“As a little girl, Riser played with Barbie dolls, changing the clothes and developing a taste for fashion…According to Riser, the post–World War II economic boom led to interest in Mexico as a tourist destination, which spawned a market for handcrafted souvenirs, including sombreros, silver jewelry, ponchos, embroidered shawls, tourist jackets, and painted circle skirts. ‘I found many of my jackets and skirts at the vintage shops on Fourth Avenue and various antique stores, as well as the Buffalo Exchange stores,’ says Riser, who eventually went to work as a CPA for Buffalo Exchange. …”
By Amelia Gotobed, Buffalo Exchange HQ
At Buffalo Exchange, we know that we owe our success to the communities that surround us. That’s why giving back has always been built into our business model. For the past 22 years, Buffalo Exchange has been supporting the arts in its birthplace of Southern Arizona through the Buffalo Exchange Arts Award. According to Spencer Block, art is not the cherry on top – it’s essential to the well-being of society.
Queerty mentions Buffalo Exchange in an article titled, “9 ways San Francisco created hippe–then hipster–fashions for the world to enjoy” on December 18, 2016.
“…Buffalo Exchange is one of the great thrift shops anywhere…” by Anonymous