Whether you’re trying to live more sustainably or you simply appreciate a good deal, there’s nothing quite like treasure hunting in a great thrift shop. But any vintage enthusiast knows that not all thrift shops are created equal. These shops run the gamut of quality, ranging from high-quality, well-curated offerings to chaotic mounds of apparel and accessories that make it impossible to find what you’re looking for.
To make the hunt for your next great treasure easier, check out our list of the very best thrift shops from LA to Miami.
There’s no shortage of great thrift stores in LA, but Squaresville stands out among them for the uniquely statement-making apparel it sells. Whether you’re looking for a retro sequined jumpsuit for your next ‘70s party or a great pair of vintage cowboy boots, it’s easy to find equally unique and compelling treasures here.
Run by Goodwill, RARE isn’t your ordinary Goodwill store. It offers a well-edited, thoughtfully curated selection of wares in a clean, pared-back setting that’s much less overwhelming than your typical thrift store. It also offers everything from home goods to accessories to apparel, so it’s a great one-stop-shop for anything you need.
Established in 1991, this is the very first now-nationwide Crossroads Trading Co. and it's located in the chic Pacific Heights neighborhood, so it's no surprise that it offers a stylish selection of vintage apparel. It’s a particularly awesome destination if you’re looking for a great deal on designer handbags and shoes or your next favorite pair of jeans.
If you love high-end vintage apparel, then it doesn’t get much better than this University Heights gem. The hand-picked pieces include retro fur coats, mod dresses, and timeless jackets that you can enjoy for many years to come. There’s also a great selection of beautiful, hard-to-find jewelry, handbags, and sunglasses.
Featured in British Vogue, The Fine Art of Design is a fancy vintage lover's dream. You’ll find timeless treasures from the likes of Chanel, Miu Miu, and Todd Oldham, which are super easy to peruse thanks to the store’s thoughtful layout and design. Whether you’re in the market for a casual blouse or an elegant gown, you’ll definitely find a stunner here.
In addition to fun and thrifty apparel, Out of the Closet offers great furniture and decor finds, rare secondhand books, interesting oddities, and basically anything else you could want a great deal on. Even better, 96 cents of every dollar sold directly funds the AIDS Healthcare Foundations programs and services across the world.
Nearly New Thrift Shop looks and feels just like a standard retailer with its clean and easy-to-navigate interior while offering great deals on gorgeous vintage items. Depending on when you go, you may discover a gorgeous mid-century chair, a stunning vintage dress, or your next great piece of jewelry, but no matter what, you’re sure to find something you love.
This lovely little thrift store in Miami offers a great mix of high-end and budget-friendly apparel, accessories, and home goods, so it’s a killer shopping destination regardless of your style and budget. Plus, proceeds from the shop benefit homeless women and children with special needs, so you know your hard-earned money is going to a wonderful cause.
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