The Best Vintage Shops in London

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Uncover the top vintage shops for timeless fashion and unique finds in the heart of the city.

In a world where the trendsetters of today are redefining fashion as we know it, vintage shopping is no longer just a trend, but a lifestyle. London, with its unique blend of old-world charm and contemporary flair, has emerged as a vintage shopper's paradise. The hunt for rare designer pieces, the thrill of discovering hidden gems, and the appeal of sustainable fashion all converge here. Welcome to London's time-traveling boutiques, where each item carries its own story, and individuality is celebrated. Whether you're on the hunt for a unique piece of history or a sustainable addition to your wardrobe, our guide will lead you to the city's best vintage shops.

Annie's Ibiza

3 Newburgh St, Carnaby, London W1F 7RE

In the world of vintage fashion, Annie's Ibiza stands as a celebrity haunt, attracting style icons like Kate Moss, Paris Hilton, and Amal Clooney. Located in both Ibiza and London, this luxury fashion and vintage boutique, curated by founder Annie Doble, is a treasure trove of one-of-a-kind pieces. Annie's collection showcases a blend of designer and vintage items, ranging from repurposed 1950s dresses to vintage Dior and Chanel jewelry from the 1970s.

What sets Annie's Ibiza apart is the option to either buy or rent pieces from her carefully curated archive, sourced from around the globe. Located in Carnaby Street, London, this hidden gem offers an exclusive selection of handpicked, ethically-sourced fashion that doesn't just follow trends but redefines them. Each item tells a unique story, offering a nod to sustainability and an opportunity to own a piece of fashion history.

Rokit Vintage

Rokit Vintage via Facebook

Multiple Locations

In the heart of London's vintage fashion scene, Rokit Vintage shines as a beacon of both style and sustainability. Since its humble start in Camden Market in 1986, Rokit has recycled over a million tonnes of clothing and accessories, drawing fashion-conscious Londoners and a global online audience. With four London stores in Brick Lane, Covent Garden, and Camden, Rokit invites you to express your individuality through an ethically sourced, one-of-a-kind fashion range spanning from the Thirties to the present. In addition to their vintage collection, Rokit offers their Rokit Originals Range, featuring reworked vintage and limited edition statement pieces for those who seek style and environmental consciousness. Rokit is the destination for vintage and retro treasures, a testament to fashion's past and a nod to a sustainable future.

Pop Boutique

30 Short's Gardens, London WC2H 9PX

At Pop Boutique London, the motto is simple: vintage with a green twist. Carefully curated from buyers around the world, this Covent Garden gem offers a treasure trove of eclectic finds. What sets Pop Boutique apart is its commitment to sustainability – pieces that can't find new homes are recycled or upcycled under the store's own brand, making your fashion choices eco-conscious. From its humble beginnings in the North West in 1983 to a thriving Covent Garden location today, Pop Boutique has been a fashion staple. You'll discover vintage clothing, accessories, and even some retro furniture and décor pieces, reflecting the owner's passion for all things vintage.


8 Golborne Rd, London W10 5NW

Rellik Vintage, the sartorial secret of West London, is a goldmine for vintage enthusiasts seeking the crème de la crème of designer wear. Founded two decades ago by a trio of vintage aficionados—Fiona Stuart, Claire Stansfield, and Steven Phillip—Rellik boasts an array of high-end women's clothing and accessories. The shop's carefully curated collection includes iconic names like Vivienne Westwood, Alaïa, Comme des Garçons, and Pierre Cardin. Rellik offers an appointment-only experience where you can marvel at bejeweled denim jackets, cocktail-style knuckledusters, and an eclectic mix of fashion delights. Counting fashion luminaries like Kate Moss and Laura Bailey among its loyal clientele, Rellik is your passport to designer dreams.

