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Cape Town has a thriving vintage scene – from collectables, clothing and furniture to designer goods. So, if you appreciate the classics look no further than these pre-owned designer fashion stores

Afraid of Mice

Situated on the corner of Long and Longmarket Street, this quaint vintage shop is a treasure trove of pre-owned luxury items. Their slogan, “The clothes you wished your mother had kept” immediately rings true when entering the store and strolling past the clothing racks.

Each item is selected with an emphasis on its quality, seasonality, individuality, and detail. If you’re looking for a vintage look that’s bound to turn heads, pop into this amazing corner shop.


As South Africa’s largest pre-owned, authentic luxury goods retailer, it goes without saying that you should take a look through their extensive online catalogue, offering you luxury items from over 40 high-end designer labels. Gucci, Prada, Louis Vuitton, and Chanel, to name a few. Their flagship store is in Melrose Arch, but Capetonians can now shop at the recently opened Cape Quarter Lifestyle Village showroom.

The Changing Room

Situated in the shadow of Cavendish Square, in a small Claremont side street, the Changing Room has some lust-worthy vintage finds. What it lacks in selection it makes up for truly special pieces that are divine and timeless.

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