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Vintage & upcycle heaven in Nambour

For those who love to ponder the times gone, or eras before cell phones and the internet, this one’s for you! If you haven’t already discovered the world of vintage magic in Nambour, let us take you through the must do’s to satisfy all of your antique, op shopping needs.

Vintage & upcycle heaven in Nambour

Mr. Beesley’s Vintage Store

At the top of our list is Mr Beesley’s Vintage Store, located on Howard Street next to Backbeat Records.  Wall to wall with some of the best pieces of fashion and homewares from the last century, it’s a place where all of your vintage fashion dreams come true. 

Denim, Leather jackets, vintage frocks, hats, handbags, shoes and so much more. Stay and play dress ups while you find the perfect set of threads to stomp around town in. They have truly thought of everything here and Mr Beesley’s will not set your sinuses into a spin.  A very well kept store full of fabulous flare!

Collectorama Vintage Fair

A hot favourite that has the masses flocking to town every few months is the famous Collectorama Vintage Fair.  Going strong for 30 years, conveners Tom and Laurie Wall have a solid reputation for curating a huge eclectic fair full of vintage awesomeness. It’s a full day of fun for every vintage enthusiast, young and old.   Find the perfect piece of furniture or homeware to add some character to your living space.  If you love the sound of old music on
vinyl, have a fetish for fashion, or a fond appreciation for handmade tools and wares, this event is an absolute must.  

Be warned that once you go in, you may not return for quite some time.  There is so much to see and shop here, that it is recommended to reschedule any other plans for your day, as you will want to give yourself hours to discover all the exciting things on offer. You can check out their full calendar of dates here, and be sure to lock in the next one on May 29th…  See you there!

Op Shopping around Town

If you’re not in Nambour on one of the Collectorama Fair dates, never fear, there are plenty of great Op Shops around town.  From Salvos to Neighbour’s aid, Endeavour, Lifeline and Vinnies (just to name a few). 

You’ll be sure to grab a bargain and find the perfect outfits for any occasion. With this many stores in town, you’ll even give yourself a workout while you shop! Op shopping is a fabulous way to support charities and strut sustainable style - good for you, good for the community and great for the planet.

Renovators Delight

With Covid keeping us all closer to home, it’s been the perfect time to start and finish those reno projects around the house.  Sunshine Coast Demolition and Salvage is a little treasure trove of vintage doors, windows and timber for all of your restorations and renovations.

Located on Colless Lane, you will find all kinds of essentials for your projects.  From art deco basins, to beautiful vintage windows and doors and recycled timber for those worn and loved creations.  

For the love of all things old, Nambour provides a haven of locations to shop sustainably and pick up some great vintage while doing so! We all have the power to tread a little lighter on the planet by choosing to buy second hand. 

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