There are dozens of reasons to thrift- reducing your environmental impact, saving money, keeping clothing from the trash dump, curating a vintage closet, and more. There are also dozens of thrift stores and resale shops around Houston. Whether you’re looking for an average wardrobe on the cheap, to save money on designer clothing, or a specific vintage item, Houston has you covered.
Please note that many of these thrift stores have new safety guidelines in place right now to keep visitors and employees safe during these uncertain times. Make sure you check their websites for any new details about safety guidelines or updated hours (some stores require appointments), and please remember to bring your mask when you go shopping.
Read more below for our roundup of the Best Thrift Stores in Houston:
Society of St. Vincent de Paul Resale Shop– This church-run resale shop in South East Houston offers low-cost clothing, home goods, antiques, furniture, and much more. They also have a location in Bellaire.
St. Christopher’s Resale Shop– Benefiting the local community, this church-run thrift shop in Houston offers furniture, clothing, baby products, and much more. They’re located on Blalock and Long Point.
MAM- Memorial Assistance Ministries– This Memorial- area thrift store offers kids toys, baby products, clothing, electronics, home goods, and much more.
Texas Thrift Store– Located right on Brays Bayou, this family thrift store has tons of clothes, kitchenware, home decor, toys, kitchenware, books, electronics, and more.
Flamingos Vintage Pound– This vintage shop boasts racks and racks of clothing, shoes, hats, and accessories by the pound. $12.99 per pound, the last time we were there. They’re located inside the loop.
Leopard Lounge– This Montrose-area vintage shop has $1 bins, and it’s a staple among the best thrift stores in Houston! Need we really say more?
Pavement– This is one Houston thrift store you can get lost in! Their price range is reasonable and they have some more expensive cased items like designer boots. Plus, they have awesome changing rooms. They’re located inside the loop.
Retropolis– This unique vintage store has mid-range prices and cool pieces. It’s big- like a vintage mini-mall co-op. They’re inside the loop.
The Guild Shop– This resale shop is run by St. John the Divine Episcopal Church. They have rows and rows of used clothing, shoes, accessories, books, home goods, and more. It’s all very affordable and still inside the loop.
Blue Bird Circle– Benefiting their namesake pediatric neurology center, this resale shop gives you the warm and fuzzies. Their men’s and women’s clothing are good quality but not expensive. They also offer furniture and home goods. They’re inside the loop.
Buffalo Exchange– Men’s and women’s recycled fashion is hip and cool at Buffalo Exchange. They have one Houston location- in the Montrose area.
Angel’s Attic– Cypress Assistance Ministries runs and benefits from this Cypress- area thrift store. They offer men’s women’s and kid’s clothing, home goods, and much more.
ANEW- U Boutique– This consignment and resale store in Tomball specializes in women’s clothing. They carry designer clothing and accessories but their prices are reasonable.
The Hope Chest Resale Market– This huge warehouse of used goods benefits kids in Cy- Fair. They carry sporting goods, furniture, outdoor equipment, linens, clothing, and more.
Pennywise– Benefiting the Fort Bend Women’s Center, this charity resale shop helps survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. They have multiple locations around town.
The Walk In Closet– This chain resale shop has two Houston locations- one in Katy and one in Cypress. You’ll find men’s and women’s used clothing, accessories, shoes, and more.
Westchase Resale– This furniture shop specializes in used furniture. You won’t find any ratty sofas or broken tables here, everything is top- quality. They’re located in South West Houston.
TEAM Resale Shop-This Tomball- area thrift store is run by the Tomball Emergency Assistance Ministries. They offer twice- used furniture, kitchenware, baby gear, bridal wear, sporting goods, and more. Their huge warehouse has everything you could need.
Resale with a Purpose– This resale shop in Tomball give back all of their profits to the community. They have affordable clothing, tools, household goods, jewelry, sports equipment, toys, books, and more.
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Family Thrift Outlet– These huge, overflowing stores have a big inventory and little prices. They also offer a rewards program and special discounts. They have multiple locations all around town.
Value Village– One of our favorites, this Houston thrift store has some of the cheapest used clothing around. Don’t worry, you can still find some amazing steals like real leather bomber jackets, gently used PlayStations, and more.
Goodwill– With multiple locations around town, you can fill your whole house with used goods from their stores.
High-End Resale Shops
The Cottage Shop– This Houston thrift shop is owned and operated by volunteers, employees, and clients of The Women’s Home. Each time you shop here, you can feel good about helping the cause. They carry high fashion clothing, accessories, and home goods. They’re located inside the loop.
Cheeky Vintage– This thrift shop isn’t a cheap one but it specializes in women’s clothing from the 40s to 90s. They carry designer labels and purchase your gently used vintage items by appointment. It’s the perfect place for fine clothing from an era gone by or your next vintage costume. They’re located inside the loop.
Couture Blowout– This high-end resale boutique offers women’s clothing, shoes, and accessories. They’re closed on Sundays. While the prices aren’t cheap, they are a fraction of the original designer cost. They’re located inside the loop.
Lo-Fi Vintage– You’ll find jerseys, t-shirts, bomber jackets, and more at this thrift store in Houston. It’s pricey but they have a high-quality throwbacks. They’re located inside the loop.
Chloe’s Closet Resale– This children’s and maternity resale boutique in Katy offers quality, high end used merchandise.
Milk & Honey Vintage– This high- end vintage resale market in Midtown is the perfect place if you’re looking for designer fashion on the cheap. They specialize in 60s, 70s, and 80s fashion.
More Than You Can Imagine– Here, you’ll find high fashion like Chanel, Dior, and YSL. They also carry men’s and children’s clothing, and home decor. They’re located on Westheimer near the Buffalo Speedway.
My Flaming Heart– This shop in Midtown specializes in vintage boots, jewelry, beads and charms, Mexican folk art, and more.
The Little Bird– A consignment store for high end merchandise, this store offers Gucci, Jimmy Choo, Hermes, and more. It’s not cheap but still a fraction of the cost.
Kid to Kid- The name says it all- they have kids stuff! Buy and sell gently used, high quality kids clothing, toys, and more. They have three locations in Houston.
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