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where can i find nice and cheap thrift/vintage stores(for clothes)?

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By Traveller December 18, 2017
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where can i find nice and cheap thrift/vintage stores(for clothes)?

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By chris Traveller December 18, 2017

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In east london, a place called spitalfields, and shore ditch, there's a few vintage stores, there's absolutely vintage, hunky dory, right, and blitz vintage clothing . There may be more around there too
Local December 18, 2017
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Head to BrickLane in East London- there’s a Vintage market on Fri, Sat & Sun at The Truman Brewery. It’s not cheap cheap - but has a good section. Friday is best to avoid crowds.
Alternatively, head to Kingsland Rd in Dalston which has a variety of cheaper vintage options - start at Beyond Retro, and there are a few around there to choose from.
Hope this helps !
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Local December 19, 2017
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There’s a big Oxfam in Dalston (Kingsland Road) if you’re in the east end and Crisis is a great charity shop for better quality stuff, there’s one in Hackney on Mare St that I know of but there’s a few dotted about London - Finsbury Park has one I’m sure. If you go to any of the proper vintage shops they are all pretty expensive unfortunately but you will find some good stuff! Enjoy
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Local December 18, 2017
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Brick lane has lots but all overpriced. Brighton has a big double fronted shop with an upstairs and downstairs full, which is very good and as well as some individual thrift shops
Local December 18, 2017
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Camden market is probably your best bet.. not the main market on the high street but go further past the Lock and into the all the nooks and crannies stores.although not always cheap!
Local December 18, 2017
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not sure that nice and cheap exists in london any more but there are some good vintage shops in spittalfields market, camden passage in islington then there are lots of charity shops on most high streets - the posher the area you go to the more likely you are to find something - eg there's an oxfam on marylebone high street that is quite amazing but the ones on kentish town high street are a bit hit and miss really. camden still has loads of vintage stalls but not sure the quality and prices there - happy shopping!
Local December 18, 2017
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Hi Chris, there are 'charity' shops on every high street in London - often several of them. You can't really miss them. I found this if you are looking for the supposed best: https://www.standard.co.uk/shopping/esbest/the-10-best-charity-shops-in-london-10300874.html. I recommend Oxfam on Kingsland High Street if you are anywhere in the east end of London but there are many cheaper elsewhere - the fancier the area, the more likely the costs will go higher.

For vintage, I recommend Beyond Retro, which has a few locations. Also Blitz, at 55-59 Hanbury St, London E1 5JP - they call themselves the largest in Europe. Brick Lane has many vintage clothing stores but some may charge a premium because of their location.

London is fantastic for vintage and charity shop clothing so have fun!
Local December 18, 2017
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By Thrift I assume you mean "Charity Shops" Most areas have them, and the better the area the better quality gear they will have . I live in Golders green which has plenty, at least 6or 7. Camden High St has , Marylebone High St has one or two .
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Local December 18, 2017
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Camden Town in north London, portobello road market is one of the best places for thrift aswell, that’s west London. Also try spittalfields market in the east end
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Local December 18, 2017
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Outside London. In London is all pretty expensive really
Local December 18, 2017
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I'd say Brick Lane, too, in East London. Just don't expect cheap prices any more!
Local December 18, 2017
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Hi, brick lane is the best place
Local Ambassador December 18, 2017
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Carnaby Street at the back of regents Street or Camden
Local December 19, 2017
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Carnaby Street or Camden
Local December 19, 2017
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