London vintage shops: Brick Lane to Notting Hill - the best vintage stores in the capital

Here are our favourite places to shop vintage in London.
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Whether you’re hunting for an eclectic new outfit or simply searching for a comfortable chequered shirt, London’s vintage shops are sure to deliver regardless of your criteria. But where are the best spots? 

From Brick Lane to Notting Hill, we have pulled together some of our favourite places, in some of London’s coolest neighbourhoods, to shop vintage in the city. 

Lover’s Lane 

Lovers Lane in Notting Hill. Credit: Google.Lovers Lane in Notting Hill. Credit: Google.
Lovers Lane in Notting Hill. Credit: Google.

Lover's Lane in Notting Hill is a curated paradise for luxury designer vintage, housing some of the most iconic archival pieces from the last century.

Featuring pieces by Tom Ford, Paco Rabanne, Gucci, and Vivienne Westwood, it stands as a jewel in the world of vintage stores.

Golborne Market

Golborne Market in Kensal Town. Credit: Niklas Halle'n/AFP via Getty Images.Golborne Market in Kensal Town. Credit: Niklas Halle'n/AFP via Getty Images.
Golborne Market in Kensal Town. Credit: Niklas Halle'n/AFP via Getty Images.

Held every Friday and Saturday, Golborne Market distinguishes itself from traditional car boot sales and vintage markets across London.

Stretching from Portobello to Golborne Road, it offers a unique blend of antique treasures, trendy vintage vendors, and even clothing straight from people's wardrobes. Beyond that, Golborne Market is always worth a visit for high-quality jewellery.

Magpie Vintage

Magpie Vintage in Islington. Credit: Amber Chow.Magpie Vintage in Islington. Credit: Amber Chow.
Magpie Vintage in Islington. Credit: Amber Chow.

Magpie Vintage, nestled in Camden Passage in Islington, is a Californian haven exuding ‘70s nostalgia.

This woman-owned independent label specialises in upcycled luxury clothing and features a diverse range of vintage treasures, including intricately crafted crochet pieces, rugged leather cowboy jackets, and stylish fringed Afghan coats. Explore their curated collection for a unique fashion experience.

Duke’s Cupboard 

Duke's Cupboard in Soho. Credit: Amber Chow.Duke's Cupboard in Soho. Credit: Amber Chow.
Duke's Cupboard in Soho. Credit: Amber Chow.

Duke's Cupboard stands out from typical vintage shops, catering specifically to enthusiasts of hypebeast streetwear. Located in the hidden corners of Soho, this store features sought-after brands like Supreme, Stüssy, Carhartt, and A Bathing Ape, making it a haven for streetwear aficionados.

Even model Bella Hadid is known to shop at this trendy spot.

ShopYotts Vintage 

While Brick Lane has plenty of top-tier vintage shops to peruse, we've gone with a spot just off the famous road, ShopYotts, which is on Cheshire Street.

Founded by Yotti Wilkinson, ShopYotts has emerged as a distinctive player in the vintage scene. Originally starting on Depop, the shop now caters to the high demand for a niche aesthetic—specifically, the mid-2000s grunge rock era.