Purchasing clothing at consignment shops means sustainability is fashionable.

As soon as you spot the mannequin dressed as a mermaid in EcoChic Consignment Boutique's window display, you know the store will be full of surprises. Once you step through both doors, you aren't disappointed. The top of every wall is decorated with a full outfit displayed on a hanger. Curtains give customers trying on clothing some privacy, while the scent of a vanilla candle and the sounds of Ella Fitzgerald accompany shoppers as they browse through racks of formal gowns, fall jackets and an assortment of boots. The fashionably clad ladies behind the sales register greet every customer with a smile and an offer to help.

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