In this list you can find the best vintage shops in Rotterdam! From the center in Rotterdam to Rotterdam Noord, there are a lot of shops that sell all kinds of beautiful vintage items. Gorgeous one of a kind jewelry, cute shoes, bags, clothing, but also furniture and accessories for your interior. Anything you can imagine!
Vintage shopping is usually very affordable, but of course it’s also a more sustainable way of shopping. Often the items you find are also way more unique than if you buy it new.
Are you a vintage lover like me and always looking for one of a kind eye catchers? Then you will certainly like the stores below!
Do you want more inspiration for (vintage) shopping in Rotterdam? Then follow this vintage route through Rotterdam and check out these thrift shops and these 12 markets in Rotterdam.
1. Stil Leven
I always think the Stil Leven Instagram account is a work of art. Beautiful people in unique poses in front of taupe coloured curtains, to show the unique items. They sell everything here to look great: high quality boots, jackets, suits, sets, blouses and more.
Pay a visit to the physical store where you can browse the racks and try everything on!
Rijnhoutplein 1, 3014 TZ Rotterdam
Dearhunter is located in a beautiful building on Eendrachtsweg. The shop is nicely decorated with cool mannequins and interesting props. Even the clothing rooms are cool and worth a mention.
At Dearhunter they always select the most beautiful items of clothing, shoes, bags, sunglasses, hats and jewelry.
Are you looking for a unique item for a reasonable price? Then you should definitely visit Dearhunter! It’s hard to leave the shop without anything new.
Eendrachtsweg 55a, 3012 LE Rotterdam
3. Square Eight Vintage Clothes
Square Eight Vintage Clothes opened in 2022 on the Oude Binnenweg. Super centrally located in the city and the store looks great.
A cool vintage store with an extensive collection of vintage clothing. Think of jeans, sweaters, tops, but also sunglasses and other accessories. Definitely worth a visit during your vintage shopping spree!
Oude Binnenweg 52, 3012 JE Rotterdam
4. Cheap Fashion
Cheap Fashion is a favourite store for many vintage lovers in Rotterdam! I can spend hours in this shop, looking for the perfect outfit. The store has two levels with an insane amount of racks with all sorts of clothing. You can find anything here, from beautiful summer dresses, skirts, sweaters and sneakers to kimonos, party dresses and glitter tops.
If you have a fun theme party, then Cheap Fashion might also have the outfit for you. Downstairs they often have all sorts of party costumes.
TIP: On their creative Instagram they always share the best outfit combinations from their own collection. So keep an eye on their page if they have anything you like!
Meent 25, 3011 JB Rotterdam
5. Very Cherry
At the unique Very Cherry they sell Vintage Inspired Fashion. Very Cherry has been a specialist in vintage fashion since 2004. The basement of the store is the studio for wholesale customers, which is where the own collection of Very Cherry is shown. Upstairs there are also a lot of nice items for sale. Highly recommended for vintage lovers!
Botersloot 52A, 3011 HJ Rotterdam
6. Vintage & Labels by Hendrikus
At first glance Vintage & Labels by Hendrikus is a small shop on the Pannekoekstraat, filled with unique design items.
Upon entering you immediately see the unique items, displayed by colour, which the owner Hendrikus has personally selected. At the back of the store you will find a staircase that leads to the basement, where you will be surprised with racks full of unique gems.
Items from labels such as Prada, Dolce & Gabbana, Marc Jacobs, Burberry, Céline, Thierry Mugler, Moschino, all in beautiful condition.
Pannekoekstraat 35A, 3011 LC Rotterdam
Sluijter&Meijer is located in the middle of the hustle and bustle of all the cafes and restaurants on the Witte de Withstraat. It is a concept store where you can find all kinds of gadgets, fun and affordable vintage clothing, home accessories and art.
In this shop you will not only find nice trinkets or beautiful vintage clothes for yourself, but it is also a good place to find a nice gift for someone!
Witte de Withstraat 48a, 3012 BR Rotterdam
Another store that you can’t miss as a vintage enthusiast is Episode. You can find this vintage chainstore in many large cities.
Years ago, Episode had a branch on the Oude Binnenweg in Rotterdam and it broke the hearts of many vintage lovers when it suddenly closed its doors. But luckily Episode made a comeback in our city in 2017 on the Witte de Withstraat. And with a bigger store too!
