We're fond of doing the rounds when it comes to stocking our wardrobes and mixing in items that give you that individual look. With this in mind, we came up with a list of the places you just can't go past if you're looking for something unique that you can wear for a special occasion or every day wear. These preloved stores are bound to have just what you're looking for and the best thing about them is that everything is recycled!

Recycle Boutique

Recycle Boutique | 9 Darby Street

Due to its size and the sheer range of stock and items they have, Recycle Boutique's racks are constantly changing. You could easily visit once a week and find a great new item each time for your wardrobe. Go in and trawl through the racks, there's something to suit all styles! 

Tatty's entrance

Tatty's | 47 High Street

Tatty's is perfect for when you're looking to inject some new style into your wardrobe. Stocking garments for both men and women with everything from coats and jackets to pants, shirts and dresses, Tatty's has no shortage of options for everyone. Take an hour and browse their range, we're sure you'll discover some designer labels from New Zealand and abroad. And if you bring in clothing for Tatty's to sell on your behalf, you get 50% of the selling price.​

Garments on racks and mannequins

Emporio U | 9 High Street

This store is a reliable source of new season designer clothing and a range of European labels that aren't readily available in New Zealand. Located underground, this fairly inconspicuous store is not well known and stocks top quality secondhand goods in great condition. With handbags and scarves as well as heels, there are plenty of items to please serious collectors, along with those simply looking for a wardrobe update. 

Clothes on display

Scotties Boutique | 3 Lorne Street

While Scotties brings in new season arrivals from a range of international designer brands, they also have a collection of recycled items to shop from too. You'll find brands such as Comme des Garcons, Marni, Ann Demeulemeester and Lanvin to name a few. 

Vintage sweaters

Magichollow | 3 Vulcan Lane 

Magichollow specialises in cool, on-trend street wear that is a perfect addition to your off-duty wardrobe. Traveling to the US to source their vintage finds, Magichollow recycles thousands of kilograms of vintage clothing every year that would have otherwise ended up in landfill. Pop in to Magichollow for an old school sweater, or a sweet pair of jeans.

Last updated: 09 September 2020