Austin is a hotbed of shopping opportunities for all personal tastes, styles, and trends. It’s a city full of dainty boutiques, international shopping malls, thrift stores, and retro vintage shops. No matter what styles you like to wear, you’ll find gems shopping in downtown Austin. Next time you find yourself in ATX or in need of a good shopping spree, check out these local digs. You’ll be shopping like a true Austinite in no time (and dressing like one, too!).
One of the most popular fashion destinations in Austin is By George, a sought-after location to find Isabel Marant dresses, Mansur Gavriel bags, Givenchy, and other major brands. Founded by husband-wife team Matt and Katy Culmo over 35 years ago, By George is a well-established company in ATX. Come to this famous shop for colorful, stylish choices from the world’s best brands. It’s like Texas’ Manhattan.
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If you have more sneakers in your closet than casual shoes, Nice Kicks is for you. This shop is in a small, elite circle of stores that gets exclusive sneakers from major brands like Nike – not sold anywhere else! Nice Kicks is ideal for sneaker enthusiasts, with the brand always delivering the latest news and information on new shoes. If you’re in downtown Austin, you simply can’t miss this sneaker paradise.
A hot spot for trendy clothing, shoes, and accessories, Kick Pleat is a beautiful blend of all things Texas. You’ll find clothes and shoes boasting neutral hues in the minimalist, natural style true to Austin, as well as funky modern-chic options. Kick Pleat welcomes new designers often and offers timeless pieces for all tastes. Find designer labels like MM6 and Lemaire.
You aren’t a true Austinite until you browse the racks at Thrift Town, an enormous thrift store boasting thousands of articles of gently used, affordable clothing. The beauty of thrift shopping in Austin is the chance to stumble upon gorgeous vintage pieces from top designers – for just dollars! They say every style comes back around…
If you’re into stores that sell only vintage, head to Blue Velvet, a long-running vintage clothing shop. This family-owned business sells affordable, authentic vintage men, women, and children’s clothing, as well as shoes and accessories. It’s won numerous awards, including six wins of Austin’s “Best Vintage Store” according to a readers’ poll by The Austin Chronicle.
You can’t enjoy Austin’s many outdoor activities without first stopping by Outdoor Voices, an active lifestyle brand. This business sells workout gear, sports bras, yoga pants, active wear, and sweat clothes. Outdoor Voices uses unique materials that are flexible, breathable, and good for the environment.
Olive is a great one-stop-shop for the female shopper on a time limit in Austin. It offers tons of womenswear from dresses to workout clothes, as well as bags, shoes, jewelry, and accessories. Find fun colors and prints, contemporary brands, and clothes for all occasions. Plus, Olive boasts a solid vintage collection!
Moss is a consignment boutique, offering over 2,000 closets under one roof. Find high-end designer brands and luxury labels like Chanel, Jimmy Choo, Louis Vuitton, and Manolo Blahnik, right in Austin. Moss also has a nearby sister store, called Garment, that sells vintage clothing and modern goods.
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