5 not-to-miss vintage shops in Tokyo

1) EVA Vintage

The owner believes vintage clothes play a vital part in today’s fashion industry. In fact, fashionable people like to mix vintage items with clothes from high fashion brands. The items EVA sells are all in mint condition and will look good in any wardrobe.

a blue with yelow dress from EVA vintage

Avenue side Daikanyama 1B, 2-1 Sarugakucho, Shibuya-ku

+81 (0)3-5489-2488

http://evavintagetokyo.com

2) Toga xtc

The vintage clothes shop of the Japanese brand Toga’s designer Yasuko Furuta. Located in the parking lot of Toga’s Harajuku shop. This small shop stocks plenty of dresses, bags, shoes, and accessories from the seventies and eighties.

six belts with different design from Toga xtc

6-31-10 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku

+81 (0)3-6419-8136

http://toga.jp/store

3) Velvet

The owner used to work as an editor. Although he had no previous experience as a clothes buyer or a shop owner, he has always worn vintage clothes. So he selects items from a (former) editor’s point of view. Mainly for men, but women can also wear the stuff he sells if they like an oversized look.

men's clothing displayed at Velvet Vintage store in Tokyo

3-26-3 Kitazawa, Setagaya-ku

+81 (0)3-6407-8770

http://velvet.pw

4) Pass the Baton

These clothes and accessories are passed to future users, much like a baton is passed on to the next runner. Many of the preloved items on sale here were previously owned by people in the fashion industry, such as stylists. Their eco bags – made by printing their original illustration on dead stock eco bags - are an excellent example of ‘upcycling’.

vintage at Pass the Baton store in Tokyo

At: Marunouchi Brick Square, 2-6-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku

+81 (0)3-6269-9555

http://pass-the-baton.com

5) Lemontea

From Nike vintage trainers to Harris Tweed jackets, they stock a variety of basic standard items from the United States and Europe. Vintage outdoor clothes that are wearable in the city and look cool. All items mix and match nicely with your non-vintage items.

five striped and colourful short displayed in Lemontea store

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