These Kids’ Consignment Stores Are Where Our Readers Shop in the Upstate

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Searching for ‘children’s consignment shops near me’? Which children’s consignment shops near Greenville, SC are the best? Here’s what Kidding Around Greenville readers said when we asked them where they shop for the best deals on kids’ clothes. This list includes shops all over the Upstate that stock everything moms and moms-to-be need!

This article includes:
Kids Consignment Stores
Consignment Stores for All Ages
Affordable Retail for Kids Clothing
How to Make Money Selling to Consignment

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Admittedly my kids are not the cleanest and really, I don’t have the time or patience to keep them out of the mud or from spreading avocado all over their shirts at lunchtime, which is why I rarely ever buy new clothes for them.

Besides the fact that new clothes aren’t cheap, I know I can get cute apparel for my messy kids at a really good price, which makes it easier on my sanity when they get them dirty and easier on my budget.

Must-Visit Kids Consignment Stores In Upstate, SC

Whippersnappers Kids & Maternity Resale Boutique

Whippersnappers makes good use of their smaller space, where you can find clothes for mom and baby and kids, plus baby carriers and infant gear, shoes, books, and puzzles. I’ve been there during one of their sales and everything was affordable and in good shape.

Whippersnappers Kids and Maternity- Greenville. April and her crew are friendly and the clothes are always in great condition

India A.

Whippersnappers is my favorite both to buy and sell. They pay cash on the spot for equipment and store credit for clothes/toys

Carrie R.

Whippersnappers is by far my favorite. I bought 75% of my maternity wardrobe there. The store smells great and is well organized. I can get in and out wit what I need easily.

Jaimy S.
  • 96 Orchard Park Drive, Greenville | 864.239.2266

Once Upon A Child

One thing is true — Kidding Around Greenville readers love Once Upon A Child. I was hooked on this place during one of their semi-annual blowout sales. Almost all their clothes are in great condition and everything is organized neatly.

They have clothes, toys, books, puzzles, shoes, baby gear, winter coats, and even a play area for kids. During one of their recent sales where everything marked clearance was a dollar, I walked out with a huge bag full of clothes for two kids for less than 20 bucks. Big win.

They also sell locally made, cute hair bows and hats.

They have locations in both Greenville and Spartanburg!

it is superfast and they pay cash. They usually take a good chunk of stuff and help me clean out quickly. I wouldn’t say they pay a ton but when you have bins and bins of stuff, it’s a nice way to clear out.

Megan W.M.

I had luck buying for my son up until about size 5t. If you have a daughter(s), I’d say it’s great at least for buying, for all ages. I’ve tried several times to consign there with very nice clothing, quite a bit with tags on. I’ve maybe sold 5 things there, for pennies basically since I’ve had my son.

Tracy B.
  • 1451 Woodruff Road, Suite M, Greenville | 864.234.9201
  • 1450 W.O. Ezell Blvd. Suite 900, Spartanburg | 864.574.0002

Kakalaki Kids

Kakalaki Kids located in Anderson is raved about by Kidding Around readers! They have a large selection of quality clothing as well as essential accessories, shoes, socks, and more, including name-brand and new items.

Kakalaki Kids in Anderson for sure!!! Lots of selection-both new and used! And they are super nice and helpful!

Lindsey T. B.

Kakalaki Kids!!! Hands down! They go above and beyond to get the perfect little things for our littles. Nice quality name brand consigned clothes. Not stuff you can just go and get at Once Upon a Child. They have a great mixture of both consigned and one of a kind items in Anderson. They carry some brand too that no other store in Anderson Carry!

Keri T. W.

Kakalaki Kids has such a great selection of great quality pieces from high end brands but not the high prices! They also have neat items to help you find the perfect baby shower gifts!

Kayla S.
  • 1405 North Main Street, Anderson | 864.760.0988

Kid to Kid

Kid to Kid is located behind Haywood Mall and offers a great selection of gently used items. They have clothing, toys, shoes, and even some new items to purchase such as dish wear and accessories.


Kid to kid because they give cash or credit on the spot!


Kid to Kid, behind the Haywood mall. Great selection and great service from the staff.

Christie K.

Kid to Kid! Upscale and amazing prices and customer service!!

Sarah D.
  • 1175 Woods Crossing Road, Greenville | 864.603.1325

Kids & More Consignment

A massive shop at 20,000 square feet, Kids & More Consignment is a deal-lovers dream. You can find clothes for the whole family. They also have furniture, houseware items, DVDs, activity tables, learning toys, and super cute hair bows for little girls.

Kids and More in Mauldin is a good one too


Kids&More in Mauldin beside Tractor supply… great selection, clothes in new to lightly used condition plus they have clothes for all ages no just the kiddos.

Tara C.
  • 206 New Neely Ferry Road, Suite E, Mauldin | 864.675.9609

Consignment shops also carry gently used baby gear, strollers, toys, books, and all kinds of stuff that kids use once and then never look at again. And if you’ve got barely worn Christmas dresses or a Halloween costume your eight-year-old suddenly changed his mind about or a nursing chair in great shape or shoes your kid grew out of way too fast, many consignment stores will give you credit or cash for your items. Also, sign up for emails from your favorite shops and like them on Facebook so you can stay updated on their latest sales.

