Oh yes, shopping is always a good idea! And shopping just doesn’t get any better than shopping in a fabulous city like London! After all, London is the ultimate vintage shopping paradise. Here you find cute little shops that carry true vintage gems, colourful neighbourhoods like Notting Hill and so much more. But what are the must-see hotspots that you simply have to visit when you’re in vibrant London? Look no further, this is my mini-guide for you!

1. Notting Hill and Portobello Road

Did you love the movie Notting Hill starring Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts? Then you should definitely take a look around the neighbourhood of the same name. Notting Hill is known for its stunning, colourful houses and the world’s largest antiques market in Portobello Road. Here you will find vintage treasures galore and with over 1000 different dealers, you are sure to find a little gem that sets your vintage heart aflutter!

2. Sketch London

All this shopping is bound to make you hungry. And you know what they say... Never shop on an empty stomach! If you want to enjoy a delicious Afternoon Tea, Sketch is the place to be. You will feast your eyes on their interior, because everything is pink! Gorgeous velvet sofas, perfectly set tables and delicious pastries. Be sure to check out the toilets as well, even those are Instagrammable!

3. Shoreditch

Shoreditch has everything your vintage heart desires. If you’re looking for vintage treasures this is the place to go. Countless vintage stores and even some vintage markets. Make sure you visit the Cereal Killer Cafe to top off your vintage experience.  Here you can have a delicious bowl of cereal while enjoying the nostalgic atmosphere.

4. Collectif Store

A retro-lover’s visit to London isn’t complete until you visit the Collectif Clothing store. From fun swing dresses to sexy pencil dresses, they’ve got it all! You will feel super feminine in their clothes. Have we piqued your interest, but you’re not planning a city trip to London any time soon? No problem! In our online retro boutique you will find a wide range of items from Collectif Clothing. And be sure to check out our sale as well for a wonderful collection of Collectif items available at lovely prices. 

Off to London we go!

Are you feeling the London love? I bet you are! So, hurry, hurry and plan a fun weekend getaway to this vintage shopping city. Can’t make it to London for a shopping trip? Don’t be sad, you will find plenty of beautiful items in our webshop to help ease the pain. ;-)