thrift stores in the UCLA area (* added if easily accessible by metro)
Jet Rag Vintage* - 1 dollar sale every Sunday 
Out of the Closet* 
L.A. Road Thrift store 
Goodwill Santa Monica *
Jewish Council Thrift store
American Vintage Westwood
UCLA Health Thrift Store*
BTS Thrift store*
Filth Mart
Helping Hand Thrift Shop
Love the City Thrift*
Cherry Picked
TROVE*
Stray Cat Alliance*
Wasteland*

Jet Rag's famous Sunday $1 sale!

donation options for UCLA students
Good Clothes Good People (inside the SAC)
Bruin Bazaar
Crossroads
Buffalo Exchange
Unravel Clothing Swaps
Orange clothing donation bins on the Hill (especially for bedding and linens)
RefineLA
ThredUp (mail your clothes in and you might receive a commission!)
If your clothes are super ratty, worn, or you don’t think they can be resold, try ForDays’s Take Back Bag! They take all of your clothes and make sure that they don’t go to landfill, and instead get recycled into new fabrics.
brands to support
Any brand when thrifted! 
C&A
thredUP
Pact
Alternative Apparel
Outdoor voices
Kotn
Backbeat Rags
MATE The Label
For Days
Whimsy+Row
Rewilder
Ellerali
Roboro
Patagonia
Outdoor Voices
Small businesses!
shops to avoid
Missguided
FashionNova
Shein
Romwe
Zara
H&M
Urban Outfitters
Any brand you haven't done at least 5 minutes of research on!
If you want to shop responsibly but don’t see the brand you’re checking out on these lists, try GoodOnYou! They have an impressive directory of thousands of brands, ranked by their guidelines for sustainability and ethical standards. Hint: A smiley face means good!
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