Kristina Hernandez, KAG Contributor

Switch-A-Roos Children’s Consignment

Switch-A-Roos Children’s Consignment is a fan favorite among Kidding Around readers. Rather than having a brick-and-mortar store, they host children’s consignment events across South Carolina a few times per year. Events are held in Greenville, Spartanburg, and Charleston, and you’ll find everything from clothing to toys to equipment and more!

Switch-A-Roos Children’s Consignment ALL the way!! They have tons to choose from and have everything you need to last all season long. They also have everything you need if you are a new mom or grandparent and you are in need of everything. They have cribs, bath tubs, carriers, toys (tons and tons) kids, teen, and adult clothes galore, and so, so much more!! The list of endless of what they have and it’s all in excellent condition. It is all so organized and efficient! Their workers are helpful and the line moves fast! I go nowhere else because they have everything needed in a one stop shop!

Katie H.

We LOVE Switch-A-Roos Children’s Consignment!! The only place I get my son’s clothes! I can clothe him for a whole season in one shopping trip. They have everything you need!

Mandy A.

Switcharoos Consignment Sale is the best!!! I clothe both my girls for an entire season in one Sale for a fraction of the cost of retail! I get boutique and beautiful smocked clothing for both my girls. It’s the only way I shop for my girls!!!

Jill N.

Consignment Stores for All Ages in Upstate, SC

Lil Savvy Sister

Lil Savvy Sister is located in Anderson and offers women’s and kids’ clothing that are gently used and in style!

Lil Savvy Sister, All About Children. I prefer these because they each have great selections and clean stores but also very friendly staff!

Gloria C.

3102 North Main Street, Anderson | 864.760.1123

Plato’s Closet

Plato’s Closet has locations in Greenville, Anderson, and Spartanburg, and is a great place to find high-quality, gently used clothing for all ages. They are a great place to find those pieces you need for older children that may be harder to find in the children’s consignment stores.

…for teens/tweens, I love Platos Closet…

KA Reader
  • 621 Haywood Road, Greenville | 864.676.0522
  • 106-A Franklin Avenue, Spartanburg | 864.576.4750
  • 112 Station Dr, Anderson | 864.224.8839

New 2 You Consignment

New 2 You Consignment located in Inman offers a large selection of literally everything, including clothing, electronics, toys, children’s items, baby items, and more. They are currently taking appointments to shop.

  • 39 North Main Street, Inman | 864.599.8024

Retail Stores with Affordable Children’s Clothing


Though not consignment, H&M has a large selection of brand-new clothes that are very inexpensive. They have a great selection of children’s clothes. They have locations in the Westgate Mall in Spartanburg and Gaffney at the Outlet Marketplace.

H&M has adorable clothes and they’re really inexpensive. We love the pants because they have adjustable waistbands

  • 205 West Blackstock Road, Spartanburg | 855.466.7467
  • 1 Factory Shops Boulevard, Gaffney | 855.466.7467

The Children’s Place

This is one of my favorite places to buy children’s clothing. If you subscribe to their mailing list then you will regularly receive coupons. When you combine these with sale prices and rewards credits, the prices are less than consignment stores.

I like that I can shop from home and return items to the store if something doesn’t fit. Nearly all of the pants come with an adjustable waistband, which really helps clothes last longer size-wise.

  • 205 West Blackstock Road, Spartanburg | 864.587.2882
  • 700 Haywood Rd, Greenville | 864.284.6733

How to Make Money Selling Clothing to Consignment Stores

How many of us have bought an item for our child, only to have them outgrow it while the tags are still on? It’s so frustrating, I know! The good news is, depending on what brand it is and what you paid for it, you may be able to make more for it than you paid in the first place!

Preparing Your Kid’s Outgrown Clothing to be Sold

Regardless of how you plan to sell your items, it should start with the same process. First, you must sort through your items, being critical and honest about the condition of items when giving them a thorough inspection.

Things like stains, rips, holes, damaged elastic, pulls, pilling, and missing fasteners should automatically eliminate garments. Unless it looks practically new, the effort that will go into selling it yourself will not pay off, and if you’re trying to consign it, it will not be accepted.

The next step is trying to group any matching set pieces. This holds especially true for girl’s clothing. You will almost always get more for completed sets,  for example, three-piece outfits or dresses with bloomers. If you have matching accessories keep them together with the outfits. Whether or not you plan on selling the accessories, they will come in handy if you plan to take photos.

Now it’s time to make sure everything is ironed and looking it’s best. I know, I know – you’re thinking “ohhh man, I have to iron stuff we’re never going to wear again?”

The simple answer is yes. Trust me. I’ve tried skipping this step once or twice and do you know where those items are? Still in a box, in my house. No one wanted to buy the super cute Ralph Lauren toddler dress shirt that was all wrinkled – and neither would you.

Take Awesome Photos of the Clothes

They can be the difference between an item being sold or getting donated. Well-lit photos on a plain white background allow the focus to be on the items. Everybody already has the best lighting at their disposal – the sun is usually my preferred light source.

