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A Guide to the Best Thrift Stores in the Cayman Islands

by Chantel DaCosta Feb 5, 2024

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‘Eco-conscious’ is a current global buzzword as we all grapple with the consequences of rising global temperatures. Here in the Cayman Islands, one way to promote sustainable fashion trends and conscious consumption is through thrifting.

Find Yello Cayman Islands has done the research for you and found the top thrift stores to include when you need something new for your wardrobe; from clothing to accessories, let’s make sustainable choices for your wardrobe.

What Does It Mean to Go Thrifting?

A thrift store is a “shop that sells used things such as clothes, books, and furniture, typically in order to raise money for a charity” according to the Cambridge Dictionary and thrifting is the act of shopping for used items, including clothing, furniture, and electronics, at thrift stores, garage sales, or flea markets. Thrifted items are usually in good condition and have been vetted by the store.

So why is thrifting an eco-conscious act? Well, it creates a circular economy rather than driving the demand for the latest items to be produced, which creates further strain on our environment.

The items you find in second-hand shops and thrift stores are often well-maintained. Some finds might even be still quite new and, for whatever reason, might never have been worn or used by the original owner.

Thrift Stores in the Cayman Islands

Dots Thrift Shop No. 8

Address: 71a Eastern Avenue, George Town

Hours: Monday – Saturday 8.30am-3.30pm

Phone: 345-321-2294

Cayman Islands Humane Society Thrift Shop

Address: 139 N Sound Road, George Town

Hours:  Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday 9am – 4pm

Phone: 345-945-5596

Red Cross Thrift Shop

Address: 34 Huldah Avenue, George Town

Hours:  Tuesday, Thursday 9am-2pm and Saturday 8am–1pm

Phone: 345-949-7467

GOOD DEEDS Thrift Shop

Address: Alissta Towers, 202, 85 N Sound Road

Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 9am-4pm

Phone: 345-922-9778

F & M Cayman Islands Thrift Shop

Address: 144 N Church Street, George Town

Hours: Monday to Friday 10am – 7pm and Saturday until 7.30pm

Phone: 345-922-6970

New 2 U Thrift Store

Address: Arthur’s Way, George Town

Hours: Wednesday noon – 3pm and Saturday 9am–5pm

ARK Kindness Thriftique

Address: Unit 1, Plaza Odessa, 553 Bodden Town Rd, Bodden Town

Hours: Monday to Friday – 2pm-6pm and Saturday 2pm-7pm  

Phone: 345-936-7272

KY Girls Thrift Boutique

Address: 8J3M+RXW, Warehouse, Sparky’s Drive

Hours: Tuesday to Friday 10am-4pm and Saturday 10am-5pm

Phone: 345-924-4702

One Dog At A Time Thrift Shop 

Address: JJT Warehouses, Unit 2, 81 Industrial Park 

Hours: Monday 11am – 3pm, Wednesday noon – 5pm, Friday 11am – 3pm, Saturday 9am – 5pm and Sunday 9am – noon 

Phone: 345-917-8284 


Whether you are a seasoned thrift shopper or a curious newcomer to the world of second-hand finds, the Cayman Islands offer a surprising variety of thrift stores to explore. From supporting worthy causes to uncovering hidden gems, there is something for everyone in these unusual shopping havens.

So, grab your reusable tote bag and dive into Caymanian thrifting’s unique charm! With a little patience and perseverance, you’re sure to unearth some truly special treasures.

Happy thrifting!