What kind of goodies can you find at Episode? Just like with Cheap Fashion, really everything. Cool shirts, blouses, Levi jeans, sports jackets, sunglasses, sneakers… and this list can go on and on.
Happy (vintage) shopping!
Witte de Withstraat 19 A, 3012 BL Rotterdam
9. Sweet Rebels
Sweet Rebels can be found opposite the Episode, in a corner next to Supermercado. Because the store is a bit hidden, it took a while for me to notice it!
At Sweet Rebels they have many beautiful second-hand clothing items, but also vintage designer items. The clothes are all selected on style, quality and comfort. The perfect store to find unique kind items!
Schiedamse Vest 89B, 3012 BG Rotterdam
10. Kilo Kilo Store
Hidden in the centre, on Schouwburgplein to be precise, you will find the Kilo Kilo vintage store. As the name suggests, you can pay for vintage clothing per kilo here.
The Kilo Kilo team attaches great importance to unique items and good quality materials. You will also find brands such as Nike, Adidas and Levi’s. You can also discover beautiful vintage gems, such as blouses, jackets and more.
Before this store came, Rotterdam was already acquainted with Kilo Kilo, namely during the Kilo Kilo Sale events. For example, they were at an event in the Poolcafé at Weelde.
Schouwburgplein 9, 3012 CL Rotterdam
11. Firstserved Vintage
You can’t just knock on the door at Firstserved Vintage, you have to make an appointment to shop here. You can visit them on Thursday, Friday or Saturday. In addition, Firstserved Vintage can often be found at events and markets. You could recently spot them at Weelde Festival!
And believe me, they have some nice stuff here! Unique vintage items according to the latest trends. Beautiful mules, tops or leather boots with pointed heels, this is the place to be.
Benthemstraat 30, 3032 AA Rotterdam
12. Vinnie Vintage
Looking for vintage designer clothes in Rotterdam? Then visit Vinnie Vintage on the Nieuwe Binnenweg. Our blogger Julia already spotted a real Burberry coat and pumps from Gucci here.
Nieuwe Binnenweg 316A, 3021 GV Rotterdam
13. Von Deux – vintage & desig
At Von Deux they sell beautiful vintage items, such as clothing, shoes and all kinds of accessories such as sunglasses, hats and brooches. You can also find real designer items here from big brands such as Gianni Versaci and Thierry Mugler.
At Von Deux you definitely will walk away with a beautiful new item!
Goudsesingel 69, 3031 EE Rotterdam
14. Pleur Rotterdam
Pleur Rotterdam is a vintage store/concept store in Rotterdam Noord, where you can also drink a good cup of coffee and have breakfast or lunch. As a vintage lover you can come here for beautiful vintage furniture. They only have amazing retro finds. Couches, lamps, vases, tables and much more!
Bergselaan 291A, 3038 CG Rotterdam
15. Lily Scarlet
And then we arrive at the Zwaanhals. In this beautiful street in the North of Rotterdam you can find several amazing vintage stores. Such as the lovely Lily Scarlet shop. What once started as a web store has grown into a physical store.
Do you love clothing from the 40s and 50s? Then this is the vintage shop for you. The collection is super diverse. Buy the most beautiful hats, shoes, bags, jewelry, gloves, vintage blouses and much more here.
Zwaanshals 374, 3035 KT Rotterdam
16. Hidden Youth
In the vintage shop Hidden Youth you will find an extensive collection of vintage clothing, accessories, interior and sustainable lifestyle items. The items are carefully selected, paying attention to nice details, colour and special materials. In their own studio, vintage items are revitalized and handcrafted from old stock and vintage fabrics, giving them a contemporary look.
The name Hidden Youth stands for nostalgia, free expression and modern twist. In this shop they therefore stand for embracing your own expression and authenticity.
Zwaanshals 362, 3035 KS Rotterdam
17. Vague vintage
Vague once started as an Instagram shop, but since the end of November 2021 they have been opened as a physical store. Here you will find the most beautiful vintage clothing for men, women and unisex. Each item is carefully selected and this gives the store a more boutique vibe than that of an overcrowded vintage clothing store. It is also very nicely decorated!
