Best Back-to-School Bargains: Resale Shops in and Around Lake County

Stores are stocked with pens, pencils, and folders as summer draws to a close. It’s time to get ready for back to school! If your kids (and you) are anything like my family, they also need new clothes as well. Don’t break the bank this year. Head to your local resale shops and get some gently used clothes at a fraction of the price. AND, if you bring in some of your family’s too-small items,  you may even be able to get your new-to-you purchases for FREE! Read on for some of our favorite resale shop for kids and moms in Lake County and Beyond!

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Kids’ Resale Shops

Kid to Kid  Closed as of 2018
700 N. Milwaukee Ave #124, Vernon Hills | (224) 206-7922
Bring in your family’s outgrown kids’ clothes and maternity items and receive cash on the spot, and stock up on deals while you wait.

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Green Kids Resale
833 E. Rollins Rd, Round Lake Beach | (847) 986-6232
In addition to great kids clothes, they also carry lots of brand new Melissa and Doug items–great for birthday gifts!

Renew Family Consignment
1750 N. Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville | (847) 573-1513
From kids clothes sizes 4-12 to home decor and American Girl Dolls, this Libertyville store has a lot to choose from.

Repeat Street Consignment
401 N. Riverside Dr., Gurnee | (847) 596-2203
Repeat Street Consignment carries kids clothes, women’s clothing and accessories, as well as and home furnishings.

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Worth the Trip:

Kiddy Korner Store
3716 W. Elm St., McHenry | (815) 578-9185
10007 N. Main St, Richmond | (815) 678-0223
With two great McHenry County locations, Kiddie Korner has a lot to choose from. And they recently started selling more special occasion children’s wear.

Too Cute Consignment, Inc
5150 US-14, Crystal Lake | (815) 444-8711
This highly-rated children’s consignment store is easy to get to and carries high-end brands including Matilda Jane and Cheeky Plum.

Love it Again, Ltd.
3975 W. Algonquin Rd, Algonquin | (224) 333-0264
Located near Algonquin Commons, they carry new or like new clothing at a fraction of the price compared to the stores down the street.

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The Second Child
954 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago | (773) 883-0880
Although it is in Lincoln Park, The Second Child is totally worth the drive. Having received recognition on NBC’s The Today Show and in Newsweek and Entrepreneur Magazine, their incredible, high-end selection at a fraction of the cost is a testament to a trip you’ve got to take.

Women’s Resale Shops

Mom deserves some new back to school clothes too, right?

Ooh~La~La Boutique & Consignment
906 Main St., Antioch | (847) 395-8475
Head on over to Ooh~La~La to treat yourself. Their high-end, superb quality clothes will amp up your wardrobe without emptying your wallet.  And on Sundays, items on the clearance racks are only $5!

* Visit our 2016 Fall Resale Events Guide for more ways to save! 

Where is your favorite resale store to shop at located?



About Jessica Gebbink 46 Articles
Jessica is a mom of 3 girls from Spring Grove, IL. Next to her relationship with the Lord, her other passions include cooking, playing the violin, photography, and helping other moms to realize their true potential.

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