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Our Boutiques

Why we love our recycled clothing boutiques

We’re passionate about style and good quality clothing that doesn’t cost the earth. That’s one reason we opened our ‘dressed’ recycled clothing boutiques. The other reason is to raise funds to support our work.


Sustainability is part of our mission. If you’re like most Kiwis you’ll care about the environment and be proud of New Zealand’s clean, green image. We want to make looking after our home, our kaitiakitanga, easy for you and fun too!
Our boutiques stock a wide range of great quality, donated clothes, including casual, workwear formal and designer wear. We’re not bound by the latest fashion trends and have a range of sizes, styles, colours – something for everyone! And if you need a hand, our boutique volunteers can make suggestions or give feedback.


You’ll find great prices too, with each item individually priced, and our popular sale racks are always worth checking out for bargains.


All funds raised from the boutiques go to support our programmes so by shopping at our dressed boutiques, you’ll be:

  • helping local people find work and achieve success

  • helping create a cleaner environment both at home and overseas

  • saving money, or buying more clothes...

  • able to browse a variety of styles and colours 

  • creating your own unique style.

Five Fast Fashion Facts 

  1. 92 million tonnes of textiles waste is produced globally every year, including 180,000 in New Zealand 

  2. The apparel industry’s global emissions will increase by 50% by 2030

  3. The fashion industry is responsible for 20% of global waste water

  4. Nearly 10% of microplastics dispersed in the ocean each year come from textiles

  5. Fast fashion brands are producing twice the amount of clothes today than in 2000

Visit our recycled clothing boutiques

Dressed on the Terrace

90 The Terrace, Wellington Central

Open Hours: 11.30am to 2.30pm

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Dressed in the Hutt

Cnr Margaret & Dudley Streets, Lower Hutt

Open Hours: 10am to 3pm

Thursday, Friday & Saturday

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