May 10, 2016

Vintage Shopping in London

Want to know where to shop for vintage in London? Check these places out!

Blitz London

Just off of Brick Lane, Blitz is Europe’s largest vintage store and is listed in’s top ten things to do in London as well as boasting the top spot on Time Out’s best vintage shop list.

At Blitz, shoppers can find over 20,000 unique and hand selected pieces with new stuff in each week! Men’s and women’s clothing are stocked as well as a huge selection of shoes and accessories from the 60s, 70s. 80s, 90s and millennial trends.

Blitz is also a within a short distance from the Spitalfields Market in the City of London.

Spitalfields Market

The Spitalfields Market was started back in the thirteenth century, and now is a fabulous and buzzing destination for designers, makers and artists selling fashion, home wears, accessories, vintage clothing and antique furniture. Open seven days a week, Spitalfields is a great hang shopping venue, and with many restaurants and bars, is a great place to sit back and enjoy the busy environment over a beverage of two after a hard day’s vintage shopping.

Beyond Retro, Brick Lane

Beyond retro, just off of Brick Lane is another great place for vintage shopping in London. The store has a whole wall dedicated to vintage dressed as well as a section specifically for demin! Vintage Levis? Yes Please!

The Vintage Showroom, Covent Garden

Going west, into Covent Garden, we have The Vintage Showroom, which specializes in vintage menswear. Their archive covers the early mid 20th century and specialises in international work, military and sports clothing, classic English tailoring and country wear.

 Liberty's Designer Vintage

Going more towards designer, think vintage Chanel and Hermes, Liberty’s offers many pieces specially curated by their vintage buyer Stelios. Liberty’s also offer to source pieces for clients and provides an alteration service.

 For other markets featuring many vintage traders as well as a great location for more vintage stores within London, try Portobello Road Market or Camden Market. 

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