Vin­tage/an­tique Clothes/dé­cor

LUXE City Guides - Stockholm - - Odengatan / Upplandsgatan -

This natty nabe in Vasas­tan boasts not only fab pre-loved loot but is also home to Mel­lqvist (see Coffee) and gallery Sven-har­rys (see Mu­se­ums). Your near­est T-bana is S:t Erik­s­plan, or have your cab drop you on Oden­gatan di­rectly at the door of #92 Afrodite An­tiks / 31 75 00 / afroditean­tik.se / where you’ll find a cun­ning stash of vin­tage crys­tal chan­de­liers, de­canters and porce­lain. On you forge to #90 Magnolia Across The Street / 30 66 90 / with beaut boho frocks and homey bits, but if leather is your first love, start your en­gines and mo­tor a few doors fur­ther up to #86 and the fab 118 Se­cond Läder (see Stand­out Stores). Get the skin-ny! Out you go with a new, or rather, old jack on your back, but don’t go slack, get on track with a very fab­u­lous out­fit to match fur­ther down the street at über edge Scandi men’s and women’s fashspot #70 Hope / 410 641 23 / hope-sthlm.com. On­ward! At #68 Platina / 30 02 80 / platina.se / has an amaz­ingly eclec­tic line of con­tem­po­rary jew­els and cuff­links in a mul­ti­tude of medi­ums from a range of Swedish, Ger­man and Dutch de­sign­ers. Cross Oden­gatan now and con­tinue on to find on the right at #83 Epok / 34 13 40. This glit­tery cof­fret of trea­sure has a top to toe vin­tage of­fer­ing of clothes, jew­ellery, hats and ac­ces­sories and even kidswear too. On you go and turn right into Up­p­lands­gatan, and get your purses out for a whole load of lovely oldies mixed with a dash of moddy guy garb. First off the block on the left hand side of the street is #50 Hab­er­dash / 124 466 10 / with slick lo­cal and global m/wear, then Evensen at #48 / 0703 46 21 30 / has a range of painted an­tique furny, and next door Bac­chus / 30 54 80 / bac­chu­san­tik.com / has a large cache of lamps, ce­ram­ics and fur­ni­ture. Tot­ter on to #40 Car­léns An­tiks for a stash of an­tique stemware and then cross to #43 Hemtrevligt / 33 18 33 / hemtrevlig­tan­tik.se / if girly white painted fur­ni­ture tin­kles your bell. Two doors up still at #43 is Old Touch / 349 005 / old­touch.se / which is a gold­mine for great vin­tage clothes and an­tique wear­ables, lace and col­lectibles all the way back to the 20s and ear­lier. Nib­bly? Fret not, carry on and on the cnr of Ob­ser­va­to­r­ie­gatan you’ll spy #8 Flip­pin Burg­ers / flip­pin­burg­ers.se / plat­ing up dev­il­ishly tasty, piled high buns. Atkins be damned! Still in the mood for ye olde days? Car­ry­ing on along Up­p­lands­gatan will bring you to a mecca of dé­cor and C.20th de­sign at #25 Domino An­tik / 33 78 58 / domi­noan­tik.se / jam-packed with natty fur­ni­ture, light­ing, glass and ce­ram­ics, and next door lit­tle Bern­hard & Weiss / 0708 530 520 / bern­hard-weiss. com / which has a pretty and eclec­tic col­lec­tion of col­lectibilia, stuffed an­i­mals, prints, and lovely C.19th and C.20th fur­ni­ture and dé­cor. Phew! If your gaff ain’t glam n’ glossy now, it never will be. You de­serve to treat your­self to some of the best java in town, so grab your swag, scoot half a block and then cross the street for Pri­mafila at Up­p­lands­gatan 16 / 07395 758 57 / pri­mafila.se / to in­dulge in some hand­made pra­lines and chocs, and a cup of their first-rate brew. Oh go on, you’ve earned it!

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