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Five Amazing Places To Shop For Vintage Online

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If we’ve learnt anything from our #STREET365 section, cool girls own epic vintage. 

Knowing where to buy vintage online can be half the battle. The other half is finding the time.

If you’d rather not pour over the racks at second-hand stores, then fear not!

We’re about to make shopping for that to-die-for piece a whole lot easier.  

In 2017, thanks to the WWW and online vintage/pre-loved retailers, scoring second-hand designer and high street pieces has never been easier and now, you don’t have to be Lily Rose Depp to have Chanel slides.

All you’ve got to do is visit the sites below and start scoring. Plus, it’s more eco and if you’re savvy enough you can find brand new current season pieces. 

Laters, mothballs and hot box fitting rooms. Hello, yellow tinted Gucci sunglasses.

The five retailers below are the hotspots for vintage, brought to you by the CHRONICLES editors and with a little help from our #STREET365 friends.

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The Real Real

For luxury consignment pieces, you won’t do much better than The Real Real.

It has pieces like this Proenza Schouler bag and from almost every designer, all for a great price. You can even find current pieces, as well as, the sold out/missed out items from previous seasons.

Ruby on #STREET365, read the interview and shop her look, here.

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The Real Real

For luxury consignment pieces, you won’t do much better than The Real Real.

It has pieces like this Proenza Schouler bag and from almost every designer, all for a great price. You can even find current pieces, as well as, the sold out/missed out items from previous seasons.

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Depop

Depop is like shopping on Instagram, you can stylise your account to reflect your personality. Hitting the ‘like’ button creates a feed of all the pieces you want to buy. Gone are the days where you’re looking at someone’s Insta, wondering how to bite their style.

Plus, it’s the best place to get those iconic 90s designer pieces, like Versace and Burberry.

Our favourite accounts (aside from our own – find us, we’re having a clearout!) are @arikiko and @ahouseofsunny.

Yasmin on #STREET365, read the interview and shop her look, here.

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Depop

Depop is like shopping on Instagram, you can stylise your account to reflect your personality. Hitting the ‘like’ button creates a feed of all the pieces you want to buy. Gone are the days where you’re looking at someone’s Insta, wondering how to bite their style.

Plus, it’s the best place to get those iconic 90s designer pieces, like Versace and Burberry.

Our favourite accounts (aside from our own – find us, we’re having a clearout!) are @arikiko and @ahouseofsunny.

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Etsy

Esty is the underground eBay. It’s a playground for Cali cool girls, independent jewellery designers and one-off designer finds.

If you see a trend emerging, no doubt you can join in via Etsy. This Souvenir Jacket style has been worn by the likes of Camille Rowe, Jemima Kirke and Alexandra Spencer.

Eunîce on #STREET365, read the interview and shop her look, here.

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Etsy

Esty is the underground eBay. It’s a playground for Cali cool girls, independent jewellery designers and one-off designer finds.

If you see a trend emerging, no doubt you can join in via Etsy. This Souvenir Jacket style has been worn by the likes of Camille Rowe, Jemima Kirke and Alexandra Spencer.

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Vestiaire Collective

If you’re a vintage virgin try Vestiaire Collective… Gucci and Vuitton – oh my!

It is well curated so you feel like you’re shopping new season (they even stock current pieces).

They are fastidious about the quality of their products. No risky ‘fake’ purchases!

Carmen on #STREET365, read the interview and shop her look, here.

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Vestiaire Collective

If you’re a vintage virgin try Vestiaire Collective… Gucci and Vuitton – oh my!

It is well curated so you feel like you’re shopping new season (they even stock current pieces).

They are fastidious about the quality of their products. No risky ‘fake’ purchases!

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1stdibs

1stdibs is more of an avenue for must have, iconic interiors – if you’re doing a renovation, this is the place to get inspired and shop.

But OMGAD they cover fashion too, high-end, incredible pieces like this Chanel suit.

Chesca on #STREET365, read the interview and shop her look, here.

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1stdibs

1stdibs is more of an avenue for must have, iconic interiors – if you’re doing a renovation, this is the place to get inspired and shop.

But OMGAD they cover fashion too, high-end, incredible pieces like this Chanel suit.

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