Abbey Kay is a local blogger and product photographer who loves Reno and all of its places to have fun. She is obsessed with donuts and coffee, and enjoys taking photos of both all around town. She has a passion for showing people her hometown and all it has to offer.
You don’t have to burn a hole in your wallet when you’re shopping for a unique style. From funky fur boots to vintage band tees, Reno has what you need. Express your true self with finds from one of these thrift store hot spots.
Almost ten years in Reno, The Nest is still offering some of the best vintage clothes, home décor and furniture you can find in town. They have styles from every era and it’s all locally sourced, meaning shop owner, Tessa, personally goes out & finds the items she sells in her shop. Vintage cowboy boots, wedding dresses, sheer kimonos, hats of all kinds, sweaters, coats, scarves and more, you can find any item in her unique shop for any occasion.
Thrift A Go Go is just outside of downtown Reno and has furniture, trinkets, and thrifted clothing. This is the place for the type of person who loves to hunt to find exactly the piece they’re looking for to add to their wardrobe. So many hidden treasures can be found at this local shop, such as floral dresses, jumpers, hats, home wear and more.
Right on Virginia Street lives Golden Jackal, the best place in town to score western button ups, old vintage Reno tees, the coolest pants and tops. If you have a unique style and love to put together looks from the 70’s and 80’s, then you have come inside this local shop that is completely suave with design & fashion. They’re best known for their jackets, vintage hats and embroidered pieces.
Edgy, eccentric, & most definitely eclectic, CULTURE has the clothes that go from work to fun to play! Maxi dresses for summer days, fanny packs perfect for festivals, & so many racks of clothes that can be worn to brunch and then out on the playa when Burning Man rolls around. It’s truly one of the only stores in town to find the most alternative pants, tops and accessories for your ultra-wide style.
Bring clothes in to sell, get money on the spot, then shop and leave with new-to-you items! Plato’s Closet is the perfect place to find shoes, clothes and accessories that are in trend at a fraction of the price. Whether you’re putting a look together for night out or a costume party, you can find everything you need right here for less than you think.
It’s like stepping back a decade or two whenever you walk inside Bad Apple Vintage. Its cool 90’s vibes are present and felt throughout the store with its vintage tees, patterned buttons-ups and colorful selection of fun-shaped sunglasses. Sparkly boots? They have them. Mull through the racks and I promise you’ll find the perfect throwback look that fits your personality and style.
Looking for a place where high-end second-hand pieces can be bought and sold? If you’re into name brands, then you’ll want to check out Clothes Mentor. You can find wallets and handbags from Luis Vuitton, Kate Spade, Coach, Burberry and more here, alongside clothes from brands like H&M & Gap. They have a wide selection of pieces to choose from for everyday use or for special occasions, trips and events!
Haven’t shopped ’til you dropped? Reno is filled with other fun and funky shops for your wardrobe needs.