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4 Selected Recycle Shops in Osaka

2016.08.10

Writer name : Naoko Goto

There are secondhand shops in Osaka with a variety of quality items including brand and vintage clothing. Here are 4 recommended secondhand shops in Osaka.

1. RAGTAG Shinsaibashi Branch

This is a secondhand shop that appeals to a broad customer base since it stocks brand clothing, bags, shoes, jewelry, and furnitures. RAGTAG was established in 1985, and has 18 branches in Japan. Each branch has a unique quality to its products. The Shinsaibashi branch has a stylish interior with many fashion items that are easy to integrate into one's wardrobe and prices from 3,000 to 50,000 JPY. If you want to find unique vintage clothing to add to your closet from your trip, or a bag that matches the streets of Japan, this is the store for you.

* The picture is for illustrative purposes.


1. RAGTAG Shinsaibashi Branch


Official Homepage (Japanese Only)

2. DOLLAR Horie Branch

This is a secondhand select store carrying famous brands like PRADA, BALENCIAGA, and 3.1 Phillip Lim. They carry more than 50 brands of clothing, shoes, and accessories. This branch has gained popularity amongst the fashion fanatics of Osaka by offering rare and renowned items, all of good quality. Casual fashion items like T-shirts can be found in prices from 2,000 to 3,000 JPY, and other quality products like brand bags are sold for as little as a third of their retail prices. This is a store with a "brand-freak" power only found in countries leading the world's fashion industry. * The picture is for illustrative purposes.


2. DOLLAR Horie Branch


Official Homepage (Japanese Only)

3. Kanful Osaka Minami Horie Branch

This is a secondhand fashion store with the slogan ""ecology that makes everyone smile"". The store has brand items as well as casual and trendy clothes for daily use. As most items in the store are recent designs from a few months to a year old and are in good condition, a budget of around 10,000 JPY should be enough to satisfy the average shopper. This store is worth visiting for those who would like to purchase Japanese fashion pieces of good design and quality.

*The picture is for illustrative purposes.


3. Kanful Osaka Minami Horie Branch


Official Homepage (Japanese Only)

4. JUNK-VINTAGE Osaka Minami Horie Branch

This is a secondhand shop that offers American casual vintage clothing like THE REAL McCOY'S, BUZZ RICKSON'S, and FLAT HEAD. Osaka has a unique, strong taste in fashion compared to the other regions of Japan, so the collection of secondhand stores in Osaka is like a treasure trove of value. JUNK-VINTAGE Osaka Minami Horie Branch has items like Native American jewelry, glasses, and vintage denim. This store offers rare items that would be a lucky find even for travelers from the United States.

*The picture is for illustrative purposes.


4. JUNK-VINTAGE Osaka Minami Horie Branch


Official Homepage (Japanese Only)

"Edgy" and "unique" are the common characteristics of fashion in Osaka, so it is possible there to find uncommon items that would be unavailable in Tokyo. Please visit these secondhand stores if you want to learn in depth about Japanese fashion.

*Please note that the information in this article is from the time of writing or publication and may differ from the latest information.

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