Kensington is the place to go vintage bargain hunting in Johannesburg. Queen Street is famous for its many vintage and antique stores, including Kensington Trading. Here you will find an array of vintage items, from clothing to vinyl, furniture, jewellery, and antique dining sets. If you've never been shopping for vintage before, this is a great place to start. They've got a little bit of everything, so you can dive right in.
Details: 174 Queen Street, South Kensington, Johannesburg | (Tel) 011 616 1295 | Email: [email protected]
Barter Buy Antiques
Another Kensington gem is Barter Buy Antiques. This one-of-a-kind vintage store is housed within what was once a double-storey private residence. Make sure to book out a good chunk of time to explore here. Barter Buy Antiques specialise in Georgian, Victorian, Edwardian and fine reproduction furniture and antiques. Their displays of vintage tea sets and glassware is sure to make any vintage-lover swoon. Visit them as soon as you can.
Germiston Vintage Clothing
You might not expect to find one of the best vintage clothing stores in the city in Germiston, but that's exactly what you'll get at Germiston Vintage Clothing. If you're the kind of person who likes to customise their style, then this is the spot for you. Germiston Vintage Clothing stocks an assortment of men's and women's vintage collectables. From snazzy blazers to elegant A-line dresses, this stores' got it all. Don't buy into fast fashion, come and tailor your look at Germsiton Vintage Clothing. You'll look good and feel good, too.
Details: 140 Meyer Street, Germiston | (Tel) 073 776 8625
When buying vintage, you want the very best. That's what Reminiscene Vintage Store offers, and a whole lot more. This vintage jewellery and clothing boutique has been in operation for over three decades. Situated in trendy Melville, this store stands out among the rest. Here you'll find genuine leather handbags, furs and minks, brooches, shoes, gloves and men's Tuxedos! Treat yourself to the ultimate luxury wardrobe from Reminiscene - you're bound to be the talk of the town.
Details: 4 Melpark Heights, Cnr 7th avenue and 9th Street, Melville, Johannesburg | (Tel) 083 256 0813 | Email: [email protected]
Looking for a few mid-century inspired pieces to decorate your home with? Re-Trend has all you need to create a retro-esque living space. Their upcycled vintage furniture pieces are carefully curated to last you many years and bring a sense of minimalist style to your bedroom, living or dining room. Most of their items are one-of-a-kind, meaning that you can create a style all of your own. Whether you want to totally transform your space or simply add a few vintage features, Re-Trend is the place to shop. You can browse through their collection of vintage furniture pieces and décor online, or visit them in store.
Details: Rand Steam Shopping Center, Cnr Barry Hertzog & Napier Street, Richmond, Johannesburg | (Tel) 011 482 2454 \065 098 1409 | Email: [email protected]