Style Yourself Out with a Vintage Shopping Trip to Harrogate

  1. August 13, 2013 7:49 pm

If there is one thing Harrogate isn’t short of, it’s shops. Whether you are looking for jewellery, stationery or clothing you won’t go home from a shopping trip empty handed.

And if you dig a retro style you will be pleased to find a fantastic vintage trail running through the heart of town, where you can pick up anything from an old-school leather bomber jacket to a rare soul record or a vintage handbag. If characterful clothing and period pieces are right up your street, you should seek out the emporia below:


Space is a vibrant den of eclectic fashion items, design furnishings and retro homeware. Numerous different merchants with different specialities exhibit their vintage goods in Space, and here you can pick up anything from 60s suits to 20s jewellery.
1, The Ginnel


Retro Vintage
Located within the walls of Space you can also find a fabulous selection of timeless timepieces, at Retro Vintage These are no modern ‘retro-look’ watches, but high-end vintage timepieces from brands such as Omega, Rolex, Breitling and Cartier.
1, The Ginnel


Catherine Smith Vintage Fashion
This is second hand fashion but this ain’t no jumble sale! Catherine Smith Vintage Fashion is a boutique filled with carefully chosen clothing, jewellery, shoes and accessories reaching back in time from the questionable 80s to the elegantly austere Victorian era.
57a Coldbath Road

Elegant Era Vintage Boutique
This is another boutique full of vintage delights for women with penchant for bygone styles. This shop specialises in items from the 30s, 40s and 50s, with a selection of real fur coats, 1940s millinery and 1950s cocktail dresses among other things.
10 Montpelier Mews

Books For All
As the name might give away you won’t find retro clobber here, but you will find a treasure trove of second hand books, from ancient first editions to paperbacks of modern classics. Books For All also stocks an enviable array of vinyl for lovers of this endearing music medium.
23a Commercial Street

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