A Few Of Our Fave Op Shops Around Perth
While the pull of fast fashion is hard to resist, its effects on our planet (and our wallets!) are far from good. The next time you’re looking to refresh your wardrobe (or your home), check out one of these great op shops first:
Red Cross Charles Street
One of Perth’s newest op shops, Charles Street’s Red Cross has nonetheless made a big impression already! The store is a treasure trove of designer goodies, and many of their items still have tags. While you’re less likely to get something with just your spare change, you’ll be able to pick up high quality labels at only a fraction of the price.
502 Charles Street, North Perth
Good Sammy Belmont
This strip of Abernethy Road is chock a block with op shops, with Good Sammy also neighboured by an Anglicare, Salvos and a Vinnies. Obviously you should duck in and check them all out, but the Sammy’s is particularly worth a visit – with a sizeable range of well-priced clothing, as well as bric-a-brac, homewares, toys and a tidy selection of furniture.
8/199 Abernethy Road, Belmont
Starick Op Shop
Starick may be on the smaller side, but this op shop makes a big impact. With a range of clothing, homewares, toys and more, proceeds help fund Starick’s support services for victims of domestic violence. As well as becoming op shop stock, clothing donations are also given directly to families supported by Starick, who sometimes have nothing but the clothes on their back – we can’t think of a more worthy reason to clear out the wardrobe or do a bit of shopping!
110 Kooyong Road, Rivervale
Occupying a bright pink former church and amongst plenty of lush trees, Earthwise‘s charming grounds are well worth a visit. The shop’s offerings are primarily clothes, alongside some homewares and, fittingly, plenty of plants! The community centre is focused on all things sustainable, with the mantra “looking after the earth and each other” : as well as the op shop, you can get your hands dirty in their permaculture garden (gardening busy-bees are held every Friday), or even sign up for your own allotment.
315 Bagot Road, Subiaco
Good Sammy Wanneroo
If you want to really dive through for a special find, you’ve got to head to the big kahuna! WA’s largest op shop, Good Sammy’s Wanneroo store is jam packed with a huge range of both clothing and furniture.
A12/1387 Wanneroo Road, Wanneroo
ParaQuad Industries Balcatta
Balcatta is filled with heaps of op shops, but we find ourselves gravitating towards ParaQuad. The sizeable store has a good mix of both clothing and furniture, plus a huge selection of books, music and movies. We also rate their Shenton Park and Jandakot locations, by the way!
A3/39 Erindale Road, Stirling
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