Get The Vintage Look

There are just some things that don’t go out of style. Here in Milan you can find it all! There are several vintage, second-hand and consignment shops where you can find the perfect timeless dress or accessory. You can also find many collector items and vintage style furniture and home accessories.

There are just some things that don’t go out of style. Is your taste for the kitsch collectables and memorabilia of the 1950’s, or the 1960’s elegance of Audrey Hepburn and Jackie O.’s timeless sophistication? Or do you identify with the subversive British 1970’s punk style of  Vivienne Westwood, or the bizarre, eccentric 1980’s style of David Bowie and Boy George’s Culture Club? How about the powerful, extravagant statements made by Versace throughout our time? And let’s not forget about the ever stylish designs from the Italian fashion houses of LanvinGucci and Valentino.

Here in Milan you can find it all! There are several vintage,second-hand and consignment shops where you can find the perfect timeless dress or accessory. You can also find many collector items and vintage style furniture and home accessories. If you are just looking for “the look” there are also a number of boutiques and shops that hold new items that imitate the divas of the past.


Via Cosenz 44/4, Milano

Here you will find vintage posters, unique objects and collector items that are rare to find anywhere else. Fashion clothing and accessories from “yester-year” as well as everything from kitch to modern for home and office décor. Furniture, appliances, art and bits and pieces to give a trendy vintage look to your home or office. See their monthly calendar for special events and sales.

Humana Vintage

Via Cappellari 3 (opp the corner of Via Dogana), Milan
Tel. 02 72080606

Hours: Mon 14.30-19.30; Tue-Sat 10.30-19.30 Closed Sunday

Centrally located at 2 minutes walk from the Duomo, Humana Vintage stocks a range of original Italian clothing from the 60s, 70s and 80s for women and men at affordable prices. A sizable collection of leather and curious/unique accessories can be found, including bags, hats, shoes, scarves and ties, costume jewellery, textiles and various objects of interest. For those who have a bent towards brands, Humana Vintage also stocks a small collection of second-hand designer labels. In essence, there should be something to cater for everyone, whether it be everyday wear, something a little offbeat for costumes or even a vintage wedding dress!

Charity shopping:

By shopping at Humana Vintage you will be directly supporting the funding of Humana People to People (HPP)international development projects in Mozambique, Africa. HPP has more than 30 years experience working in Southern Africa in the fight against poverty and HIV/AIDS. If you are interested in finding out more, or even in volunteering in Africa, India or China, visit or for more information.

Franco Jacassi

Via Sacchi 3, Milano
Tel. 02 86462076

Great for men’s wear and handmade clothing. You will find high fashion designs by Callot Soer, Vionnet, Chanel, Pucci, Saint Laurent, Courrège, accessories by Roberta di Camerino, Gucci, Hermes as well as shoes, scarves and ties.

Miss Ghinting
ViaPepe 20, Milano
Tel. 347 734 7030

Here you can find the un-findable accessories; bags, costume jewellery, shoes and, yes of course clothing.

Cavalli e Nastri

Via Brera 2, Milano Tel. 02 72000449 (Vintage and new)
Via Giacomo Mora 3, Milano Tel. 02 89409452 (Vintage)
Via Giacomo Mora 12, Milano Tel. 02 89409452 (Vintage for men and furniture)

One of Milan’s original second-hand stores, you will find the perfect vintage chic clothing or accessories here. Cavalli e Nastri also have a special selection of vintage wedding gowns and accessories.

Elizabeth the First

Alzaia Naviglio Grande 44
Tel. 0289077927
You will find vintage clothing and accessories as well as fabrics and textiles for upholstery.

Spazio ‘900

Viale Campania, 51  20133  Milano
Tel 02/70125737

Spazio 900 – Gallery 

Corso Garibaldi, 42 – 20121- Milano – Tel 02/72001775Everything 60’s, everything plastic and much more. Here you will need an entire afternoon to browse. It is truly one of the best displays of vintage objects, art and furniture for any type of space; home, showroom, hotel, or disco. Interior designers go here for both inspiration and to purchase items for their clients.


Via F. Turati / Corner Via C. Porta, Milano
Tel.: 02 6597916 / 02 29000208
Well known for it’s fantastic plastic, Kartel’s classic modern designs brighten up any room and are matched well with original pieces from the 60’s and 70’s.


Via A. Manzoni, 14, 20121 Milan, Italy
Tel. :+39 02 795726
Want the vintage look but don’t want to fix the vintage wiring or electronics? Check out the Alessi new Kitchen Aid toaster.

Buscemi Dischi
Corso Magenta 31, Milano
Tel.  02 804103

To create the mood and ambience of yester-year, here in this small but elegant record shop you will find music from all eras.

Mercatone dell’antiquariato

Antique market on the Naviglio Grande canal which takes place every last Sunday of the month (not in July or August). Here you will find interesting items antique and not so antique. The streets of the canal are lined with boutiques, artist’s studios and places to eat.
Official Naviglio website:

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