Vintage finds in England

1) Cow Manchester

Vintage and secondhand fashion are what you visit Cow’s stores for, and Manchester’s northern quarter outpost is one of the best. Here you’ll find vintage clothing from the 1960s, 70s, 80s, 90s, and even the 00s, all displayed in ways that easily inspire your next full outfit. Don’t miss Cow’s own reworked range, which is made up of current styles created out of outdated vintage pieces and salvaged fabrics.

Shopwindow of COW Manchester

61 Church St, Manchester

+44 (0)16 1834 4926

2) Positive Retail

Positive Retail sells a perfectly curated collection of premium preloved clothes and deadstock fashion. The aim? Elevate resale to reduce the amount of waste the fashion industry currently creates. The end product is a popular local shop which is a joy to visit – and might just change the way you think about your wardrobe.

Shopwindow of Positive Retail

26 Addington St, Ramsgate, Kent

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3) The Confit Pot

Pretty Rye has a fitting collection of retro shops to match the town’s historic vibe. The Confit Pot is one of the best, stocked with stacks of vintage French interiors, glassware and things for the garden. It also has one of the largest collections of confit pots in the country. These chunky clay pots were used in food preparation and preservation during the 18th and 19th century – and also happen to be rather lovely to look at.

Shopwindow with ceramics at The Confit Pot

22 Mermaid St, Rye, East Sussex

+44 (0)17 9722 7333

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