Shanghai's best vintage shops

Top vintage and second-hand boutiques in Shanghai for one of a kind retro fashions

Shanghai's retro scene is on the up and up, with more vintage boutiques and pop-ups opening up throughout the city. Here's where to shop when you're looking for unique pieces, second-hand items and one-of-a-kind retro fashions, accessories and jewellery from the 1920s-1990s.

Lolo Love Vintage

The undisputed queen of Shanghai's vintage scene, Lolo's sprawling space is dripping with nostalgic glamour with kitsch trinkets, such as typewriters and toy dolls filling classic armoires, while standout pieces adorn mannequins or decorate the walls. The plentiful rails of retro stock here are the fruits of stylist Lolo’s sourcing from the US and Europe, with a particular focus on styles from the '50s through the '70s.

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2 Yongfu Lu


Encouraging sustainable attitudes towards shopping while making designer wear affordable, second hand consignment shop Pawnstar is the place to shift your old wardrobe and find a whole new one – well, used one. The labels on offer are extensive, with items from the likes of Shanghai Tang, Chanel and Nicholas Kirkwood lining the racks and a sizable collection of jewellery, bags, ties, hats and shoes filling the rest of the space. Items that aren’t up to scratch for sale are upcycled by in-house designer Nisa or donated, but never wasted.

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No 1, Lane 34 Xiangyang Bei Lu

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