Brick Lane is a culturally rich shopping destination in East London which hosts a remarkable Bangladeshi community. This artistically diverse street is a haven of creativity that embodies the best of vintage fashion.
Certainly the most famous street in East London, Brick Lane is a whole world dedicated to clothing and accessories from the 1920s to 1990s. There are lots of vintage clothing stores spread out in the area, although three of them stand out from the rest.
Located on Hanbury Street, Blitz vintage store is a modern concept store with the best of yesterday trends. This well-recognized vintage boutique offers unique and genuine hand-selected pieces. The prices are quite high, but it’s fair game considering the quality of the clothing and how well the shop is organized.
Situated just off Brick Lane, Absolute Vintage offers accessories from decadent fashion houses such as Charles Jourdan shoes and vintage luxury pieces from prestigious brands like Chanel. Both men’s and women’s styles are arranged in meticulous order by colour, size and by type.
Last but not least The Vintage Emporium. On the ground level there is a cozy tea room that has a relaxed vibe with an eclectic, homely, but surprisingly airy Decor. In the basement, there is a proper retro boutique with wonderful classic pieces. Even if you’re not intent on shopping, it’s worth a visit just to take a walk through a past of apparel. One can find some serious vintage gems here.
Apart from this selection, there are other cool stores for vintage in the neighborhood such as The Vintage Market where is totally worth popping in.
If you’re looking for vintage clothing that screams individualism and makes you stand out from the crowd, do not hesitate to visit one of the above-mentioned stores for an amazing shopping experience.