The webshop remains open and there are still regular Instagram story sales with a different offer than in the store. So it’s definitely worth keeping an eye on both the Instagram page and the store. I always like to follow their Instagram reels too!
Zwaanshals 301, 3035 KJ Rotterdam
18. CÉNO classics
Further down the Zwaanhals you will find a vintage clothing store slash record store. CÉNO Classics and Offbeats Records share the same building here.
Follow the orange stairs to the basement for the Offbeat Records vinyl collection. Here they sell second-hand records in all kinds of different genres. Though, there is a focus on DJ material in the broadest sense. Think for example of 90’s west coast electro and detroit techno, 80’s wave and boogie 12’s, 70’s disco and soul, 60’s post bop and modal jazz and under the radar 7” cosmic disco.
In the rest of the store you will find vintage clothing and accessories, selected by CÉNO CLASSICS. Expect high quality vintage clothing, sunglasses and shoes. On the vide you will find racks with beautiful items from Italy, selected by Esile vintage.
Zwaanshals 283-A, 3035 KH Rotterdam
19. Vintage Oudstijl Rotterdam
If you are looking for beautiful vintage furniture, then you’ll love Oudstijl on the Zwaanshals. Especially if you love retro closets, lamps and chairs from the 50s and 60s. The showroom alone is worth a visit and a true inspiration for your own home decor.
Every week they have new vintage furniture in their Rotterdam store.
Zwaanshals 494, 3035 KS Rotterdam
20. Ding & Dingen
At this cute little store called Ding & Dingen (meaning Thing and Things), you can get all kinds of beautiful second hand items. The store offers gorgeous clothes made of second hand material and vintage items from the 50s and 70s. Really worth a visit if you’e at the Zwaanhals!
Zwaanshals 508, 3035KS Rotterdam
21. Betje Krul Vintage
At Betje Krul Vintage you can find unique items from the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s! What once started as a pop-up store is now here to stay! Every item at Betje Krul is carefully chosen based on the authenticity and quality. Here you can really find a lot of cool, unique clothing items!
Zwaanshals 344, 3035 KS Rotterdam
22. Showroom 41
Showroom 41 is a unique vintage store. In addition to selling unique items here, vintage and their own line, it is also a barber shop and makeup bar. Every item of clothing, shoe and accessory has been checked down to the last detail and cared for and, if necessary, repaired.
Zaagmolenkade 43, 3035 KA Rotterdam
23. Jouw Marktkraam
Do you have a lot of items that you would like to sell, vintage or new? Or do you make beautiful things yourself? Then you can rent a stall at Jouw Marktkraam in Rotterdam Noord and the store will sell it for you!
At Jouw Marktkraam you can also score a lot of beautiful things, from vintage clothing and jewellery to furniture, decoration and toys.
Zaagmolenkade 117, 3035 KD Rotterdam
24. Margootje Vintage
Margootje Vintage has also had a shop on the Zwaanhals for years. Unfortunately the store is closed, but fortunately she still sells her vintage gems on her Instagram page @margootje_vintage.
On her page Margootje sells the nicest items of clothing from the 60s to the 90s. From (flower) dresses and blouses to cardigans and jackets!
25. The Swapshop
The Swapshop is not really a “traditional” vintage store, but an impact-driven foundation with a circular business model. In this shop you can hand in your clothes and accessories that you no longer wear and in return you will receive Swaps. With Swaps and a personal contribution you can then swap other submitted items.
In Rotterdam they have a shop located in fashion hub De Wasserij in Rotterdam Noord. As soon as you are in the courtyard of De Wasserij, you just have to ring the bell of The Swapshop.
Also check out these sustainable stores in Rotterdam.
Sint-Agathastraat 54, 3037 SH Rotterdam
26. Café LaBru
Café LaBru is a cozy cocktail bar with a terrace and vintage interior on Hartmansstraat. Owner Femke La Brujeere has an Instagram page full of vintage interior gems. Think of chairs, lamps, tables and more.
These items can be picked up at Café LaBru or in their storage in Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel.
Hartmansstraat 18A, 3012 VA Rotterdam
Hope you enjoy these 26 vintage stores in Rotterdam. Do you love vintage too? Then share your favourite vintage stores in the comments below!
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