Score Some Designer Tags at 4 of Sydney’s Bougiest Op-Shops

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Give new life to yesteryear threads and glam up your wardrobe with an iconic Sydney op shop find. There are over 100 op shops in the city waiting to be discovered. As with most op shops, you will have to do some serious digging, but you never know what you might find. A vintage Chanel, perhaps, or a piece of furniture for the living room.

As a bonus, you’ll also be helping reduce the environmental impact of disposable fashions. Here are the Sydney op shops worth digging through for the best vintage finds and luxury gems.

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Photo: Blue Spinach

Blue Spinach, Redfern

Recognised by its blue shopfront, Blue Spinach is notorious for scoring a luxury find. All the trendy people are here, scouring the racks for Gucci and Prada. This op shop is a consignment store, so it sells luxury brands on behalf of consignors. So, if you’re looking for your next designer sunglasses, visit Blue Spinach.

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Photo: Storeroom Vintage

Storeroom Vintage, Surry Hills

Storeroom Vintage handpicks pre-loved items from all over the world and from several eras, including the 70s, 80s, and 90s. They’re serious about thrifting, and eccentric thrifters frequent the Storeroom. Expect to find American graphic tees, sportswear, surf style, rock and roll-influenced threads, and more. They’re known for their streetwear offerings, but also some real vintage finds that could have you going home with a rare leather jacket.

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Photo: Potts Point Vintage

Potts Point Vintage, Potts Point

Everything here is about glamour and fabrics. You will find furs and designer wedding dresses, handbags, cufflinks, and period accessories from Dolce and Gabbana. They even have items from the runway, the Australian Film industry and other regular suppliers, including theatre groups. This place is a real find, and even if you don’t want to buy anything, look around at all the cool items that would have been worn in movies.

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Photo: SWOP

SWOP Clothing Exchange, Darlinghurst

SWOP is another consignment store hosting a world of quality vintage and on-trend items. Be sure to follow their Instagram page as they post new items daily, which you can purchase through a DM. They have 20K followers, so if you see something you like, jump on it then and there before it disappears.

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