A visit to this gem of a vintage shop is a must when in London. Located on Portobello Road (we know you will already be in the area for the markets and the infamous blue door) this establishment is a treasure trove of rare designer pieces. And its not just for the ladies. Contributor James Batchelor, bought the most amazing velvet bomber jacket covered in roses on a recent trip and gives this store his personal recommendation.
Who: Guys and Girls.
What: Rare designer vintage from the likes of Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel, Vivienne Westwood.
How much: $$ – $$$$ There are bargains to be had but expect to pay high prices for rare one of a kind pieces.
Why: As well as picking up something none of your friends has, you might just run into Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell.
Where: 259 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 1LR.