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From comic book mannequins, 1970’s clothing and vintage cameras, to vinyl CD’s, and retro artwork, these 12 vintage shops in Bangkok have it all.

You’ll find yourself spending hours exploring the shelves and baskets in every single one of these stores, loving the shopping version of an Indiana Jones exploration.

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Each shop has its own unique personality, and each sells something that the next one does not.

Spend a few days visiting every one of these 12 shops and markets. Dig through old items dating back before you were even born, and have some fun shopping!

1. The shop that’s frozen in the retro era of the 70’s – Pai Issara

Pai Issara sells vintage women’s wear from the 1960’s, mainly the 1970’s, and the 1980’s.

They sell anything from crop tops, bell-bottom jeans, jumpsuits, and gowns at affordable prices. They even sell vintage wedding gowns, starting from 3,000 baht!

Their dresses start at around 890-2,000 baht. This is a great store to shop at If you’re looking to spice up your wardrobe, looking for those vintage items you grew up wearing, or looking for an 80’s party costume!

Their hours are in the afternoon and on the weekend, so if you’re busy during the week, you won’t have to worry about missing out on this shop.

What’s available here:

  • Women’s 1960’s-1980’s apparel

PS: You might want to check their Instagram page for new arrivals too!

Pai Issara

Price: From USD $14.70 / approx. 500 Baht
Address: Ladprao Soi 61, Bangkok Thailand Open
Contact: 092-924-2526.
Opening hours: Fri-Mon, 2pm to 7pm (Closed Tues-Thurs)

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2. For the ladies who want to stand out against the crowd – Sugar & Cream

They offer a huge selection of clutch handbags in various styles and shapes, one of the highlights at Sugar & Cream.

This store is for the ladies that love hunting for vintage dresses in search of that perfect discovery. They have bold colored clothing with striking patterns, perfect for the outfit that stands out against the crowd.

They also have blouses, maxi skirts, dresses, and various accessories like bags, hats, jewelry, and belts.

If you love authentic vintage clothing, with items like high-waisted denim jeans, wasted long patterned dresses, and brightly colored shirts – you’ll find yourself in vintage heaven here.

What’s available here:

  • Vintage dresses

  • Handbags

  • Patterned vintage styles

Sugar & Cream

Price: From USD $8.80 / approx. 300 Baht
Address: Lido Theatre, Rama 1 Rd. 02-658-4949. BTS Siam and 1/F, Terminal 21, Sukhumvit Rd.
Contact: 02-254-0944.
Opening hours: Daily from 10am to 10pm

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3. For the color-coordinated shopper – Again and Again

Offering vintage apparel and accessories, this is mostly a women’s shop, but they also have various men’s items like shirts, shoes, and jackets.

They sell shoes, glittery dresses, shirts and accessories, all arranged by color to make shopping that much easier! Their items range from around 500 baht to 5,000 depending on the item, and have a new shipment twice a week.

They love their bold colors, so if you’re looking for a quirky party outfit, then this place is for you. They sell costume jewelry and leather items as well. Check out their beautiful Instagram page for some of their latest fashions and newest items.

What’s available here:

  • Women’s Clothing

  • Mens Clothing

  • Jewelry

  • Leather items

Again and Again

Price: From USD $8.80 / approx. 300 Baht
Address: Market Place Thonglor Soi 4, Sukhumvit 55, Bangkok, Thailand 10110
Contact: +66 89 486 5359
Opening hours: Daily from 10am to 10pm

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4. The go-to place for vintage cameras!!! – Siam TLR

If you’re a photography fiend and are looking for vintage Polaroids, look no further. Siam TLR shop sells vintage Polaroid, Lomo, and Kodak Cameras, as well as radios and telephones.

They sell film and spare parts for cameras, so if you’re in need of a part, the friendly owner of Siam TLR can help you. They also sell various items that date back to the 1970’s! If you’re in need for that real, vintage camera or radio, then you’ll get the unique, state of the art version here.

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Their stock runs out fast, so if you see something you like, make sure you grab it right away! The owner is known for being friendly and very knowledgeable about every single one of his items as well.

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What’s available here:

  • Vintage cameras, radios, and telephones

Siam TLR

Price: From USD $5.80 / approx. 200 Baht
Address: Mahatun Plaza Building Ground Floor, Phloen Chit Road
Contact: +66 (0)8 1431 0351
Opening hours: Daily from 11am to 6.30pm

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5. The market that takes you back in time – Talad Rot Fai Srinakarin (Train Market)

This train market is a must-go for any serious shopper. It’s huge with different sections to shop and eat.

Best of all, there’s a huge retro and vintage section here where you’ll see shops overflowing with vintage goodies waiting to be found.

