10 of Manchester's most sustainable fashion stores

10 of Manchester’s most sustainable fashion stores

Margot & Lux
Margot & Lux is a vintage shop on Port Street in Manchester. Owned by gorgeous Geordie, Holly Edgar, the store offers a more personalized vintage service selling unique and one-of-a-kind clothing, accessories and homewares. Hollie selects each item by hand, scouring charity shops, wholesalers, warehouses and the internet to find pre-loved pieces with undeniable charm and character. The store also carries limited runs from enduring brands such as Sandra Alexandra and Summer Morning Studios.

Margot & Lux, 54 Port St, Manchester M1 2EQ

One of Manchester’s oldest enduring vintage stores, Pop Boutique has space on Oldham Street and inside Affleck Palace, as well as stores in Liverpool too. All of her shops are stocked with vintage shirts, sweaters, sports jackets and jeans, as well as limited runs of her own-brand clothing. The Oldham Street store also has a plethora of vintage nick nacks in its basement that are perfect for brightening up your home!

Pop Shop, 34-36 Oldham Street, Manchester M1 1JN
Pop Shop Afflecks, 52 Church Street, Manchester M4 1PW

COW Ancient
COW Vintage is another sustainable vintage store on Oldham Street. Their handpicked items are ethically sourced from around the world and available for sale at affordable prices. Truly demonstrating how trends, fashions and styles can truly stand the test of time, Cow’s quality clothing, unique finds and iconic brands range from the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and even nostalgic pieces of the 2000s.

vintage COW, 61 Church Street, Manchester M4 1PD

blue rinse
Blue Rinse is another treasure trove of vintage goodies to explore at a very reasonable price. You can find everything there, from vintage jewelry to cardigans, vests, shirts and sets that regularly follow the seasons. The shop isn’t just exclusive to Manchester either, there’s also one in Leeds that’s full of great vintage goodies.

Blue Rinse Manchester, 29-31 Oldham Street, Manchester M1 1JG

Seven Bionics
Bionic Seven specializes in top quality, handpicked vintage pieces. A few doors down from Margot and Lux, the store is cozy, but has more than enough space to spend time browsing. It offers Barbour jackets, Adidas sweaters, caps and Levi’s jeans that are all second-hand and sustainably sourced.

Bionic Seven, 60 Port St, Manchester M1 2EQ

flavor bags
Known for its exclusive vintage outerwear drops, Bags of Flavor on Tib Street is another store that makes sustainable shopping quite easy. The store has been a North Quarter staple since 2000 and also stocks unwanted vintage goods, so if you have an empty wardrobe anytime soon, be sure to send in all the unwanted vintage gems!

Flavor Bags, 33 Tib St, Manchester M4 1LX

The marvelous flight
A sustainable store across town, The Wonderful Flight is a relatively new space in the ABC building on Quay Street. It may be minimal on the surface, but underneath the store is packed with bold printed t-shirts, sweaters, and top brands like Carhartt, Patagonia, and The North Face.

The Wonderful Flight, 21 ABC, 23 Quay St, Manchester M3 4AE

Selling by the kilo on Oldham Street
Selling by the kilo, which is also managed by Blue Rinse, allows you to pay for your vintage clothes by weight. There’s always a unique selection of vintage men’s and women’s clothing from the 60s to 90s, including all your favorite brands, and it’ll only cost you £15 for a kilo of clothes!

Kilo Sale, Sachas Hotel, Oldham Street Entrance, Manchester, M4 1SH

norse muse
Nordic Muse is an own-brand Nordic jewelry and lifestyle collective led by Jenny Maxwell. They have their own permanent bricks and mortar location on Tib Street in the NQ, offering design-focused products at the right price, with a curated range of home, living, jewelry, accessories, cards, stationery and more!

Nordic Muse, 106 Tib St, The, Manchester M4 1LR

Suzy loves Milo
The guys at Suzy Loves Milo offer reworked and upcycled vintage clothing from around the world. Continuously updating their stock with everything from vintage Nike, Stussy, Guess, Napapijri, rare sneakers, accessories and unique jewelry finds. The best vintage shop in Le Manc. There I said it. They just updated their Depop and their web page with SO much good stuff.

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