So you’re on the hunt for thrifted, recycled and antique items while out shopping in Austin, Texas? Good thing you stumbled upon The Austin Insider, we have exactly the list for you! Here at Austin Pedal Party, we take the time to find out the answers to every question you might have in regard to spending time here in Austin. Here we have compiled a bountiful list of vintage shops, secondhand stores and we even found out the best places to take your items for consignment. There’s so many fun places to shop in Austin and hopefully, somewhere on this list will have everything you need and more.

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Leopard Lounge

3.9 ★
Located on Guadalupe street in Austin, Leopard Lounge has (with another Houston location) been boasting about their curated selection of vintage clothes for many years. Whether you are cleaning out your closet and want to sell some long lost goods or are just on the search for something that will turn heads at your next party, Leopard Lounge has the pieces to make your next fit iconic. Open every day from 10 am – 9 pm, make your first thrifting appointment at Leopard Lounge.

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Pavement

3.6 ★
Owned by the same folks that bring all the style to you at Leopard Lounge, Pavement is a massive resell store that has two locations in Austin and another in Houston. Our favorite location in Austin is the one on Guadalupe street as its about twice the size of the South Lamar location and has an entire rack dedicated to beautiful vintage pearl snap shirts! At Pavement you can come in between 10 am – 8 pm to pick through a selection of vintage and recycled clothes, every day of the week. What makes this store particularly enticing is that they will even repair clothes right on site, even using scraps of old clothing to create pieces for their “RePaved” clothing line. Aiding in keeping more clothes out of landfills, Pavement is the kind of store that does something good with every piece sold.

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Stardust Vintage

4.4 ★
Featuring vintage clothing from the 1950s through to Y2K, Stardust Vintage on Menchaca road is open every day except Thursday and keeps a revolving series of inventory provided by a variety of vendors that are constantly changing and adding to the mix. When you need a dress from the 60s or a jacket from the 80s, maybe even a rad band shirt from the 90s, you head over to Stardust between 12 – 7 pm on their open days. The friendly staff and awesome music playing while you get your shopping done is just a bonus.

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Buffalo Exchange

3.7 ★
All the way back to 1974, Buffalo Exchange has maintained a reputation for keeping a full stock of new, used and vintage goods throughout the store for men and women alike. Accessories, fashionable clothing from every era can be bought or sold to this classic location. Beginning with a small store in Arizona, this business has quite the history behind it’s virtually countless locations, which brings us to the Guadalupe street storefront right here in Austin. Unlike many other stores of its kind, you are able to come in to sell or trade your goods during all of their open hours rather than by appointment only. Visit them anytime from 10 am – 9pm Monday – Saturday, 11 am – 8 pm on Sundays.

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Treasure City Thrift

4.3 ★
Boasting themselves as the “most affordable thrift store in Austin” Treasure City Thrift has a wide selection of secondhand items that you can spend hours searching through. Make some time between 3-7 pm every day of the week to visit Treasure City Thrift on 7th st, you won’t regret it. Lower prices, educational material on zero waste and you can even find their unsold items at the Really Really Free market held on the last Sunday of every month at Chesnut Community Park.

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Austin Antique Mall

4.5 ★
When you want to spend an entire afternoon or maybe the whole day wandering through reused, recycled and antique stock, you set the day aside for a trip to the Austin Antique Mall on McCann drive. This massive venue houses over 100 vendors with clothing, trinkets, books and much more. You will want to come in when they open at 10 am and plan to stick around until 6 pm when they close. There is so much going on at the Austin Antique Mall no matter what day you show up that there is always an excuse to come back.

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Thrift Town

4.2 ★
Four locations throughout all of Texas means there must be something that keeps people coming back to Thrift Town. Located on Menchaca road, Thrift Town has been stocking thrifted items at reasonable prices since the 90s. From 10 am – 8 pm every day, you can visit this location and even save extra with their deals, Mondays add even more savings for senior citizens. Next time you have a reason to find yourself in Cherry Creek Plaza, you’ll do well to stop into Thrift Town.

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Thrift Land

3.6 ★
Well lit, intensely organized and a constantly changing sale rack with thousands of items at even more of a discount than their already low prices, Thrift Land at Stassney Square in Austin is one of four locations throughout the country. What makes this store particularly special is how much effort goes into making sure that the clothes, furniture, media and other sections are intricately arranged so that you can spend your time deciding what to buy, rather than having to dig through piles. From 9 am – 6 pm every day except Sunday (12 – 5 pm) you can browse with ease through Thrift Land.

