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Thrift, Consignment, + Vintage Stores in Asbury Park + Beyond

by Jessica Norton
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Shoppers can find everything from vintage clothing boutiques to thrift shops specializing in clothing, furniture, home decor, and collectibles in Asbury Park. Thrifting and consigning is a great opportunity to shop secondhand and sustainably in style. Whether you’re looking for 1970s denim, ugly Christmas sweaters, or one-of-a-kind accessories, the shops in Asbury Park and the surrounding beach towns have exactly that and then some. The selections of retro clothing, accessories, and unique pieces from different eras mixed with colorful displays and quirky decorations make thrifting and vintage shopping in AP a blast. Read on for a comprehensive guide to thrifting, consignment, and vintage stores in Asbury Park, Neptune, and the beach towns beyond.

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Asbury Park

Antique Emporium of Asbury Park | 646 Cookman Avenue

The Antique Emporium of Asbury Park is 20,000 square feet of vintage goodness. The Cookman Avenue shop has mid-century furniture, art, clothing, vintage jewelry, comics, plants, and much more. From Disney memorabilia to old Asbury Park beach signage, patrons can spend hours marveling at all of the hidden gems found within each well-curated vendor booth.

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Backward Glances | 658 Cookman Avenue


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Backward Glances is a one-stop vintage shop for clothing, costumes, t-shirts, accessories, and collectibles. From New Kids on the Block memorabilia to cat eye sunglasses, the store,  located on the lower level of The Shoppes at the Arcade, will hit the nostalgia nerve in the best way possible. Backward Glances specializes in fashions from the 1940s to the 1980s, a great spot for those authentic bell bottoms for a Halloween costume or an ugly sweater for a holiday party. Everyone from vintage fashionistas to deadheads will love the selection inside of the store.

Jersey Shore Rescue Mission Thrift Store | 701 Memorial Drive

The Jersey Shore Rescue Mission Thrift Store is a great place to donate gently loved items and shop to support the community. New and used furniture, clothing, housewares, appliances, sporting goods, office furnishings, and small knick-knacks are for sale at bargain prices. Thrift store donations are tax deductible and any proceeds go towards the meals, shelter, clothing, and essential items that the Mission provides to their guests free of charge. The Thrift Store accepts donations of most items except toys, magazines, tires, batteries, and weapons.

Nostalgia Factory | 511 Cookman Avenue, Unit 102

Nostalgia Factory on Cookman Avenue has a wide variety of vintage apparel, including old concert tees, sports jerseys, crewneck sweatshirts, as well as hats and sneakers. The shop’s clothing racks contain a rare collection of pop-culture and music-related shirts in fabulous condition — just look at this vintage Backstreet Boys tee. You may stumble upon a shirt that you owned and wore back in 1998.

Rebel Supply Co. | 550 Cookman Ave #107


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It is nearly impossible to walk out of Rebel Supply Co. empty-handed. The consignment boutique located in downtown Asbury Park specializes in new and vintage clothing as well as pop-culture-related collectibles and household items. From fairly priced Free People to new Barbie merch, Rebel Supply keeps up with trends and recycles old ones. Plus, shoppers can find all of the best Asbury Park and New Jersey-themed swag, like Bruce Springsteen baseball tees or Sopranos crewnecks.

Setbreak | 713 Bangs Avenue


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Setbreak on Bangs Avenue features vintage clothing and accessories for everyone. The laidback shop has a focus on 80s/90s surf and skate wear as well as hardcore culture. From Thrasher tees to Levi’s denim jackets, shoppers will have a hard time leaving without a handful of hangers.


Peppy Debs Boutique | 318 Marine Place


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At Peppy Debs Boutique shoppers will find timeless, funky, and bold handmade and vintage clothing and accessories. The shop’s vibe is 80s, 90s, and early 2000’s, with some beach culture thrown in. Each handmade piece found at Peppy Debs is created from recycled textiles by shop owner Jules Cataldo. AG Pro tip: keep an eye on the Peppy Deb Instagram for the shop’s one-of-a-kind blanket jacket and limited capsule collection drops.


Atomic Vintage LLC | 809 Main Street


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If you grew up in the area, you may remember Atomic CDs — the vintage music shop in downtown Point Pleasant. The local favorite eclectic vintage shop reopened on Main Street in Belmar in 2021 and houses some of the most unique and funky treasures. From Blondie t-shirts to platform boots and men’s Hawaiian shirts, shoppers will have a blast going through the racks. The shop also features original art and merchandise by local artists and designers.

The Center Square Thrift Shop | 800 Main Street

The clothes at The Center Square Thrift Shop prove that it doesn’t cost a lot to look like a million bucks. The center is an Asbury Park-based nonprofit organization that has provided support services to people living with HIV/AIDs in Monmouth and Ocean Counties since 1992. The Center Thrift Shop is a donation shop on Main Street in Belmar operated and run by The Center and its volunteers. The store has a great variety of women’s clothes, jewelry, shoes, men’s clothes, kids clothes, and housewares. Shoppers will find that many of the items still have the original tags still on and are in perfect condition. With reasonable prices and proceeds going to a good cause, you can shop guilt-free.

Daffodil Consignment | 908 Main Street

Daffodil Consignment is an upscale consignment shop for women’s and children’s clothing. With its ever-changing inventory, shoppers are sure to find an outfit for any occasion. Daffodil’s favorite brands include Burberry, J.Crew, Anthropologie, Lululemon, Coach, Free People, Lilly Pulitzer, Tory Burch, and Patagonia, to name a few.

Nostalgic Nonsense Vintage | 903 Main Street

At Nostalgic Nonsense Vintage, shoppers will find retro-inspired clothing, decade-related costumes, and accessories. The shop has new and used clothing for both guys and girls. Halloween costume aesthetics include but are not limited to, flapper, pinup, mod, gogo, hippie, and disco. Nostalgic Nonsense is also the best spot to find memorable Ugly Christmas Sweaters for the holiday season.


Madonna House | 1401 7th Avenue

The Madonna House is a thrif-tique on 7th Avenue in Neptune. The Madonna House is a program dedicated to serving infants, children, and women by providing clothing, juvenile furnishings, toys, infant formula, diapers, small household items, and other life necessities to impoverished and needy families free of charge. Every item that The Madonna House thrift store sells has been donated by generous and thoughtful individuals, other stores, businesses, and organizations who wish to support the efforts of Madonna House. The Madonna House community thrift store is filled with bargains on gently used or new items. From new wet suits to dining sets, each visit means something new to discover.

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Back on the Racks | 1121 Route 35


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Back on the Racks is a consignment store that features women’s and men’s clothing plus furniture and home decor. Among the racks, shoppers can find items from Alexander Wang, Betsey Johnson, Michael Kors, and Zara that are used but in near-perfect condition at an excellent price point. Check out Back on the Racks FAQ page for more info on how to start consigning. The store is closed on Sundays.

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