Vintage shopping is the way to go if you’re after cool, one-off finds no one else will have. Oxford is a real treat for lovers of retro fashion, with a great selection of second-hand shops and boutiques offering the best in vintage style. Here are some of the city’s must-visit retro shops…
The Retro Rooms
The new kid on the vintage fashion block, The Retro Rooms is Oxford’s latest opening. They stock a wide range of vintage, new, designer and pre-loved women’s clothing as well as handbags, shoes and other accessories – so plenty on offer, whether you’re looking for a cute summer dress or a formal gown. The Retro Rooms also re-sell any good quality pre-loved items on a 50/50 basis, so t’s a good excuse to clear out your wardrobe to make way for a vintage shopping spree!
The Retro Rooms, 60 St Clements Street, Oxford, +44 1865 251005
Unicorn is a cosy treasure trove of vintage delights. The rails are jam-packed with retro clothes and old suitcases overflow with accessories and knick-knacks. There is a lot on offer here, so be patient, get rummaging and you might just unearth the vintage find of your dreams! There’s no price tags on any of the clothing, so see if you can get yourself a bargain.
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