The Best Vintage Shops in Auckland, New Zealand

St Kevins Arcade Vintage Shop
St Kevin's Arcade Vintage Shop | © Emma/Flickr
Thalita Alves

Ready to score yourself a nice vintage haul? Auckland is the place to visit for the finest retro finds. From timeless clothes to an incredible selection of accessories, New Zealand’s largest city certainly knows how to please the alternative shopping crowds. There are many boutiques to browse through and we’ve picked the definite must-sees among them.

1. Vixen Vintage Boutique


St Kevins Arcade, KRd Auckland
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St Kevin’s Arcade is a treasure trove of all things antique and retro. The Vixen Vintage Boutique is definitely one of the best stopovers inside this quaint K’Road shopping destination. Clothes, shoes, bags, accessories, knick-knacks and trinkets line the funky store’s incredible shelves. Just about every single era is covered, so there’s plenty to keep you busy.

2. Retro Addiction


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As its name suggests, Retro Addiction will give you your fix of all things art deco and vintage. The Mt Albert shop stocks all your retro essentials – from stylish clothing and fashion accessories to all kinds of wholesome homewares, furniture and décor.

3. Paper Bag Princess


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This dynamic shop sits very prominently on K’Road, which is Auckland’s quirkiest street. Paper Bag Princess’ stylish second-hand threads bring all things vintage and designer into one single location. They do a lot of charity work too – so you know your thrift shopping is going towards a very good cause.

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