Vintage shopping is not for the faint-hearted. All that rummaging, running and grabbing can tire the more weak of will out. But for those who love the thrill of the hunt – there is almost no place better for a victorious vintage shop than London.
We decided to share some of our best vintage hotspots with you to help you get that all-important nostalgic edge to your wardrobe.
The perfect Saturday destination, not only are you likely to find some incredible one off pieces on the stalls for reasonable prices but you can also refuel with some of the most delicious food in London. www.brixtonmarket.net
Notoriously full of other people’s junk which everyone knows means it’s just waiting to be reclaimed as treasure! The possibilities are seemingly endless here, from incredible mid-century furniture to vintage silk scarves and leather boots, who knows what pre-loved trinkets you will unearth.
Just look at the amazing things this person has acquired through visiting Deptford http://deptford.tumblr.com
Arguably the most famous of London’s markets week on week Portobello attracts huge crowds and with good reason! It’s a great place to pick up hand-tooled leather goods and despite the crowds it’s still possible to pick up an absolute bargain.
Conveniently under the cover of the newly refurbished Spitalfields Market place, the vintage spread put on by sellers on Thursdays is always impressive. As diverse as it is large, we regularly pick up hard-to-find originally vinyl and beautiful dresses. Find out more here
The East End Thrift Store
So if you are in it for the clothes and only the clothes, then this one is for you! It’s got to be one of East London’s best kept shopping secrets. Tucked behind the bustling White Chapel Highstreet this huge space houses thousands of vintage www.theeastendthriftstore.com