6 websites every vintage hunter needs to know
The One guides you through the internet’s best kept vintage secrets.
Some people chuck these clothes away. Others are prepared to spend hundreds on pounds collecting a distinctly unique wardrobe. If you are East London, read on.
The Oxfam Vintage clothing store
As the UK’s first online vintage charity shop. Oxfam’s website is a little known secret, perfect for fashionable students on a tight budget. You can search by any era from the 50’s to the 80’s, and the item you purchase is then sent straight from an Oxfam store around the country to your home. Prices are incredibly cheap, with items selling for as little as £4, and if you take the time to trawl through, you can find some real gems. Hop online now- http://www.oxfam.org.uk/shop/content/secondhandstore/fashion/vintage/default.html
Practically every Durhamite is familiar with ASOS already, with their familiar silver and black packages arriving on almost every door in the viaduct at some point, but the ASOS Marketplace is often overlooked by fans of the brand. Hundreds of sellers, offering vintage and second hand clothing are listed on the site- perfect for finding something truly unique for your upcoming black tie event in college. Prices range from the brilliantly cheap to extortionate boutique levels, but the handy ‘browse by price’ feature ensures you can stay within a realistic bracket and avoid temptation. Well worth a peek-
Ebay is an absolute gold mine of brilliant vintage items, at great prices. Particularly good for authentic accessories, and snuggly retro jumpers, the website is well worth an explore. Paying through a paypal account also secures the safety of your transaction, ensuring your receive a refund should your item not arrive. Have a look now- http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/Vintage-Clothing-Accessories-/110/i.htmlhttps://marketplace.asos.com/women
Beyond Retro online store
Already established as the mecca for vintage lovers in the South, the Beyond Retro store in Shoreditch is already a well-established brand, known for its impressive collection of vintage clothes in great condition. Following their phenomenal success, the shop have now launched an online store with a considerable amount of stock on offer. Definitely worth investigating-
Another well established London vintage store, Rokit now runs a brilliant website with an extensive collection of items- http://www.rokit.co.uk/
The Stellar Boutique
A great website for almost anything, from jewellery to bags and clothing, The Stellar Boutique is worth monitoring for some great one-off items. http://www.thestellarboutique.com/vintage-3/