Mtumba shopping in Kenya just got hotter!
Whenever we speak of thrift shopping/buying mtumba in Kenya, the first places that come to mind are Toi/Adams Market and treasure-house: Gikomba Market. While I’m sure we’ve all had heaps of success finding absolute gems in these markets, we’ve rounded up 4 local second-hand stores that are home to some of the trendiest styles and offer a quick, budget-friendly and hustle-free shopping experience.
1. Cliq Fashion.
Located at Marsabit Plaza – Ngong Road, Cliq Fashion is every fashionista’s dream, stocking the most glamorous in special occasion, casual and trendy-wear and occasionally, shoes and accessories to match. Their pieces have, time and time again, graced fashion spreads in top local magazines and we can definitely see why.
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2. Wardrobe Banter.
If your style is unique, edgy and right on-trend, then Wardrobe Banter would like to welcome you to paradise! From major accessory trends (link accessory trend post) such as Matrix sunnies and fanny packs to graphic tees and fishnet socks, this online store is definitely a bargain hunter’s haven.
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3. Tung’are 254.
Whether you’re looking to score big on evening-wear, date-night-perfect attire or a brunch-ready ensemble, Tujuane Afrika have you covered. Literally. This page is quite popular among the Insta-girl set and they have a full-payment-to-reserve policy, so load your M-Pesa account, browse their Instagram feed and enjoy a happy shopping!
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4. Vosti Look – Yala Towers.
Tucked right in Nairobi’s CBD, Vosti Look boasts a fantastic collection of gently used, vintage treasures. Stevo, who owns and runs the store, doubles as a fashion stylist and does a spectacular job putting together only the most stylish ensembles for his customers.
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There you have it, ladies. Enjoy a happy shopping!
Check out these tips on how to look classy and expensive, on a budget!