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Austin Pets Alive

4.5 ★
Community is important to us here at Austin Pedal Party and shopping at Austin Pets Alive is a sure-fire way to give back to the very city we love. Two floors filled up with retro vibes and prices that feel like they are straight out of the 60s, Austin Pets Alive puts the entirety of their proceeds back into keeping homeless animals off the streets and put into loving households. The best part? This is only one out of three locations throughout Austin. Oltorf and 51st street also have storefronts, with something different to be found inside each one. Who knows, maybe you will want to make an entire day out of the experience and shop at all three sometime.

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Prototype Vintage Design

4.3 ★
Specializing in progressive designs and styles from past eras, Prototype Vintage Design on South Congress has a knack for picking out clothing and accessories that are heavily influenced by pop art. Colorful, dramatic and unique, all of their pieces are instant statement makers and conversation starters. Any day that you are in the area, come shop from 11 am – 7 pm and find the piece that you will want to wear with every outfit. Prototype Vintage Design keeps a full stock of women’s and men’s clothing alongside accessories and even some home goods.

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Blue Velvet

4.2 ★
Voted by Do512 as “The Best Place To Shop Vintage In Austin” Blue Velvet on North Loop Blvd is one of those stores that you will want to visit over and over again. Reasonably priced with plenty of women’s and men’s clothing options, Blue Velvet will make a regular customer out of anyone who decides to stop by. Known for their friendly staff and attention to detail in regard to every shopper, you will want to make a trip inside from 12 pm – 6 pm every day of the week.

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The Next to New Shop

4.3 ★
St. David Episcopal Church is the mastermind behind The Next to New Shop located on Burnet road. Shopping at this affordable, non-profit thrift store means that you are contributing to several local charities while finding wicked deals on gently used items. Consignment appointments are available on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 10 am until 12:30 pm. All employees are there on a volunteer basis as this shop is genuinely dedicated to donating most of their profits to charities that can use the assistance. Open Monday – Saturday from 10 am – 4 pm, there’s plenty to be found at The Next to New Shop.

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Top Drawer Thrift

4.5 ★
Burnet road in Austin is a busy section of Texas and is where you can find tons of vintage/resell style shopping and Top Drawer Thrift is another storefront that assists locally. Through Project Transitions, Top Drawer Thrift gives 100% of their proceeds to benefit people living with Aids/HIV throughout Austin. When thrifting here in Austin, there’s nothing better than knowing that your money is going to an incredible cause and Top Drawer Thrift is the perfect place to spend. Closed on Sunday and Monday, you can shop at Top Drawer from 11 am – 5 pm every other day of the week. Furniture, vinyl and old radios sit along with a vast selection of clothing so you might not know how much you will want to take home from Top Drawer Thrift.

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Room Service Vintage

4.6 ★
Immediately noticeable by the giant neon signs out front, Room Service Vintage on N Loop Blvd has a wild selection of vintage goods from clothes to magazines, home décor and accessories. 3,500 square feet of space taken up inside of what was once and old soda shop, Room Service Vintage has kept up with the times of old for the last 35 years. Locally owned and operated, this vintage store holds seven vendors worth of knick knacks, furniture, clothing and just about anything you can think of. From 12 pm – 6 pm every day, you will want to take advantage of all hours that they are open throughout the week.

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Charm School Vintage

4.6 ★
High end vintage lovers will rejoice upon their first steps into Charm School Vintage on 11th street in Austin. Along with a wide array of clothing selections, you’ll be happy to know that they also have tons of candles, apothecary items and even a library section. Take in a taste of what “Old Austin” feels like in this unpretentious store, their vibe is classic just like the inventory. You might even find something new straight from a local boutique or designer. They are open every day from 10 am – 6 pm.

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CONCLUSION

So there you have it, more than enough choices for the thrifters and vintage lovers coming through Austin, Texas. We hope you have found a location that tickles your fancy, maybe even more than one. There’s no rule saying that you can’t visit every store on our list. If you do you’re bound to find something different that you can’t live without! Here at The Austin Insider, we are regularly adding to the blog so don’t forget to click around and see what else we have talked about. From food to entertainment and everything in between, we LOVE Austin and can always find another excuse to show off what the city has to offer.

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