Thrift Shops and Consignment Stores in Winston-Salem

Thrifting in Winston-Salem 

With the push for sustainable, affordable, unique, and vintage fashion, “thrifting” has grown from simply trying to land a good deal to an in-demand shopping experience. Local thrift stores range from national household names (like Goodwill or Uptown Cheapstakes) to niche second-hand businesses and vintage enthusiasts (like the longtime locally owned Snob Shop). They often provide a perfect solution for the broke college kid, trendy young professional, resourceful parent, or the uniquely-styled Winstonian. 

Don’t have time to try them all out and see for yourself?! Well, when the itch to thrift hits – we’ve got you covered with the “must-see” thrift shop and consignment gems of Winston-Salem. Read below for the best spots in town.

Updated August 2022

 

Design Archives

636 W 4th St, Winston-Salem

The “vintage and handmade emporium” houses 150 vendors and artists and emphasizes unique and one-of-a-kind products. Design Archives is one of the best spots with vintage (men’s and women’s) fashion, antique art/furniture/books/homeware/records, and interesting vendors that offer everything from jewelry and sunglasses to plants and camping gear. 

Open Sunday/Monday/Wednesday/Thursday: 12-6 PM and Friday/Saturday: 11-8 PM. *Closed Tuesday* 

 

Thrift Shops in Winston-Salem

 

Yours Truly

835 Reynolda Rd NW, Winston-Salem

Located on the main strip of West End, Yours Truly is an upscale consignment shop founded in Winston-Salem over 25 years ago. The shop offers new and gently used designer/name brand women’s clothing and accessories. 

Open Monday-Saturday: 11-5 PM

 

The Snob Shop

1020 Burke St, Winston-Salem

Locally owned since 1974 and the first-ever consignment store in the Twin City, the Snob Shop offers consignment womenswear and an excellent selection of gently used furniture (dressers, tables, lamps, art, dishware, etc.) Unique to the Snob Shop is its discount system! Throughout the shop, price tags are based on date – the longer it sits, the cheaper it gets – ensuring the best deals for customers and a quick profit for consignors. Plus, they have a super friendly and helpful staff! 

Open Tuesday-Saturday: 10-6 PM. Check out their website for details on consigning with them. 

 

Style Encore

243 S Stratford Rd, Winston-Salem

Shop casual and business women’s clothing, shoes, handbags, and accessories with inclusive sizing and great seasonal wear options. Style Encore operates under the same umbrella as Plato’s Closet and Play It Again Sports and is a one-stop shop for gently used women’s fashion. They also offer cash to consignors for clothing in good condition. 

Open Monday-Saturday: 10-8 PM and Sunday: 12-6 PM. No appointment is needed for consignors. 

 

Thrift Shops in Winston-Salem

 

Uptown Cheapstakes

3262 Silas Creek Pkwy, Winston-Salem

Located near Hanes Mall, Uptown Cheapstake is a great option if you are looking for trendy and stylish clothing without the retail mall price. You’ll find aisles and aisles of women’s and men’s fashion, inclusive sizing, and a great shoe selection. 

Open Monday-Saturday: 10-8 PM. Accepts clothing for consignment up to an hour before close. 

 

Etc. Consignment Shoppe

690 Jonestown Rd, Winston-Salem

The Winston-Salem Journal Readers’ Choice 2021 award winner was founded over 26 years ago and is home to 28,000 consignors. The Etc. Consignment Shoppe has an always-changing selection of clothing for the entire family: handbags, shoes, and accessories; home accents; furniture; etc. Plus, check out their website for online shopping! 

Open Monday-Saturday: 10-5 PM. See their website for details on consigning. They are currently not accepting framed art, rugs, and antique glassware, and are limiting dresses. 

 

ADDITIONAL VINTAGE SPECIALTY SHOPS 

 

Major Tomms Oddities & Vintage 

Happy Hour Vintage

Mega Thrift

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