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Best Shop for Bargain Hunters: Wise Penny

Best Shop for Bargain Hunters: Wise Penny

5902 York Road, (410) 435-3244, jlbalt.org

Thrift stores are abound with old sports jerseys, jeans, and decades-old clothes with a certain level of kitsch. But for shoppers with more discerning taste, there’s the Wise Penny, a thrift store boasting some of the top designer names at prices comparable to Goodwill. On a recent trip, we found his and hers Hermès jackets, along with a vintage Giorgio Armani suit, Hickey Freeman pants, and ties from Brooks Brothers and Christian Dior in the men’s section. There were tops from Ralph Lauren and Ann Taylor, a Calvin Klein jacket, and Cole Haan sandals in the women’s section. Wise...

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