The best second-hand Bazaars and antique flea markets in CDMX

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If you are tired of fast fashion and want to do sustainable shopping, you have to know these second-hand bazaars in CDMX

Do you love fashion and design but want to be a more responsible consumer? The most sustainable option is to enter the second-hand bazaars.

Here are some cool options for exploring very reasonably priced clothing, furniture, and accessories. 

7 second-hand bazaars

Among the lessons, we have learned this year is that we must take action to mitigate the damage caused to the planet.

According to a UN report, the textile industry is the second most polluting in the world, not to mention the poor working conditions suffered by its workers around the world. 

For these reasons, extending the useful life of things is the best way to prevent them from ending up in the trash and continuing to contaminate. In these places, you will also find treasures of various styles.

Mercado de La Lagunilla

It is probably the best known bazaar in CDMX in terms of antiques and micheladas.

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Every Sunday merchants of furniture, lamps, clothing, and objects of all kinds meet in this market. Here you find everything from vintage tableware to masks, toys, and collector’s cameras.  

Where: Ignacio Allende 127, Cuauhtémoc 

When: Sundays from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Adiós Closet Bazar

This traveling bazaar is focused on bringing together several slow fashion projects in one place.

They seek to give a second life to vintage clothing in good condition and of different styles, from the very peculiar to basic garments. Some of the proposals you find here are elarmariodeurendavintageflowersstore, or el.roperodeandbay, among many more. 

Where: Jalapa 90, Roma Norte.

When: 11:00 – 18:00

Known as the “Ignacio Chávez” bazaar, this classic flea market is located opposite the Pushkin Garden where you will find furniture, clothing, decorative items, comics, and toys. Abused, because it is only installed on weekends. 

Where: Dr. Ignacio Chávez Garden, Av. Cuauhtémoc 

When: Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The Vintage Clan

A group of eight women encourages local consumption of small projects and vintage-style clothing in perfect condition in this permanent location.

Where: Av. Cuauhtémoc 204, col. Doctors

When: Tuesday to Saturday from 12:00 to 17:00

Armario Comunal 

Under a sustainable initiative, here you can not only buy second-hand clothes with great curatorship, but you can also exchange clothes that you will no longer use but that can have a second life.

You find them as an online store or through Pop Up bazaars that advertise on their social networks.

Where: Itinerant bazaar. Stay aware of their pop up locations on there social networks.

Segundo Chance

It is an online store that every week updates the second-hand garments available on its Instagram page so that you can set aside your order by that means.

They also give important information about the textile industry, as well as advice on how to relate to fashion in a more conscious way. Shipments arrive in three to seven days. 

Where: Check stock on social networks.

La Pulguita

In this second-hand bazaar, you will find clothes for all ages, mainly for women and children. The selection of garments is of ten: clothing, footwear, and accessories of recognized or independent brands. In addition, the quality-price will tempt you with more than one purchase.

Prices range from dresses at $ 90 pesos, shoes at $ 300 pesos, pants at $ 250 and blouses from $ 70. The funds raised go to social causes.

Where: Bazar itinerante. Stay tuned on their social networks.

If you still do not dare to change one hundred percent to the slow fashion model, you can start with the search for a couple of clothes or accessories to try the layers of sustainable consumption.

The planet and your pocketbook will thank you for this small but significant modification in your purchases.

Second-hand bazaars represent a good alternative to make us aware of our way of relating to fashion.

Source: chilango.com

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