The shopping extravaganza will begin when you enter the front doors...
ever-changing, where the fantastic finds never stay on the shelves too long. Just let our volunteers know what you are looking for. They have sorted, shelved and are ready to sell. We're bound to have it - if not this week, then the next.
Antiques and Fine Gifts
Women's Better Clothes
Men's Career & Formal Wear
Men's Casual Wear
Sewing & Crafts
the economy shop
103 S. Grove, Oak Park IL
GIFT ROOM: The gift room has tchotchkes for every taste, some vintage - some with tags still on!
pottery: handmade and store bought
greeting cards for all occasions
mugs of every kind
ANTIQUES AND FINE GIFTS: We receive generous donations of beautiful items every week. There's always something new to see. On a regular basis you can find items such as...
LEISURE WEAR: If it's something a woman wears every day, then you'll find it here!
collectible pieces of costume jewelry
original works of art
vintage table linens and lace
gorgeous sets of china
DOLLAR ROOM: Good clothes for both women and men at a ridiculously low price -- $1 per piece! Casual, dressy, around the house, work, inside, outside, in season, out of season, whatever -- it's here! PLUS this is where you'll find most of the women's jeans.
HOUSEWARES ROOM: Need to move? redecorate? or set up your first apartment? This is the room to visit.
pots & pans
ACCESSORIES ROOM: Kate Spade, Coach, and Vuitton...oh my! You may find some here...or looking for the perfect scarf, the right bag, or the ultimate belt to cinch an Economy Shop outfit...and all on a budget. Here is the room...oh my.
MEN'S CASUAL WEAR: Men of all ages and sizes can outfit themselves from head to toe right here.
seasonal items such as:
SHOE ROOM: Carries a full line of next-to-new children's, women's and men's shoes in any size and style. We have seasonal items: winter boots In November and flip-flops and sandals for the summer. From outrageous to sensible, elegant to earthy, we carry shoes for the whole family.
MEN'S CAREER AND FORMAL WEAR: Has an array of brand-name items for any occasion. Never pay more than $2 for a tie again.
even a tuxedo or two
BASEMENT EMPORIUM: Bargains literally from floor to ceiling. There is possibly something for every room in your house - really.
fabric, fabric, and more fabric
SEWING AND CRAFTS: The room is bursting with everything for your sewing project, knitting project or any project at all! Many of our items are vintage for the collector in you.
BOOK DEPARTMENT: Mystery, music, magazines and more are yours to discover when you visit. Join the readers - children, teachers, parents and book hounds - in the search for "another good book." Try a new recipe from our extensive cookbook collection. Music lovers will find CDs, LPs and 45s. Video watchers will find DVDs. From vintage to best seller, this is the place.
pet food bowls
seasonal items such as:
winter scarves & hats
WOMEN'S BETTER CLOTHES: This room carries higher end clothes from casual to formal, including designer labels and vintage.
coats (including fur and leather)
formal and evening wear
games for all agess
cars and trucks
TOYS: An ever-expanding selection of toys and children's books.
CHILDREN'S CLOTHES: We now carry children's clothing from infant to preteen -- everyday, special occasion, outer wear. AND we've moved our maternity wear to this room as well.
WAREHOUSE: This "catch all" room carries furniture, sporting goods, last chance items, sleeping bags, lighting, suitcases, rugs, tools, picture frames, and BASKETS!!