by Wilfred Okiche
Those vying for vintage and retro-wear are in for a reprieve as Retrospective, the first vintage treasure trove opens in Surulere, the heart of Lagos. It boasts one of a kind retro and vintage accessories for stylish men and women, giving all who step through it’s doors a unique walk down memory lane.
Quaint vintage lights surround the welcoming gold and white themed décor of the boutique. Across the shop floor, merchandise are displayed openly for visitors to raid through time as they make unique vintage finds.
Retrospective was introduced to Nigeria in 2010 through the monthly fashion market Le Petit Marche which became a hit for avid shoppers.
According to owner Yoanna “Pepper” Okwesa, “Retrospective aims to offer Lagosians a space to romance with retro and vintage on a cultural, historic and fashionable level. We are excited to share our love for vintage and timeless dressing at affordable value-conscious prices” Waiting to be discovered amid the treasure troves are silvers, celtic trinkets,brooches, art deco pieces, silk scarves, handmade tooled leather and skin bags, clutches, purses, belts and designer pieces.
If your love of fashion finds you longing for one-of-a-kind garments made anywhere between the Victorian era to the nineties, Retrospective is the first and only place to look in Lagos. You will leave loaded with bags of beautiful bargains and a vow to return soon.
Retrospective is at 2, Aderibigbe street, Ikate, Surulere off Alhaji Masha, near Ogosco bus stop Lagos.
Telephone: 2348136995448. Email: [email protected]