You’ll find tons of items, from vintage branded bags (think Louis Vuiiton, Chanel, Tiffany’s and Dior) or retro neon bags pulled out of the 70s, to hippie clothing – and vintage cars from the 60s.

Apart from bags and clothes, you’ll even be able to find vintage/collectible footwear too. (True story, we scored a gorgeous pair of Vanessa Bruno lace up leather sandals and an incredible tan camel leather bag – among other items.)

Not only are there shoes for the ladies, there are different shops from actual stores, to stalls with rows and rows of shoes lined up on the street with sneakers for the guys (or girls). If you’re a true sneakerhead, go ahead and hunt down rare sneaker models here!

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There are different zones where sellers put their odd collections on display for you – there’s the Market Zone, Warehouse Zone, and Rod’s Antiques. You’ll also find delectable Thai snacks to munch on while you shop, if you get hungry!

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This bustling market is a great place to spend an evening and explore the hidden selections it has to offer.

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What’s available here:

  • Vintage Furniture

  • Accessories

  • Childhood Toys and Games

  • Classic Cars

  • Vintage Bags (True story, they have vintage bags from brands such as Dior, Tiffany’s and a mixture of European brands and Japanese imports!)

  • Collectible sneakers (Adidas, Nike, Converse Jack Purcell, etc)

Talad Rot Fai Srinakarin (Train Market)

Price: From USD $3 / approx. 100 Baht
Address : Thailand, Srinagarindra Rd – Soi Srinagarindra 51, Nong Bon, Prawet, Bangkok 10250, Thailand
Opening hours: Thurs-Sun, from 5pm to 1am (Do note that shops usually aren’t fully open by 5pm)

6. A vintage music lover’s paradise (clothes and homeware too) – Chatuchak, Chatuchak Plaza

If you’re looking for inexpensive secondhand clothing, then Chatuchak is for you!

There are various sections (Sections 2, 5, 6, 10-16, 18, 20-23) in Chatuchak where you’ll be able to stumble on stores selling vintage apparel. There’s also a fantastic store called Magma where you’ll be able to browse through lovely affordable (100-300 Baht!) vintage pieces at your pleasure.

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Chatuchak also sells retro items such as antique artwork, vinyl CDs, watches, vintage cameras and phones, and posters. There’s even a variety of vintage musical instruments and advertising posters for those who appreciate these!

Once you’re done at Chatuchak, head over to Chatuchak Plaza where you’ll be able to find fascinating antiques – such as old spyglasses, world globes, gorgeous huge belljars containing a butterfly garden and more!

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What’s available here:

  • Vinyl CDs

  • Old Car models

  • Accessories: Watches, jewelry

  • Clothing: T-Shirts, pants, dresses

  • Artwork: Paintings and posters

  • Homeware

Chatuchak, Chatuchak Plaza

Price: From USD $3 / approx. 100 Baht
Address: No. 1 Road, Kamphaeng Phet 3 Road, Chatuchak, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand.
Contact: +66 86 567 9959
Opening hours: Wednesday-Sunday: · 18:00 to 01:30 Closed Monday and Tuesday

7. For the comic book lovers – Papaya Vintage

It’s as if you’re stepping into a Time Machine upon entering Papaya Vintage. Full of vintage items from the past, this shop boasts anything from Darth Vader figures, comic book characters, and retro lamps.

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They house objects that date as far back as the sixties. With three stories and over thousands of items to explore, this shop resembles more of a museum than anything else!

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You’ll also find various house decorations like paintings, lamps, couches, and desks at Papaya Vintage. It’s one of the best shops to find those unique items to put around your room.

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Another thing about this shop is that there are no price tags, so you’ll have to inquire about the price before purchasing.

What’s available:

  • Statues: Darth Vader figurines, comic book characters like Flash, Wolverine, and Green Lantern, mannequins

  • Luggage: Suitcases, bags

  • House décor: lamps, couches, desks, chairs, tables

  • Paintings

Papaya Vintage

Price: From USD $5.80 / approx. 200 Baht
Address : 55/2 Lat Phrao Rd, Phlabphla, Khet Wang Thonglang, Bangkok 10310, Thailand
Contact: +66 2 539 8220
Opening hours: Daily from 10am to 6pm

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8. The art/vintage restaurant/store that combines food & treasurehuntingTuba Restaurant & Bar

For some delicious grub as well as art/vintage exploring, Tuba Restaurant & Bar has it all! You can munch on delectable western and Thai dishes while gazing at vintage and quirky furniture.

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If you find yourself falling in love with one of the restaurant’s decorations – a life-size Yoda statue, nude portraits hanging on the wall and mismatching furniture – then you’re in luck.

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This quirky environment is one-of-a-kind at Tuba Restaurant & Bar, and apart from being a wonderful place to relax and enjoy a good meal…

Right across the road is where you’ll find Tuba’s furniture store which sells homeware that perfectly exudes the art/vintage vibe!

