Berlin’s secondhand shops are bustling with bargains and rare designer pieces, say Claudio Rimmele and Frank R Schroeder
This fine little boutique is in the heart of the newly hip area known as Kreuzkölln, which is located at the border between Kreuzberg and Neukölln along one of the canals of the river Spree. Sing Blackbird combines the pleasures of vintage shopping with a small cafe that caters specifically to vegan tastes. In the shop they have selected vintage clothes, accessories, jewellery and shoes, many of which are designer pieces, hence the price range, which is definitely above the average fleamarket bargain. The shop also organises a monthly fleamarket, as well as classic movie screenings and concerts.
• Sanderstrasse 11, Kreuzkölln, no telephone, singblackbird.com. Open Mon-Sun 10.30am-8pm