If you enjoy going to ukay-ukay stores as much as we do, then you know how fulfilling it feels to find one-of-a-kind pieces that you know you'll use forever. That said, you should also know how challenging the task is: bracing the traffic just to head to the store, combing through all the racks in the blistering heat, and awkwardly trying on the clothes inside makeshift dressing rooms. It's definitely not glamorous. But you can still enjoy thrifted clothing without the hassle of shopping through God-send Instagram resellers! These resellers curate vintage pieces and even score extremely rare finds (like '90s Tommy Hilfiger sweatshirts or even Maison Margiela clothes). We've rounded up some of our favorites below, so feel free to start browsing their on-hand selection ASAP.
From puff sleeves, statement blouses, trench coats, to pussy-bow tops, this online store has everything you need for romantic looks that still look modernly on point. You might even find your next date dress here—they usually offer a lot of long frocks. The store typically curates according to current trends, but the clothes are classic enough to last you well beyond whatever's au courant.
If you dress based on trends you typically see on Instagram, a.k.a. whatever influencers are wearing, then Makaluma PH is the store for you. Their current stash is based on today's hot trends: Think sweater sets (yup, cardigans are back!), silk dresses, mini skirts, and a lot of French girl-approved items. You can easily incorporate them into your everyday outfits or dress them up for fancier occasions.
Obsessed with button-downs? Shop Loiyee literally called itself the "home of button-downs" so you now know where to shop for cool vintage duds! Infinitely embrace the fashion of yesteryears by donning tops in moody prints, tropical prints, and abstract prints. Wear them with your favorite pair of mom jeans and you're all set.
If you're a self-confessed lover of all things 'granny fashion' then you'll be pleased with the offerings from @roxanne.vintage. The online store picks out romantic, feminine fare, while paying close attention to the most extravagant, Victorian period clothes there are available—and they're now for the taking. Fulfill your fashion dreams in high-collared blouses, lace tops, and pleated skirts.
'90s streetwear fans will have a field day shopping through this online store! Thriftsthetic PH is a treasure trove of colorful vintage streetwear goods, from sweatshirts, mom jeans, to corduroy jackets. There are plenty of tees and short-sleeved button-downs that you could easily incorporate into your current outfits. Looking for an authentic Champion pullover at a fraction of the retail price? They might just have it.
Heavily centered around earth-toned colors, To the Moon is a haven for minimalists who have difficulty thrift-shopping for clothes that are just their style. The store offers linen pieces like trousers, apron tops and dresses, tiered skirts, and even outerwear if you get to snag them early on. We love how the store breathes new life into vintage clothes by styling them in a modern way for people to see (and covet).
We're sure you've attempted to shop for vintage jeans at an ukay-ukay before but have always been stumped by this problem: Nothing is in your size! It's even harder if you have a petite frame. Thankfully, Turning Thrifty solves the problem for you by curating the finest denim jeans in town (in average sizes!), and some are even big-name brands like Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein.