Paris, Milan, Tokyo and New York: These Are The Best Vintage Boutiques Around The World - The Gloss Magazine

Paris, Milan, Tokyo and New York: These Are The Best Vintage Boutiques Around The World

 Sustainable, authentic and enlaced with history; vintage pieces are surging in popularity. Paula Flynn chooses her favourite spots to shop vintage.

Elegant shapes, gorgeous fabrics and hand-sewn details… One-of-a-kind, high-end vintage pieces add authenticity and individuality to any wardrobe. There are many ways to find the perfect vintage item now: bricks and mortar and online shops, markets, showrooms and vintage dealers who sell via Instagram and ship worldwide. Paula Flynn of The Shopkeepers chooses some of her favourites…


Evaliina Vintage NY and Miami-based showrooms and online. Feminine, floral and hand-dyed dresses and tops in an array of sumptuous colours. Shop poolside in Miami, or by appointment in NYC. @eveliinavintage

De Vera 540 W 28th Street, New York. This stunning antique and decorative art gallery has a beautiful line of unique jewellery which though not strictly vintage, is designed by Federico de Vera using rare antique elements such as Roman intaglios, Georgian brooches and precious gems. @deverany

Arcade 51 35th Street Brooklyn, New York. A shop from the people behind New York vintage market A Current Affair, which represents more than 200 vintage and private dealers from around the world, Arcade has a rotating collection from this vast network of vendors. @arcadeshops

Albright Fashion Library LA 450 Trousdale Place, Beverly Hills, California. As seen on Selling Sunset, this 650sqm showroom houses a collection of 30,000 fashion items, from Dior suits to Versace gowns, Saint Laurent bags to Manolo Blahnik pumps. Some garments are for sale, some for hire. @albrightfashionlibrary

Etéreo Vintage 649 Morgan Ave, Suite 2B, Brooklyn, NY. Showroom with vintage pieces from the turn of the century up to the 1980s, with a focus on garments with an elegant, understated glamour made from natural and sustainable fabrics. @etereovintage

Desert Vintage 34 Orchard Street, New York and Sixth Avenue, Tucson, Arizona. A gorgeous selection of luxe, classic, and timeless vintage clothing from the 1900s to the 1970s, including jewellery, leather items and accessories. @desertvintage


Souvenir Paris-based online shop. Souvenir focuses on craftsmanship rather than trends and offers an array of vintage items, from cult fashion artefacts to designer boutque pieces. @souvenir______

Mon Vintage Paris-based online shop. Founded in 2020 by Marie Blanchet, former CEO of William Vintage, London and Head of Vintage of Vestiaire Collective, Mon Vintage is a highly curated selection of luxury and rare vintage goods. @mon_vintage


Jerome Vintage 1 Kronprinsensgade 9, Copenhagen. Easy-to-wear designer vintage pieces in a mainly neutral colour palette, Jerome’s edited selection of timeless and classic styles exudes understated elegance. @jerome_vintage


Willow Hilson Vintage 36 Suffolk Parade, Cheltenham. Willow Hilson Vintage specialises in vintage fashion from the 1920s to the 1960s, expertly selected by Willow Hilson. The collection of clothing and accessories is beautifully displayed and merchandised both in the shop and on Instagram. @willowhilsonvintage


Eva Vintage Tokyo Avenue Side, Daikanyama, Shibuya-Ku. Seiko Miyazaki sells designer vintage clothing and accessories alongside reworked vintage via Instagram Live and through her website. Stock is priced in a variety of currencies and worldwide shipping is available, if you can’t make it to Tokyo. @eva_vintagetokyo


Madame Pauline Vintage Foro Buonaparte, 74, Milan. A vintage shop and research archive with pieces from the 1900s to the 1980s, Madame Pauline Vintage has a contemporary take on vintage shopping with its chic green pannelled boutique. It recently played host to a brilliant partnership with Valentino Vintage, a collection of the famous designer’s vintage clothing and accessories. @madamepaulinevintage


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