Retroactive sits behind an unassuming facade on high street Northcote. Inside you’ll find a collection of mostly mid-century furniture along with some homewares, wall art, periodicals and records. This store also stocks a range of new giftware and accessories to complement the secondhand goods. There is a good mix of vintage wares, the highlight for me was the lovely lamps on display.
Just across the road from Ace Antiques is another North Melbourne vintage jewel – Martin Fella Vintage. Split over two levels this store stocks mostly clothing (men’s and women’s) along with some great homewares and accessories including tapestry bags, leather belts, colourful canisters, lamps, tea cups, glomesh bags, gloves, lamps, bangles, earrings, scarfs, shoes and hats. The collection might be small but is sure to impress.
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.