$$ Price guide: mid-range
On 07, Mar 2012 | One Comment | In $$, 5, Accessories, Bags, Cameras, Clothing, Collingwood, Electrical, Furniture, Hats, Homewares, Indoor, Jewellery, Massive, Men's, Musical, Outdoor/Garden, Retro-fabulous, Shoes, Sunglasses/frames, Ties, Wallets/purses, Women's | By Rosie
Unfortunately the Collingwood branch of Lost & Found is now closed, but you can check out the East Brunswick Lost and Found on weekends from 10am – 6pm.
Welcome to vintage nirvana! This pre-loved paradise consists of a series of small stalls run by individual stakeholders, resulting in pockets of hand selected vintage stock each with its own flavour and focus – some are filled with cameras, many are crammed with clothes and shoes, while others are brimming with homewares and furniture. The Lost and Found Market has been running since 2004, during this time it has shifted to various locations in Collingwood, most recently to Perry Street, just off Smith Street. Ross (the owner) and his team have once again demonstrated their capacity to turn an empty warehouse into a vintage wonderland. Their clever layout and manipulation of space will guide you on a journey through the cornucopia of stock – this thrift store is massive, so be prepared to spend many hours absorbing its vintage delights.
Words cannot express the love I feel for the Lost and Found Market, nor do the photos below do justice to it – this vintage store really has to be seen to be believed. I first discovered the Lost and Found Market a number of years ago and have been frequenting it ever since. You can find some truly beautiful furniture in this vintage store, much of it has been restored by Joe, the in-house restorations guru. The quality of stock is outstanding and hugely diverse – if you are looking for something vintage, chances are you’ll find it here. If you are unable to locate a particular item be sure to ask the super friendly staff who can provide a wealth of knowledge.
1-5 Perry Street, Collingwood 3066
03 9419 4477
Open 7 days: 10 – 6pm