The retro fashion scene has boomed in recent years and more people than ever are looking to decades past when it comes to picking their outfits. London has become home to a wide range of vintage clothes shops that offer authentic classic clothing, making it a great choice for those who want to combine a short break with some shopping.
If you’re planning to join us here at the Montcalm Hotel London, you’ll never struggle to find luxury fashion retailers. There are also a number of restaurants near Finsbury Square where you can get a bite to eat after working up an appetite restocking your wardrobe. Here are some of the must-visit retro clothes shops for you to check out.
Amwell Street, London
If you’re hoping to give your wardrobe a fresh new look with classic clothing, Pennies Vintage should be your first port of call. The beautiful little shop in the heart of Finsbury specialises in vintage clothing from as far back as the 1920s. Whether you’re looking for a new outfit for a night out in London or you’re hoping to find a gift for a friend, you’ll discover a huge collection of dresses, jackets, bags and accessories. If you find that you’ve forgotten your favourite outfit when you get to the Montcalm Hotel London, be sure to check out Pennies Vintage.
Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair
Worship Street, London
Find hundreds of hidden gems at this amazing clothes fair in the Clerkenwell area. For years this indoor marketplace has provided fashion enthusiasts and shoppers with a paradise of vintage gold. There are a number of traders that offer a wide range of products including hand-crafted jewellery and custom-designed clothing. Whether you’re looking for genuine, reconditioned vintage clothing or newly made clothing inspired by classic styles, you’ll never struggle to find something that matches your look.
Hanbury Street, London
This vibrant little shop offers some of the most creative clothing for those who prefer alternative styles. With clothes and accessories from past decades, Absolute Vintage offers something for every occasion. This shop may not be the biggest in London but it packs a big punch when it comes to bold fashion. Browse the collection and you’re sure to find a new outfit or accessory that will help you turn heads at your next event or night out.
Cheshire Street, London
Discover a plethora of 20th-century vintage fashion at this refurbished ex-dairy factory. Beyond Vintage has become a go-to place for hipsters and fashion seekers in London, with a collection that rivals any other retro retailer in London.
Catering to men and women of all ages, the chic shop stocks everything from leather jackets and jerseys to retro jeans and vintage trainers. Browse the rails and shelves at Beyond Vintage and you’re sure to find something that matches your style. The helpful, expert staff is always on hand to give you fashion advice and suggest the best clothes and accessories to complete your look.