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12 Thrift Stores In The Klang Valley Where You Can Get Cheap Clothing From As Low As RM3

A good bargain that helps you reduce your carbon footprint.

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It is a truth universally acknowledged that the only thing better than new clothes, is buying them at a bargain price

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Whether you call them 'thrift shops' or 'bundle stores', Malaysia has seen a surge in small businesses dealing with preloved clothing.

Besides being easy on your wallet, thrifting is also a great way to reduce waste and environmental pollution, while supporting the local economy by funding small businesses.

Here are 12 bundle stores in the Klang Valley that you should check out:

1. Baden Baden Bundle

Baden Baden Bundle is one of the oldest and most popular names in the scene. It was founded by Sulfan Yushak in 1986 as a small stall selling and trading used clothing at night markets and by the streetside. Their items are sourced from Japan, so they tend to be slightly on the pricier side.

There are five locations in the Klang Valley:
- Jalan Genting Kelang, Setapak,
- Medan Idaman Business Centre, Gombak,
- Taman Subang Perdana, Subang
- Jalan Sungai Keranji, Shah Alam, and
- Taman Maju Jaya, Petaling Jaya.

Find more locations and the opening hours here.

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2. JBR Bundle

Bundle shoppers rave about JBR Bundle because of its vast stock of clothing at dirt cheap prices. One customer claimed he managed to buy four pairs of denim jeans for only RM50. JBR will soon be launching a special department for cheap winter clothing, hiking items, and RM2 items at its Bandar Sri Damansara outlet.

Locations:
- Jalan Banting Jenjarom, Banting,
- Jalan Sultan Alam Shah, Banting,
- Kanchong Darat, Banting,
- Glenmarie, Shah Alam,
- Hulu Langat, Selangor,
- Balakong, Cheras,
- Bandar Sri Damansara, Kepong, and
- Kajang, Selangor.

Find the locations and opening hours here.

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3. Vintage Moonriver

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Vintage Moonriver has a variety of clothing in its stores that are imported from Japan, US, and Australia. One thing we've heard is the store is a great place to head to if you're looking for lovely vintage dresses.

Address:
SG08, Subang Square Shopping Gallery, Jalan SS15/4G, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor.

Opening hours:
2pm to 6pm (Weekdays)

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4. OKGO Store

Featuring a curated selection that is sustainably sourced, OKGO makes thriftshopping look fashionable. Its Insta-worthy store decor also boasts a small cafe that serves black and cold brew coffee.

Address:
17A (First Floor), Jalan SS18/1B, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor.

Opening hours:
Tuesday to Saturday (12pm - 9pm)
Sunday (12pm - 5pm)
Closed on Mondays.

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5. By.Aween

A truly hidden gem, @by.aween operates mainly online and at car boot sales. The shop's specialty is vintage women's clothing in soft pastels and floral designs. A tip from one of our colleagues who is a big fan - their prices can be as low as RM3 per piece when you shop in person instead of online!

Locations:
- Uptown Shah Alam Seksyen 24
- Uptown Santai Setia Alam

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6. Family Bundle

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Loyal customers of Family Bundle will cite two reasons for returning: cheap prices and a wide variety. You'll find never-ending racks, each creaking under the weight of its load. Denim, corduroy, flannels, and jackets of all kinds seem to be a favourite here.

Location:
1, Jalan Awf 1, Ampang Waterfront, 68000 Ampang, Selangor.

Opening hours:
Daily (10am to 12am)

7. Bandoru Store

Bandoru Store is pretty hard to miss: one of its most notable outlets is located along the Federal Highway in the colours of Japan's flag. It dubs itself as a concept mall that collects preloved, original, and quality clothing imported straight from Japan. Bandoru is known to have a good selection of winterwear and outerwear.

Address:
Selangor PT7, Federal Highway, Batu 3, 40150 Shah Alam, Selangor.

Opening hours:
10am to 10pm (Weekdays)
10am to 11pm (Weekends)

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8. 2nd Street

2nd Street is a Japanese-founded company that specialises in exporting used clothing to Asian countries. It has over 550 stores in Japan, but has already opened three outlets in Malaysia since its recent launch. Prices may be on the pricier side as many items are branded, with an air-conditioned and clean environment to boot.

There are three locations in Klang Valley:
- Jalan SS13/3C, Subang Jaya,
- Jalan SS15/8A, Subang Jaya, and
- Westpoint Home Gallery, Bandar Utama.

Opening hours:
Daily (10am to 10pm for SS15 and Bandar Utama)
Daily (11am to 8pm for SS13)

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9. Bargain Basement

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Bargain Basement is an initiative by Yayasan Tan Sri Lee Shin Cheng, of the IOI Group. The charity has clothing items for both adults and children, with 100% of the proceeds going to charity. Although most of the items are donated, you may even find some new finds among the items.

There are two locations:
- IOI City Mall, B3-10, Basement 3, Putrajaya.
- IOI Mall, Basement 2, Puchong, Selangor.

Opening hours:
Daily (10am to 10pm)

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10. BLESS Shop

BLESS Shop is a social enterprise under SIBKL that began in 1999. Although most of its outlets are hidden on basement floors, it holds a number of great finds - from evening gowns to cheap work clothing - that make it worth your time. 50% of the proceeds from sales are given to various charities, while the rest are used for maintenance of the stores.

There are five BLESS Shops:
- Mid Valley Megamall, Kuala Lumpur,
- Ara Jaya, Petaling Jaya,
- Citta Mall, Petaling Jaya,
- Sunway Mas Community Centre, Petaling Jaya, and
- One Utama Shopping Centre, Petaling Jaya.

See the full list of locations and opening hours here.

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11. Jalan Jalan Japan

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Jalan Jalan Japan is a favourite with toy collectors and parents, but it also sports a great selection of clothing imported from Japan. The best part? Two of its outlets holds a montly 'TaPauSab' event, where shoppers can buy a bag for RM5 and take home as much women's clothing as they can fill in it. Or, you could pay RM10 for three bags instead.

There are three locations in the Klang Valley:
- One City Sky Park, Subang,
- 1 Shamelin Mall, Cheras, and
- M3 Mall, Taman Melati, Gombak.

Find more locations and its opening hours here.

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12. Vintage Night Market (Pasar Raja Bot)

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If you're looking for a bundle-diving adventure, then the Vintage Night Market at Pasar Raja Bot (or Chow Kit Market, among other names) is the place to be. There are at least 200 stalls set up along the row, bearing racks and racks of streetwear clothing, shoes, and accessories.

Location:
No 48, Jalan Raja Bot,
Chow Kit, KL,
50300 Kuala Lumpur.

Opening hours:
Friday and Saturday (9pm to 4am)

Meanwhile, if you're looking to clear out your closet, here are the best places to take your clothes to:

Wallet completely dry? We've got you covered:

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