If you havent been then you’ve all at least heard about London being pretty darn perfect when it comes to Vintage Shopping, with the likes of Alexa Chung, Peaches Geldof, Kate Moss and Kelly Osbourne being practically attatched at the seams to the quirky little stores.

However, sometimes your just looking for a couple key pieces to add to your wardrobe and honestly you dont want to go raiding every store to hopefully find the pictured piece you desire.

So ive created a Lovely London list of just a handful of great Vintage ventures in and around the Big “L” and what they are best known for…..

What Goes Around Comes Around  – Camden Stables Market
Best for 1940’s-1980’s style clothing and accessories with limited addition rare kicks (Boxed)

Absolute Vintage – Liverpool Street
Best for vintage accessories and a wide stock of more than 1000 pairs of shoes

Marie Curie – St Pauls Road
Best for wedding dresses and ball gowns

Beyond Retro – Liverpool Street
Best Known for the perfect haven for fashion students with all wonders of retro

Cloud Cuckoo Land – Camden Passage
Best Known for vintage tea dresses and pretty frocks

The Vintage – Camden Stables Market
Best Known for seasonally appropriate stock from skinny jeans to polka dot t-shirts to floral dresses.

Traid – Westbourne Grove
Best known for a huge mix of vintage, high-street and designer clothing.

Wow Retro – Covent Gardens
Best known for clothes from 1920’s to the present day with a great mix designer and highstreet.