New store opening in Rondebosch, Cape Town

2nd Take opens a new store for designer second-hand clothing in Rondebosch, Cape Town

2nd Take, South Africa’s leading second-hand clothing retailer, is pleased to announce the opening of a new store in Rondebosch in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town in April 2015.

The new store will be opening in the Riverside Mall, shop L2, lower level, in Rondebosch.

For the last 5 years, 2nd Take has established itself as excellent shopping alternative for second-hand designer wear. The opening of a branch in Rondebosch in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town, was prompted by the high demand of branded clothing in this area.

2nd Take is an established retailer of top quality, second-hand, international designer wear with boutique stores in Sea Point and Philippi and a convenient online store.

In June 2010, 2nd Take opened its doors in Sea Point, Cape Town. 2nd Take opened their online store in 2012. In July 2013, 2nd Take moved into new and larger premises in Sea Point, April 2014 saw the opening of a new branch in Philippi and the establishment of their Kids Division. 2nd Take will add a new branch in Rondebosch in Cape Town’s Southern Suburbs in April 2015. 2nd Take stores are also available as Franchises.

2nd Take’s new store occupies a niche in the apparel market, stocking top quality, second-hand international designer clothes from Armani to Zara, for women, men and kids.

“We receive requests on a daily basis to open more stores in South Africa. Our store concept is now available as Franchise opportunity, nationwide and we should see a number of 2nd Take store opening in the country soon. Quality second-hand stores are a big hit with fashion and environmental conscious students and we are sure the store will be enjoyed by UCT students as well as their parents.” says Bettina Berlep, owner and founder of 2nd Take.

Lee Oliver, Sales Assistant in Sea Point says “Most of our customers turn into loyal shoppers, as they enjoy the choice of clothing and variety of brands, often not available anywhere else in South Africa. They also like the high quality of the fabrics used in the garments.”

2nd Take is about creating win-win situations for everyone involved.

  • Clothing suppliers of 2nd Take, get cash back for a previous expense.
  • Customers can buy top designer brands for a fraction of the retail price.
  • Through recycling of fashion items, the human footprint is reduced
  • 2nd Take is creating learning opportunities and internships for young people
  • 2nd Take also supports various charities

2nd Take, one of South Africa’s leading second-hand clothing and kids equipment retailers, providing second-hand international designer clothes and baby and kids equipment, in stores as well as online.

2nd Take is the largest consignment second-hand online clothing retailer in South Africa with boutique shops in Cape Town. 2nd Take stocks exclusive designer brands and high street labels, often not available for purchase anywhere else in South Africa.

2nd Take is now available as Franchise nationwide in South Africa.

For further information on 2nd Take, please contact Bettina Berlep or visit or

Bettina Berlep, General Manager
2nd Take, 53 Regent Road, Sea Point, Cape Town
021 434 5878 and

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