Buffalo Exchange Happy New Year 2018

Happy New Year to Each and Every Buffalo!

As 2017 comes to a close, we’re thinking about our hopes and resolutions for 2018, but we’re also thinking about all the great things that happened over the past year. We’d like to say thank you to all who have made our success possible. Best wishes and Happy New Year to all of our wonderful Buffalos – customers and employees alike! We couldn’t do it without you. Cheers to a fantastic 2018!

Buffalo Exchange Berkeley Happy New Year 2018
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Buffalo Exchange San Diego Hillcrest Happy New Year 2018
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Buffalo Exchange Boston Allston Summer Outfits

Summer Outfits Under $50

By Buffalo Exchange Boston (Allston)

At Buffalo Exchange Boston (Allston), we are getting inspired for summer fashion with some of these fresh finds from our racks. We draw inspiration from our wide range of stylish customers and from the diversity of Allston. Our neighborhood is home to students, artists, musicians and fashion lovers alike, so we like to have a little something for everyone! Oh and the best part? All of these looks are under $50!

Menswear Casual

Buffalo Exchange Boston Allston Summer Outfits Menswear Casual

Ify looks adorable in this menswear-inspired look. She updates this soft neoprene H&M bomber jacket ($21) with a casual and cool floral shirt from H&M ($10) and distressed jeans from Forever 21 ($12).

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Buffalo Exchange Tokens for Bags program

Tokens for Bags® Charities Fall 2017

Every six months, we support new local charities through our Tokens for Bags® program. Instead of giving out bags, we give customers the opportunity to donate five cents (the cost of the bag) to a charity of their choice. Since 1994, we have raised over $704,200 for thousands of local nonprofit organizations through our Tokens for Bags® program, saving 14 million bags from polluting the environment.

Find your local Buffalo Exchange below and check out the charities you can give back to.

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Buffalo Exchange Spring Street Style 2017

Spring Street Style Roundup: Buffalo Exchange Company Meeting

By Jessica Pruitt, Buffalo Exchange HQ

Every year, Buffalo Exchange managers from across the country gather to discuss fashion, business practices and more during the annual company meeting. Recently, the whole team gathered in Tubac, Arizona for three days of training and camaraderie. And you better believe everyone brought their fashion A-game! If you’re looking for solid spring street style, a Buffalo Exchange company meeting is better than Paris Fashion Week.

Now that winter is officially here and arctic blasts are sweeping the nation, what better time to start thinking about spring? Plus, online shopping all the post-holiday sales is a great way to prevent family overload this week. For your 2017 inspiration, read on for the top spring street style trends, as seen on members of the Buffalo Exchange herd.

Classic Rock

Buffalo Exchange Spring Street Style Vintage Band Tees

Mo from Buffalo Exchange Portland (Hawthorne) shows off his extensive vintage tee collection.

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Buffalo Exchange Tokens for Bags program

Tokens for Bags® Charities Spring 2017

Every six months, we support new local charities through our Tokens for Bags® program. Instead of giving out bags, we give customers the opportunity to donate five cents (the cost of the bag) to a charity of their choice. Since 1994, we have raised over $656,798 for thousands of local nonprofit organizations through our Tokens for Bags® program, saving 13.1 million bags from polluting the environment.

Find your local Buffalo Exchange below and check out the charities you can give back to.

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Buffalo Exchange How to Sell Your Clothes

How to Sell Your Clothes

By Jessica Pruitt, Buffalo Exchange HQ

Whether your closet is overflowing (literally) or you’re just looking to make a little extra cash, you may find yourself wondering how to sell your clothes. It all starts with cleaning out your closet. Find out the top tips for reorganizing your closet and reselling your clothes at Buffalo Exchange.

1) Clean out early, clean out often

Capsule wardrobe specialists and minimal lifestyle gurus recommend cleaning out every three months – once per every season change. If you’re overwhelmed just thinking about it, try every six months. When you clean out, sort into three categories: out-of-season items to be stored away in plastic tubs, worn-out items to be donated and items to sell.

Remember that most clothing resale stores start buying for the upcoming season a few months in advance. At Buffalo Exchange, for example, we start taking Fall inventory in July. We also buy current, high quality items in excellent condition out of season.  Moving to Hawaii (you lucky duck!) and wondering what to do with the brand new Patagonia jacket you’ll never wear? Bring it in!

Buffalo Exchange How to Sell Your Clothes Tropical Gingham Flower Print Romper
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Buffalo Exchange How to Layer Cold Weather

Cold-Weather Style: How to Layer

By Buffalo Exchange San Diego (Hillcrest) and Buffalo Exchange Boston (Somerville)

If you’ve ever felt like a complete marshmallow-shaped goober after bundling up for the snow, then you know staying stylish in the cold weather isn’t always easy. Luckily, it’s layering to the rescue! Layering gives you maximum flexibility, ensuring you stay warm when you need to without overheating when you finally make it inside. Plus, if you’ve ever had a morning where you just can’t decide which top you like better, now you don’t have to! When you layer, you can wear all your favorite pieces at once.

All About That Base

So, how to layer successfully? Start with a strong “base” item. This piece anchors your whole outfit and pulls all the disparate pieces together. Choose this item wisely – it will take center stage when you get inside and start shedding layers. Plus, you’ll probably wear it on its own come spring. Your base piece will help you determine the color palette for your entire outfit and figure out how many layers you can add without hulking out.

Buffalo Exchange Hillcrest Somerville How to Layer Cold Weather Style Outfits Stripes and Plaid

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Check-in with a Buffalo Exchange Costume Stylist on each Friday & Saturday in October for unique costume ideas!

Costume of the Day

Welcome to our Costume of the Day series! Throughout the month of October, we’ll be posting a new Head-to-Toe-Buffalo costume every day from each one of our stores.

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Buffalo Exchange Tokens for Bags program

Tokens for Bags® Charities Fall 2016

Every six months we support local charities through our Tokens for Bags® program. Shoppers are encouraged to accept a token instead of a bag for purchases and we donate five cents (the cost of the bag) to a charity of the customer’s choice. Since 1994, we have raised over $656,798 for thousands of local nonprofit organizations through our Tokens for Bags® program, saving 13.1 million bags from polluting the environment.

Find your local Buffalo Exchange below and check out the charities you can give back to.

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Hollywood Glamour

By Lisa D., Buffalo Exchange Somerville

The Hollywood Glamour: Fashion and Jewelry from the Silver Screen exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston transported me back to the Golden Age of the 1930s and 1940s.

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