30s - 14/15 - The Vintage Guide To London
Just a short walk off the highstreet mecca of Oxford Circus is Bourne & Hollingsworth, a living room sized tea room and bar that’s like a Tardis trip back into the times of back room drinking during Prohibition times.
Blackout II is not only one of London’s best vintage shops but an absolute must whenever you find yourself in Covent Garden.
Crystal Palace is fast turning into one of London’s best vintage shopping destinations. Highlights include Vien, a small but well-stocked vintage shop selling fashion and accessories from the Twenties onwards up to last decade’s designer gear.
Now a decadent, Art Deco inspired bar and restaurant, the Lost Society once hosted a banquet held in honour of Queen Elizabeth I and her alchemist John Dee.
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.