Brussels is a well-known tourist city, not only for its interesting museums and the incredible Grand Place, but also for its antique and vintage stores and its famous flea market. For people who love thrifting and hunting branded second-hand clothes, or if you just love vintage clothes, Brussels is the place to be. Here are the 10 best vintage stores in Brussels.
1. Think Twice
You can find Think Twice shops in a lot of cities in Belgium, for example Bruges, Ghent, Antwerp, Leuven and Brussels. In Brussels, there are two shops you can visit, and their collection includes both women and men’s clothing, with reasonable prices.
This shop is very popular among young people and teenagers because their collection is up-to-date and they have a lot of nice choices of shoes, jackets, t-shirts, dresses and accessories. It is located not far from Grand Place so you can find it easily.
Located in the Marolles, this is the right place for hunting vintage clothes. Close to the Place du Jeu de Balle flea market, this store has collections of 90’s and 70’s jackets, glasses and much more, you can also visit another shop in Place St Gerry in the center of Brussels.
4. The Melting Pot
In my opinion, this is one of the best vintage shops in Brussels and also my favorite, because the payment is based on the weight of your clothes. There are two similar shops in Brussels, one in Marolles and one not far from Bourse.
5. Ramon and Valy
Located in the center of Brussels and close to the famous Grand Place, this vintage store is the right place for people who love big brands like Dior, Lacroix or even Dries Van Noten. Here you will be pleased to find your perfect clothes brands without spending too much.
6. Les Petits Riens
Les Petits Riens is a Belgian non-profit organization. They have several second-hand shops throughout Brussels and Belgium, so you can find this store almost everywhere. The profits from them are used for social actions that fight poverty. You can find different things here, from clothing for women, men and children, to furniture or books, etc.
7. Gabriele Vintage
Gabriele Vintage has very nice collections from the twenties to the eighties and the collections were selected for their quality and originality. It is located not far from Place de la Bourse.
8. Isabelle Bajart
This store is located in the heart of Brussels and has been offering a selection of high-quality second-hand clothes since 2008. You can find collections from Yves Saint Laurent, Celine, Max Mara, and much more. They also have some other beautiful collections at affordable prices.
9. Docks Caviar
Like Episode, this store has many collections of jeans, jackets, dresses, accessories from all eras and their collections are aimed at young people and teenagers. Their store is located in the Saint-Catherine area of Brussels.
10. Podium Vintage
A 3 minutes walk from the “Grand Place” a shop with famous collections from the ’70s, ’80s, and even ’90s. They offer second-hand high-end vintage from sportswear like Adidas, Champion, Nike, high-end brands such Ralph Laurent, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, and also vintage luxury accessories like Hermes, Cartier, Fendi, Louis Vuitton … you have really the choice to choose from a lot of good stuff.