A GUIDE TO THE BEST SECOND-HAND MARKETS: BRISBANE

001. In a follow up post to my "Guide to Ethical and Sustainable Shopping" I've decided to feature a few of my favourite second-hand fashion markets from around Brisbane. Definitely one thing I miss about living in the city is the endless options for finding funky pre-loved clothes. I hope this is helpful for you Brissie gals and inspires you to shop sustainably, BECAUSE IT'S SO DARN EASY AND AFFORDABLE!

Metre Market

What: pre-loved fashion, local designers/creators, food and drinks too!

Where: Morningside

Frequency: it only started in February this year... but as far as I know they are monthly currently. Keep updated for events via their Facebook page.

Wardrobe Warriors

What: second hand clothing and vintage pieces from local fashionistas wardrobes

Where:various locations (including Mount Gravatt, Morayfield and the Gold Coast)

Frequency: monthly-ish depending on the location you want to travel to!

Suitcase Rummage

What: guys and gals selling preloved clothing or handmade goodies out of their suitcases

Where: top of Queen Street Mall (predominately pre-loved fashion) and the Powerhouse (handmade rummage only).

Frequency: Brisbane City (first and third Sunday of the Month) and Brisbane Powerhouse (last Sunday of the month)

Her Wardrobe

What: pre-loved, indie, vintage and designer fashion markets

Where: multiple locations around Brisbane and Logan for different markets (but they also have markets based at the Sunny Coast, Gold Coast and Byron area!)

Frequency: Monthly

The Diva's Wardrobe

What: a little pricer and more fancy that your average markets, with sellers specialising in more designer and slightly higher-end fashion pieces

Where: Fortitude Valley

Frequency: Quarterly (give or take a bit?)

Boudoir Bazaar

What: pre-loved fashion market, with lots of designer and vintage goodies

Where: Fortitude Valley

Frequency: on a Sunday every two months (to coincide with school terms and season changes)

Love Me Again Market

What: stalls of pre-loved clothing, food vans and fresh flowers

Where: Paddington

Frequency: monthly

Closet Clean Out

What: racks of pre-loved clothing at the local fresh food/gourmet delights market

Where: Eagle Farm Racecourse

Frequency: last Sunday of each month

St Augustine's Jumble Sale

What: lots of cheap pre-loved clothes in a good ol' fashioned jumble sale

Where: St Augustine's Church, Hamilton

Frequency: monthly

Excess Baggage Secondhand Market

What: pre-loved and vintage pieces

Where: Paddington

Frequency: bi-monthly-ish

002. I want to continue this series... maybe I could feature the Gold Coast or Sunshine Coast next? Online vintage stores? Best op shops? Tell me what you want to see!

Lena x