The Best of Vintage & Independent Shops in Sheffield

If you’re popping to Sheffield for a day out, you won’t be disappointed with the vintage and independent shops there are on offer. Our team here at Glass Onion Vintage are split between Sheffield, Leeds and the mothership, Barnsley, so we have some recommendations straight from the source! Here are some of our faves.


Glass Onion Vintage 

Obvs.. Our first recommendation has to be our store on Sheffield's Division Street. Located around all the best vintage in Sheffield, be sure to pop in for your favourite vintage brands including Carhartt, Y2K, Nike and Adidas at fab prices. We always make sure that the stock in our Sheffield store is fresh and exciting for you, hand-picked and laundered by our team of vintage experts, you’re guaranteed to find your new fave piece.

65 Division St, Sheffield City Centre, Sheffield S1 4GE Get Directions


Think heritage outdoor wear in a conceptualised loft. Inspired by the manufacturing processes, his Grandand Eric and Sheffield’s spectacular Peak District. Most items stocked in the store have been hand-crafted in South Yorkshire, or sourced from reliable, responsible manufacturers. We love the ‘Made In Sheffield’ range including a Chippie Fork/Bottle opener. 

Stag Works, 84 John St, Highfield, Sheffield S2 4QU. Get Directions



A short walk from our store there’s Vulgar, take a stroll for men's and women's vintage, remade clothing and to have a look around their store which is decorated with vintage memorabilia - we love the McDonald's golden arches that are behind the tills glowing throughout the store.

Unit 2 129, The Forum, 127 Devonshire St, Sheffield City Centre, Sheffield S3 7SB Get Directions



Sheffield's original vintage store which opened in 1996, more than 20 years on they’re still supplying Sheffield with vintage from 1940s - 2000s. You’ll be sure to find smart tailoring, classic silhouettes and premium vintage.

6-8 Carver St, Sheffield City Centre, Sheffield S1 4FS Get Directions 


Pre Loved Kilo 

Another short walk from our Sheffield store is one of the UKs largest independent kilo sales. You’ll be sure to find a bargain as you shop by the final weight of your pieces. Expect 60s maxi dresses to retro sportswear. It’s almost a given that you’ll find something for yourself or a friend.

76 Division St, Sheffield City Centre, Sheffield S1 4GF Get Directions


Jojo's General Store by Rag Parade  

A vintage store dedicated to unique selected menswear and collectables. Expect military, workwear and designer pieces. Their selection of true vintage pieces is worth checking out when in the city. We love Jojo’s as an established independent vintage store in the heart of Sheffield.

553 Ecclesall Rd, Sharrow, Sheffield S11 8PR Get Directions


Bear Tree Records 

Sheffield's favourite independent record store with a vast selection of genres to spend a few hours perusing through. Including Jazz, Punk, Indie, Rock and that’s to name a very few. It’s also a great spot in Sheffield for gigs with the likes of Bombay Bicycle Club playing a set in an intimate setting.

Unit 13, The Forum, 16, 127 Devonshire St, Sheffield S3 7SB Get Directions 


The Bare Alternative 

Sheffield's zero waste and package free refill shop. An affordable way to shop your essentials including shampoo, conditioner, washing up liquid and more. Simply bring a refillable container and fill to your heart's content. Avoid using one-use plastic from the supermarket. Abbeydale road is also renowned for its coffee shops too, that’s your Saturday morning sorted!

332 Abbeydale Rd, Nether Edge, Sheffield S7 1FN Get Directions


KH Oriental 

Open since 1976, KH Oriental is the biggest Chinese Supermarket in Sheffield. We could spend hours here, scouting out all of the best oriental foods on offer. You can also grab a loyalty card if you become a regular and save on your shop. 

12, New Era Square Off, Boston St, Arley St, Sheffield S2 4QF Get Directions


La Biblioteka 

Previously nestled in Kommune, now a stand alone independent book and magazine shop selling all sorts of genres and unique magazines from the past years. Grab a book - and then hit up one of our cheap eats recommendations for a perfect afternoon.

61 Eyre Ln, Sheffield City Centre, Sheffield S1 3GF Get Directions

Starmore Boss

Barry Starmore and Jefferson Boss are your go to friendly, boozy lads for the best wine recommendations in Sheffield. Nip into their shop on Sharrow Vale Road and get to know which wines best pair with your tea! They also stock gins, vodkas and ales brewed locally.

257 Sharrow Vale Rd, Sharrow, Sheffield S11 8ZE Get Directions 


Gravel Pit 

We love a houseplant or 10! Gravel pit, another banging spot on Abbeydale Road is a plant lover's dream destination for tropical indoor plants, handmade pots, art supplies and more. Check out their website to get to know the best care for the plants on offer! If you’re headed to Cutlery Works, a short walk from the centre of Sheffield,  make sure to check out their sister spot teamed up with Joro gang!

329 Abbeydale Rd, Nether Edge, Sheffield S7 1FS Get Directions