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DCist listed Buffalo Exchange in “The Best Thrift And Consignment Stores In The D.C. Area”

“HANDFUL OF VINTAGE” BY DCIST

DCist listed Buffalo Exchange in “The Best Thrift And Consignment Stores In The D.C. Area” on February 12, 2016: “…The buyers have a good eye for what will sell…I am most consistently delighted with the handful of vintage finds they have at any given time. They are significantly less expensive than at dedicated vintage stores, to the point that I've bought multiple things that didn't quite fit, had them altered, and still considered it a deal. …”
Her Campus UIC listed Buffalo Exchange in “7 Best Thrift Stores in Chicago

“A DEAL AWAITING YOU” BY HER CAMPUS UIC

Her Campus UIC listed Buffalo Exchange in “7 Best Thrift Stores in Chicago" on February 2, 2016: “…Located in the wonderful neighborhood of Wicker Park, Buffalo Exchange is definitely one of the more up to date thrift stores. They carry things that are currently trending in fashion and are in great shape. Prices can vary depending on the item but there are so many options, there is a deal awaiting you in the racks. …”
DFW Style Daily featured Buffalo Exchange

“ENVIRONMENTALY FRIENDLY PRACTICES” BY DFW STYLE DAILY

DFW Style Daily featured Buffalo Exchange in “Got Furs? Donate Now to the 10th Annual Buffalo Exchange Coats For Cubs Fur Drive” on February 2, 2016: “…Divesting of old winter wearables before warmer weather arrives? The Buffalo Exchange Coats For Cubs fur drive could be just the ticket. … A project of Buffalo Exchange … In keeping with the popular resale chain’s commitment to environmentally friendly practices, this annual effort provides wildlife rehabilitation centers with used furs to be repurposed as comforting natural bedding for injured and orphaned animals. … Sounds like a fine finale for old furs, indeed. …”
Willamette Week mentioned Buffalo Exchange

“THE RAREST STUFF” BY WILLAMETTE WEEK

Willamette Week mentioned Buffalo Exchange in “Portland’s Biggest Sneaker Event Is This Weekend” on January 28, 2016: “…With Nike and Adidas in our backyard there isn't much that we haven't seen and we'll be sure to let you know that. It makes them that much harder to impress. They [Portland sneakerheads] also carry a much bigger passion for thrifting than anywhere else. You never know what you're going to find out here. The rarest stuff I see often comes from…Buffalo Exchange. …”
The Odyssey Online mentioned Buffalo Exchange

“CONVENIENT & SUPER AFFORDABLE” BY THE ODYSSEY ONLINE

The Odyssey Online mentioned Buffalo Exchange in “Shopping For Mardi Gras On A Broke College Student Budget” on January 25, 2016:“…If you’re an Uptown college student looking to go all out this year without breaking the bank, this guide is for you. …Super convenient and super affordable, Buffalo Exchange should be one of the first stops on your festival season shopping spree. They have a whole rack full of neon items, sequined apparel and crazy costumes that are perfect for a parade in the French Quarter. You can also trade in or sell outfits from previous years, making Buffalo Exchange an even more fiscally responsible choice. …”
LA Racked mentioned Buffalo Exchange in “Beauty Expert Lynette Cenee Is a Boho Super-Babe”

“FAVORITE GO-TO PLACES” BY LA RACKED

LA Racked mentioned Buffalo Exchange in “Beauty Expert Lynette Cenee Is a Boho Super-Babe” on October 30, 2015: “…I take after my mom in being a total thrift store junkie, she taught me well! Being from Tucson, Arizona where the first Buffalo Exchange opened, it's an easy answer for me to say that hands down its one of my favorite go-to places to shop. I've been roaming their racks for vintage tees and unique pieces to add to my closet since I can remember. …”
Her Campus recommended Buffalo Exchange in “8 (Non-Sketchy) Ways to Sell Your Stuff”

