Looking for a goofy gift or to retro-fy your flat? Check out these cool campy shops.
Ceylon Bazaar ul. Ząbkowska 27/31 A remarkable collection of refurbished antiques, PRL gadgets, posters, T-shirts, handmade bags, etc. It’s an astonishing assembly of raw kitsch and cool bits and pieces. In their words: “pop in and become the owner of completely useless
but indispensable things!”
Dona ul. Marszałkowska 81 First and foremost this Czech shop specializes in crystal, porcelain and glass, but beyond that find also quirky little toys, not to mention Krecik – a cuddly mole from the 60s – in varying forms and sizes.
SpodLady ul. Chmielna 26 Step in and breathe in the atmosphere of communist Poland. This shop’s a beauty, and brims with collectibles that have seen classic PRL keepsakes given a contemporary update. Books, films, bags, toys and general items for the home are sold inside this cult courtyard cellar store.
Reset Point ul. Puławska 48 A treasure trove of renovated antique furniture, vinyl clocks, 70s style handle-less PRL mugs and modern art prints of legendary landmarks such as Dworzec Centralny and the Palace of Culture. Plenty of pieces and curios from upcoming and established domestic design studios.
Vintage Store ul. Dąbrowskiego 40, vintagestore.moonfruit.com Renovated PRL era furniture that includes lamps, sofas, crockery, artwork, etc. It mixes junky with high cool, making it a top hit amongst Warsaw’s hipsters and fashionistas.