The city of Glasgow often expresses its vintage aspects. It has buildings and sites that are hundreds of years old, which have been reinvented over time. Therefore, it is no surprise that Glasgow is full of shops that sell secondhand clothes! Take a look at our top pick of the best vintage shops in Glasgow.
Mr Ben Retro Clothing
Location: Unit 6, Kings Court, 101 King St, Glasgow G1 5RB
Firstly, Mr Ben Retro Clothing sells clothing from the most influential fashion decades. Founded in the nineties, they sell clothing from lots of different eras. They have earned a 5-star rating on Trip Advisor and a 4.8-star rating on Facebook for their excellent stock and staff! You can head over to their Facebook page to ask them several questions. These include clothing recommendations, what is on-trend at the moment and pricing.
Their shop is only a 15–20-minute walk from Glasgow Caledonian Uni and only a ten-minute walk from Strathclyde Uni. They are open 12-5 pm on Wednesday-Friday and they open even earlier on Saturdays! So, head over to Mr Ben Retro Clothing now to get your pick of exclusive vintage clothing!
The Glasgow Vintage Co
Location: 453 Great Western Rd, Glasgow G12 8HH
Upon entering The Glasgow Vintage Co, customers instantly experience a vintage aesthetic. The shop’s brick wall and tapered wooden flooring give the place a rustic feel. The Glasgow Vintage Co is the place to go if you want to grab yourself a totally unique bargain! In fact, they sell secondhand dresses for just £10 each. They also have many original ‘collective’ items.
Likewise, the store also has a beautiful vintage display window where window shoppers can gaze at the latest trends! This adds nicely to the front of such a cosy store. It’s no surprise that the company have earned a 4.5-star rating on Google and a 4-star rating on Trip Advisor. This ensures that you will not regret shopping here!
What’s more, is that the shop is only a 5-10-minute walk from Glasgow Uni’s main campus! Making it one of the best vintage shops in Glasgow for a quick shop in between classes.
The City Retro Fashion
Location: 41 King St, Glasgow G1 5RA
The City Retro Fashion is a quaint vintage store that supplies secondhand clothing fanatics with immense satisfaction. They offer a wide range of trendy but unique clothes. What’s more, the shop has even been ranked 4.6-stars on both Facebook and Google!
The City Retro Fashion is open every day from afternoon to evening. Plus, they are situated right in the middle of Merchant City, meaning they are only about a 10-minute walk from Strathclyde Uni.
It’s undoubtedly, the vintage shop to visit for all your secondhand desires!
Starry Starry Night
Location: 19 Dowanside Ln, Glasgow G12 9BZ
This next store shares its name with the opening line of Don McLean’s ‘Vincent’. – a classic ‘vintage’ song.
Starry Starry Night sells clothing that ranges from the 1980s way back to the Victorian and Edwardian eras of the 1800s. They sell many items from these areas such as clothing, textiles, and accessories. They also sell wedding attire. This includes Kilts and veils! As well as men’s ‘evening attire’, such as top hats and suits. Click here to access their website and read more about their items!
This store is even listed as one of the shops eligible to be used alongside the ‘Glasgow West End Gift Card!’ This is perfect for those looking for a bargain! This card can be used in a range of different shops ‘on and around Byres Road’. It is a perfect way for shoppers to express their sustainability by shopping in local businesses! For more information on the Glasgow West End Gift Card, click here!
Starry Starry Night is also just a three-minute walk from Glasgow Uni’s main campus. This means this area is another perfect stop shop for in between or after classes!
Location: Kings Court, 105 King St, Glasgow G1 5RB
The final Glasgow vintage shop on our list is Minted! We are by no means leaving worst until last! This men’s vintage streetwear shop is the perfect place to grab hold of some of the rarest secondhand clothing!
Minted sell big brand names such as Supreme, Adidas, Stone Island and Carhartt. Their stock combines a selection of 90s USA Vintage with an ample collection of vintage football shirts. They also even launch prize draws where the prize is typically a free shirt or vouchers!
Minted is only a 10-minute walk from Strathclyde Uni and a 20-minute walk from Glasgow Caledonian Uni. This makes the store another great vintage shop to pop in to treat yourself after classes!
So, that’s a wrap for our list. Think we’ve missed anywhere out? Don’t hesitate to get in touch and let us know. Likewise, if you are looking to complete more vintage shopping in Scotland? Check out our top picks of ‘The Four Best Vintage shops in Edinburgh‘!