The Commons Studio and Exchange


Emily Sheahan is behind this hub for vintage fashion and local designers. The store – next to Elementary Coffee on Young Street – has one-off pieces for purchase or exchange. So you can add new pieces to your wardrobe at a fraction of the cost and with barely any impact on the environment.

Exchanging is simple. Just book an appointment online. The Commons is open for exchange six days a week, including after hours. You can also shop online.

A buyer will go through the clothes you’ve brought in and assign a resale value. Based on that you can choose 30 per cent in cash or 50 per cent in trade credit.

Updated: June 9th, 2021

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