01 Apr 2017

Boutique Shopping in Brixton

Brixton is a popular spot for shopaholics.

01 Apr 2017

With its recent regeneration and influx of independent boutiques, Brixton is now a popular spot for shopaholics.

Whether you are on the lookout for vintage clothing, designer gear or artisan gifts, Brixton will cater for all your needs. There is a rejuvenated and welcoming feel to the local markets and all within a short walking radius.

On a day out shopping in Brixton you can find everything from new music, tropical fruit, luxury fabrics, designer clothes, handmade jewellery and much more.There is a wonderful energy here that comes to life in the local markets, independent art galleries and small restaurants that line the streets.

If you are looking for those perfect items, here are some of the highlights in Brixton.

The Brixton Maker’s Market

This market takes place on Brixton Station Road on the second Saturday of every month. It features a wide range of arts and crafts, from handmade clothing to knitted crafts to jewellery makers and much more. This market is a great opportunity to find a one of a kind accessory that no one else is wearing or to pick up a special present for someone you love.

Brixton Village Market

This historic shopping arcade is now a hotspot for foodies, as it offers a great assortment of cafes and restaurants serving food from all over the world – including European, Asian, Indian, South American, African and Caribbean cuisines. Why not try Honest Burgers with its irresistible choice of burgers and addictive fries. There are also many great shops where you can find food such as cheese, charcuterie, chocolate and much more.

20 Storey

Looking for something strange and silly that will put a smile on someone’s face? This gift shop is a great place for novelty presents such as cardboard pets, “I Heart Brixton” shirts, build your own camera kits, beautiful books and writing sets and even Ryan Gosling paper dolls. It also has a great selection of funny cards and other gift items.

Brixton Retro and Vintage Market

This market is held on the third Saturday of the month from 10am until 5pm. Over 30 stallholders come together to sell menswear, dresses, home furnishings, collectables and jewellery. Unlike many other markets in London it is not owned by a private corporation, it is run by the local Brixton traders and any profit made will go back into the community.

Electric Avenue

It was a well-known destination for shopaholics and during the beginning of the 1900s, it was home to some of the best shops in London including Bon Marche. These days it is still a great street for shopping and it also offers plenty of great independent food shops where you can grab a bite and refuel.

Rose and Thorn

This concept boutique in Brixton Village offers beautiful clothing and jewellery by emerging and established independent designers. The stock is chosen with an eye for the charming and romantic, making it a great place to find gifts or to treat yourself. It has a contemporary feel that creates an inviting atmosphere.

Brixton is a vibrant neighbourhood for shopping and its many boutiques and shops are overflowing with treasures. As you explore the markets you are never far from a food stall or a café where you can fill up on the delicious and creative fare.

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