Must-Visit Thrift and Vintage Shops in Lebanon

by Maria Frangieh

With prices increasing everywhere, thrift shops have become the new norm for people looking to shop on a budget. In addition to being more affordable, they are also more sustainable and environmentally friendly! Dive into our list of the best thrift and vintage shops in Lebanon, and let’s go shopping!

1- Second Base

Located in Monot, Gemmayze and Batroun, Second Base (+961 71 368 135) gives a second chance to cool vintage clothing!


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2- Pink Henna

If you’re looking for the best vintage jewelry, Pink Henna (+961 70 980 361) is the place to go. You’ll find antiques from all over the world, including bags, nightgowns and much more,


Photo – @pinkhennabeirut


3- Abboudi BouJaoude Vintage Prints Collection

Passionate cinephile Abboudi BouJaoude (+961 3 822 899) has been sharing his collection of vintage movie posters, old books, pictures, and cinema-related memorabilia for a while now. Get your own piece of history for as little as 10 USD.


Photo – Abboudi Aboujaoude


4- Histoire Geo

Instantly feel like you’ve traveled back in time at the Histoire Geo (+961 3 700 070) store, where an extensive collection of antique collectibles from around the world can be admired.


Photo – @histoiregeostore


5- Garage Luxe

Garage Luxe (+961 1 204 620 / +961 76 769 398) sells pre-owned luxury items from a wide array of well-known brands. 


Photo – @garageluxefashion


6- Halabi Bookshop

Halabi Bookshop (+961 1 851 154) is a family-owned, independent and trilingual bookshop that sells new and preloved books. Order your favorite books online or browse the shelves for hidden treasures.


Photo – @halabibookshop


7- La Boutique du Marché aux Puces 

La Boutique du Marché Aux Puces (+961 3 591 979) has a wide variety of items that range from clothing to luggage to tableware! Worldwide shipping is available. 


Photo – @lemarcheauxpuces


8- Hamra Vintage

Antiques, vintage collectibles and vinyl records await you at Hamra’s old curiosity shop. Hamra Vintage (+961 71 499 722) is bursting at the seams with all kinds of vintage items. Just be prepared to do some rummaging!


Photo – @hamra.vintage


9- Waked Antiques

Waked Antiques (+961 3 433 429) sells all kinds of antique and vintage pieces. Head to the colorful store if you’re looking for that special item to uplift your home. 


Photo – @wakedantiques


10- Depot-vente Beirut

Depot-Vente Beirut (+961 3 200 620) is where your dress-up dreams come true. Try not to be overwhelmed by the amount of clothing! 


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11- The Vintage Shop 961

The Vintage Shop 961 (+961 3 827 715) is upcycling heaven. Find yourself a fabulous lamp or retro wall sign. 


Photo – @thevintageshop961


12- Garage Souk 

Every weekend is a new opportunity to pass by Garage Souk (+961 71 457 145), which supports independent vendors. Look out for the thrift stands upcycled handmade products. 


Photo – @garagesouklebanon


13- La Brocante by Arc en Ciel

Arc-en-Ciel’s La Brocante (+961 70 122 859) breathes new life into old and tired furniture. What’s more, anything that’s sold goes toward Arc en Ciel’s mission of helping underprivileged families. 


Photo – @labrocantearcenciel


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