The Northern Quarter, Manchester
The whole city is known as something of a shopping mecca, but Manchester's Northern Quarter has a huge array of vintage stores with everything from 1940s tea dresses to garish 1980s jumpsuits. Whatever your style or era, you'll love rifling through the rails.
The Devonshire Quarter, Sheffield
Sheffield's Devonshire Quarter is an arty hub of unique independent stores, edgy coffee shops and bars, and fabulous vintage boutiques. Head to The Forum
for all of the above, conveniently housed under one roof, and you're bound to walk away with bags stuffed full of retro gold...
Walk down the hill from Edinburgh's famous castle and you will find yourself on Grassmarket, one of the city's quirkiest areas. Alongside fancy dress emporiums and cashmere outlets you'll also discover stalwarts like W. Armstrong & Son, a hive of unusual vintage finds in a cool jumble of styles, eras and types. You'll lose hours here...
The Shopping Quarter, Leeds
There are lots of vintage offerings to be found at the heart of Leeds' Shopping Quarter. From Bird's Yard, a variety of boutiques and vintage stalls under one roof on Kirkgate, to the likes of Blue Rinse, which re-makes new pieces from vintage finds, you'll be spoilt for choice here.
Glasgow's West End
Considered to be one of the UK's very best shopping destinations, it's no surprise that Glasgow does vintage in style. Independent boutiques such as CircaVintage on Ruthven Lane and Retro on Otago Street promise all the style and glamour of Glasgow's West End, while also guaranteeing you'll be the only one working your look.