Second-Hand Vienna: Unveiling the City’s Vintage Gems

Vienna, a timeless European capital renowned for its rich history, music, and culture, holds a hidden gem – its thriving second hand Shops.

Despite the city’s famous art, music, and architecture, insiders cherish Vienna’s vintage shopping culture.

While Vienna’s art, music, and architectural marvels have always taken the limelight, those in the know are well aware of the city’s thriving vintage shopping culture.

Embark on a journey to explore the “Second Hand Vienna” – a treasure chest of vintage finds waiting to be discovered.

And if you just love the Second Hand Scene in Vienna, we promise Berlin or Marseille will not disappoint you either.

Shopping in Vienna city second hand

Naschmarkt: Where History Meets Vintage

Vienna’s Naschmarkt, steeped in centuries of history, has long been a cultural epicenter. Dating back to the 18th century, it has served as both a culinary and cultural hub. However, it was the market’s transformation in the 1970s into a vibrant Saturday morning flea market that turned it into a vintage shopper’s paradise.

Beneath colorful umbrellas, stalls offer an eclectic array of items: clothes, furniture, art, jewelry, vinyl records, books, cameras, tableware, and ceramics. This setting is perfect for a leisurely treasure hunt amidst Vienna’s unique atmosphere.

If you are not able to make it to Vienna for a Saturday morning flea market, then make sure to check out some of these hidden treatures:

12 second-hand shops in Vienna

We’ve handpicked our favorites for you to go explore, but Vienna’s second-hand scene is vast and diverse, so there are plenty more hidden gems waiting to be discovered. Each of these shops offers a unique shopping experience, from upscale designer finds to retro treasures and everything in between. Whether you’re a fashion enthusiast, a vintage lover, or simply looking to add a touch of history and uniqueness to your wardrobe, these shops in Vienna have you covered.

1. Fräulein Kleidsam: Vintage Treasures Await

Fräulein Kleidsam, located in Vienna’s 6th district near Naschmarkt, is a vintage haven waiting to be explored. The shop boasts an impressive array of second-hand clothing, bags, shoes, accessories, and much more. What sets them apart is their user-friendly website, allowing you to browse and shop online conveniently.

  • Address: Gumpendorferstr. 10-12/VIIIa, 1060 Wien, Austria
  • Opening Times: Tuesday-Friday from 11:00-18:00, Saturday 12:00-17:00

2. BOOTIK54: Double the Vintage, Double the Fun

BOOTIK54, nestled in the heart of Vienna’s 7th district, offers not one but two distinct shops at the same address. Explore a diverse selection of second-hand items, accessories, t-shirts, bags, reworked vintage, jeans, and more. The 7th district, especially Neubaugasse and Burggasse, is a treasure trove for second-hand enthusiasts.

  • Opening Hours (Left Shop): Mon-Fri 10:00-19:00; Sat 10:00-18:00
  • Opening Hours (Right Shop): Mon-Fri 13:00-19:00; Fri 10:00-19:00; Sat 10:00-18:00

3. FLO Vintage: Timeless Elegance Beckons

FLO Vintage, situated in Vienna’s 4th district near Naschmarkt, is one of the city’s most renowned second-hand shops. Here, you’ll discover an exclusive selection of original second-hand pieces from world-famous brands. From nostalgic fashion dating back to 1880 to 1980, designers like Stella McCartney and Karl Lagerfeld have been known to frequent this establishment. Whether your budget is generous or not, it’s worth a visit to uncover hidden treasures.

  • Address: Schleifmuehlgasse 15a, 1040 Vienna, Austria
  • Opening Times: Monday–Friday: 10–18:30, Saturday: 10–15:30

4. Burggasse 24: Where Vintage Meets Café Culture

For a truly unique second-hand shopping experience, venture to Burggasse 24 in Vienna’s 7th district. This establishment seamlessly combines a second-hand concept store and a café in one. We’ve personally visited and fallen in love with it. You can learn more about it in our post about Vienna’s most photogenic cafes. Cool and hip, it’s definitely worth a visit for a cup of coffee and a little shopping spree.

