Although clothes shopping in Copenhagen can be expensive, there are plenty of second-hand stores around the city offering quality clothes for low prices. So if you’re in the mood for shopping or even just window-shopping, don’t miss these 10 centrally-located vintage stores that we’ve selected for you.
With shops in both Nørrebro and Vesterbro, Prag offers a great selection of clothes for men and women. The young owner is inspired by second hand stores in both Berlin and New York, and her ambition is to create the same cool atmosphere at Prag. In these shops you’ll find everything; from shoes and accessories to custom-made jewellery and crinolines. Whether you’re looking for something casual or a sequinned dress for a special night out, Prag won’t disappoint.
Prag Vesterbro, Vesterbrogade 98A, Copenhagen, Denmark, +45 33 79 00 50
Prag Nørrebro, Nørrebrogade 45, Copenhagen, Denmark, +45 33 21 00 50
The clothes on Episode’s shelves come from all over the world. The process is simple. Clothes donated to charity organisations’ containers are sold on to companies around the globe. Then Episode’s employees visit those companies and select the clothing that is good enough for them to sell. Afterwards, they wash them, if necessary repair them and put them on sale. The result of this is that Episode’s hangers are filled with quality clothes from different decades, for both genders and all styles. The two-floor store is the city’s fashionistas favourite, so do be prepared to squeeze in among the fashionable crowd.
Episode, Larsbjørnsstræde 8, Copenhagen, Denmark, +45 33 12 12 92
København K is a favorite among bargain hunters, as it offers a great selection of cheap and quality clothes for men and women. Whether you want to renew your summer wardrobe or add a warm sweater to your winter collection, the famous vintage shop has you covered. From bathing suits and t-shirts to knitwear and jackets, København K has it all.
København K Secondhand, Studiestræde 30, Copenhagen, Denmark, +45 33 73 15 19
Filled with all kinds of clothes and accessories, you might have to dig deep to find what you’re looking for in this shop. The shop’s selection includes among others, pretty dresses, jewellery, beauty products, shoes, hats and bags. Those who want to buy a little something to decorate their home, will definitely adore the homemade cushions.
Danish Red Cross
Red Cross boutiques stand all over Copenhagen, so you’ll definitely run across at least one of them while you’re exploring the city. Don’t expect to find super glamourous dresses and designer pieces here though. But what you will discover is some nice inexpensive clothes, shoes and accessories. Plus, the profits are used to help people all over the world, providing humanitarian aid.
Located on Studiestræde, Liafi Studio is the perfect stop for shopping while you’re strolling around the city centre. The stylish second-hand store offers quality clothes to its customers, and strives to hold one of the best brand selections in the city. Louboutin shoes, Acne sweaters or Givenchy t-shirts are only some of the products you’ll discover at Liafi’s shelves. As you may have guessed prices are a bit high, but still a cheap way to add some designer pieces to your wardrobe.
Liafi Studio, Studiestræde 18, Copenhagen, Denmark, +45 21 69 20 61
Décor opened its doors for the first time in 1989, and ever since then has been offering classy clothes and accessories for both women and men. The owner’s love of French Fashion in combination with her passion for vintage clothing, has created a unique vintage-shop in the heart of Copenhagen. The shop’s selection includes dresses from 1850 to the present, a wide range of leather goods, and chic jewellery. Gentlemen can find tailored suits from the ’20s or modern clothing. If you’re struggling to decide what to wear for a special occasion, or what earrings match your new dress, Lone, the owner of the shop, is always happy to help you create the perfect outfit.
Décor, Rømersgade 9, Copenhagen, Denmark, +45 33 14 80 98
Bau Bau is a second-hand shop exclusively for men. It offers a wide range of menswear from shirts and jackets to trousers and shoes. International brands such as Raf Simons, Givenchy, Rick Owens as well as Scandinavian labels such as Soulland, and Jean//Phillip comprise the shop’s collection. It is located in Nørrebro, so if you’re roaming around this cool neighbourhood, make a stop and discover its fashionable clothing.
Bau Bau, Birkegade 3, Copenhagen, Denmark, +45 40 86 29 37
The small team behind Time’s up collect stylish designs from around the world, and have managed to create a unique collection of clothing brands and non-designer pieces. YSL, Gucci, Versace, Chanel and Valentino are some of the luxurious brands that visitors will discover here. However, it’s not only the brand that matters for Time’s up’s owners. As long as a piece of clothing has a high quality cut and fabric, they’ll be happy to add it to their collection. This means that, with its unique selection, Time’s up has become the favourite vintage store for designers and stylists who seek some inspiration from the past.
Time’s up, Krystalgade 4, Copenhagen, Denmark, +45 33 32 39 30
Located at Blågardsgade, the chic store with the romantic-style dresses and vintage Chinese silk shirts adds a classy touch to the neighbourhood. All the clothes are handpicked from Italy, and are distinguished by the elegance and the simplicity of the Italian design. From Fendi spring cardigans to Louis Vuitton sandals, Studio Travel has one of the greatest collections in Copenhagen.
Studio Travel, Blågårdsgade 14, Copenhagen, Denmark, +45 26 84 12 60