“MAKE A GREAT SALE” BY HER CAMPUS

Her Campus recommended Buffalo Exchange in “8 (Non-Sketchy) Ways to Sell Your Stuff” on October 16, 2015: “…we’re here to fill you in on some other ways to sell your things, as recommended by deal-seeking collegiettes like you! …Take your gently used current and vintage styles to Buffalo Exchange…they do ask for quality clothing and accessories in great shape. …you can make a great sale... Hannah Rupp, thrifter and fashion blogger … “You get to talk to a real person, know where your stuff is going, and, in most cases, you get payout on the spot,” Rupp says. “It’s a great option for someone who doesn’t have time to wait around on the Internet!”
Yahoo! Travel mentioned Buffalo Exchange in “Save a Bundle: Consignment Stores Worth Traveling For”

“HOT SPOT” BY YAHOO! TRAVEL

Yahoo! Travel mentioned Buffalo Exchange in “Save a Bundle: Consignment Stores Worth Traveling For” on October 5, 2015: “…Fashionistas may work in Manhattan, but they live in Brooklyn. And, apparently, they bring in their unwanted but very chic threads to Buffalo Exchange Boerum Hill, a Brooklyn hot spot. ‘The fashionable inventory we carry is a full reflection of the neighborhood since our inventory is from our customers,’ says store manager Kathleen Brown. …”
Investopedia mentioned Buffalo Exchange’s Coats For Cubs Drive

INVESTOPEDIA RECOMMENDS COATS FOR CUBS

Investopedia mentioned Buffalo Exchange’s Coats For Cubs Drive in “How to Get The Most Money for Your Fur Coat” on September 24, 2015: “…If you’re in a position to be generous (or fancy giving back to nature), the annual fur drive Coats for Cubs encourages donation of fur items to assist the rehabilitation of injured and orphaned animals across the U.S. The initiative is run by the used-clothing retailer Buffalo Exchange. …you can simply drop off unwanted furs at any of its stores. Donated furs are sent to wildlife rehabilitation centers where they’re used as bedding, providing a more natural, nurturing environment for recovering creatures. …”
CBS Los Angeles lists Buffalo Exchange in “Best Shopping in Sherman Oaks”

“BEST PRICES” BY CBS LOS ANGELES

CBS Los Angeles lists Buffalo Exchange in “Best Shopping in Sherman Oaks” on September 14, 2015: “…Whether you’re looking to get some cash for your clothes or get a deal on your next outfit, this Sherman Oaks outpost has been providing some of the best prices for some of the trendiest thrifty clothes for several years now. … It’s one of the few places where you can get a deal on some otherwise very costly fashion pieces. …”
Refinery29 recommended Buffalo Exchange in “How To Survive New York City On An Entry-Level Salary”

“TIPS AND TRICKS TO GET BY” BY REFINERY29

Refinery29 recommended Buffalo Exchange in “How To Survive New York City On An Entry-Level Salary” on August 9, 2015: “…To find out exactly how to make the city work on an entry-level salary, we talked to 11 young locals for their biggest tips and tricks to get by — and do it well. ‘Definitely do not underestimate the incredible thrift store scene New York has to offer. …I would say about 80% of my clothes come from thrift stores. …basically no need to pay full retail price for clothing anymore. Shout out to Buffalo Exchange…’—Maddie, Education”
The Zoe Report mentioned Buffalo Exchange in “Fashion PSA: Now is a Really Good Time to go Thrifting”

“STAND OUT FROM THE CROWD” BY THE ZOE REPORT

The Zoe Report mentioned Buffalo Exchange in “Fashion PSA: Now is a Really Good Time to go Thrifting” on August 5, 2015: “The editors of The Zoe Report have been on a bit of a thrifting tear lately. … donating or selling unwanted items in one fell swoop. …thrift stores like Buffalo Exchange… you might say that there has never been a better time to be a vintage fan and thrift shopper. You know what they say: One woman’s trash is another woman’s treasure.”
The New York Times mentioned Buffalo Exchange in “The Marie Kondo Effect: A Closet’s Loss, a Consignor’s Gain”

“BLOCKBUSTER BOOK” BY THE NEW YORK TIMES

The New York Times mentioned Buffalo Exchange in “The Marie Kondo Effect: A Closet’s Loss, a Consignor’s Gain” on August 4, 2015: “…The book’s philosophy on decluttering was also a boon to consignment boutiques in New York. … At the Buffalo Exchange in the East Village, a secondhand clothing store popular with students, the store manager, Amanda Garrett, said she gets five to six people a day seeking to unload their wares after reading the book. ‘They seem to be letting go of things that in the past they would have held on to a little longer, perhaps for sentimental reasons,” she said, “or maybe it was a great sample-sale score.’…”
WGNO featured Buffalo Exchange New Orleans

