If shopping for vintage is your thing Stockholm is the city for you. We Stockholmers like to follow trends – and then we like to add our own twist, which means we love our vintage and the city has responded by spoiling us with a wide array of vintage and second-hand shops.
Here are our favorite spots to find that perfect one-of-a-kind item that will be a dream addition to your wardrobe.
Lisa Larsson Second Hand
Lisa Larsson is something of a legend amongst vintage devotees in Stockholm. Open since 1986, the shop is crammed from floor to ceiling with pieces from the 1930s onward. While most of the stock is for women – everything from gowns and cocktail dresses to trousers, suits, coats, and shoes – the men are not ignored. This is the place to find a classic overcoat that never goes out of style.
Saker & Ting
Smaller than your average closet but oozing with charm, Saker & Ting is worth squeezing into because owner Bie Eriksdotter has been keeping Stockholm’s vintage lovers happy for decades – and she knows her stuff. While it’s not easy to see what the crammed racks hold it’s worth the effort because this is the kind of vintage shop you rarely walk out of empty-handed. Even better is that Bie seems to know exactly what she has in stock so why not just ask her to help you find the perfect frock?
Myrorna is a safe bet if you want to find a hidden gem – Photo credit: © Myrorna
With a number of outlets around the city, Myrorna is a charity shop and proceeds go to the Salvation Army. While some of the shops also stock furniture, books, kitchenware, etc., clothing is in great supply and the prices are truly bargain basement. We here at ViewStockholm recommend visiting a few of their shops because if you don’t find a hidden gem at one you’ll be sure to find it at another.
Modern Retro Vintage
Modern Retro is a treasury when it comes to vintage – Photo credit: © Modern Retro
Found in a converted basement garage Modern Retro Vintage is filled with an eclectic mix of clothing for both him and her, as well as accessories, old ski boots, excellent dress shoes and a smattering of pipes, typewriters, posters, and even guitars. It also has one of the best collections of vintage leather in the city.
Find the perfect vintage clothes for men at A. Marchesan
Here’s one for the men (or ladies who like menswear) and A.Marchesan has been called the best men’s vintage store in all of Europe. While it looks like a ‘regular shop’ once you’re inside you’ll soon realize that almost every garment pre-dates 1970. Are you looking for a 2, 3, or 4-piece suit? Maybe a tweed or smoking jacket from 1920? Bespoke and deadstock? It’s all there and more. Set aside an afternoon for your visit because this is the kind of place where you’ll shop till you drop.
We hope you’ll find some great clothes in the best vintage and thrift shops in Stockholm!
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