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15 Best Vintage Shops in London

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One thing we missed during lockdown was getting out to the second-hand shops in London. A very fashionable city if we do say so ourselves, there are so many great second-hand and vintage shops to visit and browse. Whether you’re looking for fun Y2k accessories or 1950s style staples, there's something for everyone.

Below we’ve listed 15 great places to visit for a bit of sustainable shopping if you’re in the city.

1. Nordic Poetry - Bethnal Green

Curated designer vintage based in Shoreditch founded by Swedish born Ameli Lindgren.

2. Serotonin - Brick Lane

A go-to for affordable designer vintage, online and in store on Brick Lane.

3. House of Vintage - Shoreditch & Hackney

Unique clothing and homewares dating from 1920 to 1970.

4. AKITA - Spitalfields

Department store of vintage and reworked clothing and accessories with lots of independent designers mixed in there too.

5. Wow Retro - Covent Garden

Second-hand clothing and furniture based in Covent Garden.

6. Paper Dress Vintage - Hackney Central

Vintage clothing from 1920s-80s by day and event space/cocktail bar by night.

7. Blackout II - Covent Garden

High end vintage fashion to purchase and loan.

8. Beyond Retro - Dalston

Fun fashion and streetwear items at affordable prices. Great for fancy dress too.

9. Rokit - Camden

Camden market turned Gen Z's favourite. Great for street, sportswear and big brands like Levis, Adidas and Northface.

10. Laura Von Behr - Finsbury Park

Floral & pastel vintage finds, by appointment only. Great for summer occasion wear.

11. Pennies - Angel

Ornate vintage dresses, fabrics and collectables in North London.

12. Pick N Weight - Covent Garden

This German vintage retailer is new to Covent Garden. Find lots of gems in the loaded rails and pay but the kilo.

13. Hackney Flea Market - Stoke Newington

Discover personal treasures and one-of-kind pieces at this massive market full of great homewares and accessories.

14. Brick Lane Vintage Market - Brick Lane

Full of individual sellers, this market is great if you've already got something in mind. Check out our friends over at Smoking Gun Vintage if you spot them!

15. Portobello Road Market - Portobello Road

Vintage clothing and homewares on the streets of West London. Open Fridays - Sundays.


Read our 5 top tips on finding great second hand items here.