By Decade - 40/42 - The Vintage Guide To London
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.
Update: Dr Strangebrew has now closed down.
If you fancy having a coffee in Camden but can’t face the soullessness of Starbucks, Nero and others, head to Dr Strangebrew instead.
The coffee house offers locally roasted fine coffee, teas, scones and homemade cakes. In …
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.
Update: This bar has now closed down
This tiny basment bar and club in Soho celebrates all things Forties. Inside, the bar area and stage are lovingly decorated in vintage. Expect plenty of jazz tunes, life performances, ladies with pin-up red lipstick …