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Barcelona’s Vintage Fashion Guide

Adriana
Written by Adriana

In a modern and cosmopolitan city like Barcelona, you will find people that follow a variety of fashion styles. One particularly popular style in the city is vintage. If while walking the streets or eating out you have found yourself staring at someone wearing a vintage outfit and wondering where you can buy clothing that fits that style, you are in luck, because ShBarcelona has compiled a list for you!

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Le Swing Vintage

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Le Swing Vintage is a hip and trendy store located in El Gotic. Wooden ceilings and authentic stone walls provide a rustic and calm atmosphere to this store, which has a variety of vintage clothing to choose from, along with accessories like purses, necklaces, and sunglasses.

Address: Carrer dels Llédo, 4-6

Holalá!

Holalá! is one of the best known vintage shops in Barcelona and in Spain as it has several franchises throughout the country. Although the prices are a bit high for second-hand articles, there is nothing you can’t find in this huge store. If you want a jersey with rhinestones, a bicolor baseball jacket, a plaid shirt, an original bag or some huge sunglasses, you will find them here, among many other unique looking items and objects.

Address: Carrer de Valldonzella, 2

Retro City

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At first, this store can seem cluttered and a bit overwhelming due to the amount of clothes hanging from the racks. This is somewhat common in vintage stores, which usually have a very large stock. But if you are willing to dig in, you will find the best vintage clothes at the best prices in this area of Barcelona. Don’t hesitate and dare to go into Retro City!

Address: Carrer dels Tallers, 25

Flamingos Vintage Kilo

Flamingos Vintage Kilo is one of the most interesting vintage clothing stores in Barcelona due to the fact that it sells clothing by the kilo. They only sell items that have been produced in the United States of America, from sweaters to shirts to jackets and jeans.

Address: Carrer de Ferlandina, 20

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Vintage Markets

Flea Market

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The Flea Market is a monthly event where people sell second hand items. There, you can find clothing, accessories, CDs, books, household utensils, etc. at very affordable prices. You can even haggle! The market usually takes place in Blanquerna Square, just behind the Barcelona Maritime Museum, the perfect location to take advantage and walk around a beautiful area in the city.

Address: Plaça de Blanquerna

Fleadonia

The culture of vintage and second hand flea markets continues to grow in this financial crisis context, and the proposals are getting more and more interesting. That is why the Flea Market gang decided to create another monthly market called Fleadonia. This market also takes place in the Raval neighborhood, close to La Filmoteca de Catalunya.

Address: Plaça de Salvador Seguí

Lost&Found

This was one of the first flea and vintage clothing markets held in Barcelona. Born with a social and playful will, Lost&Found is available to any citizen who wants to put a stall there and sell what they have at home, as long as they pay a fee for their spot (the same applies to Fleadonia and the Flea Market). Exchange and bargaining is also permitted. Lost&Found is often full of the most fashionable and trendy youth in the city, so it’s a good place to go to if you are in need of some fashion inspiration.

Address: Francia Train Station

Do you like vintage clothing? What is your favourite location for vintage shopping?

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Adriana

Adriana

Adriana is a writer, content & community manager, web designer, media analyst and tireless traveler.

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