Everyone loves snapping up a bargain or finding a quality second hand item that will stand the test of time. Or perhaps op shop hunting is your favourite pastime? Whatever your reason, we’ve got three great op shops right here in Oakleigh to help you unearth a range of pre-loved goods.
Salvos Store, Oakleigh
Step inside Oakleigh’s Salvos Store and discover a mecca of pre-loved goods. One of the most appealing aspects of the store is its neat design and organised layout – clothing sections are clearly labelled, making it easy for thrifty shoppers to find what they’re looking for. Clothing is arranged by garment type – for example, shirts, pants, jumpers, coats, while other sections are defined by specific category such as denim or evening wear. The store’s homewares are extensive – expect to find a carefully curated selection of kitchenware, glassware and porcelain items. The store also stocks a decent range of furniture.
Location: 50 Atherton Rd, Oakleigh
Opening hours: Mon – Fri: 9am – 5.30pm. Sat: 9am – 5pm. Sun: 11am – 4pm
Phone: (03) 9564 7379.
Ragmans Recycled, Oakleigh
Although the shop is small, if you’re patient enough to sift through the racks, you’ll uncover garments in good condition from a range of quality brands such as Sportscraft, Ted Baker, Saba, Laura Ashley, Country Road, Next and Meredith, to name a few. Ragmans Recycled’s shoe collection is fairly extensive, with an assortment of women’s heels, sandals, flats and sneakers on sale. While the store is mostly dedicated to clothing stock, there is also a selection of books and homewares on offer.
Location: Shop 4 / 24 – 28 Chester St, Oakleigh
Opening hours: Mon – Thu: 9.30am – 5.30pm. Fri: 9.30am – 6pm. Sat: 9.30am – 4pm. Sun: 10am – 2pm
Phone: 0451 961 448.
Just opposite Oakleigh’s Warrawee Park, on Crewe Rd, is op shop Vinnies. The store is spacious and renowned for its range of affordable, pre-loved homewares and bric-a-brac items. It also has a large selection of fashion, including clothing, shoes and accessories, as well as furniture and homewares. Be sure to have a good browse and you’ll come across everything from Nike runners to Ralph Lauren perfume – all at exceptionally affordable prices.
Location: 20 Crewe Rd, Hughesdale
Opening hours: Mon – Sat: 9am – 5pm. Sun: 9am – 4pm
Phone: (03) 9568 1034.