Secondhand

Vintage Vogue: London’s Upcoming Vintage Outings

Vintage Vogue: London’s Upcoming Vintage Outings

Feel you are an old soul? The First Pint showcases the various vintage fashion fairs, social events and old-school gatherings around London that should satisfy your every nostalgic need.

Second-hand bicycles in London: The best and cheapest in town

Second-hand bicycles in London: The best and cheapest in town

Tired of TFL? Gemma van der Kamp takes you through the city’s second-hand bicycle outlets in search for a smooth ride.

Hackney Wick Flea Market

Hackney Wick Flea Market

The First Pint pays a visit to Hackney Wick’s monthly flea market; the verdict? A welcome change from the spiralling prices and commercialisation of many of the East End markets. More of this please!

Why buy when you can Freecycle?

Why buy when you can Freecycle?

Why bother paying for that bookcase when you can find one for free? Freecycle uses the web to connect those giving away extra stuff to those looking for extra stuff – and everything’s a nice £0.

Secrets of the suburbs: Designer bargains in London’s Highgate Village

Secrets of the suburbs: Designer bargains in London’s Highgate Village

It’s got some of the most expensive properties in London, but Highgate Village is not just for the rich and famous. See how Kathrine Anker discovered a gold mine of second-hand designer clothes:

Car boot sale: The cheap shopping spree

Car boot sale: The cheap shopping spree

Wacky goods and second-hand bargains: The weekend boot sale in Stoke Newington is not your average London market. Check out the photo gallery to see why it’s worth spending a Sunday morning there with your friends – if not for the wares, at least for the fun!

An ode to…Second-Hand Bookshops

An ode to…Second-Hand Bookshops

Fancy lounging through old bookshops imbued with history and culture? Look no further than the charming second-hand bookstores on Charing Cross Road.