#ZeroWaste Fashionista: Hong Kong’s BEST Pre-Loved Pop Ups – Where To Shop Second Hand

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Our addiction to fast fashion is causing a global environmental crisis. Over 15 million tons of clothes are thrown into landfills each year in the United States alone. Globally the number is far larger (and very hard to track). Most cheap clothing is made from synthetic materials that don’t degrade for hundreds of years. The fashion industry is the fifth most pollution on the planet. Basically, it’s a big fat hot mess. Problem is, we are all addicted to consuming fashion. So, how can we fix this? Buy pre-loved (a nice way to say second-hand) fashion. You get to update your wardrobe and scratch that shopping itch without adding to the problem (and the landfill). Hong Kong is having a pre-loved fashion moment at the minute, with pop ups happening all over the place. No matter your budget or your brand inclination, there’s a pre-loved fashion pop up for you in our roundup below! 
If you want to dig deeper into the world’s fast fashion crisis, check out Greenpeace’s Time Out For Fast Fashion fact sheet. 
Popup Store | Luxury Online Consignment Store | Guiltless

Guiltless Hong Kong Popup Store – Luxury Online Consignment Store

Daily Until NOV 20 11AM to 8PM at 67 Queen’s Road Central

For the ultimate in pre-loved designer shopping, look no further than Guiltless, the global online consignment store for luxury fashion. They are currently holding a one-month pop up in Hong Kong in Central and they have some seriously gorgeous items- think loads of Chanel, Celine, Dior, Jimmy Choo and more! Definitely not a budget option but the prices are up to 80% off the originals so you’ll get some bargains for sure.
Rug Lane Vintage & Secondhand Markets Vol 4.

Rug Lane Vintage & Secondhand Markets Vol 4.

SAT NOV 11 – 12PM to 4PM at Sunny Hills, 8 Chancery Lane, Central

Currently in their Fourth edition, Rug Lane Vintage & Secondhand Markets (Vol. 4) prove that there is growing demand for pre-loved buying and selling. The pop up concept brings racks to trendy locales (the last one was at nose to tail restaurant Rhoda) and encourages their public to come as sellers (you gotta sign up in advance) or as buyers. It’s ideal for those who want to freshen up their wardrobe whilst on a budget and with an eye to eco-consciousness. We love!  Buyer tickets on sale HERE.
Fashionably Beautiful PopUp Store by Label ChicWED NOV 15 - MON NOV 20 11AM to 6/8PM at 

Fashionably Beautiful PopUp Store by Label Chic

WED NOV 15 – MON NOV 20 11AM to 6/8PM at Usagi Gallery, 10 Shin Hing Street Central

Label Chic‘s slogan is ‘the unique French second hand boutique, so that gives you a good idea of what to expect from them. For their latest pop up, they are showcasing the best in ultimate chic French style with brands such as Maje, Vanessa Bruno, Isabel Marant to the more luxurious Chloé, Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs and more!
Retykle Holiday Photoshoot & Pop-UpTHU NOV 16 to SAT NOV 10AM to 6PM at 607 Remex Centre, 42 Wong Chuk Hang Road

Retykle Holiday Photoshoot & Pop-Up

THU NOV 16 to SAT NOV 10AM to 6PM at 607 Remex Centre, 42 Wong Chuk Hang Road

We’ve written about Retykle and their innovative pre-loved kids fashion model before and we love their pop up action of late.

During this Christmas-themed event, which also includes a complimentary holiday-themed photo shoot for families, you can shop a curated edit of Retykle’s 500+ designer brands ranging from new with tags to gently used condition for kids aged 0- 10 at up to 90% off original price. Retykle will also be collecting any outgrown children’s clothes to be resold or donated to local charities. Total win-win! RSVP HERE.
Get Redressed Secondhand Pop-Up Shop 2017WED NOV 22 - SAT NOV 25 8AM to 5PM at Printing House, 6 Duddell Stre

Get Redressed Secondhand Pop-Up Shop 2017

WED NOV 22 – SAT NOV 25 8AM to 5PM at Printing House, 6 Duddell Street Central

Redresed is the ultimate zero waste fashion NGO so make a date with their annual Get Redressed charity pop-up shop and shop pre-loved secondhand clothes including a large selection of luxury brands at unbeatable prices!  Prepare for the party season, shop for Christmas gifts or search for a bargain for a good cause- all profits go towards supporting Redress’ work!
LUXARITY Made In Love Pop-Up 2017FRI 17 NOV - SAT 2 DEC at 15 St. Francis Street Wan Chai

LUXARITY Made In Love Pop-Up 2017

FRI 17 NOV – SAT 2 DEC at 15 St. Francis Street Wan Chai

‘MADE IN LOVE’ presents an unmissable shopping experience for mindful consumers- the curated collection of pre-loved luxury fashion items, which have been donated by the uber-chic Luxarity community, are available for a fraction of the original price. Also on showcase: a capsule collections of 100 limited edition items crafted using up-cycled textiles by Hong Kong eco fashion designers Loom Loop, Cynthia & Xiao, Ffixxed Studios and Yeung Chin. Founder Cristina Ventura is also passionate about giving back: All proceeds go towards supporting creatives and designers with educational grants focusing on sustainability, innovation and conscious production.
Preloved Designer & High Street Fashion Pop-Up SaleSAT 24 - SUN 25 NOV at 41 Circular Pathway, Sheung Wan

Pre-Loved Designer & High Street Fashion Pop-Up Sale

FRI NOV 24 – SAT NOV 25 11AM to 8PM at 41 Circular Pathway Sheung Wan

The idea with the Pre-Loved Pop Up is to recreate a boutique full of high-street and designer fashion finds that you can’t resist while ensuring that nothing goes into the landfill. Everything on offer is pre-loved and vetted. You can apply to be a seller on the Facebook page but if you are just an eager eco shopper, you can register for free HERE. The organizers are also donating to ImpactHK and Box of Hope to support the underprivileged, which is another reason to go!
Pre-loved Clothing Sale by Me&CoSAT NOV 25 to SUN NOV 26 10AM to 7PM at

Pre-Loved Clothing Sale by Me&Co

SAT NOV 25 to SUN NOV 26 10AM to 7PM at TBD

The Me&Co ladies don’t just help you clean our your closet, they make sure the fashion picks you no longer need find a new home too! Avid fashionistas take note: this is the ideal opportunity to shop clothes, shoes and handbags at very attractive prices from more than 1,000 items from Maje, Sandro, The Kooples, Isabel Marant, BCBG, Chloe, Balenciaga, Valentino, Hermes and Celine!

Lead photo by Pexels. 


  • Sonalie Figueiras

    Serial social entrepreneur Sonalie Figueiras is the founder & editor-in-chief of Green Queen, an award-winning impact media platform advocating for social & environmental change in Hong Kong with a mission to shift consumer behaviour through inspiring & empowering original content. She is also the founder & CEO of SourceGreenPackaging,com, the global wholesale eCom marketplace for sustainable packaging products, Ekowarehouse, the global sourcing platform for certified organic products, with a mission to make safe, quality food accessible & affordable for the whole planet. With over a decade of experience in publishing, digital marketing, organic trade and health & sustainability, she is an eco wellness industry veteran with a keen eye for market trends and a sought-after international speaker and moderator, sharing her expertise on stages across Asia and beyond, including TEDx and Harvard Business School.

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