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Category Archives: Vintage Markets and Shops

20 Best DIY Reclaimed Vintage Furniture Projects

It’s almost always the case that minor parts of one or two of your furniture items at home are damaged, and you don’t really want to throw it away. But it might affect the aesthetic of your overall home design and it can also be quite unsightly when there are guests. As well, it’s quite hard for

A Review of Oedo Antique Flea Market – Tokyo International Forum

Oedo Antique Flea Market – Since 2003 The Oedo Antique Flea Market (大江戸骨董市), which started in September 2003 to celebrate 400 years since the beginning of the Tokugawa shogunate, or the Tokugawa bakufu and the Edo bakufu, is the biggest open-air antiques market in Japan. Held at Tokyo International Forum, which is next to Yurakucho Station

Why You Should Make A Trip to Hock Siong Furniture Before You Setup Your New Home

I have been wanting to do a write-up on this furniture recycling company, Singapore-based Hock Siong Furniture but I have not had the time until last Saturday. I also wished to find one or two vintage suitcases to store my old toys. Located about a 15 minutes’ walk from Tai Seng MRT station, Hock Siong Furniture

Singapore’s One and Only Sungei Road Thieves Market

Singapore’s famous Sungei Road Thieves Market (双溪路贼市场/跳蚤市场) , located between Jalan Besar and Rochor Canal Road, is the country’s largest and oldest flea market, and originated in the 1930s. As it used to operate between 3pm and 6pm, its operating hours have resulted in it being nicknamed “Robinson Petang”, or “Robinson in the afternoon”, perhaps a

The Evolution of Vintage Shopping in Bangkok

Vintage shopping in Bangkok is now the new trend, and hunting for vintage treasure items in furniture, clothes, accessories and several other curios has become a new found passion of the locals and likewise tourists who are making a beeline to the city’s vintage storehouses. Plenty of such vintage treasure-troves have mushroomed all over the

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