Thrift Shopping in JB
There’s no denying the satisfaction of buying clothes at a bargain price. Not only does thrift shopping allow you to do so, but it is also eco-friendly as it helps to reduce excess waste.
Besides getting your cheap massage fix and visiting a hair salon for a good pampering sesh, make the most out of your JB trip by going thrift shopping as well. Here are 12 well-stocked places in JB where you can snag some unique pre-loved clothing from just RM5.
- Thrift Shopping in JB
- Get A New Fit On Your Next Long Weekend Trip At These Thrift Stores In JB
1. Big Bundle
From button-up shirts to football jerseys priced as low as RM5, Big Bundle definitely has something for everyone in your squad. Browse the racks of clothes with eagle eyes — you might just chance upon designer goods like a Gucci jacket or a pair of Harley-Davidson boots.
Big Bundle has multiple outlets located across JB, with its biggest store at Taman Bukit Alif.
Address: Pasir Gudang Hwy, Taman Bukit Alif, 81200 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Opening hours: 9am to 11pm daily
2. Rebirth Inc.
Rebirth Inc. is a hypebeast’s heaven with androgynous products ranging from band tees to branded slides. It’s a hidden gem for those looking to rock an oversized fit, sporting brands such as Champion, New Balance and Adidas.
3. Kedai Dhoby Shanghai
For those who plan to hop around various thrift shops in JB, Kedai Dhoby Shanghai is conveniently located just beside Rebirth Inc. The store offers Y2K-style accessories such as bead bracelets and rings, colourful caps and beanies. The entire second floor is also dedicated to women’s fashion, so ladies can feel free to shop ‘till you drop.
Address: 53, Jalan Tan Hiok Nee, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Opening hours: 11am to 8pm (Wednesdays to Sundays) | 11am to 6pm (Mondays) | Closed on Tuesdays
4. King Outlet Bundle
At King Outlet Official, you can find a plain ol’ basic top next to a classic Burberry shirt bought for a few hundred dollars at retail. A comprehensive selection of shoes and caps are available for sale as well, making it easy for you to style an edgy OOTD with a single purchase from here.
Address: 22, Jalan Utama, Kampung Melayu Majidee, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Opening hours: 12.30pm to 1am daily
5. Pasar Karat
Pasar Karat is a bustling night market that’s similar to the pasar malams we have in Singapore. You’ll find antique knick-knacks, souvenirs and second-hand clothes sold here. There’s also a wide variety of stalls selling yummy street food, so you can fill your tummy first before embarking on your thrifting mission.
Address: 26, 20, Jalan Segget, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Opening hours: 6pm to 12am (Tuesdays to Sundays) | Closed on Mondays
6. Redchilli Vintage
Decked in a hue of purple strobe lights and sporting a giant round mirror for fish-eye lens selfies, Redchilli Vintage is a thrift store that can’t be missed. Located conveniently near the customs, their well-curated store includes pieces from brands such as Stussy and Diesel.
Many have noted that their items are on the slightly pricey side, but are also more curated to suit current day fashion trends.
Address: 15C, Jalan Dhoby, Off, Jalan Pahang, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Opening hours: 11am to 7pm (Fridays to Tuesdays) | Closed on Wednesdays and Thursdays
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B.side.room is an underrated vintage store located just opposite City Square Mall, with reasonable prices on jerseys, denim jeans and sports brands such as Nike. Most of their vintage oversized tees are sized M and above for just RM10, so you can rock an affordable baggy look.
Address: 66A, Jalan Tan Hiok Nee, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Opening hours: 11am to 12am (Tuesdays to Sundays) | Closed on Mondays
At first glance, Amatiran might not look like your typical thrift store, with its neat interior and clean changing rooms to try on your picks before purchasing them. The store offers a large range of womenswear, graphic tees and unique fluffy purses for an edgier vibe.
9. Nothin’fancy General Store
Don’t let the store name fool you — at Nothin’fancy General Store, you just might find some fancy brands that might not be available at other thrift stores in Singapore. The highlight of their store is the denim selection, showcasing a large variety of jeans and jackets for a timeless denim on denim look.
Address: 143, Jalan Trus, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Opening hours: 12pm to 10pm (Tuesdays to Sundays) | Closed on Mondays
10. Jalan Jalan Japan
Jalan Jalan Japan isn’t your typical thrift store — you can think of it as something similar to Daiso, with categorised sections and all sorts of knick-knacks. It’s air-conditioned, spacious and has multiple fitting rooms for you to browse comfortably. Apart from clothes, customers can also find soft toys, stationery and anime merch.
11. Rezeki Bundle
Rezeki Bundle is a RM5 haven for tops, pants and jackets — you name it, they’ll have it at affordable prices. Most of their items aren’t priced above RM15 either. But since there’s such a wide variety of clothing, you might have to spend some time digging through the shelves.
As the saying goes, “good things come to those who wait”, so you’ll just have to be patient when searching for the perfect fit.
12. Fara First
With deals such as two tops for RM50, don’t forget to bring a bestie along with you to get matching tees at Fara First. The store offers two floors filled with curated branded clothes, accessories, bags and basic bottoms starting from just RM28.
Address: 52, Jalan Tan Hiok Nee, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Opening hours: 10am to 11pm (Sundays & Tuesdays to Thursdays) | 10am to 12pm (Fridays and Saturdays) | 10am to 6pm (Mondays)
Get A New Fit On Your Next Long Weekend Trip At These Thrift Stores In JB
Get ready to bag one-off pieces that are bound to jazz up your wardrobe and future OOTDs by going thrift shopping at these 12 places in JB. Now, there is one more reason to head across the Causeway with your girlfriends.