Fast fashion may be fun and all, but didja know that it’s also polluting our gorgeous globe with its wear-once-and-toss mentality? Let’s flip this ’round by taking some fashion inspo from decades gone by at some of Europe’s top vintage shops, shall we…
Loué is a small boutique in the heart of Madrid that offers you the opportunity to purchase pre-loved items, rent or sell your own. Time to declutter (or add to) your closet?
II Bivio, Milano
Milan’s first secondhand store now has three shops in two of the most vibrant and lively neighbourhoods in the city centre: Porta Ticinese and Porta Venezia. Each contains thousands of unique and original pieces, all of which are selected with care, with new items continuously being added.
Nordic Poetry, London
Founded by Swedish-born entrepreneur Ameli Lindgren with a mission to elevate the perception of vintage, Nordic Poetry began online and opened its first physical store in 2017. Psst, it’s been named London’s best vintage designer store by both Vogue and High Snobiety, so don’t miss it.
This Parisian boutique also runs an e-shop of second hand luxury clothing, shoes and accessories with brands ranging from Chloe and Stella McCartney to Prada. Each item is selected for its quality, cut and design, not to mention their authenticity.
Lena’s Lovely Vintage Boutique, Berlin
Located in the heart of Berlin, this lovely store is lined wall-to-wall with everything vintage, from Hawaiian shirts and graphic tees to good ol’ ’90s tracksuits. Visiting this store is like going back in time, where you’ll find yourself travelling through each decade from the ’50s to the ’90s.
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