Shopping for used, vintage and consignment supplies?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top used, vintage and consignment spots around Berkeley, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're in the market for used, vintage and consignment.
Fall is the top season of the year for consumer spending at retail and wholesale businesses across the Berkeley area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of customer relationship management software and marketing automation for small businesses. Estimated daily customers at Berkeley-area retail and wholesale businesses rose to 15 per business in the fall of last year, 2% higher than the average for the rest of the year.
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1. Emerald City Gowns
First on the list is Emerald City Gowns. Located at 1822 Fourth St., the bridal and used, vintage and consignment spot is the highest-rated used, vintage and consignment spot in Berkeley, boasting 4.5 stars out of 229 reviews on Yelp.
2. Grove Street Kids
Next up is Grove Street Kids, situated at 1385 Shattuck Ave. (between Rose Street). With 4.5 stars out of 66 reviews on Yelp, the used, vintage and consignment children's clothing and maternity wear spot has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Bay Home Consignment Furniture
Bay Home Consignment Furniture, located at 1825 Eastshore Highway (between Hearst Avenue and Virginia Street), is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the furniture store, estate liquidation and used, vintage and consignment spot four stars out of 89 reviews.
4. Caviar & Cigarettes
Caviar & Cigarettes, a used, vintage and consignment spot, is another much-loved go-to, with five stars out of 13 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1443 University Ave. (between Sacramento and Acton streets) to see for yourself.
5. Indigo Vintage Co-Op
Check out Indigo Vintage Co-Op, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 24 reviews on Yelp. You can find the used, vintage and consignment spot at 2505 Telegraph Ave. (between Blake Street and Dwight Way).