East - 12/13 - The Vintage Guide To London
Suck and Chew on East London’s Columbia Road has got to be a real treat for anyone with a sweet tooth. From its candy-coloured shop front to the many old-fashioned treats displayed all around, the shop is a multicoloured wonderland of nostalgic sweeties: if you like cola cubes, rhubarb and custards and handmade organic truffles then you’ll be in heaven.
This Dalston highlight is a bit of a lifestyle shop – Pelicans & Parrots sells vintage clothes, shoes, handbags, jewellery, furniture, ornaments, books, artefacts and taxidermy.
Not another East London-based vintage shop selling cheap Eighties Lycra for premium prices I hear you say, but don’t be fooled by the Hackney location, Paper Dress Vintage is a fabulous vintage boutique selling a great selection of clothing, shoes and accessories from 1900 to the Eighties.