“RED DRESS RUN DRESS HUNT” BY WGNO

WGNO featured Buffalo Exchange New Orleans in “Watch sexy guys struggle to pick the perfect red dress?!” on August 3, 2015: “If you’re planning to run this weekend, you better have a red dress! … At Buffalo Exchange, they are prepared for the Red Dress Run with nearly 600 dresses. All year they collect red dresses in preparation for the red dress festivities. “Guys want sexy and sparkly dresses. Some men want really short and some men want really long. I’ve even heard some men ask for natural fabrics. The ladies are a little more skilled at buying dresses. Women want dresses that fit properly while men want to show off,” Lyons said. Keenan O’Callaghan is one of the guys who is on the hunt for the perfect red dress! “There are so many to choose from. All of them are fantastic. It really is whichever one fits you best,” he said. …”
Gurl.com recommends Buffalo Exchange in “9 Easy Ways To Make Extra Money Before Going Back To School”

“MAKE A LITTLE EXTRA CASH” BY GURL.COM

Gurl.com recommends Buffalo Exchange in “9 Easy Ways To Make Extra Money Before Going Back To School” on July 23, 2015: “…There are plenty of ways to make a little extra cash here and there. … Go through your closet and pick out all of the things you don't wear. My rule is if you haven't worn it in a year, it has to go. Take these items to a thrift store or somewhere like … Buffalo Exchange. They'll go through your items and choose which ones they want to buy for resale. …”
Women’s Day Magazine mentioned Buffalo Exchange

“AFFORDABLE PRICE” BY WOMAN’S DAY

Woman’s Day Magazine mentioned Buffalo Exchange in “Save on Back-to-School Shopping” on July 15, 2015: “…Kami Gray, a professional stylist in Portland, Oregon, suggests resale shops like Buffalo Exchange … ‘Kids become more clothes-conscious at this age, but buying brand-new, expensive items isn't economical or practical when your child is still growing,’ says Gray. ‘Buying resale gets them the brands they want at an affordable price, and they can trade in their outgrown clothes for some extra cash.’ …”
Black on the Canvas featured Buffalo Exchange Georgetown

“A REFRESHING CHANGE” BY BLACK ON THE CANVAS

Black on the Canvas featured Buffalo Exchange Georgetown in “Buffalo Exchange” on July 5, 2015: “I recently visited Buffalo Exchange, a thrift shop in Georgetown … The store offers an array of unique pieces, including clothing, shoes, bags and jewelry. … Also, the pieces are far more interesting than the ones you find in any shopping mall, with each vintage piece telling a story from its own time; a time when people really cared about every stitch woven into their masterpieces. This is a refreshing change from today’s age of mass production and outsourcing that you find with today’s clothing companies. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful and always available to assist you in picking out whatever you are looking for. If you are considering purging your closet or adding new pieces, then you are at the right spot. …”
Airstream Life Magazine featured Buffalo Exchange Vice President Rebecca Block

“BUFFALO EXCHANGE AIRSTREAM” IN AIRSTREAM LIFE

Airstream Life Magazine featured Buffalo Exchange Vice President Rebecca Block in “Inbox” Summer 2015 issue: “…In celebration of the 40 year anniversary of our family business, Buffalo Exchange, we did an around-the-country tour, pulling this 1969 Airstream…Our stores collected funky, vintage, and western themed clothing that we sold from the trailer…We refashioned the Airstream to be a traveling boutique…”
Bustle featured Buffalo Exchange’s sister store, The Vintage Buffalo

“SUPER UNIQUE AND RARE” BY BUSTLE

Bustle featured Buffalo Exchange’s sister store, The Vintage Buffalo in “Buffalo Exchange Opens Online Boutique Called The Vintage Buffalo, So Thrifting Is Now Ultra Convenient”on May 29, 2015: “…The Vintage Buffalo features all the best the store has to offer, but accessible at the click of a mouse! The site will predominately feature a curated selection of vintage clothing, accessories, jewelry, and home decor…Buffalo Exchange has worked hard to make sure that everything still comes in at a relatively affordable price point, so we can all have access to really good fashion. …”
Racked featured Buffalo Exchange Chelsea store manager, Justin Goellner