Vintage Threads

69 Neal Street, London, WC2H 9PJ

Not only does Vintage Threads house a carefully curated selection of designer gems from Burberry, Versace, Prada, Missoni, and more, but it's also your ticket to giving your cherished older pieces a new lease on life. Hand them over to the Vintage Threads rework wizards and watch as they transform your classics into something extraordinary. And if you're in the mood for a shopping spree or seeking a spark of inspiration, you can explore Vintage Threads at Selfridges. Sustainability is at the heart of their brand, and their VT Rework collections breathe new life into slightly damaged or discarded garments, creating truly unique, hand-stitched pieces. 

One Of A Kind Archive

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259 Portobello Rd, London W11 1LR

When it comes to vintage treasures that transcend time and elevate your style, One Of A Kind Archive is your go-to destination. Established in 1994, this Notting Hill store has been the curator of some of the most sought-after clothing for nearly three decades. With a collection boasting over 5,000 pieces and new arrivals added weekly, it's the ultimate fashion sanctuary. While founder Jeff Ihenacho reserves special archive pieces for VIP regulars like Kate Moss and Sienna Miller, don't fret—step inside this vintage haven on Portobello Road, whisper any era to their knowledgeable staff, and let them guide you to unique, one-of-a-kind pieces to elevate your winter wardrobe.

House Of Vintage

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Shoreditch: 4 Cheshire Street, E2 6EH

Hackney: 2b Ada Street, E8 4QU

House Of Vintage offers carefully curated menswear and womenswear that'll transport you through time, from the roaring 1920s to the stylish 1980s. They've been mastering the art of vintage since 2010 when they first opened their doors in Shoreditch. Whether you're a fan of flapper fashion or mad for mod style, House Of Vintage has you covered. Their unique pieces and rare finds are ideal for anyone looking to create a wardrobe infused with the charm of yesteryears.

Nordic Poetry

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141 Bethnal Grn Rd, London E2 7DG

Step into the realm of fashion dreams at Nordic Poetry, where vintage treasures from acclaimed designers await. This Shoreditch gem, lovingly founded by Swedish-born stylist Ameli Lindgren, offers an array of highly coveted, luxurious collectibles. From vintage Prada nylon bags to rare Chanel sunglasses and Jean Paul Gaultier mesh dresses, you'll be in vintage heaven. Dress up in a Dior piece and don't forget to snap a pic of the shop's Instagram-worthy interior, which has attracted the likes of Jada Pinkett Smith and singer Jorja Smith. The collection spans from the 1960s to the early 2000s, making 2002 officially vintage (yes, we were shocked too). So if you're after the essence of high-end style and a touch of vintage nostalgia, make Nordic Poetry your fashion destination.

Serotonin Vintage

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194 Brick Ln, London E1 6SA

Serotonin Vintage, is a paradise for both vintage aficionados and newcomers to the scene. It's a curated wonderland that offers a vibrant and kitschy selection of designer vintage pieces. If you're hunting for fabulous trousers or aiming to kickstart your vintage journey, this shop is your dream destination. Drawing in a crowd that spans from 'Sid and Nancy' punk vibes to 'Cher Horowitz' retro chic, Serotonin Vintage has something for everyone. Explore neon-drenched walls adorned with bold prints, and discover gems from brands like Custo Barcelona, Versace, and Moschino. Whether you're after Kenzo mesh or Roberto Cavalli's tiger-striped jeans, Serotonin Vintage delivers playful clothing for that ultimate cool-girl quirk.

Karen Vintage Boutique

293 Portobello Rd, London W10 5TD

Step into this boho fairytale fantasy adorned with Laura Ashley prairie frocks, Ossie Clark's playful ostrich feathers, and Zandra Rhodes' luxurious silks. If you're in pursuit of opulent party attire, you'll be surrounded by the shop's opulent gold and pistachio interior. Celebrity sightings are part of the experience at Karen Vintage, with notable fans including the vibrant Paloma Faith and Strictly's fabulous Oti Mabuse. With an array of one-of-a-kind antique and vintage treasures sourced from around the globe by owner Karen herself, you can discover wedding dresses, unique party outfits, or a breezy summery frock – all brimming with vintage charm, sustainability, and a whole lot of love.