Vintage Shopping in Leeds

Ian Jones, Food and Drink Editor

Whether it’s RUN DMC sweaters or 1930s flapper dresses, we all love a bit of vintage. And vintage shopping in Leeds is one of the UK’s best experiences for shoppers who like their clothes ‘pre-loved’, with a whole bunch of options for the thrifty buyer. Here are the best places to go vintage shopping in Leeds – go forth and purchase!

Here are our picks

  • 1. Blue Rinse

    Blue Rinse Leeds

    Blue Rinse, 9-11 Call Ln, Leeds, LS1 7DH - Visit now

    Blue Rinse are one of the big boys of vintage shops, with outlets scattered all across the North. And for good reason, their shops are piled high with excellent quality items at a reasonable price.

  • 2. Best Leeds

    Best Leeds

    Best Leeds, 22-24 New Market St, Leeds , Yorkshire, LS1 6DG - Visit now

    Best is one of the biggest vintage shops in Leeds. It offers a large selection of styles for Men, Women and Unisex. Since opening in Leeds in 2007 Best has branched out to Newcastle and Liverpool, proving that they are a Northern fashion house to take note of.

  • 3. Twit-Woo

    Twit Woo Vintage Boutique Leeds

    Twit-Woo, Leeds Corn Exchange, Call Ln, Leeds, LS1 7BR - Visit now

    Twit-Woo is one of our favourite boutique shops in Leeds. Specialising in all things pre-90s, everything is handpicked and high quality. It might be smaller than some of its nearby rivals, but it more than holds its own.

  • 4. Pop Boutique Leeds

    Pop Boutique Leeds

    Pop Boutique Leeds, 12-14 Central Rd, Leeds, LS1 6DE - Visit now

    Another semi-independent, semi-chain vintage shop is the bright and cheerful Pop Boutique, crammed to the gills with cute and quirky clothes, shoes and the odd bit of kitsch. It even has its own retro fashion range, subverting the very concept of ‘vintage’ itself. Snazzy.

  • 5. Ryan Vintage

    Ryan Vintage Leeds

    Ryan Vintage, 13 Duncan St, Leeds, LS1 6DQ - Visit now

    Ryan Vintage is like some kind of old-school bazaar, with skirts, shirts and trousers all piled high as far as the eye can see. If you’re looking for something unique (and maybe even worn by someone now dead, excitingly), you’ll be sure to find it here.

  • 6. Johnsons Of Leeds


    Johnsons Of Leeds, 2, Vulcan Foundry, Haigh Park Rd, Leeds, LS10 1RT - Visit now

    Always had a hankering for that army life, but couldn’t be bothered with the whole million press-ups-a-day lifestyle? Don’t worry, this huge army surplus store can give you that military look minus all the sweat and hard-work. They’ve clothed everyone from Robson & Jerome to the Chippendales and the cast of Emmerdale.

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