  • Address: Burggasse 24, 1070 Vienna
  • Opening Times (Café): Mon-Sunday 10-22h

5. Das Neue Schwarz (The New Black): Luxury Second-Hand at Its Finest

Das Neue Schwarz, part of a chain with a branch in Berlin, specializes in precious second-hand designer pieces. Conveniently located in Vienna’s historic first district, close to Hoher Markt, it’s a must-visit for those seeking high-end second-hand fashion.

  • Address: Landskrongasse 1, 1010 Vienna
  • Opening Times: Mon-Saturday 10:30-18:30h

6. Polyklamott: A Nostalgic Second-Hand Journey

Polyklamott, found in Vienna’s 6th district near U4 station Pilgramgasse, is a vintage shop that has received numerous recommendations. This shop is your go-to for vibrant T-shirts, sweatshirts, parkas, and bombers from the 1960s to the 1990s, alongside new creations by local designers. What sets it apart is the 24-hour vending machine offering small retro items like sunglasses, purses, and badges for just €5.

  • Address: Mollardgasse 13, 1060 Vienna
  • Opening Times: Mo-Fr: 12-19:30h, Sa: 11-18h

7. First Class Second Hand: Elevate Your Wardrobe

As the name suggests, First Class Second Hand takes your wardrobe to new heights. This shop deals in clothing and accessories from top designer brands such as Armani, Chanel, Prada, Hermes, and Dior. While it’s not in the city center (located in the 13th district), the exceptional collection makes it well worth the visit.

  • Address: Maxingstrasse 4, 1130 Vienna
  • Opening Times: Mon-Friday 10 – 13h and 14 – 18h; Sat: 10 – 13h

8. Bocca Lupo: Luxury Second-Hand, No Compromises

Bocca Lupo, with three shops scattered across Vienna (1st, 2nd, and 19th districts), is your destination for luxury second-hand fashion. They boast exclusive items with a strict no-fake policy, ensuring authenticity. Keep an eye out for their designer sales held periodically.

9. Extra Schön: Plus Size Vintage Delights

Extra Schön, located in Vienna’s 7th district, is a vintage shop that specializes in plus-size items. Discover extravagant pieces, mostly from the 50s in rockabilly style. You’ll also find a flea market room with cool pieces priced between 5-18 Euros, making it a budget-friendly option. Curvy fashionistas, be sure to visit this shop.

  • Address: Kaiserstrasse 67, 1070 Vienna
  • Opening Times: Tuesday-Friday from 14-19h, Saturday 14-18h

10. Vintage & Rosenroth: Time-Tested Elegance

Vintage & Rosenroth, located in Vienna’s 3rd district within walking distance from Belvedere and the 1st district, offers timeless fashion pieces dating from the 1920s to the early 1980s. The shop is run with love and dedication, evident in the photography and presentation of their pieces. Alongside clothing, discover robes and shoes in mint condition with price tags, true treasures waiting to be found.

  • Address: Salesianergasse 9, 1030 Vienna

11. Silvia Milano: Luxury Second-Hand Boutique

Silvia Milano, a second-hand boutique tucked away in Vienna’s 1st district near Hoher Markt and Judenplatz, specializes in designer items from brands like Balenciaga, Chanel, Prada, and more. Peruse their collection of bags, shoes, accessories, and clothing. If you have your own designer items to sell, consider

bringing them to Silvia Milano for a chance to find them a new home.

  • Address: Schultergasse 4, 1010 Vienna
  • Opening Times: Mon-Friday 10-18:30h, Sat: 10-18h

12. Kunst19 by BG: Where Art and Vintage Converge

Kunst19 by BG is much more than just a vintage shop; it’s a treasure trove of antique, rare art pieces, ceramics, haute couture vintage items, and more. The owner’s passion for scarves is evident, and you can find unique additions to your collection here. Located in Vienna’s picturesque 19th district, it’s a destination for art and vintage enthusiasts alike.

  • Address: Billrothstrasse 61, A-1190 Wien
  • Opening Times: Mon-Thursday from 11-18h

Happy second-hand shopping in Vienna

These are just a glimpse of the incredible second-hand shops that Vienna has to offer. Whether you’re in search of high-end fashion, unique vintage pieces, or budget-friendly finds, these shops cater to every style and taste. Happy shopping!