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Top Choice Market in East London

Broadway Market

There’s been a market down this pretty street since the late 19th century. The focus these days is artisan food, arty knick-knacks, books, records and vintage clothing. Stock up on edible treats then head to London …
Fashion & Accessories in East London

Hackney Walk

Tucked between Morning Lane and the train tracks, this new development has created a discount fashion precinct out of an area already known for its Burberry and Pringle of Scotland outlet stores. Newcomers include b…
Clothing in East London

Traid

Banish every preconception you have about charity shops, for Traid is nothing like the ones you've seen before: big and bright, with not a whiff of mothball. The offerings aren't necessarily vintage but rather quali…
Books in East London

Brick Lane Bookshop

This small bohemian bookshop grew out of community initiatives and has been a fixture on Brick Lane for more than 30 years. Among the usual popular titles, you can find some great local history books. The shop hosts…
Fashion & Accessories in East London

Beyond Retro Dalston

The Dalston branch of this vintage clothing brand is a cavernous affair housed in a former warehouse, with vaulted ceilings and guitar-themed fitting rooms. It stocks a huge array of retro clothes and accessories, a…
Vintage in East London

Beyond Retro

A riot of colour, furbelow, frill, feathers and flares, this vast store has every imaginable type of vintage clothing for sale, from hats to shoes. There's another branch in Bethnal Green.
Clothing in East London

Burberry Outlet Store

This outlet shop has excess international stock from the reborn-as-trendy Brit brand’s current and last-season collections. Prices are around 30% lower than those in the main shopping centres – but still properly pr…
Clothing in East London

Pringle of Scotland Outlet Store

There are proper bargains to be had at this excellent outlet store that stocks seconds and end-of-line items from the Pringle range. Expect high-quality merino, cashmere and lambswool knitwear for both men and women…
Vintage in East London

Glitterati

If you're the kind of person who likes to wear 1930s couture and costume jewellery while reading original Penguin books and sipping gin poured from a crystal decanter, this is precisely the place for you.
Vintage in East London

Beyond Retro

Huge selection of vintage clothes, including wigs, shoes, jackets and sunglasses, expertly slung together in a lofty warehouse.