“BOOM IN SECONDHAND” BY RACKED

Racked featured Buffalo Exchange Chelsea store manager, Justin Goellner in “Beacon's Closet, Buffalo Exchange, and the Big Business of Selling Your Old Clothes” on May 28, 2015: “…The average shopper might not know the true value of their old clothing, but the buyers who assess the dregs of those shoppers' closets certainly do. … stores like Buffalo Exchange … proliferate across the country, bringing in millions in revenue … These stores resonate with shoppers because they buy clothing for cash, as well as stock low-priced items for sale. They've become staple retail spots for regular shoppers, not just bargain hunters. … Goellner likens his job to "an art, not a science"… at Buffalo Exchange, Goellner says the store doesn’t have an exact price formula, but notes that buyers aim to have everything stay in an affordable window because "the store is supposed to feel like you are always getting a good deal." … "If you bought a good piece, wore it twice, and aren’t sure if you’re going to wear it again, just sell it back quickly! Don’t hold it," Goellner says. …”
College Fashionista featured Buffalo Exchange

“HANDFUL OF GEMS” BY COLLEGE FASHIONISTA

College Fashionista featured Buffalo Exchange in “Around Town: Buffalo Exchange” on May 5, 2015: “Being able to walk into a store and instantly find a handful of gems to stock your closet with isn’t always easy. … I never leave empty handed from Buffalo Exchange, and I love the variety of both vintage and high-end items I find. Even better, I feel good buying secondhand pieces since I get to reuse items that are already out there. …”
Travel Channel mentioned Buffalo Exchange

“BEST BET” BY TRAVEL CHANNEL

Travel Channel mentioned Buffalo Exchange in “South by Southwest" in May 2015: “If shopping tickles your fancy, check out Austin's nationally renowned/popular vintage clothing shops, which are mostly centered around the area known as "SoCo" (South Congress Avenue). Your best bets are: Buffalo Exchange…”
YouTuber Griffin Arnlund featured Buffalo Exchange in “$20 Outfit Challenge with Griffin Arnlund!” for AwesomenessTV

“MY FAVORITE THRIFT STORE” BY GRIFFIN ARNLUND FOR AWESOMENESS TV

YouTuber Griffin Arnlund featured Buffalo Exchange in “$20 Outfit Challenge with Griffin Arnlund!” for AwesomenessTV on April 27, 2015: "...I look for any reason to head over to my favorite thrift store [Buffalo Exchange], so let's head over there and see if we kind find super cute outfits under $20 dollars. ... I found some options, so let's try them on and see if we have a winner. ... I found two outfits that I could not pass up. ..."
The Today Show Style Online featured Buffalo Exchange

“EXPERTS WHO KNOW SECOND HAND” BY TODAY STYLE

The Today Show Style Online featured Buffalo Exchange in “The savvy girl's guide to shopping for (and selling!) vintage clothes” on April 23, 2015: “…We've rounded up tips from the experts who know second hand ... well, firsthand. … ‘Many customers sell to us over the weekend, so Monday might be the closest I'd come to suggesting a single day,’ says Justin Goellner, a store manager at Buffalo Exchange. … That said, there's typically no time limit when it comes to unique pieces that stand out. ‘[When it comes to] a unique, embroidered vintage wool peacoat or a holographic, oversized Marc by Marc [Jacobs] down puffer, someone would snatch it up in a second even if it was July,’ says Goellner. Selling for your guy? Goellner says these rules need not apply. "Guys buy shorts in December, guys buy vintage leather trench coats in July. If it's cool and great quality, guys will buy it regardless of season," he says. … Last, but certainly not least, get to know your local second-hand stores and employees. "When you go to any store frequently and the employees know you, they can look out for you a little more than a one-time shopper. So if you stop by Buffalo Exchange every Monday looking for DVF dresses, and two employees know you and know your tastes, they might see one and put it on hold for you," says Goellner.…”