Shoreditch is one of London’s most stylish centres, and there’s plenty here for retro fashion fans to enjoy. From vintage steals to some unexpected big brand vintage labels, this is certainly the place to begin any fashion-hunting trip for the summer. Here’s our pick of the best places to shop in Shoreditch…
15 Hanbury Street, E1 6QR
This shop represents the largest collection of vintage shoes and bags in the whole of the UK, and with all items handpicked for quality, you can be sure there’s something here to catch your eye! Easily accessed from our hotels near Shoreditch Station, Absolute Vintage takes a thoroughly individualist approach to dressing which is quintessentially Shoreditch. Voted one of the top shops to visit around the world, it’s not hard to see why – stepping through the doors leaves you instantly confronted with a real treasure trove of vintage clothing.
55-59 Hanbury Street, E1 5JP
With hand-selected finds from the world of vintage, Blitz London is one of Shoreditch’s most significant shopping destinations. The large selection also includes a range of other vintage items including everything from furniture to books, jewellery and records – making this a perfect one-stop shop for indulging your love of retro during your stay at the M by Montcalm Shoreditch.
The Vintage Emporium
14 Bacon Street, Brick Lane, E1 6LF
Combining vintage shopping with a delightfully Victorian-themed tea room, this boutique provides both a shopping destination and a space to grab some refreshments during your busy retro shopping spree! The stock is dedicated to the Victorian era right up to the 1950s, and the store also offers a range of retro-style themed classes.
Hunky Dory Vintage
226 Brick Lane, E1 6SA
Housed within a stunning Victorian-era shop, this Brick Lane vintage store migrated from it’s original home in Greenwich to its current location at the top of Brick Lane in 2008, following twenty years of successful trading. If you visit while staying at the M by Montcalm Shoreditch, here you will find two floors of 20th century apparel perfect for both men and women, with a strong emphasis on European design and pieces handpicked for a discerning clientele with a passion for all things retro.
110-112 Cheshire Street, E2 6EJ
This is one of the city’s most significant retro stores, with finds from the 20th century packed into a vibrant and trend-setting space in Shoreditch. Perfect for retro fashion fans seeking a great new outfit for the summer, Beyond Retro is popular with locals and visitors alike who all happily spend hours rummaging the racks for items including vintage dresses, coats and accessories. Each item is quality checked before being placed for sale, with a vast collection from the 50s, 60s and 70s proving particularly popular amongst fans. Eclectic décor helps to enhance the retro atmosphere while you search for your next fashion find.