If you are looking for something a little more alternative on your shopping trip to Exeter, take a look at these five shops, selling all things retro and vintage and offering you a range of unique and quirky gifts, accessories and clothes to satisfy your needs!
If you are a local to Exeter, you’ve surely heard about The Real McCoy, but if not, well, they specialise in one-off vintage garments, from 20’s style dresses, wedding dresses to Hawaiian shirts and jewellery and jeans on Fore Street! A haven for those who love a little thrifty shopping, you can make your individual mark with these unique pieces. You won’t find any other clothes shops in Exeter of this kind, so step in today and experiment with your style. Having established in 1985, their experience of finding the coolest clothing really shows when you see their magical range!
Otto Retro isn’t a clothing retailer, but an architectural and industrial lighting antique store, specialising in 20th century design furniture. So if you’re looking to brighten a little more than your wardrobe, look no further. Otto Retro will certainly add that personal touch to your home; take a look at their lighting solutions, fabulous furniture and other interesting home accessories that you really won’t see anywhere else other than New Bridge Street’s Otto Retro!
Looking to vamp up some of those vintage furniture finds you’ve located within Exeter? Well, Pepperwhite Vintage has a fantastic range of Autentico chalk and lime paints, waves and decorative products to give your pieces the look of an expert finish available on North Street. You can even take a workshop here to better your skills and make the most of all that’s available in Exeter! Take a look at their shabby chic home décor items also, that will complement your newly refreshed furniture!
Keeping up with the latest fashions in vintage and re-worked clothing, Sobeys brings you the top quality, and individually styled pieces from all over the country, as well as offering their very own in-house brand, Nancy’s Boutique. Located on Gandy Street, check out their jeans, shirts and effortless styling that will brighten up your day, wardrobe and not ruin your bank account!
Specialising in pre-loved clothes, My Ex Wardrobe is more than just a fun name, trade in your old clothes for a fresh new look for a fraction of the price. As the saying goes ‘one man’s trash is another man’s treasure’, so you’re sure to find a hidden gem that will brighten up your wardrobe in this store. You can feel good about buying from here, reducing your carbon footprint and giving garments a new lease of life. With everything from party frocks to designer labels, there is a little something to suit every taste on Gandy Street!