If you swoon every time someone says mid-century modern, these cool vintage furniture stores in Singapore will get you all excited!
Bargain hunters and vintage junkies, listen up. If you’re looking for unique pieces with a story, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you love mid-century designer furniture (swoon) and cool retro decor or you’re obsessed with treasure hunting for one-off pieces, these pre-loved furniture stores in Singapore are gold mines of fantastic finds (with loads of character guaranteed). Happy hunting!
Best vintage furniture stores in Singapore
1. Journey East
Focusing on reclaimed teak wood originals and eco-friendly, sustainable vintage pieces from around the world, this is guilt-free furniture shopping at its best! The store also offers outdoor furniture, so pop by the showroom if you’ve got a garden or patio to revamp. We love that Journey East’s vintage furniture collection stretches far back into a bygone era – its “youngest” furniture dates back to the 1960s!
Journey East, #03-02, Tan Boon Liat Building, 315 Outram Road, Singapore 169704
2. China Collection
Vintage inspirations and oriental antiques reign supreme at this homegrown store. China Collection highlights the beauty of Chinese design with decorative porcelain ornaments, vintage elm wood cabinets, bronze rain drums and more items that’ll elevate your space with a touch of heritage. We particularly love the amazing vase selection with vintage motifs and traditional blue and white colourways. Having been around for two decades, this brand is now celebrating its 20th anniversary with a new web store and a ‘buy two get one free’ promotion of its signature jade and silk tassels. These elegant accessories are the perfect addition to a plain vase or door, so bag one home today!
China Collection, 252 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427506
3. Lorgan’s The Retro Store
With a spacious showroom, Lorgan’s The Retro Store houses an eclectic range of designs. Modern pieces aside, expect pop art, retro and vintage styles as well. Plus, its collection of chairs, tables, sofas and other furniture are well-designed and affordable. Pop by to pick out a unique piece for your home!
Lorgan’s The Retro Store, #02-07, [email protected] Lebar, 160 Paya Lebar Road, Singapore 409022
4. Be My Old School
As its name suggests, this store offers an aesthetically-pleasing collection of old school designs that’ll transport you back to nostalgic days of the past. Here, you’ll find vintage typewriters, kitchenware, gadgets, nautical items, luggage and knick knacks to add to a themed home. You can rent items for events, too.
Be My Old School, 115A Commonwealth Drive, Singapore 149596
Love the clean, minimalistic aesthetic of Scandinavian furnishings? Then you’ll adore Noden, a treasure trove of authentic Scandi classics from the 40s to the 70s, carefully sourced by the owners on their European travels. The range includes designer offerings and handpicked rare items, so don’t be surprised to find that pieces come and go quickly.
Noden, #02-02, 211 Henderson Road, Singapore 159552
6. Yasashii Trading
Alexandra’s home to more than just Ikea – it’s also the neighbourhood of vintage furniture store Yasashii Trading. While you’ll find many Chinese antiques here, there are plenty of teak cabinets, old dining sets, desks and knick knacks, too. Take the afternoon off to really work through the shelves.
Yasahii Trading, 123 Bukit Merah Lane 1, Singapore 150123
7. Carpenter and Cook
This charming artisan bakery located near Beauty World MRT station is our fave hideout from the city’s crowds. Creamy tarts and warm cuppas aside, the cafe also doubles up as a vintage furniture store in Singapore. Almost everything you see is for sale, including antique armoires, eclectic dining tables, vintage typewriters, sewing machines, collectable teapots and cutlery.
Carpenter and Cook, #01-06, 19 Lorong Kilat, Singapore 598120
8. Junkie’s Corner
True to its name, this is one vintage furniture store in Singapore where you can find anything and everything. It’s packed to the rafters with all sorts of cool stuff, which means you’ll find furniture from all eras. Plus, beautifully refurbished pieces and quirky knick knacks you never knew you needed. Some bargaining with the owner, Uncle Charlie, can be done, but be sure to bring wads of cash and a sharp eye! This one’s a little out of the way, so think of it as a real treasure hunt. Just make sure to clear your boot space beforehand.
Junkie’s Corner, 2 Turf Club Road, Singapore 287988
9. The GoDown
The GoDown may not be strictly just a second-hand furniture store, but it sure is home to some of the finest refurbished wares from around the world. The selection includes everything from antique lamps and typewriters to old stools and tables.
The GoDown, #02-08, The Meissa, 100D Pasir Panjang Road, Singapore 118520
10. Hock Siong & Co.
Furniture aficionados will be more than familiar with this name. Always wanted to live in a hotel? Now you can. Find used five-star hotel furniture here – from down-filled pillows to Shanghainese rosewood furniture and refurbished teak desks. There are also plenty of home accessories to rifle through – hell, you can even go home with your own bellhop trolley! Swing by prepared to hunt down your bargain.
Hock Siong & Co., #01-03, Junjie Industrial Building, 153 Kampong Ampat, Singapore 368326
11. Singapore Trading Post
From the team behind Expat Auctions comes this lovely establishment that carefully selects pieces from India, Indonesia, Vietnam and Myanmar. From lamps and linens to side tables and cabinets, the selection is definitely worth a visit if you’re looking for furnishings with a side of Asian charm.
Singapore Trading Post, multiple locations including Tan Boon Liat, Jelita Shopping Centre and Joo Chiat
12. Second Charm
Like its name suggests, this store is stuffed to the gills with charming bric-a-brac. Since starting over a decade ago, the people behind the brand remain passionate about their hunt for unique vintage finds. Coo over French armchairs, iconic midcentury furniture, reupholstered sofas, wingbacks and desks made from recycled teak.
Second Charm, #05-165, Mapletree Industrial Building, Blk 21 Kallang Avenue, Singapore 339412
13. Long-longtime Store
Pop by for restored furniture hailing back to the olden days, like old school industrial metal chairs, teakwood drawers and writing tables. Pieces come in limited numbers, so be sure to snap them up quick before they’re gone. Keep in mind that the store only accepts cash payments, but online purchases via bank transfer can be made too.
Long-longtime Store, available online or by appointment only
14. Mobler Singapore
If you’re a hardcore Scandi furniture lover, Mobler is your own personal heaven. The Upper Thomson store is stocked with handpicked, rare vintage pieces from the 30s to the 70s, as well as older antiques. All the handmade Scandinavian furniture pieces are sourced from Sweden where the founders are from.
Mobler Singapore, Isetan Scotts, 350 Orchard Road, Singapore 238868
15. Jennifer’s Vintage & Antique
Some things are lovely when they’re new; others become lovelier as they age. There’s a lot to dig through at this store, but they aren’t refurbished or restored. What you see is what you get, and what you get is pre-loved, vintage pieces you may have to restore yourself. But hey, sometimes there’s nothing more satisfying than giving that rickety old chair a new lease of life.
Jennifer’s Vintage & Antique, #01-306, Blk 27 Jalan Bahagia, Singapore 320027
16. Just Anthony
This is the vintage furniture store in Singapore for refurbished Chinese antiques. Think wedding cabinets, bedside cupboards and long console tables in assorted brilliant hues. But you’ll also find your fair share of lightly treated antiques, including old doors, canopy lattice panels and barber stools.
Just Anthony, 379 Upper Paya Lebar Road, Singapore 534972
For your next vintage furniture hunt in Singapore, you know where to go!