Fun and Unique Vintage Stores in Tempe

Author: Amy

Posted on: July 24, 2015
Last updated on: August 1st, 2018 at 5:39 pm


On the hunt for that perfect, unique one-of-a-kind shirt, necklace or lamp? Or maybe you’re tired of seeing yourself coming and going because everyone you know shops at the same stores where you shop? Look no further than one of the many vintage stores in Tempe! I like to take my time when exploring vintage clothing and furniture stores – you never know what you will find. Check out this list of favorites in Tempe.

Buffalo Exchange –  227 W. University Dr., Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 968-2557
Buffalo Exchange, located a few blocks away from Downtown Tempe and ASU, features a wide range of men’s and women’s clothing in styles from trendy to designer and everyday basics. You will find everything from mid-level designers to department store brands. Hipsters, bargain hunters, vintage cravers and trend following junkies will be happy as clams here.

Rag-O-Rama – 601 W. University Dr., Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 664-7578
Just a hop, skip and jump away from the Arizona State University Tempe Campus, Rag-O-Rama has a youthful vibe featuring vintage, alternative and hipster clothing and accessories that are both new and gently used. It has a great variety to choose from and a noteworthy selection of costumes as well.

Rocket Resale –  23 W. Southern Ave., Tempe, AZ 85282
(480) 967-2744
If your style includes punk, rockabilly, pinup, alternative or retro, you’ll love Rocket Resale. Located on the corner of southwest corner of Mill Ave. and Southern Ave., this shop offers excellent customer service and the prices are modest. The gently loved and new stock of clothing, shoes and accessories is always changing with new items added into the inventory every day.

The Blue Jean Buyer –  1810 N. Scottsdale Rd., Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 947-8245
A hidden gem located just a few miles north of Downtown Tempe, Blue Jean Buyer offers an awesome selection of vintage jeans, trinkets, jewelry, boots and more. The selection includes biker, Western and vintage styles. When you buy jeans here, they will distress and customize them exactly how you want them – nice perk! And, their top-notch customer service is always a bonus.

Thriftiques –  931 E. Elliot Rd., Tempe, AZ 85284
(480) 820-0159
Located in south Tempe, this spacious shop carries low to high-end vintage and antique furniture, plus a great home décor selection. Between the brightly colored and distressed dressers and desks, unique mirrors and lamps, and all the other “I need to have this now” items, it’s easy to walk out with a few one-of-a-kind finds and a few more ideas on how to redecorate your house.

Love Child Resale –  6444 S. McClintock Dr., Tempe, AZ 85283
(480) 545-2868
Stop by this cute little boutique for mostly used, and some new, kid’s clothes, accessories and toys. The shop is adorable with colorful dresses, bows and toys adorning every corner. You can’t help but buy something for every kid in your life. Love Child is located in the Tempe Square Shopping Center on the southwest corner of Guadalupe Rd. and McClintock Dr.

Turn Style Consignment Store –  6426 S. McClintock Dr., Tempe, AZ 85283
(480) 634-2350
Looking for gently used clothing for the whole family? Then you should visit the Turn Style Consignment Store, located in the Tempe Square Shopping Center at Guadalupe Rd. and McClintock Dr. Turn Style buys and sells designer brands and high-quality items in order to ensure that you will look stylish and up-to-date for a much lower price than if you had gone to a department store. Turn Style also carries furniture and other decor so your unique style can carry over to your home.

For more shopping options in Tempe, visit or call 800-283-6734.

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