Who doesn’t love a bit of mid century furniture and vintage wares in their home? Here’s five of our favourite places to spend a few hours browsing for some fabulous finds.
754 Beaufort Street, Mount Lawley
Open 10am to 4pm Thursday to Sunday
Conveniently nestled next to Secondeli near Second Ave on Beaufort Street so you can either start or finish your shopping with a cuppa, So Last Century is chock full of furniture, homewares, collectibles and some delightful kitsch all collected by the lovely and talented Alex.
346 Beaufort Street, Highgate
Open 9:30am to 5:30pm Monday to Saturday
Sharing a space with Wall Candy, Jungalow offers an eclectic selection of carefully curated retro pieces that be purchased instore or online. Worth visiting the shop though to check out Wall Candy’s delicious wallpapers at the same time!
55 Michael Street, Yokine
Open Tuesday to Friday 8:30am to 3pm
Saturday 8am to 3pm and Sunday 8am to 1pm
A fusion of retail & retro, cafe & collectables, Mid Century Cafe & Collectables gives you a reason to visit the back streets of Yokine on the weekend, or during the week if you’re lucky enough to find yourself with some time off, to enjoy a brew and browse. Think unique suburban cafe with a retro twist!
216 Whatley Crescent, Maylands
Open Wednesday to Sunday
From early beginnings as a pop-up store, Vintage Emporium is now a permanent fixture on the Maylands strip and is home to two vintage stores: Tumbleweed and 20th Century Vintage. Together they offer a selection of clothing and rustic vintage and mid century homewares and furniture. A Maylands must do.
Rear of the Rosemount Hotel
469 Fitzgerald Street, North Perth
Next Market: Sunday 7 October 11am to 3pm
Held on the 1st Sunday of every month, The Dressing Room Markets sees stall holders selling selections of vintage and designer clothing, jewellery and accessories as well as vintage and retro household items, plus you can hang out post shopping at the Rosie – bonus!
And that’s a wrap for this week. If you’ve got any comments or ideas for other 5 to try’s let us know – we’d love to hear from you!
Image from So Last Century Instagram