A Bee’s Buzz: A marketplace of creative goods all under one roof, A Bee’s Buzz offers crafts and antiques of all kinds. With a diverse group of vendors, you are sure to find gifts and décor for all occasions. 114 Danielson Pike, Foster. 647-4483.
Alfred’s Consignments: As a local consigner with two locations, Alfred’s sells antiques of all sorts – art, furniture, dishes and the like – but makes sure they are in pristine condition. Here you won’t have to wipe off dust to look at detail. 331 Hope Street, Bristol. 253-3465; 18 Maple Road, Warren. 245-3101.
Circa Vintage Wear: Carrying racks of vintage clothing and reminiscent jewelry dating back to the 1900s, Circa offers items for sale or rent for all occasions. Whether you are looking for a costume or an addition to your wardrobe, Circa offers you (and even their celebrity clients) items that you won’t be able to find anywhere else. 73 Cove Street, New Bedford, MA. 508-997-9390.
Into The Wardrobe: In business for a decade, this consignment shop isn’t your typical resale store. Not only does this fashionable boutique hold local items from Rhode Island, but with its wide span of connections, it is constantly shelving items from around the country. 17 Brook Street. 427-1147.
NAVA: An acronym for “new and vintage apparel,” NAVA offers just that. Whether you are interested in old-fashioned goods or you prefer a more modernized style, this location has items that are both fashionable and affordable. 281 Thayer Street. 453-6282.
Rhode Island Antiques Mall: No matter what you’re looking for, this antique-focused mall likely has it. With over 20,000 square feet of mini-shops holding items from 200 dealers, expect to find a variety of antique items from art to home décor. 345 Fountain Street, Pawtucket. 475-3400.
Rocket to Mars: This vintage boutique carries unique antiques of all kinds, dating from the roaring ‘20s to the disco-themed ‘70s. Here you will find a variety of treasures for everyday life, from clothing and arm candy to furniture and famous books. 144 Broadway. 274-0905.
Salvation Army Thrift Store: “Doing the most good,” this thrift shop spreads love throughout the community by caring for the needy and feeding the hungry. Accepting donations at all times, The Salvation Army provides clothing, shoes and antiques at affordable prices, all while reinvesting its profits into making a difference. 201 Pitman Street. 421-5270.
Savers: Keeping honesty and kindness first, this friendly thrift store aims to capture a diverse clientele with giving back as its core value. As a business helping to support over 140 nonprofits, Savers brings only the best modern and vintage items to its aisles. 201 Branch Avenue. 273-1085.
Second Time Around: At Second Time Around, the focus is finding designer items in exceptional condition. Costumers can feel like they belong on the runway with designers at their most affordable prices. 294 Thayer Street. 455-2050.
What Cheer: This vintage-focused shop carries many purposes: Not only can you purchase cool items like your favorite vinyl album, beautiful antiques or even that 1960’s Playboy to add to your collection, but here you can trade or even sell your stuff for cash. 180 Angell Street. 861-4244.