Rowdy Roddy Vintage - For Kids With Serious Style

Rowdy Roddy Vintage - For Kids With Serious Style

Lizzie Ford
Jun 2, 2014
  • Location: Glasgow, Scotland and Online
  • Specialty: An exclusive collection of clothes, toys, accessories and homewares for stylish kiddos
  • Price range: $$
  • Website:

Store History

  • Founded: 2011
  • Founded by: Jolyne Colburn
  • Headquarters: Glasgow, Scotland
(Image credit: Lizzie Ford)

Tucked away on a leafy side street in Glasgow's west end, Rowdy Roddy Vintage offers an exclusive collection of clothes, toys, accessories and homewares for stylish kiddos! Their range includes beautiful and unique vintage finds and up-and-coming independent brands. If you’re looking for something unique and stylish for the little ones in your life, this is the place - arguably the coolest and friendliest spot in town.

(Image credit: Lizzie Ford)

Name/Title: Jolyne Colburn Owner/Director of Rowdy Roddy Vintage

Launch date: Firstly in 2011, then moved to a bigger location 2013.

Inspiration for opening: Being a graphic designer from San Francisco, the move to Glasgow when I was 7 months pregnant wasn’t has hard as you would think. However, always having been a lover of vintage and design, I felt there was a lack of interesting clothes to buy for Roddy. I wanted something different. So the collection began. We started with vintage then grew to incorporate locally handmade items and special designers.

Merchandise source: Some of my favourite places are my secret vintage treasure troves from around the world!

But our curated collection of children designer clothes includes: Mini Rodini, Soft Gallery, Lapin and Me, Donna Wilson, Noe Zoe, Beau Loves, Indikidual, Mini Melissa, and Little Legs Baby Kilts.

Best selling item: I would say that we set ourselves apart with our vintage collection, so that is the most popular. Each item is pretty much one of a kind, so your little one can be very unique. Every piece is carefully inspected to ensure you only receive the best!

Your favorite item: We have this 2 piece suit made in Paris that is AMAZING. I hide it in the back because I am so attached to it. However, it is listed online, so someone might just snatch it up while I’m not looking.

Favorite store (other than your own): Located back home in the Bay Area of California, Mind Eye Vintage is a must stop for this mama! They carefully select each vintage item and are release them in collections. Everything is gorgeous and you won't find synthetic fabrics anywhere near this place.

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