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PS: Next door to the restaurant is where you’ll find Papaya Vintage, a warehouse with vintage items that you can purchase! So you’ll be able to eat, shop and enjoy all the kitschy art and vintage items to your heart’s content.

What’s available here:

  • House decorations: Lamps, paintings, portraits, furniture, vases

  • Quirky items: Pirate ship statues, gnome shaped lamps

Tuba Restaurant & Bar

Price: From USD $5.80 / approx. 200 Baht
Address: Ekkamai Soi 21, Khlong Toei Nuea, Vadhana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Contact: +66 (0)2 711 5500
Opening hours: Daily from 10am to 2am

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9. For the couples who love to shop together – The Trapeze Swingers Store

This store sells vintage items for men and women; anything from vintage tees, vinyl CD collections, and faded jeans from the hippie era.

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It’s in an ironic place amongst Pad Thai stalls and bars, making it that much more of a unique find. Explore their two-story shop and quirky jackets and clothing!

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You’ll find bold, patterned pants, bright colored shirts, denim outfits, and much more in their shop. It’s the perfect place for all couples to come and shop, since they have a ton of items for both men and women.

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PS: Check out their Instagram for their latest clothing arrivals!

What’s available here:

  • Vintage Men and Women’s Clothing

  • Vinyl CDs

The Trapeze Swingers Store

Price: From USD $7.30 / approx. 250 Baht
Address: Ram Buttri, Khwaeng Chana Songkhram, Khet Phra Nakhon, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10200, Thailand
Contact: 086-332-1045
Opening hours: Tue-Sun, 1pm to 10pm (Closed on Mondays)

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10. The big spender’s haven – Wooden Submarine

Specialising in men’s products from New York, Wooden Submarine sells vintage collectibles like 20’s-70’s US military themed apparel, 50’s satin Sukajan jackets, and Keith Haring originals.

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They sell brands like Ralph Lauren, WRL, Herman, and Penney’s and retro graphic T-shirts and jeans. If you’re into rugged American apparel and don’t mind spending a bit more than you would in other stores, then Wooden Submarine is for you.

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You won’t find any of these items anywhere else, so now’s your chance to come and purchase these unique items. Their unique niche makes them a one-of-a-kind shop in Bangkok.

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What’s available here:

  • 1920’s-1970’s US Military Themed Apparel

  • Brands such as Ralph Lauren, WRL, and Herman

Wooden Submarine

Price: From USD $14.70 / approx. 500 Baht
Address: 121/118 Phayathai Road Khwaeng Thanon Phetchaburi, Khet Ratchathewi, Bangkok.
Contact: (+66) 81 255 2866 // 081-255-2866.
Opening hours: Daily from 12noon to 8pm

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11. For one-of-a-kind vintage items (mostly sourced from Japan!) – Lost & Found Store

Looking for some fashionable items that were lost, but are now found? The Lost & Found Store boasts their hard-to-find men’s suits and sunglasses.

They also sell men’s and women’s jeans, jackets, and dresses from all over the world. They have striped printed shirts, neon orange jackets, and classic men’s suits for those of you looking for a more professional style and outfit.

There are various accessories as well, so your options are truly endless at the Lost & Found Store. Most of their items come from Japan and are of great quality and a unique design. Come explore and discover unique items at this vintage store.

What’s available here:

  • Men’s Accessories

  • Men’s Clothing

  • Women’s Clothing

Lost & Found Store

Price: From USD $11.80 / appro. 400 Baht
Address: 2/F, Zudrangma Records, 7/1 Sukhumvit Soi 51.
Contact: (+66) 88-891-7016
Opening hours: Tues-Sun, 2pm to 9pm (Closed on Mondays)

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12. For the all day every day shopper – Today Tomorrow Forever

This shop is open every day, so if you’re only free on the weekends, you’re in luck. They sell anything from the classic printed Tees, vintage denims and boots, funky hats, and more.

They have men’s and women’s items, and the classic vintage clothing you may have been looking for.

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How about printed shirts with Madonna’s face, velvet dresses, and choker necklaces?

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It’s a complete throw back from the second you step foot into this store, which is conveniently located in Siam Square in Bangkok!

What’s available here:

  • Vintage Apparel

Today Tomorrow Forever

Price: From USD $8.80 / approx. 300 Baht
Address: Siam Square Soi 1,Pathumwan Bangkok 10330
Opening hours: Daily from 12noon to 8pm

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If you thought you were never going to find that funky item you’ve always dreamed of, think again!

These 12 vintage shops in Bangkok offer a wide variety of retro items dating back decades that won’t break your bank. So, what are you waiting for? Get shopping!

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