Shop pre-loved secondhand items from clothes and bags to furniture and household goods at these thrift stores in Oman
8 February 2023| Last updated on 8 February 2023
You never know what you'll come across!
Thrift shopping in Oman has seen a rise in popularity among expats, from students to working residents looking to save their money and cut back on the nasty environmental damages of fast fashion.
Wondering where to go thrift shopping in Oman for those secondhand books, accessories, vintage threads, toys, and pre-owned house goods? This guide is for you!
Here's a list of thrift stores in Oman for one-of-a-kind, pre-loved fashion finds, household items, furniture, toys, and more!
1. Let’s Read Charity Book Shop and Children's Library
Book lovers can give previously owned books a new home through the Let's Read Charity Book Shop and Children’s Library, a store based in Avenues Mall that sells secondhand books.
All the books on sale are pre-loved and were donated. You can also donate any old books you no longer want to the library shop.
Parts of the proceeds from book sales are used to help charity projects in the region.
2. Ukay ukay thrift stores in Oman
Ukay ukay comes from the Filipino word 'to dig'. Ukay ukay stores in Oman are thrift stores where you can find heaps of deals on secondhand clothes, and there's usually a great selection to choose from.
Head to any one of these ukay ukay thrift shops and you'll find floor-to-ceiling racks of fashion finds, from casual wear and sleep clothes to formal suits and accessories like bags and shoes.
Try Belen's Ukay Ukay in Muscat, or Zain Shop.
3. Kayak Oman
We haven't tried this one ourselves, but Kayak Oman is said to be an Al Amarat-based store that sells secondhand items.
Dukhadas is a used clothing store in Oman, great for sustainable shoppers and thrifters on the lookout for unique vintage fits.
Call +977 986-2544548 for more info.
5. Vintage & Elegant Boutique
Located in Seeb, Oman, the Vintage and Elegant Boutique is where you'll find carefully curated South Asian vintage clothes and accessories, makeup, and other products.
6. Ali New Projects (Sale of Household Items)
For secondhand household items and furniture in Oman, drift over to Ali New Projects (Sale of Household Items) located in Muscat.
They sell used house goods, and you might just find an item you never knew you wanted for your abode. This furniture thrift store also does delivery and pick-up, if you're looking to sell any unwanted furniture you have.
Contact +968 7836 5953 for more info.
If you consider yourself a bargain hunter for antiques and vintage items, you’ll want to visit the Muscat Grand Mall and head to Bright, a store that specialises in selling antiques and other unique goods.
8. Manufacture of Curtains and Sale of Furniture (SecondHand Furniture Sale)
This secondhand furniture store located in Sohar, Oman, also buys any used household furniture you might be wanting to part with.
Contact +968 9426 3940 for more info.