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Red Light Clothing Exchange

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Address: 3590 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214-5142
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+1 503-963-8888
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11:00 - 20:00
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Sun 12:00 - 19:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00

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One of three major used clothing stores in the neighborhood ...

Buffalo Exchange, Crossroads and Red Light each focus on a slightly different kind of used clothing. Since I am usually interested in buying professional clothes, I start out at... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2017
Bryan H
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Portland, Oregon
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Middlebury, Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This place is a must-go! I got this amazing long yellow, retro skirt with flowers on it. For $18! I could have spent forever in there but we had other places to go. If I'm ever in Portland again, I will be back.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 289 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Buffalo Exchange, Crossroads and Red Light each focus on a slightly different kind of used clothing. Since I am usually interested in buying professional clothes, I start out at BE because they have the largest selection of dress shirts, both long and short sleeve. If I am buying something a bit more unusual (say for a party), I will head... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

confusing. If they do not buy your stuff they throw it in a charity box to save you the trouble or taking it home. But then you can not take it off your taxes and you can get a lot more value from that. So I really wonder about those clothes. They are over stocked with whatever the counter help... More 

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Coquitlam, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Lots of crazy vintage and new clothing and accessories. It's a bit jumbled and chaotic and you need to watch sizing... I bought a shirt that said it a large but it's actually probably closer to a 2x.

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Hyattsville, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2013

Basically, it's like a giant drag queen's closet. That is, a giant closet belonging to a drag queen. Though I suppose it could be a closet that belongs to an obese drag queen as well. Either way, it's a great place to find some decent stuff. It is a little chaotic in terms of organization and such, but it's definitaly... More 

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