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About Us


Those Were The Days launched in 2011 bringing beautiful, modern and wearable collections of curated vintage clothing, jewellery and accessories and vintage bridal wear to Edinburgh and beyond, via our stunning boutique and our online presence.

Summer 2017 saw us expand and open two new boutiques right next door to each other, our new vintage fashion boutique and our new vintage bridal wear boutique, Scotland’s first dedicated vintage bridal wear boutique.

In our vintage fashion boutique, and also online, you’ll find our ever changing and expertly curated collections of one-of-a kind women’s and men’s vintage fashions, jewellery and accessories.  Our collections range from fabulous 1920s pieces all the way through to iconic 1990s collectible pieces.  All of our pieces are expertly hand-selected and sourced internationally and are chosen because they represent the best of an era in respect of their design, style and high quality and craftsmanship. They are also all carefully cleaned and expertly restored before being added to the collection.

Individual and always glamorous, our collections blend vintage with contemporary and high fashion style.  We have stunning creations from high end designers such as Courrèges, Leonard, Chanel, Versace and Givenchy to the iconic labels of Jean Muir, Mary Quant, Ossie Clark, Jean Varon & Biba.  The vintage labels of the high street, and bespoke vintage pieces are also widely represented in our collection. To keep things exciting new pieces are added to our collections weekly, and new collections are introduced seasonally.

Our fabulous discoveries regularly appear in editorial photoshoots, grace the pages of fashion magazines and blogs, and are worn by celebrities.  We also work with costume designers for film and television and our clothing has appeared on screen in films such as Trainspotting 2, and on television in various BBC and ITV dramas. Our collections are also regularly used as inspirational sources for international fashion designers.   

Our stylish and beautifully decorated boutique is inviting and welcoming.  Our collections are heavily curated and merchandised by style and colour so that shopping with us is a fun and easy experience. Our knowledgeable and helpful team strive to create a friendly and relaxed environment in which to indulge your vintage fashion shopping desires.  And, with knowledgeable stylists always on hand in the shop to help you find your perfect look, vintage shopping has never been so easy or so much fun!