I like to use a whiteboard panel I purchased at the hardware store as a background, however, a white poster board from Dollar Tree will work well also.

Carefully lay the items on the board and take photos making sure to include different angles. On shoes, always include photos of the soles and insoles. With pants, I always include closeup shots of the knees to show wear, or lack of it.

Including a photo of the garment tag will probably save you questions being asked later. It will also help you remember the info for that particular garment as you post the items.

Be sure if you’re accessorizing your items in photos, you include whether or not the extras are included, listed separately or not for sale.

Abbreviations Used When Listing Your Clothing For Sale

There are abbreviations and notations that are very commonly used. If you plan on listing things online you’ll need to know the following.

NWT – new with tags

NWOT – new without tags

EUC – excellent used condition (absolutely no signs of wear)

GUC – good used condition (well cared for, with slight signs of wear)

Play condition – means that it still has life in it but definitely shows signs of wear (think pants with worn knees)

BST – buy, sell & trade (Facebook groups)

NS – non smoking home

Pet free – listing if a pet is in the home and if pet hair is on the clothing

Pricing The Clothes to Sell

This can be tricky. Let’s say you paid $18 for a pair of jeans from The Children’s Place. However, if a brand new pair can be purchased during frequently run sales for $7.99 you’ll be lucky to get $5 for those jeans.
And that’s only if they are new with tags.

Don’t let sentiment cloud your pricing judgement. Just because an item holds special memories doesn’t mean you can charge more! Try to keep your pricing consistent. Decide ahead of time what you’ll charge for different types of clothing items and brands. It will speed things up, too, as you list them!

Laurie J.

Often times a little research can pay off. Those cute toddler Converse you got on clearance for $12, could easily sell for twice that if in excellent used condition and shined up with a magic eraser type sponge.

Some value brands of clothing would probably be better priced as a lot. The return on effort invested wouldn’t be worth it to list each item individually.

I hope you will visit these stores soon. If so be sure to let them know Kidding Around Greenville sent you! Would you add any local children’s consignment stores to this list?

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About the Author
Bethany Winston is the owner and editor-in-chief of Kidding Around Greenville & Kidding Around Spartanburg. She enjoys exploring parks, discovering local events, and meeting the people who make Greenville an amazing place to live. You can contact her directly at

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casey t
9 years ago

I have shopped at most of the stores listed. But my favorite store on the Simpsonville side of town is Kids Korner on Woodruff Road. They have a great selection of quality clothes at good prices and have recently expanded their store so they could fit more toys and furniture type items. Twice a year (well before the season is over), they have 70% off sale. Nothing like getting an almost new Gymboree shirt for a buck. I also really like Once Upon a Child on Woodruff. They have a great selection of shoes and a huge selection of clothes.… Read more »

9 years ago

I agree with Once Upon a Child!! I’ve gotten some fantastic looking things in there for only a few dollars. Excited to try some of these new ones I didn’t know about!

Candace Eidson
9 years ago

Personally, I find Bargain Babies in Simpsonville to be way over priced. I get better prices on brand new items at the retails stores such as Gymboree, Gap, etc. The merchandise in this store doesn’t turn/sale and the racks are always jammed and not stoppable. The store is always neat, clean and organized. Just not what I would expect to pay for consignment clothes.

9 years ago

Also, A Child Again and Pampered Little People on Wade Hampton Blvd. have a great selection at good prices.

Courtney Talley
9 years ago

Hands down I think A Child Again on Wade Hampton is THE best children’s consignment store in Greenville!

9 years ago

I LOVE Kidsignment with Secret Treasures. They have the BEST prices in the upstate!!! Better than Goodwell! The shop is really nice and the owners are super nice. A must to check them out!

8 years ago

Is Little Chick a Dees still open? I could not find them on Facebook and the number is the wrong number.

8 years ago

Jordan’s Closet in Mauldin is my favorite! She always has a great selection of the brand names.

7 years ago
Reply to  Stacey

I like Jordan’s Closet too. The owner is super nice and they always have cute things at great prices. Their merchandise also turns quickly so they usually have different things.

8 years ago

How about the flip side? Who is best/easy to work with to sell my gently used items?

7 years ago

Was about to post this same question. Did the question ever get asked/answered? Thanks!!

7 years ago

I love Second Time Around. I’ve been shopping there since my nephew was little (he’s 25 now). Best place in town for smocked and embroidered items for a fraction of what they’d cost new. I’m now buying for 2 granddaughters and loving it. Owners are fantastic to work with.

7 years ago

I am finally able to look at this list. Thank you for sharing. A Child Again closed a few months ago. I was heartbroken. I am trying Kidsignment now and have liked it so far.

Denise Michelle Fernandez
5 years ago

Lads and Lassies opened recently! It is located at 2701 Woodruff Rd Suite B and it is my Fav! The owner Jada is a great person and the store has variety and good prices!

3 years ago

With COVID going on, are there any online cosigner stores locally. ?

7 months ago

Don’t forget Upstate Kids Consignment! Sales are in Anderson twice a year and Greenville twice a year. We also have online consignment sale events 4 times a year!