So you have to treat yourself once you have achieved some of you goals. One way I like to treat myself is with a spot of shopping. East London is great for getting fab vintage pieces. Here some are places you can check out.
This warehouse-style shop specialises in accessories and stocks over 1,000 pairs of vintage shoes the largest selection in the UK! You’ll also find hundreds of pairs of boots, bags and belts. At Absolute Vintage everything has been handpicked for its design, style or because it was shiny!
Located in Hanbury Street, East London the nearest tubes are Liverpool Street or Aldgate East.
Beyond Retro is London’s largest vintage clothing retailer. Stock spans the 1950s through to the 1980s and includes party dresses, band jackets and rock t-shirts.
The large-scale stores are packed full of thousands of one-of-a-kind vintage garments, handpicked from all over the globe, and spanning the decades from the 1900s through to the 1990s. With a century’s worth of vintage clothing to rifle through, you’re guaranteed to find a bargain.
Located in Cheshire Street, Bethnal Green nearest tube Whitechapel, Aldgate East or Bethnal Green.
Stock includes high-end vintage and collectables, with items such as Louis Vuitton trunks, Dior dresses and Hermes bags, to name but a few.
All items are hand picked from around the world.
Located at 114-118 Commercial St, Unit 2, East London nearest tube Liverpool Street or Aldgate East.
Spitalfields Traders Market
The traders market is on five days a week with the biggest market on a Saturday sells all sorts of vintage homeware to clothes.
Located in Crispin Place off Brushfield Street, East London nearest tube is Liverpool Street or Aldgate East.
London Fields Broadway Market
On a Saturday Broadway market sells a variety of vintage clothes, shoes and bits and bobs.
Located down Broadway Market, East London nearest tube is Bethnal Green or Old Street.
Stoke Newington Church Street
This street has various vintage shops selling mens and womens clothes shoes and accessories.
Located down Church Street, Stoke Newington, East London.
Again boasts numerous vintage shops with a market on a Sunday where people sell things all over the street!
Located down Brick Lane, East London nearest tube Aldgate East or Liverpool Street
Vintage clothes and accessories.
Located down Hackney Road, East London nearest tube Bethnal Green or Cambridge Heath Overground.