Blitz is a massive five-room Victorian Warehouse in Shoreditch, East London, transformed into the world's first vintage department store. You'll find everything from coffee to books through to records and art. The stop prides itself on the 70s, 80s and 90s vintage fashion collections hand-selected to create an on-trend boutique shopping experience.
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Venue Details & Map
55 - 59 Hanbury StreetStepneyLondonE1 5JP
- +44 (0)20 7377 0730
- Public transport:
- Shoreditch, Underground
- Catering Facilities
I normally come to Blitz because it's within walking distance of my flat and they have a decent selection of cheap, new condition books. Recently though I brought my friend from out of town vintage shopping and we found the most amazing things here. Belts, jumpers, handbags. And crazy amazing leggings.
I mean these leggings had the weirdest and most wonderful patterns on them. I ended up...more
*Love* at first walk-in (Did that make sense?). This store is HUGE, two floors filled with an abundance and variety of clothes, accessories, and random trinkets. Racks upon racks of sweaters, cardigans, jackets, coats, etc. And everything seemed to be in pretty great condition for it being secondhand or vintage.
I thought the store was also very well organized according to clothing type. All...more
After Yelp's last elite event here, I just HAD to come back. Why? Because it's two floors of awesome, and bags made back in the whatever times were amazing. I BOUGHT A HANGBAG WHICH HAS PEN HOLDERS. and it's like small enough for an ipad mini (not that I have one, BUT INCENTIVE!)
I love their oversized jumpers and racks of tweed shorts. (I LOVE smart shorts but sadly, none my size) I also...more
When I think of vintage shopping, I think of old basements or stores with racks of one-off pieces of clothing. It's sort of a crap shoot what you're going to find. If you're into the hunt, it's great, but if you're not and want that retro or unique kind of look, it can be frustrating.
Enter Blitz, a store unlike any other I've ever seen.
As someone has mentioned before, Blitz is a vintage...more
Great place to just sort of roam around and inspect things of interest. Proper vintage housewares, old typewriters, drink trays, clocks, salt and pepper shakers, suitcases, etc. Loads - two floors! - of men's and women's vintage/used clothing, shoes and accessories. And random racks of inspired reworked items (i.e., men's Ralph Lauren dress shirts re-worked into sleeveless dresses; dumpy...more