Down Town Rags
You will find an extensive range of retro vintage and fashionable recycled wear as well as new clothing at Down Town Rags. Shoes and clothing are available and prices start from AUD5. The vintage/retro apparel are authentic, well made versions of yesteryear, that have stood the test of time. The retro coats are well worth checking out. Exquisite Himalayan hand knitted sweaters in brilliant colours are available for around AUD65. Down Town specialises in large sizes.
Address: 45 High Street Fremantle WA 6160
Opening hours: 11am-5pm Tue-Fri; 11am-4pm Sat; noon-5pm Sun.
Telephone: +61 (0)8 9336 7742
Nearest train: Fremantle train station
Jones of Guildford
This antique and collectibles store is located on the "antique strip" in historic Guildford. The strip of shops along this particular stretch of James Street has been around for years, with the Jones' shop dating back to approximately 1829.
The store has a mix of Australian and English furniture from yesteryear and a large assortment of china and curios. While you are here, you may like to wander along the strip and visit the other antique stores in the area.
Address: 165 James Street Guildford Perth WA 6055
Opening hours: 9am-5pm daily.
Telephone: +61 (0)8 9378 2065
Neighbourhood: Swan Valley
Nearest train: Guildford train station; bus 36
This funky little shop, located across from the Maylands train station has a great selection of vintage and retro clothing. If retro is your everyday style, you will love rummaging through the clothes racks that pack the small shop. Even if you do not normally dress in clothes from the 50s, 60s and 70s, it is still worth having a browse just for fun. The walls of the shop display the more special items of clothing such as wedding dresses and evening bags, while the racks have a selection of jackets, tops, dresses and pants.
Address: 198 Whatley Crescent Maylands Perth WA 6051
Opening hours: 10.30am-5pm Tue-Fri; 10am-4pm Sat.
Telephone: +61 (0)8 9271 9044
Neighbourhood: Eastern Suburbs
Nearest train: Maylands train station; buses 43, 44, 55
Located in prestigious Kings Street, this gallery boasts a reputation as exclusive and up-market. Morgans offer a selection of exquisite ornate pictures and crockery, however their true strength lies in the collection of antique jewellery on display. The gallery itself is quite small but the stock impressive. Whether you just want to have a browse or you are in the market for something exquisite, this gallery comes highly recommended. Prices start around AUD250 and range well in the thousands.
Address: 30 King Street Perth WA 6000
Opening hours: 10am-5pm Mon-Sat.
Telephone: +61 (0)8 9322 2135
Nearest train: Perth train station; Red CAT bus