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"Sold out" doesn't mean shit in New York. This city thrives on hustlers: a truth even more amplified in the hunt and gather of rare streetwear and sneakers. When it comes to legitness — in both product quality and purchase security — these five stores can't be beat.

Here's where to find Supreme collabs when the Lafayette store has run dry, Nikes that were only gifted to friends of the brand, and exclusives released on the other side of the planet.

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1. J Wong

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81-46 Baxter Ave
Flushing, NY 11373
(724) 485-9664
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This Elmherst boutique has a decade of business under its belt: it began as an online shop in 2006 before expanding to its Baxter Avenue storefront just a few blocks from the 7 train. In addition to consignment and trade of hard-to-find sneakers, J.Wong offers restoration services to revive your most prized pair with the love and care that only a sneakerhead can provide.

2. .IMAGE

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135-16 Northern Blvd
Flushing, NY 11354
(718) 809-4012
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Feeding the need in Flushing, .Image buys, sells, and trades sneakers on consignment (85/15 for new; 80/20 for used) as well as hats, toys, and figurines. Rare shoes are the focus, of course, and there are hundreds of pairs to shop.

3. Flight Club

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812 Broadway
New York, NY 10003
(888) 937-8020
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Flight Club was originally born way back in 1999 as vintagekicks.com, offering an early e-comm solution to connect buyers and sellers. Its brick and mortar business — launched in 2005 with the current-era name — operates primarily on consignment and offers way more than throwback sneakers.

Its loyal sellers bring in boutique exclusives from overseas, friends- and- family- only releases, and unworn vintage styles. You’ll find an astounding array of snap back and flat brims, too, offering a truly head to toe look.

4. Stadium Goods

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47 Howard St
New York, NY 10013
(646) 779-8410
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The design of this relative newcomer, which opened in late 2015, was inspired by the Apple store, which is apparent in its spaciousness, sleek design, and personal-but-not-pushy customer service. You’ll find rare, sold out, and archival sneakers from every major brand, including a Trophy Case stocked with Yeezy Boosts and other near-impossible buys.

A majority of the merchandise comes through the store’s consignment intake wing, Stadium Goods Market Center, located around the corner at 305 Canal Street.

5. Unique Hype Collection

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10 Elizabeth St
New York, NY 10013
Unique Hype has been so successful flipping box logo tees that it was able to graduate from a Chinatown mall basement to a new (as of June storefront). While most of the city’s resale shops specialize in shoes, this is the most reliable place to shop unworn clothes, hats, accessories, skate decks, and more from Supreme, Palace, Bape, and Nike Jordan, even when they’re sold out everywhere else.

Expect to pay a bit of a premium, because the merch isn’t coming in wholesale: the shop’s quasi-anonymous owner is known for paying teenagers to wait in the epic lines that form outside the Supreme store before a big drop, ensuring Unique Hype inventory that lives up to its moniker.

1. J Wong

81-46 Baxter Ave, Flushing, NY 11373
This Elmherst boutique has a decade of business under its belt: it began as an online shop in 2006 before expanding to its Baxter Avenue storefront just a few blocks from the 7 train. In addition to consignment and trade of hard-to-find sneakers, J.Wong offers restoration services to revive your most prized pair with the love and care that only a sneakerhead can provide.
81-46 Baxter Ave
Flushing, NY 11373

2. .IMAGE

135-16 Northern Blvd, Flushing, NY 11354
Feeding the need in Flushing, .Image buys, sells, and trades sneakers on consignment (85/15 for new; 80/20 for used) as well as hats, toys, and figurines. Rare shoes are the focus, of course, and there are hundreds of pairs to shop.
135-16 Northern Blvd
Flushing, NY 11354

3. Flight Club

812 Broadway, New York, NY 10003
Flight Club was originally born way back in 1999 as vintagekicks.com, offering an early e-comm solution to connect buyers and sellers. Its brick and mortar business — launched in 2005 with the current-era name — operates primarily on consignment and offers way more than throwback sneakers.

Its loyal sellers bring in boutique exclusives from overseas, friends- and- family- only releases, and unworn vintage styles. You’ll find an astounding array of snap back and flat brims, too, offering a truly head to toe look.
812 Broadway
New York, NY 10003

4. Stadium Goods

47 Howard St, New York, NY 10013
The design of this relative newcomer, which opened in late 2015, was inspired by the Apple store, which is apparent in its spaciousness, sleek design, and personal-but-not-pushy customer service. You’ll find rare, sold out, and archival sneakers from every major brand, including a Trophy Case stocked with Yeezy Boosts and other near-impossible buys.

A majority of the merchandise comes through the store’s consignment intake wing, Stadium Goods Market Center, located around the corner at 305 Canal Street.
47 Howard St
New York, NY 10013

5. Unique Hype Collection

10 Elizabeth St, New York, NY 10013
Unique Hype has been so successful flipping box logo tees that it was able to graduate from a Chinatown mall basement to a new (as of June storefront). While most of the city’s resale shops specialize in shoes, this is the most reliable place to shop unworn clothes, hats, accessories, skate decks, and more from Supreme, Palace, Bape, and Nike Jordan, even when they’re sold out everywhere else.

Expect to pay a bit of a premium, because the merch isn’t coming in wholesale: the shop’s quasi-anonymous owner is known for paying teenagers to wait in the epic lines that form outside the Supreme store before a big drop, ensuring Unique Hype inventory that lives up to its moniker.
10 Elizabeth St
New York, NY 10013