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Happy Hauling: vintage, thrift, and resale shops in Lexington

Here’s the deal — the thrift and vintage shopping scene is stellar in LEX.

Green couch in a furniture and clothing store.

Anyone else hoping that green couch is for sale? | Photo by Wearhouse

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When it comes to Lexington’s shopping scene, we love a good treasure hunt — and a good bargain. Our city is home to several stellar swap meets, cool co-ops, fabulous vintage shops, and resale gems. So get in, we’re going shopping.

Picture of store with clothing on walls and racks.

Organization is key. | Photo courtesy of Vintage Therapy

Vintage shops

Vintage Therapy, 101 W. Loudon Ave., Ste. 178
The spot to find unique color-organized pieces, accessories, and exceptional game day gear. Pro tip: Follow them on Instagram to catch the latest original piece drops.

POPS Resale, 1423 Leestown Rd., Ste. B
Standing for “Previously Owned Products,” this legendary shop has been a Lexington staple since 1996. You might want to block off some time for its vast inventory of thrifted clothes, accessories, used and new records, as well as cassette + CD collections.

Street Scene, 2575 Regency Rd.
One of the first of its kind in Lexington, this charming shop buys and sells old-fashioned appliances, clothing + accessories. Pro tip: Fuel up your shopping adventure at neighboring business Coffee Times.

Cold Collection, 367 Southland Dr.
Fulfill all of your streetwear needs here. From clothing to sneakers, all inventory here has been authenticated, so you know you’re getting the best deal possible.

Orange chairs in a store.

Shop and browse funky furnishings like these orange chairs. | Photo courtesy of The Domestic

Antique stores

The Domestic, 945 National Ave.
Ruled by the store cat, Admiral, The Domestic carries vintage and modern furniture with funky decor + unique framed murals for any room in your abode.

Feather Your Nest, 1317 W. Main St.
Don’t have the time to dig through droves of accessories and home decor? The crew here does all the heavy lifting for you, hunting down one-of-a-kind antiques and vintage pieces that your thrifty heart desires.

Wearhouse, 941 National Ave. Ste. 120
Spruce up your home with neat home finds + antique clothing pieces from the shop that created the multi-vendor Drunken Flea Market.

Scout Antique + Modern, 935 Liberty Rd.
Named after its precious pup, Scout is the best spot for original art, jewelry + used or new furniture. Their coffee table decor is a fan favorite. Pro tip: Keep an eye on the store’s Instagram page and stories to get first dibs.

Subject Matter, 771 W. Main St., Ste. 110
Located at the intersection of Main Street and the Distillery District lies this specialty antique shop. Personalizing your home won’t be hard thanks to its carefully curated collection of vendors, selling everything including vintage clothing, furniture, rugs, shelving, and more.

A wall that says Peddler's Mall near a glass case.

With 600+ booths to browse, you might want to block out your calendar for a Peddler’s Mall trip. | Photo by LEXtoday

Resale and consignment shops

Peddler’s Mall, 1205 E. New Circle Rd.
Furniture? Check. Vintage decor? Check. Customizable art? Check. Whatever you can imagine, its likely to be found in one of the 600+ booths at the Peddler’s Mall. After a recent renovation, the warehouse offers even more opportunities for you to shop secondhand.

emporium, 193 Kentucky Ave.
Shop sustainably at this consignment store, where you’re bound to find your own unique treasure. Browse through dozens of vintage clothes, furniture, glassware, and more.

Another Man’s Treasure, 2550 Regency Rd.
Looking to spruce up your furniture game? Explore both used + new furniture and allow one of its helpful salespeople guide you through its 15,000+ sqft.

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