Retro Vintage Clothing and Women Accessories in Dubai
Bambah: Old-world glamour
You’ll be forgiven for thinking you’ve time-travelled the minute you step inside the doors of Bambah. Turn-of-the-century furniture, crystal chandeliers and elegant furnishings stand out against a pastel color scheme. Of course, the real standout is the clothes: kitten heels, hats and racks of colorful coats, dresses and more. Founder Maha Abdul Rasheed is so passionate about fashion from a bygone era that she has even gone on to launch a vintage-inspired, ready-to-wear collection, available in store.
Audrey’s Cat: Accessories galore
Accessories are the quickest ways to update any outfit, and if you’ve a penchant for all things old-fashioned, then we suggest you pay a visit to Audrey’s Cat. This secret jewelry haven – housed in owner Lynda Kirby’s own villa – specializes in antique jewelry dating from the 1800s to the 1980s. Think: brooches, embellished purses, scarves, small homewares and all things that sparkle.
Sophie’s Closet: All that glitters
Although Sophie’s Closet is better known as an online shopping destination, you can find the showroom on Sheikh Zayed Road, where you’re free to preview rare pieces of vintage jewellery from top global fashion houses. Regular seasonal collections are also on show if you’re after statement pieces that follow the latest runway trends.
Garderobe: Haute (retro) couture
This boutique just underwent a fabulous renovation, and is one of the newest second-hand designer wear specialists in Dubai. For haute couture from Chanel to Prada and beyond, this is the place to go. Take your time browsing the collections of clothes, jewelry and accessories, and if you’ve any pre-loved items to sell, the team are happy to take them off your hands.