The Brisbane vintage market scene is alive and thriving as ever, and Paddington is home is to many of these antiques and vintage shopping destinations. These antique shops and emporiums offer rare, quality vintage furniture, retro fashion, and collectables.
Located at the former Plaza Theatre, Empire Revival — formerly known as Paddington Antique Centre — has been operating since 1985. Australia’s granddaddy of antique stores is truly a treasure hunter’s paradise, where one can discover a wide range of vintage items, thanks to its more than 50 dealers providing quality and interesting finds.
With the recent rebranding comes the expansion of Empire Revival’s range of offerings which now include contemporary furniture, homewares, and jewellery which may be new, recycled, or pre-loved.
Empire Revival | 167 Latrobe Tce, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Empire Revival opens daily from 10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
A heaven for shoppers hunting for retro fashion clothing for men and women. Retro Metro is where to find a great mix of authentic vintage clothes from the roaring ‘20s to the fabulous ‘80s, and even new retro-style clothes.
Avid collectors will also be thrilled to find here a variety of vintage furniture, gadgets, accessories, and knick-knacks.
Retro Metro Paddington | 297 Given Terrace Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Retro Metro is open daily 9:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.