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BEST SPOTS: Neighborhood Thrift Stores
BEST SPOTS: Neighborhood Thrift Stores

MABLETON, Ga. -- For this week’s installment of Best Spots, we've compiled a list of Neighborhood Thrift Stores for you to purchase some eccentric and timeless pieces.

In today’s economy, it’s important for shoppers to get the most bang for their buck and the thrift store is where you can do that. Open your mind fashionistas and fashionmistas, the thrift store isn’t only for those in need.

According to some thrifters, this store is good for vintage home goods. The Smyrna Thrift Store is a good place to find affordable clothes, if you can get past the new furniture in the front of the store. The store is across the street from a Goodwill store but shoppers say Smyrna Thrift has the better deals. The store is located at 3150 South Cobb Drive in Atlanta.

Home of the “finest selection of used clothing in Atlanta” Last Chance Thrift Store is one of the largest thrift stores in the area. Although shoppers have to sift through their expansive inventory, Last Chance is the type of store when you will always leave with a bag. The store also sells homewares and electronics. The store is located at 2525 North Decatur Road in Decatur.

Cash 4 Clothes is a favorite among locals and university students. The store is family –owned and has been in the area for about twenty years. This store carries famous brands like GAP, Abercrombie and Hollister at almost a 65% discount. The store is located at 9459 Highway 5 in Douglasville.  

The old-faithful America’s Thrift is good for those who enjoy bargains and thrifty finds. The store, like most others is color-coded and they offer discounts daily, depending on a daily color coded discount system. Shoppers can receive from 30% to 50% off select purchases. Customers complain that they aren’t able to try on clothes before they buy them, however, the store offers a store credit to all returned clothing. For information on store locations visit America’s Thrift online.

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