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the downtown store

the downtown store

Buffalo Exchange

1036 W. Burnside St.
Portland, OR 97209
(503) 222-3418

Location: across from Powell's at 11th

Store Hours:
Monday–Sunday 10am–9pm

the hawthorne store

the hawthorne store

Buffalo Exchange

1420 SE 37th Ave.
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 234-1302

Location: just off Hawthorne

Store Hours:
Monday–Sunday 10am–9pm


All Locations
Nov 28, 2014 to Dec 24, 2014

When you purchase a $50 or more Buffalo Exchange gift card in-store, you’ll receive $5 off coupon for your next purchase. Find a Buffalo Exchange location near you. Offer valid 11/28-12/24/2014 in-store only.

Give someone the perfect gift with one simple click—a Buffalo Exchange gift card. You can purchase our e-gift card* right from home!


*$5 off coupon promotion only valid with in-store gift card purchases.

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All Locations
Nov 28, 2014 to Dec 24, 2014

Help us give back to local charities through our Coats and Blankets drive, November 28–December 24. Donate gently used coats and blankets at any Buffalo Exchange location. Your contribution will provide warmth to those in need.

Your donations benefit:

Tucson Southern Arizona Center Against Sexual Assault
Phoenix/Tempe Family Promise of Greater Phoenix
Las Vegas Las Vegas Rescue Mission
Berkeley BOSS (Building Opportunities for Self Sufficiency)
San Francisco Conard House
Ventura SWARM Housing Assistance Cooperative
San Diego Mex Mission
Washington DC Miriam's Kitchen
Atlanta Lost N' Found Youth
New Orleans Bridge and Grace House
Charlotte Crisis Assistance Ministry
Chicago Lincoln Park Zoo Coat Drive
Boston/Somerville Harvard Square Homeless Shelter
Minneapolis Simpson Housing Services
Philadelphia Feel the Warmth
New York ASCNYC (AIDS Service Center of New York City)
Portland Portland Rescue Mission
Eugene Egan Warming Center
Seattle Youth Care
Bellingham Light House Mission Ministries
Albuquerque Albuquerque Rescue Mission
Austin SafePlace
Houston Service of the Emergency Aid Resource Center for the Homeless (SEARCH)
Dallas The Stewpot
Los Angeles-area My Friends Place
Orange County-area Share Our Selves
Denver Denver Rescue Mission
Boulder Boulder Shelter for the Homeless

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Downtown Buffalo Exchange, Portland
Nov 28, 2014 to Dec 24, 2014

Come into the Downtown Buffalo Exchange and fill out a Holiday Fashion Wish, 11/28–12/24. We’ll not only look for your item through the end of January, but you’ll also be entered to win a $25 Buffalo Exchange gift card.

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All Locations
Dec 13, 2014 to Dec 24, 2014

We’re giving away 12 gift bundles through the month of December beginning 12/13–12/24. We have goodies ranging from fun accessories, jewelry, home goods, and more.

Enter to win by tagging a friend (another Instagram user) in the comments section of that day’s giveaway photo with the hashtag #12DaysOfBX on the official Buffalo Exchange Instagram profile for a chance to win that day’s giveaway.  Follow us on Snapchat (BuffaloExchange) for a sneak peek as we post the items you can win!

For more information visit our Official Rules page.

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open positions

Hawthorne - FT/PT
Downtown - FT/PT
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. 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.


Go Local PDX featured Buffalo Exchange Store Manager, Sarah Maloney in “In My Closet: Buffalo Exchange Store Manager Sarah Maloney” on September 17, 2014: “If you have been to the Buffalo Exchange on West Burnside, you will most likely have encountered Sarah Maloney, the super stylish, punk-meets-Goth store manager who is the voice of what the store buys – having one of the keenest eyes in the business. Sarah is known for her amazing accessories and flawless eye makeup – her closet is a mishmash of brands from Luis Vuitton and Hermes to Jeffrey Campbell, Free People and H&M. …”

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buffalo bests

  • Favorite Vintage Clothing Shop, 3rd Place, Reader Choice Results, Portland Mercury, PDX Approved 2014 Shops
  • Favorite consignment/secondhand shop, Bryce’s picks (up-and-coming local designer), Portland Monthly, Best of the City 2012
  • Called a "thrift haven" by Grist.org,“Welcome to Portlandia: Your guide to a great green weekend in Portland,” Feb 25, 2011

tokens for bags charities