Vintage Fashion Growing Rapidly in Middlesbrough

In recent years the vintage trend has taken Middlesbrough by storm with more and more independent businesses dominating the high street.

Any keen fan of the trend will already know about and have visited the vintage heart of Middlesbrough known as Baker Street.

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CeCe Vintages first shop in the Dundas Arcade. @cecevintage

The street boasts an array of independent businesses including a medley of retro shops and quirky eateries popular with all ages.

Middlesbrough residents seem to love the street for the unique quality of clothing that can’t be found anywhere else.

One of Baker Streets’ latest editions is CeCe Vintage, a place where “Boho vibes meets Vintage” in fashion.

The business was started by sisters Serena and Melody Wilkinson who both have a passion for individual style.

Originally, CeCe Vintage was located in the Dundas Arcade and once word got out about the new brand and their customer base grew, they were able to move to the popular street.

Located within another Vintage shop on the street, Vintageous Rags, the brand is thriving with a strong social media presence.

One fan of the vintage scene in Middlesbrough is Naomi Walker, 22.

She said: “I come down to Baker Street every other week to see all the new stock.”

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Stock available from CeCe Vintage. @cecevintage

Naomi, who works as a retail assistant in Teesside Park, said she often grows bored of seeing racks upon racks of the same clothing.

She said: “Shopping in Baker Street is always exciting; you never know what you’ll find.”

In 2015, Baker Street was named a ‘Rising Star’ in the Great British High Street competition.

The success of Baker Street has even sparked the refurbishment of neighbouring Bedford Street.

You can follow CeCe Vintage on instagram: @cecevintage1

from Tside