Monday, 7 September 2009

fröken lila's oslo: Birkelunden

part three of my little oslo series! this time i thought i'd present you the best fleamarket in town, at birkelunden which is very close to that vintage-paradise street markveien in grünerløkka (actually, it lies at its parallel street, thorvald meyers gate, in a little park).

















it is an open air market taking place every sunday from around noon till late in the afternoon, all year round. you can find records, old norwegian books, cool kitchenware, vintage and other used clothing, shoes and loads of nice and expensive vintage porcelain.



































i've been there once until now and am sad that i didn't find out about it any sooner, for even though it is not the cheapest fleamarket in the world it is really cool and absolutely worth visiting. most people selling there know what their stuff is worth, so you really won't make a huge amount of bargains, but you can always haggle a little and find the one or other steal...

apart from this fleamarket, there is one at the other end of town, at vestkanttorvet, but i've never been there. most fleamarkets in oslo are usually organized by schools and you have to check on the internet when there is one to be. i've been to one and was rather disappointed as it was a lot of chaos and not really nicely organized. so if you love fleamarkets, birkelunden is your place to be in oslo!

20 comments:

A red lipstick said...

Hei! På www.loppemarked.info finner du en god oversikt over loppemarkeder, klikk på loppemarked og så på Oslo.

Jeg har ca 145 x 85 cm av stoffet jeg kjøpte, hvor mye av det kunne du tenke deg?

Nadine said...

Hach da würde ich auch gern mal stöbern!

Le Tasché said...

Wie wunderbar, da könnte man direkt "eintauchen". Ich habe am Samstag auch beim Kirchenflohmarkt zugeschlagen. Ich habe ein Faible für altes Porzelan/Glas.

Marie said...

Es war sehr interessant für mich)) Ich plane zwar nicht nach Oslo zu fahren, aber falls ich es mache, weiß ich, an wen ich mich wenden soll))
Gruß))
Und die Kleider sind so schön, die man hätte kaufen können))

Tina said...

Cool! If Lula is supposed to be released tomorrow then I should probably get it to work by Thursday! :) Awesome!! I hope you get your copy soon!

Pretty Little Pictures said...

I so want to go there - it looks amazing!!

ina said...

underbart, härlig shopping!

Cathy Voyage said...

Die Bilder machen wirklich Lust auf Flohmarkt-Shopping!

miriam said...

these pictures are beautiful!

btw, you don't happen to know a Felix in Luneberg? not quite sure how big your city is but it'd be pretty random...

miriam said...

haha, that's the one. small world!

miriam said...

it's a funny story. i work at björn borg and sometime ago he emailed me asking whether we had paid stenson (swedish golfer) for stripping down to his underwear (he was wearing BB) on the golf court.

a few weeks later he was in stockholm, so we met up for a quick coffee.

wasn't quite sure, but you're Swedish right? då kan vi ju prata svenska : )

anna said...

åh tack! perfekta tips!

Dotti said...

Ein neues tolles Stückchen Oslo. Neid.

Marie said...

Und ich kaufe fast nur die Schuhe...irgendwie ich gucke die ganze zeit nach unten))

...love Maegan said...

I love flea markets and I love vintage! fabulous photos!

alwayslistentoyourart said...

GREAT BLOG
xoxo
B

Talisa said...

ich steh auf solche Sachen total!!

http://littlevintageprincess.blogspot.com/

Little Peaché said...

Sv: tack! när david kommer hem så ska vi äta middag ute. Fira mitt betyg och att vi varit ihop i 22 mån! =)

Kram på dig

cody said...

i love vintage.
great blog.
xx cody

codyjune.blogspot.com

Sadie's Wardrobe said...

I love clothing rails when they look like that!
xxx