Vintage Vinyl, Retro Clothing and Quirky Gifts Boutique in Portsmouth and Southsea
Dress Code established 1995.
Situated on Southsea's well established, uncompromisingly independent Albert Road, Dress Code have been selling fine and fabulous shit for 25 years. We are well know to everyone who's anyone in Portsmouth and cater to all the city's vintage fanatics, metal head and glorious geeks.
Established in the 90's creating Westwood-esque custom couture from jumble sale bargains, over two decades later we are now one of the longest running and most diverse vintage stores in Southsea, Portsmouth. We are an independently owned family run boutique for pop culture lovers, which is as close to an alternative Mom and Pop style family shop as you can get. Our friendly staff regularly contribute to local music scene, charity events and support our local independent community by showing the corporate wankers how it's done.
Restocking our vintage vinyl section with rare records has become our pride and joy over recent years. With deliveries weekly we have the best selection of unusual and collectable records in the South Coast. We specalise in everything from Classic Rock, Metal and Punk to Reggae, Ska and Prog Rock, with a good dose of Pop thrown in there for good measure. There is enough good stuff in store to satiate even the fussiest of cratedigging connoisseurs.
If you're a first time collector, (or just rebuilding a conpendium of lost loves) we also have a large sale section of vintage vinyl under £5 to get your collection started. Our newest venture, a fabulous selection of original cassette tapes, vintage music books and even 80s music videos will add that somethihg special to your music-loving life. So what's the catch? Well, all this good stuff is only available IN STORE, but, personally, we think the relaxed atmosphere and great music in store make that an added bonus to your shopping experience.
Along side vast volumes of vinyl in our emporium of sub culture, we have the greatest range of vintage clothing in Southsea! Speciallising in 80s and 90s vintage sportswear, 90s grunge check shirts, denim jackets and shell suits, for men and women. From swanky skirts and glitzy 50s gowns for the office Christmas do to Dr Martens boots and the perfect gig look, we cater for any style, size and preference.
While your here check out our fabulous range of unusual and quirky gifts, exclusive jewellery, hair flowers, posters and greeting cards by local designers. We are your go to stop for knick knacks you never knew you needed, rare oddities and strange shit of almost any kind. Also, in association with The University of Portsmouth Anime Society, our Anime and Manga collectible plush toys are updated regularly with an ever changing range of merchandise including Pokemon, My Neighbour Totoro and Death Note characters.
If you want to dress up, dress down or even dress sideways - always use the Dress Code!
Dress Code sell a fabulous range of:
Anime Goodies including wallets,plushies, postcards, key chains and mugs.
The best selection of band T shirts from Adam Ant to XRay Spex
Vintage clothing for men and women from the 1950s - 2000
Vintage Vinyl records, books and memorabilia
Exclusive jewellery and hair flowers by local designers .
Cassette tapes from various artists and eras
Vintage footwear and Dr Martens boots.
Obscene and Obscure gifts and kitsch homeware
Jewelry and artwork from local makers and shakers
And much, much more...