Hałas Vinyl + Coffee
At 15 sq/m it’s a squeeze but Hałas doesn’t half pack a punch within its small footprint. Doubling as a record store, it’s the kind of place where hip punters stock up on Winehouse and Bjork while ordering up coffee ordered from roasters such as London’s Dark Arts roastery.... Read more
A Vintage Year

A Vintage Year

Features 21 January 2019 0

Unleash your inner treasure hunter this January to seek out the pre-loved gems that give the capital a vintage swagger…     Play… The Game ‘Great bars of Poland’, Case File No. 254: Gram. Tricked out to look like a circus Big Top (read: parachuting chimps hanging from red and... Read more
Antykwariat Grochowski
There’s a few zillion places in which you’ll find vintage printed material, but some out-punch the others. For the undisputed heavyweight, look for Antykwariat Grochowski, a maze-like space with over 130,000 books in its arsenal. Among the haul, find Polish comics such as Kapitan Kloss and Kajko i Kokosz,... Read more
Vintage Store

Vintage Store

Shopping 6 January 2019 0

Hailed by many as the best vintage clothing store in Warsaw (nay, Poland!), the aptly-titled Vintage Store (vintagestore.pl) concentrates on quality, original finds from the likes of Barbour, Moschino and Aquascutum. But the specialty, that’s the clothing of Thierry Mugler, with the star discovery of 2018 being a gold... Read more
Stefan

Stefan

Shopping 3 January 2019 0

If you ever wanted your own personal Jesus, then look no further than Sklep Vintage Stefan. Insanely kitsch figurines await, but so too does a horde of strange vintage treasures. Original LOT Polish airline posters, rose pink Czechoslovakian vases, snarling porcelain tigers, East German desk lamps and WARS-branded cutlery... Read more
Foto-Larson

Foto-Larson

Shopping 2 January 2019 0

Prowl Hala Mirowska to discover the intriguing world of Foto-Larson (first floor). Warsaw’s No. 1 home for all things analogue, this labor of love is run by a bona fide obsessive with an intimate knowledge of all the cameras and contraptions that he has on offer. Beautiful in every... Read more
New Lady In Town

New Lady In Town

Shopping 22 December 2018 0

Make an impact by revising your look at New Lady In Town. Inspired by the 8os Polish punk scene and a mélange of other sub-cultures, this is where, in there words, “Dynasty is mixed with Salt-N-Pepa and Madonna is besties with Biggie Smalls.” They really mean it, as well.... Read more
Review: Lata 60-te

Review: Lata 60-te

Reviews 11 August 2018 0

Despite the name, this store extends its offer beyond just the 60s: “if we like something,” they say, “we don’t look at the birth certificate”. Specializing in expertly refreshed furniture from the PRL era, it’s become a favorite of design mavens looking to trick out their home with a... Read more
Future Antiques

Future Antiques

Shopping 7 August 2018 0

These stylish, mid-century pieces have been refreshed using artisanal techniques to return items to their fullest aesthetic potential. Though much of the furniture is sourced from France, Italy and the Czech Republic, it’s the Danish bits and pieces that really stand out. Future Antiques ul. Poznańska 3/14, futureantiques.eu Read more
Review: Future Antiques
Having started restoring furniture in the 90s, Adam Krzemiński’s career has taken him across the globe: with a successful online business already established in the States, the choice to open a flagship showroom back in his home country was the next natural step. Collaborating with a core group of... Read more