7 Places To Give Away Pre-Loved Clothes If You're Lazy To Sell Them Yourself

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If you've noticed you haven't used or worn something in the past year, it might be time to let it go.

Whether you're decluttering your closet or looking for a meaningful way to part with your pre-loved clothes, there are numerous avenues available for selling or donating them.

Here are seven places you can sell or donate your gently used clothes:

1. REFASH Malaysia

This boutique thrift store frequently organises consignment sales, where people can sell their unwanted clothing in exchange for cash. There will be an upcoming event happening from 11 December to 13 December at the Gardens South Tower.

The store accepts womenswear, menswear, activewear, maternity wear, and modest wear. However, items such as T-shirts, sleepwear, swimwear, intimates, and kidswear will not be accepted.

To sell your preloved clothes, you must first book an appointment with the store. You will receive a confirmation via WhatsApp once your booking is successful.

Here's the step-by-step process:
1. Bring a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 100 pieces of packed clothes to the drop-off location during your appointment.
2. After the clothes are thoroughly checked, you will be provided with a quotation.
3. If you accept the quoted offer, you can choose to receive compensation in cash or earn REFASH points.

11 December to 13 December

The Gardens South Tower, Lingkaran Syed Putra,
Mid Valley City, 58000 KL

Operating hours:
11am - 3pm

Look out for upcoming events on their Instagram page, and you can find more information here.


LOOOP is a consignment-based thrift store in TTDI where you can buy pre-loved pieces or sell items pieces that you may not wear anymore.

They accept a wide selection of women's and gender-neutral clothing, including basic T-shirts, traditional attire, as well as shoes, bags, sunglasses, belts, hats, and scarves.

Similar to REFASH, it operates on an appointment-only basis. Consigned items are given an eight-week cycle for sale, and each time a customer purchases an item, you will be notified via email. You will receive 40% of the purchase price.

20-1, Lorong Rahim Kajai 14, TTDI

Opening hours:
2pm – 9pm (Wednesday – Friday)
12pm – 7pm (Saturday – Sunday)
Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

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This thrift shop in Bangi Sentral offers a wide selection of gently used clothing for women. Besides shopping for secondhand clothes, you can also give away a bundle of your own items for them to sell in their shop.

Here's how the process works:
1. Decide whether you'd like to send your pre-loved clothes via courier or drop them off at the store.
2. Inform the workers via WhatsApp about the number of items you plan to give away. They will provide information on accepted items.
3. Upon receiving your items, they will assess and evaluate their condition.
4. Once the number of items has been finalised, money for each eligible item will be transferred to your bank account.

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The amount of money you will receive depends on the selling price of each item, which will be displayed at the store.

You can refer to the payout estimator below:

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3A-57-02 (1st Floor),
Jalan Medan Pusat Bandar 8, 43650
Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor

Opening hours:
10am - 4pm (Monday - Friday)
10am - 5pm (Saturday - Sunday)

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4. 2nd STREET Bundle Shop

2nd STREET Bundle Shop is another great place to recycle pre-loved or unused attire. The outlet operates on a 'buy and sell' system and accepts items such as clothes, caps, shoes, and bags.

You can simply walk in with your items and hand them over to the staff at the counters anytime between 10am and 6pm daily.

Click here to find an outlet near you.

5. ZALORA Clothes Re:newed

If you're a ZALORA customer, you can totally participate in this joint sustainability initiative by ZALORA Southeast Asia and The Salvation Army (TSA). By donating used clothes to TSA, you can accumulate cashback points that can be redeemed to purchase products on ZALORA.

TSA only accepts clothes, shoes, and bags which are in good working condition. Tattered items will be rejected.

To take part, all you have to do is:
1. Pack any clothes, shoes, bags or other fabric items into a box or bag.
2. Write down the email address linked to your ZALORA account.
3. Drop off the box or bag at the designated drop-off location to receive rewards. There are currently four drop-off locations stationed in Selangor, Pulau Pinang, Perak, and Melaka.

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The amount of cashback to be rewarded will be determined by the weight of your donated packages. The cashback structure is as follows:
- From 0.5kg to less than 1kg: RM10
- From 1kg to less than 2kg: RM15
- 2kg onwards: RM20

Find the nearest drop-off location here.

6. Eco-Fabric Bank @ 1 Utama

If you frequently visit 1 Utama Shopping Centre, the mall has installed a textile bin where you can donate your gently worn clothing, textiles, household items, toys, and bags. The mall has partnered with Kloth Cares, a social entrepreneurship movement first launched in 2016, to keep fabrics out of landfills.

Please note that items such as shoes, undergarments, and fabric masks are not accepted.

All the items collected are:
1. Donated to charities and communities.
2. Repurposed into upcycled garments, bags, and wearable items.
3. Reengineered into a fuel substitute for coal and gas in cement kiln production.

Basement 2, Highstreet, 1 Utama

Operating hours:
10am - 10pm (Daily)

You can find more info here. Besides that, all of Kloth Cares' donation bins are marked on this map. Currently, the bins are available in the Klang Valley, Negeri Sembilan, and Melaka.

7. BLESS Shop

BLESS Shop, a social enterprise with five branches across the Klang Valley, was initiated by SIBKL church to serve less fortunate communities, including the Orang Asli, Myanmar refugee children, and the homeless.

The shop serves as a collection point for pre-loved and donated items. BLESS Shop gladly accepts various donations, including clothing, furniture, accessories, shoes, and books, all priced starting at a modest RM3. Every purchase contributes to the charitable works undertaken by BLESS Shop. Donated clothes, that are not suitable for resale, are distributed to communities in need, or sent for recycling.

Do note that you will not be paid for your donated items. So give them away with an open mind and heart!

Currently, all BLESS Shop outlets accept donation drop-offs, except for their 1 Utama branch.

Here's where you can find them.

Check out these other places too:

If you have clothes from UNIQLO that you'd like to give away, you can donate them to their outlets:

You can donate your old books or furniture here too:

Or if you're thinking of getting a haircut, you can donate your chopped locks for a good cause:

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