100% vintage shopping

17 March 2022
Fille qui fait du shopping vintage en extérieur
© Maria Pavlova

The vintage scene is celebrated in many of Brussels' neighbourhoods. Second-hand boutiques and antiques dealers are bursting with design and fashion treasures from the 1920s all the way up to the 1990s.

Everything can be recycled and transformed and given a new lease of life. But the capital's vintage charm doesn't stop there. Brussels hosts numerous events that offer up the perfect chance for some treasure hunting.  Are you in love with retro styles and trends and looking for a rare gem? Here's a selection of places you must visit!

Vintage clothes boutiques

Looking for pieces by big names at small prices? Are you nostalgic for the retro look or a fan of out of the ordinary wardrobes? In Brussels we have the perfect places to find those clothes, shoes and accessories that you've been dreaming of.

  • Ramon & Valy

Ramon & Valy is the vintage shop for connoisseurs a stone's throw from the Grand-Place. You'll find clothes, leather goods and rare accessories from big names.

  • Foxhole

Close to the flea market, a great selection of clothes from the 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s awaits amateurs at Foxhole.

  • Episode

Episode is a network of vintage boutiques in several European capitals. This boutique in the historical centre of Brussels presents retro pieces from all over the world.

  • Melting Pot Kilo

Located behind the Palace of Justice, why not try out the orignal concept of Melting Pot Kilo: vintage clothes, accessoires, shoes, handbags... all for €15 per kilo!

  • Isabelle Bajart

Close to rue Dansaert, here's a quality vintage - and second-hand - shop with a love of timeless pieces and clothes. Every season brings something new at Isabelle Bajart, and for affordable prices.

  • Think Twice

Think Twice is a retail chain that promotes sustainable fashion. Their goal is to offer a second life to used clothing. Every six weeks the collection changes, so you'll always find something new at Think Twice. 

  • Les Enfants d’Edouard

Les Enfants d'Edouard specialises in the luxury sale of second-hand products. The shop sits in a hotel on the very chic Avenue Louise. They offer quality clothing, bags, jewellery, shoes and fur.

Second-hand shops and antiques dealers

Looking to (re)design your interior without getting standard, off-the-shelf furniture? It's possible! Thanks to its second-hand shops, antiques dealers and famous flea market, Brussels is your new interior decorator. Design pieces, furniture ready for a new life, lighting and day-to-day objects await!

  • Atelier Belvédère

Down by the Ixelles ponds, this shop has a large selection of furniture, lighting and retro objects. Thanks to its restoration workshop, Atelier Belvédère is the ideal place to customise your interior without spending a fortune.

  • Vintage Items

This shop sells vintage furniture and decorative items from the 50s to the 80s. Close to the charming Place Brugmann, Vintage Items also offers you new, original pieces. 

  • D+ Design

D+ Design offers a selection of furniture, lighting and objects from the 20th century, with an emphasis on Italian design. They also have a great choice of American design and design from the rest of Europe.

  • Via Antica

Via Antica is more than 2,000 m² dedicated to furniture and accessories from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries: furniture, lighting, glasswork and more in the heart of the Marolles! 

  • Reliek

Reliek offers a wide range of objects made up of 7 collections, from basics to works of art, from tableware to furniture and decoration. Their offer includes creations of Belgian craftsmen and guest artists.


Whether they're weekly, monthly or yearly, Brussels loves to showcase vintage events. It's your chance to discover an abundant offer. Whether they’re traditional or highly specialised, these events never fail to deliver the joy of discovery.

  • Brussels' Flea Market

The flea market on Place du Jeu de Balle is a favourite hunting ground for those in search of their dream item. Don't hesitate to get there early to uncover that rare gem. More than 500 stalls are set up every day from 8:00 to 14:00 in a warm atmosphere. There's no other flea market like it in Brussels. 
When: every day from 8:00 to 14:00, weekends from 8:00 to 15:00 
Where: Place du Jeu de Balle

  • Brussels Vintage Market 

Le Brussels Vintage Market welcomes close to 1,000 visitors to each edition. It's a great place to do some Sunday shopping in an original setting or just have a drink or a meal with friends on a terrace, in a retro musical atmosphere. 
When: every first Sunday of the month, from 10:00 to 18:00 
Where: SEE U, Avenue de la Couronne, 227, 1050 Ixelles

  • Brussels Design Market 

Brussels Design Market, is some hundred exhibitors, professionals and knowledgeable amateurs from Belgium, France, the Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, etc. They sell their furniture and objects from the 50s, 60s, 70s and early 80s in a relaxed, market atmosphere. 
When: every year, in March/April and September 
Where: Gare Maritime on the Tour & Taxis site, Rue Picard 7, 9 and 10, 1000 Brussels