Small Business Saturday - Urban Exchange

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Hello friends!


Today I am going to tell you a little bit about this incredible consignment shop located in the East Hills neighborhood called Urban Exchange.

If you haven’t heard, this place is amazing and here are some reasons why we love them:

You can bring your clothes here and earn money off of what you sell! As long as your clothes are “current fashion” and in excellent condition, they will do the hard work for you! Your items will be displayed for 60 days at their shop. All you have to do is drop off your clothes, shoes, or accessories and you get 40% of what they sell for. How amazing is that? You can read more about the process HERE.

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While you are there dropping off your clothes, you will probably want to take a look around the store. The variety is quite astonishing, making it nearly impossible not to fall in love with at least one item! Especially since they carry jackets, jeans, tops, dresses, accessories, shoes, bags, and more.

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Talking from experience, it’s pretty easy to spend a lot of time in this store. When I went in to talk to the owner, Stephanie Johnson, I was immediately drawn to the racks and racks of clothes organized by color with shoes lined along the floor from dressy heels to the “running errands” type of shoes. Each piece was unique and it was amazing to see brands that I love marked down to such affordable prices.

Just to give you guys a better idea, I did a little try on haul of outfits made mostly from the store. The cool part about this was that I found 3 different outfits, each very different!

Outfit Number One

Outfit Number One

The first outfit I tried on was a green blazer from H&M over a Banana Republic white blouse paired with Sam Edelman flats. A perfect casual outfit for whatever your day may bring!

Outfit Number 2

Outfit Number 2

The second outfit included a beautiful green jumpsuit paired with Jessica Simpson leopard print heals. Guys... If those heals were a half size smaller they wouldn’t still be available at the shop, just saying.

Outfit Nuber 3

Outfit Nuber 3

The third and final outfit was perfect for this Michigan weather, a purple North Face windbreaker and Sorel winter boots! Ahhh. Yes. Those brands are available here, how awesome is that?!

If that wasn’t enough to get you in the shop, just know that the owner has three dogs and you can often times see them wandering around the shop or taking a snooze in the back room.

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Follow their Instagram HERE for updates on sales, attire, and the cute pups pictured above!

Thanks for tuning in with me this week for Small Business Saturday!

-Aubrey


Tiffany Szakal

1365 Plainfield Avenue Northeast, Creston Heights, MI, 49505