Vintage Clothing in S'pore: No Need Go Bangkok Thrift Liao
A treasure hunt. That’s essentially what shopping for vintage clothing is.
As you browse through the many racks of clothes, there's a high chance you’ll find something that suits your taste, especially if you have a liking for anything from yesteryear. Plus, the items are usually one-of-a-kind, unique and fabulous - just like you!
If you want to make a statement with your clothing or just have fun with quirky pieces, then this is the list for you - and the stores are all right here in Singapore. People will say walao bro, today your clothes stylo-milo leh!
The hype: Spades Room is a multi-label store by friends who came together to start a creative space for fashion. They each have their own brands: Jiggy Things (Justin), Cherub (Shane) and JONT (Jon). Being a multi-label store means they carry the items of other vendors such as Reduxing, Commoners Regalia, and Solars Rebirth. If you like a rojak of all types of clothing, then check them out.
Address: 48 MacTaggart Rd, Singapore 368088
The hype: If cartoon graphic tees catch your attention, then Loop Garms is the place to be. Their collection takes inspiration from vintage shops in Japan, featuring 80s and 90s apparel like plaid shirts and pants, sports jackets from popular brands such as Adidas, Fila, Nike and more. Prices can go as low as $10 for t-shirts, making their curated collection both affordable and fashionable.
Address: 635 Veerasamy Rd, #01-148, Singapore 200635
The hype: Are those Yves Saint Laurent jackets? If you are into branded clothing such as YSL or even iconic In-N-Out Burger graphic tees, then Exit Vintage is the place for you to do your vintage shopping. They carry everything from discounted and decently-priced high fashion to graphic tees displaying popular characters the likes of Michael Jackson, X-men, and many more. They even have a Telegram channel where they update incoming collections regularly. So hurry, hurry, mai tu liao!
Address: Queensway Shopping Centre, #02-37J, Singapore 149053
The hype: With 37k followers on IG, Vintagewknd is akin to an influencer liao. They travel the world, carefully curating one-of-a-kind vintage clothing with pieces from various countries in Asia and Europe. They mainly sell their apparel online through their Instagram store, but they do host warehouse sales at times. Such fun to comb through endless racks of exciting clothing and they even have a cozy fitting room for you to try the pieces on! Soon you’ll have #igworthy clothing to reach 37k followers as well.
PSA: They have just opened their first physical store at Haji Lane!
Address: 41 Haji Ln, Singapore 189234