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The wave of vintage trend has definitely picked up over the past few years in over the past few years in Malaysia. Whilst it is still not as common, one can still find really good vintage shops in Malaysia. The term vintage relates primarily to wine and is an altered form of the French word vendage. It’s secondary definition is “a period of origin or manufacture” So in other words, when an item is described as “vintage”, it should have the elements or qualities of that certain period it was produced in.
So why vintage? Well vintage items usually means it’s unique. You won’t have to worry as much to whether someone else will have the same items as you do and each item have their own style,character and a story to go together with the item. Plus if you pick the right item, they might even turn into an investment as if it is a collectable, they will grow in value with time. So if you are ready to vintage shop, here are some places you can consider visiting!
1. Junk King
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The condition of the furnitures are usually the first priority when purchasing a vintage furniture. The Junk King have items that are in great condition and offers a wide selection of furnitures to choose from.
It is located on Junk King, 43, Jalan 5/2, Taman Sungai Besi Indah, 43300, Seri Kembangan, Selangor.
2. Amcorp Mall Flea Market
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Amcorp mall’s flea market takes places every weekend from 10am to 6pm and is one of the biggest flea market in the Klang valley area. First started in 1998, the flea market is still going strong today. You will be able to find various vintage goods whether it’s furnitures, trinkets, records or second hand books. Try and get there early as it can be difficult finding parking over the weekend.
It is located on Amcorp Mall, 18 Persiaran Barat, 46050 Petaling Jaya.
3. Second Charm
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Second Charm not only just do the selling of vintage goods, they also restore and upholster furnitures to give them a new lease of life. They also are able to reproduce or custom make the vintage furnitures if you require them to do so.
Located on 53/53A Lorong Rahim Kajai 13, Taman Tun Dr. Ismail.
4. Kwong Yik Seng
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If you are into vintage china, then this is a place you shouldn’t miss out on! Their oriental ceramics, beautifully painted porcelain and China dynasty inspired kitchenwares are located on 144 Jalan Tun HS Lee.
5. PJ Junk Store
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If you are after affordable secondhand furnitures and electronics, you might want to check out PJ Junk Store located in SS2. They sell a good range of items from bedframes and mattresses to microwaves and toasters. They have their items going on sale too on Mudah.my, so if you can’t drive down anytime soon, do keep an eye out for their items online.
Located on No. 44 , 46 , 48, Jalan SS 2/10, SS 2, 47300 PJ.
6. Bongkar Vintage Wardrobe
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If vintage is your style, then you wouldn’t want to miss out on the items Bongkar has got to offer.They’ve got a great selection of vintage Levis, unique t-shirts, bags and shoes so rest assured you’ll be able to find something you like at the shop.
Located on No.21, Jalan Dwitasik, Dataran Dwitasik, Bandar Sri Permaisuri, 56000.
7. Lorong Kulit Flea Market
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Operating on the weekends from 0600 hours to 1300hours, the Lorong Kulit Flea market is an outdoor flea market that sells almost everything you can possibly think of.
Located at Lorong Kulit, Georgetown, 10460 Penang, it’s definitely not a place to be missed!
8. Memory Lane Flea Market
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Vintage camera collector alert! The memory lane flea market takes place every Sunday morning from 6am to 1pm and it is a good place to find antique and vintage items especially cameras and leather goods. Just make sure you are ready to haggle to get the best price for your item. Located along Jalan Horley to Jalan Lim Bo Seng, 30300, Ipoh, Perak.
Or if you still rather shop from the comfort of your home, you can always consider going on online marketplaces such as Mudah.my to scout for vintage goods.