19 Austin secondhand shops you don’t want to miss

Reduce, reuse, recycle, and refresh your style with these 19 Austin secondhand and thrift shops to enjoy.

Outdoor display of thrifted clothing and goods in front of the Treasure City Thrift store in Austin, Texas.

Don’t miss the outdoor. pop-up markets outside Treasure City.

Looking to pop some tags? Only got $20 in your pocket? Austin’s thrift shops are the perfect place to visit if you’re looking to save some green, support local businesses, and enjoy the city’s personality.

Whether you’re looking for a new statement chair, trying to take your grandpa’s style, or curating your own unique wardrobe, Austin thrift stores are a treasure trove of local fashion.

Here are 19 local secondhand stores to visit.

2nd Street USA, multiple locations

This Japan-based secondhand luxury chain focuses on streetwear and offers competitive prices on designer wares.

A sign that says "Machine Island" at Austin Creative Reuse.

City Editor Figi here. 👋 Austin Creative Reuse is my happy place, and one of the best places in the city to stock up on craft supplies for cheap.

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Austin Creative Reuse, 2005 Wheless Lane

For the crafty thrifter, look no further than Austin Creative Reuse. We’re talking yards of fabric for $5 or less, $1 skeins of yarn, beads by the string, and gently used office supplies.

Dachshund wearing a brown thrifted sweater while sitting on a dog bed in a shopping cart at Austin Pets Alive! Thrift store.

Who wouldn’t want to help support this sweet face?

Austin Pets Alive! Thrift, multiple locations

Besides getting good deals inside this “retro” variety thrift, 100% net proceeds go directly to Austin Pets Alive! to help support and save hundreds of animals. Get more info.

Window display featuring vintage prom attire at Blue Velvet Vintage in Austin, Texas.

Find gems like vintage prom attire at this local boutique.

Photo via Blue Velvet

Blue Velvet, 217 W. N. Loop Blvd.

This mom-and-daughter-owned shop has dealt vintage goods for more than 27 years. The shop offers a selection of men’s and women’s vintage clothing and accessories for any vintage lover.

Far Out Home Fittings storefront in Austin, Texas featuring a bright blue roof with the name of the store in block letters.

Don’t miss the “funkyard” out back.

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Far Out Home Fittings, 1500 W. Ben White Blvd.

Far Out Home Fittings provides Austin shoppers with affordable vintage furniture, unique home decor pieces, jewelry, and a “funkyard” out back.

Half Price Books, multiple locations

Fill your bookshelves or backpacks with used books, games, records, magazines, and more for a fraction of the original price.

Rack of clothing from Passport vintage in Austin, Texas.

Catch this market at pop-ups, keep up through Instagram.

Passport Vintage, pop-up market

What started as a vintage shop in Chicago has become a South Austin treasure. Passport Vintage specializes in stylish denim, vintage T-shirts, and sweatshirts.

Seven mannequins dressed up behind a table with flat laid accessories.

Pavement sells clothes in recent styles and vintage, plus a wide selection of accessories.

Pavement, multiple locations

This vintage and thrift shop is known for its $5-$10 fill-a-bag sales, $1-$5 bin sales, and wraparound lines to get inside. You’ll know you’ve made it to Pavement when you see the classic rainbow exterior.

A view of the inside of  Prototype Vintage shop in Austin, Texas, featuring vintage clothing, glasses, jewelry, and shoes.

Prototype’s shop is a little on the pricier side, featuring vintage clothing, glasses, jewelry, and shoes.

Prototype Vintage, 1700 S. Congress Ave.

Head over to Prototype Vintage for an upscale assortment of vintage goods sorted through the eras. Be on the lookout for name-brand goodies and style-specific pieces.

The inside of Recycled Reads, with books and DVDs for sale.

Fill your library for just a few dollars at Recycled Reads.

Recycled Reads, 5335 Burnet Rd.

This bookstore sells the Austin Public Library’s weeded material — including books, DVDs, art, and games — often for just a few dollars apiece.

Owner and Creative Director of Revival Vintage, Sonia Rife, standing in front of her storefront in Austin, TX.

Revival Vintage, 5201 N. Lamar

Owner and creative director Sonia Rife curates her shop — which started as a pop-up market and online store — with vintage furniture, decor, and stylish clothing for men, women and children.

A floral-patterned vintage couch sits in front of Room Service Vintage, a thrift shop in Austin, Texas.

Find the goods for an eclectic home at Room Service Vintage.

Room Service Vintage, 107 E. N. Loop Blvd.

Room Service Vintage is known for its massive selection of vintage furniture, plus clothing, jewelry, art, books, and home decor. The shop uploads new arrivals daily on its Instagram page, so keep up with there to find that statement chair you’ve been dying to have.

An aisle of men's shirts at Vinny's Thrift store in Austin, Texas.

Sift through this aisle of men’s shirts at Vinny’s Thrift store.

Society of St. Vincent de Paul Thrift, 901 W. Braker Lane

St. Vincent de Paul is a charity-run thrift store, meaning all proceeds go toward community and charity projects around town. The shop offers fashion-forward pieces and fun home decor.

South Congress Books, 3703 Kerbey Lane

Breathe in that old book smell at this used bookshop, which is now open in a new location.

Outdoor display of thrifted clothing and goods in front of the Treasure City Thrift store in Austin, Texas.

Don’t miss the outdoor pop-up markets at Treasure City.

Treasure City Thrift, 2142 E. 7th St.

Collectively owned and managed by seven Austinites, Treasure City Thrift provides affordable goods while giving back to the Austin community by working with local charities. Expect clothes, accessories, books, toys, home decor, and more.

Top Drawer Thrift's bright pink building in Austin, TX featuring a colorful line art mural on the side.

The colorful shop is reopening on Airport Blvd.

Top Drawer Thrift, 5312 Airport Blvd.

After 30 years on Burnet Road, Top Drawer Thrift is moving to 5312 Airport Blvd. at the end of this week. Expect the same wacky goods, statement pieces, and eccentric exterior at the new location. All proceeds benefit Project Transitions.

Woman standing in front of a colorful mural wearing vintage clothing from Texas Thrift in Austin, TX.

Keep an eye out for color tag sales at Texas Thrift.

Texas Thrift, multiple locations

Beware, this massive thrift warehouse is often very crowded, thanks to its great deals. Find the best deals at Texas Thrift by looking for colored tags with discounts for different days of the week.

Thrift Town, 5726 Manchaca Rd.

Don’t miss discounted color tag sales at the Austin branch of this chain store, which offers the full thrift gamut.

Uncommon Objects, 1602 Fort View Rd.

Antique store Uncommon Objects has been called “your eccentric uncle’s attic on steroids,” and for good reason. This “emporium of transcendent junk” is great for exploring and has everything you never thought you needed.

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