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Shopping & Style

Best Bargain Hunting In Charlotte

January 24, 2011 12:53 PM

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To many, shopping is a quest, an adventure to acquire that perfect, unique item or article of clothing at a good, or maybe even great, price. That is why true shoppers embark on many quests and why so many spend their lives enjoying that adventure. Such a quest could be fulfilled at one of these five Queen City treasures.
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Classic Attic

4301 Park Road, Suite. C
Charlotte, N.C. 28209

Classic Attic is a consignment store dedicated to displaying fine antiques, accessories and “decorator pieces – especially those one-of-a-kind items,” according to its Web site. With warehouse space of 5,500 square feet, Classic Attic offers savvy shoppers an opportunity to examine hundreds of vintage pieces. Hours: Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

J.T. Posh

2400 Park Road, Suite. 2A
Charlotte, N.C. 28203

Billing itself as “Charlotte’s savviest consignment shop,” J.T. Posh appears perfectly placed in trendy Dilworth. With more than 75 designer brands on hand at one time, the selection of clothes, handbags, accessories, belts and jewelry is topped only by its comfortable atmosphere. Hours: Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sweet Repeats

300 East Boulevard, No. 2
Charlotte, N.C. 28203

Honored in 2009 as “The Best in Charlotte,” Sweet Repeats was established in 1996 by sisters as a high-end boutique. Fitted with fashionable, name brand clothes, shoes and accessories, customers will also discover convenient parking. Hours: Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Very Terry Contemporary Consignments

310 East Boulevard, No. 4
Charlotte, N.C. 28203

Offering customers an opportunity to “relax, recycle and refuse to pay more,” Very Terry, in a new Dilworth location, continues its 15-year run as a contemporary establishment with a unique approach to consignment. Very Terry has also claimed several awards. Hours: Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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The Buttercup

343 Providence Road
Charlotte, N.C. 28207

Since 1975, The Buttercup has served as a unique store with unique gift concepts. A favorite for brides, new parents and grandparents, the store seems to have enough shelf space to offer the bargain hunter many opportunities to purchase the right gift for a variety of occasions. Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

- Jeff Hawkins
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