Best vintage shops in London for style junkies
Insiders share their favourite vintage and pre-loved shops in London
Whether you you are a seasoned vintage treasure hunter or new to the art of thrifting , we guarantee that these shops will have something for every taste and style.
Atika is more vintage department store than boutique. Each of its three floors are neatly organised and merchandised with fashion-focused threads and accessories, making shopping here a dream even for the novice second-hand shopper.
Recommended by Matt, entrepreneur and activist
Search & Destroy
Search & Destroy is a newbie on the Brick Lane circuit, having opened in 2016. This place is perfect for stocking up on boho and festival looks, with gorgeous vintage kimonos and flowy dresses. Owner Catrin Watkins hand-picks vintage items from around the world with, including a stunning selection of authentic Japanese kimonos - the IT jacket of 2017.
Recommended by Mary, illustrator and designer. From Colorado Springs, Mary lives in Clapham with her husband Tyler. Follow @marybandrews on Instagram
Labour and Wait
This little design-centric shop stocks everything from hardware to clothing, both new and vintage. Everything has been selected for its timelessness and transcendent design.
Recommended by Sarah, graphic designer at ASOS with an eye for all things fashion and style
Oxfam Boutiques stock hand-picked ‘best of’ donations, and each shop reflects the style and character of the local neighbourhood. This charity shop is full of up of second hand designer items donated by stylish Notting Hill locals.
Mary's Living and Giving Shop for Save the Children
Another great charity shop with high-end, designer items, this time on Primrose Hill. The shop itself is very cute and with new stock every week, it’s always fun to browse.