also checkout our wanted bulletins.

[Posted Feb 19, 2015]

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Baby squirrels sleeping in donated Coats for Cubs furs.

GIVE YOUR FURS BACK TO THE ANIMALS

All Locations
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.

 


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SHOP THE EARTH DAY $1 DAY SALE & GIVE EVERY ANIMAL A CHANCE!

All Locations
Apr 18, 2015

On Saturday, April 18, we will host our annual Earth Day $1 Sale. A large selection of clothing, jewelry, and accessories will be offered for one dollar. All proceeds from the purchase of $1 items will be donated to The Fund for Animals, an affiliate of The Humane Society of the United States.

The Fund for Animals operates the nation’s largest and most diverse network of animal care centers. It provides hands-on care and safe haven for more than 3,000 animals representing 150 species each year, including those rescued from cruelty and neglect, victims of the exotic pet trade, injured and orphaned wildlife, refugees from research labs and more, and works to prevent cruelty through advocacy and education. Annual Earth Day benefits at Buffalo Exchange locations have raised over $464,000 for environmental causes since 1997.

For more information, visit www.FundForAnimals.org/BuffaloExchange.

The Earth Day $1 Sale is cash or checks only for $1 Sale items. Buffalo Outlet locations (San Antonio & Nogales) are not participating in the $1 Sale.


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WIN ZOO TICKETS AT SOMERVILLE’S EARTH DAY $1 SALE

Buffalo Exchange, Somerville
Apr 18, 2015 to 12:00 am

Join us on Saturday, April 18th for our annual Earth Day $1 Sale and a chance to win two free tickets to the Franklin Park Zoo in Boston! Our $1 sale starts at 11:00am. We’ll have clothing and accessories for just ONE DOLLAR! 100% of the proceeds from the sale of $1 items will be donated to The Fund for Animals, an affiliate of The Humane Society of the United States.


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open positions

ENTRY-LEVEL BUYERS
Somerville - FT
Allston - FT
Love fashion? Why not apply today! Your local Buffalo Exchange is always accepting applications for entry-level Buyer positions. Looking for cheerful, dependable, and energetic quick learners with knowledge of fabrics, styles, current retail trends and eras. Challenging, fun, fast-paced retail environment. As an employee, you'll receive on-the-job training in recycling fashion. No prior experience necessary. This is not your regular retail job!

Join Buffalo Exchange, a values-based, growing organization practicing open-book management and business literacy training. A love of fashion and clothing is essential. Compensation is competitive and based on experience and credentials. Benefits include: health, dental, and vision insurance for employees working 20 hours or more per week; paid time off for part-time and full-time employees; profit-based bonuses; merchandise discount; a 401(k) retirement plan; career advancement; and extensive training.

CASHIER
Allston - PT
Love fashion? Why not apply today! Your local Buffalo Exchange is always accepting applications for entry-level positions. Looking for cheerful, dependable, and energetic quick learners with knowledge of fabrics, styles, current retail trends and eras. Challenging, fun, fast-paced retail environment. As an employee, you'll receive on-the-job training in recycling fashion. No prior experience necessary. Part-time employees must be able to work 3 days a week, including at least one weekend day. This is not your regular retail job!

Join Buffalo Exchange, a values-based, growing organization practicing open-book management and business literacy training. A love of fashion and clothing is essential. Compensation is competitive and based on experience and credentials. Benefits include: health, dental, and vision insurance for employees working 20 hours or more per week; paid time off for part-time and full-time employees; profit-based bonuses; merchandise discount; a 401(k) retirement plan; career advancement; and extensive training.

FLOOR ASSISTANT
Somerville - PT
Love fashion? Why not apply today! Your local Buffalo Exchange is always accepting applications for entry-level positions. Looking for cheerful, dependable, and energetic quick learners with knowledge of fabrics, styles, current retail trends and eras. Challenging, fun, fast-paced retail environment. As an employee, you'll receive on-the-job training in recycling fashion. No prior experience necessary. Part-time employees must be able to work 3 days a week, including at least one weekend day. This is not your regular retail job!

Join Buffalo Exchange, a values-based, growing organization practicing open-book management and business literacy training. A love of fashion and clothing is essential. Compensation is competitive and based on experience and credentials. Benefits include: health, dental, and vision insurance for employees working 20 hours or more per week; paid time off for part-time and full-time employees; profit-based bonuses; merchandise discount; a 401(k) retirement plan; career advancement; and extensive training.


"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.”

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"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.”

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"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.’”

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"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!”

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"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.”

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“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 …”

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buffalo bests

  • 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

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