In a city dominated by thrifty millennials, Loot Vintage Warehouse is right on the money with its trendy interior and anti-mainstream ethos. Hand-picking its garms in the world’s coolest cities – including Miami, New York and Paris – and lovingly reworking them on the shop floor, Loot takes vintage retailing to the next level. Conveniently located just off the Bearpit, the store’s stripped-back design allows its vibrant contents to take centre stage. Loot is a failsafe for well-priced, well-presented clothing for both men and women.
Ever wondered how Bristolians always look so effortlessly cool and well dressed? Vintage stores, that’s how. Bristol is somewhat of a mecca when it comes to unique clothing with stories to tell, offering many more bargain-hunting opportunities than most places its size. You might be worn out after a long day exploring this city’s dazzling array of attractions and things to do, but we highly recommend dedicating time to indulge in some second-hand retail therapy.
Pick your decade – the city offers an enviable list of institutions exhibiting 1990s streetwear, 1980s jackets, 1970s flares and 1960s pearls. Each shop is curated by vintage veterans with immaculate taste, so whether you’re searching for a haute couture treasure, a tweed two-piece or just a few boho bits and bobs, you’re bound to find a piece for the ages. This is our pick of the best vintage shops that Bristol has to offer.
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