70s - 4/13 - The Vintage Guide To London
Anita’s Vintage Fashion, Accessories & Textiles Fai is a perfect opportunity for anyone looking for textiles and vintage fashion from the 1800’s to the Eighties such as Sixties chiffon, Fifties dresses in fabulous prints as well as Victorian white cottons and Thirties lace and beading.
Update: The Shop has now closed down.
Just off Brick Lane is The Shop, a little vintage store you might just pass by if you’re not paying attention. And you most certainly don’t want to miss this one! Inside, the walls are covered with shelves all tightly packed with incredible vintage fabrics and textiles from the Thirties to the Seventies, while dozens of baskets are spilling out vintage scarves, aprons, tables cloths and kitchen towels.
Fat Faced Cat sells a carefully selected range of mint condition vintage for both men and women. Situated on Islington’s busy Camden Passage, the shop specialises in high-quality vintage from Edwardian boater hats to Eighties suits as well as luggage, ephemera and paper goods.
Set in elegant 18th century almshouses, The Geffrye Museum depicts the quintessential style of English middle-class living rooms. Its collections of furniture, textiles, paintings and decorative arts are displayed in a series of period rooms from 1600 to the present day.
On the ground floor of the Regents Studios at East London’s Broadway Market you will stumble across a real gem of a vintage interiors shop: The Dog & Wardrobe. Specialising in British design classics – think Ercol or Conran …