Looking for unique shopping in the Fairfax County area? There are tons of great local shops — you just need to know where to look. Here are a few of our favorite boutiques, thrift stores and independent shopping destinations in the area.

Second Chance. For those who love the thrill of the hunt that thrift shopping offers, Second Chance is one of the best stops in the Fairfax area. This unique thrift shop benefits the Humane Society of Fairfax County, so you can feel good about every dollar you spend here. You’ll easily spend hours browsing the racks of gently used clothing, kitchen wares, toys, accessories and much more.

Commonwealth Dry Goods. This well-curated shop stocks all kinds of kitchen goods, candles, pet items and vintage-inspired novelty items that make great gifts for anyone in your life. It’s also located conveniently in Old Town Fairfax, which makes it a great stop the next time you’re out on a weekend stroll.

Undeniable Boutique. This fun and stylish women’s clothing boutique is a staple amongst Fairfax fashionistas. From trendy maxi dresses and brand name blouses to graphic tees, shoes and more, you’ll find enough options to create an entirely new wardrobe for the upcoming season.

Auntie TE’s. This eclectic, jam-packed vintage shop is the type of place where you could find a hidden gem around every corner. The inventory includes men’s and women’s clothing, accessories, funky shoes, jewelry and even the occasional piece of furniture or home decor item to bring some vintage style to your home.