It's called Opportunity Shopping (Op Shopping) for good reason!
With great treasures to be found and bargains to be had, Invercargill is the ideal spot to hunt out some of the best second-hand deals around. From clothing to contemporary furniture and building material to bestselling books, it is all here in Invercargill’s second-hand shops.
Miss Vintage Lighting specialises in second-hand Art Deco, Retro, Industrial and one-off designer light shades and lamps. They also stock other vintage home décor items such as mirrors and eclectic items for the man cave. But be in quick, items don’t last long!
Located at 118 Dee Street, Invercargill
This is a small store tucked in behind Altered on Levin St, Invercargill, offering secondhand clothing and shoes. Wander through the non-alcohol store to Flawed to find a bargain.
53 Levin Street, Invercargill
A mix of both old and new, this Orphan aid shop sells a bit of everything, and they always have a great window display. The shop also stocks some great Trade Aid items like their Organic Fair-Trade Coffee and Chocolate or their cosy Felt Slippers.
106 Spey Street, Invercargill
If you are looking for whiteware items such as washing machines or dryers, or even furniture, this shop is always well stocked in the homeware department. Habit has some amazing people onsite repairing second-hand appliances ready for a new life. Proudly supporting Habitat for Humanity in Invercargill, which helps to build homes right here in Southland.
303 Bond Street, Invercargill
Whether you are after second-hand building good for your home or looking to step back in the past for a few hours, Demolition World is suitable for both. A place like no other, this hidden Invercargill gem is both a shop that sells quality second-hand house materials as well as a village that is entirely constructed from demolished buildings and recycled items.
290 Bain Street Invercargill
You can’t miss the $5 fill-a-bag rack at the Invercargill SPCA op shop. A great way to restock your wardrobe on a budget. This op shop is definitely on the cheaper side as far as op shops in Invercargill go. While you are there, don’t miss the upstairs library section. Just be careful on the staircase!
204 Spey Street, Invercargill
If you are after a bit of fancy, then the Windsor op shop is for you. Known for attracting people from all parts of Southland, this small Salvation Army op shop is very choosy on what they put out on their shop floor, so you know that you only get the best of the best. Designer labels, merino underlayers, school uniforms, the Windsor store is the crème de la crème of clothing op shops in Southland, and they know it. Prices are higher, but that is because you are paying for quality, and all money goes to a good cause!
53 King Street, Windsor, Invercargill
The ladies in the Red Cross Shop have done a wonderful job in the clothing department, which has been meticulously sorted into sizes, styles and colours. This store makes clothes op shopping a breeze if you know exactly what you are after. It is a great place to check out as they often have a $1 rack.
102 Yarrow Street, Invercargill
With a wide selection of antiques and second-hand goods, Hubbers Emporium on Dee Street is a treasure trove for any avid antiquer. This Invercargill centre city store is full of furniture, art, china, jewellery and much more, so make sure you plan ahead as you could very well spend hours looking at goods from times gone by.
68 Dee Street Invercargill
Invercargill’s largest second-hand store. Great service with great prices. Selling both new & used furniture, collectables, antiques, whiteware, giftware & so much more. Furniture is their speciality with a lot of imported wooden furniture to suit a variety of décor styles.
75 Clyde Street, Invercargill
There are always interesting pieces that are well-priced at the Windsor Hospice Shop. All good quality, there is a range of furniture, clothing, books, and household goods for you to spend your time searching through.
8 Wemyss Street, Windsor, Invercargill
At both Hospice Shops that you can find in Invercargill, there are plenty of bargains for all ranging from clothing to furniture, books, sports gear and more. Make sure you have plenty of time when you pay them a visit.
117 & 123 Yarrow Street, Invercargill
113 North Road, Invercargill
Who doesn’t love supporting local charities, being more sustainable and finding a good bargain? Op shopping (opportunity shopping) is becoming increasingly popular in Southland with many small towns featuring op shops on the…