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Fun and Unique Vintage Stores in Tempe

Where are the best vintage stores in Tempe?

If one of the first Google Searches you make when traveling is “best vintage stores near me”, this is for you. There is nothing better than discovering one-of-a-kind pieces in a new place! Lucky for you, Tempe has a variety of vintage stores where you’ll always leave with something fun & unique. 

Here are a few of our favorites: 

Subjective Vintage

944 S. Mill Ave., Tempe, AZ 85281  

This pop-up shop made Tempe it’s permanent home! You’ll find vintage pieces from the 1960’s-1990’s that include art, music, clothing, home decor, pop culture collectables, music players, VHS, ephemera, nostalgia and anything weird from the past. 

Buffalo Exchange

227 W. University Dr., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 968-2557 

Originally started in Tucson, AZ in 1974, Buffalo Exchange is the perfect place to buy hand-picked secondhand clothing, and also sell your clothes for cash or trade on-the-spot. Shop current trends, designer, everyday styles, vintage and one-of-a-kind fashion finds! 

Rare Lion Antiques & Jewelry

403 W. University Dr. Ste 102, Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 968-6074 

This antique & jewelry store has been operating in Tempe since 1981. You can browse antiques, jewelry, artwork, glass & crystal, porcelain & pottery, furniture and more! 

Luxie Vintage

2240 N. Scottsdale Rd. Ste. 101, Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 572-1683 

Cory Martinez, owner of Luxie Vintage, has been selling vintage clothing since 2006. From 60’s psychedelia to 90’s babydoll dresses, you can find bright and unique vintage clothing in-store or online! 

Rocket a Go-Go

37 W. Southern Ave., Tempe, AZ 85282 | (480) 434-4433 

If your style includes punk, rockabilly, pinup, alternative or retro, you’ll love Rocket Resale. The gently loved and new stock of clothing, shoes and accessories is always changing with new items added into the inventory every day. 

Does your store sell vintage pieces, and we didn’t mention it? Don’t sweat it, send us a quick note via social media or email us at [email protected].

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Written Becca Litwiller

Originally from a small town in Illinois, Becca is an ASU Alumna and enjoys exploring the ever-growing city of Tempe! She also loves thrifting & restoring vintage clothing, writing, and walking her pug-chihuahua, Ripley.

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