Edinburgh St James Quarter will offer rare football shirts in an unusual vintage pop-up
A popular Edinburgh online retro football kit retailer is set to take part in a pop-up shop in St James’ quarters on March 20.
It is believed to be the first event to encompass vintage football shirt sales with unique shoe offers and custom shoe designs in the capital.
Fraser Smith, the man behind EH Retro Kits, which he created in March 2020, will be joined by Boots & Pieces and DCC Football boots for the day.
The products are believed to range between £10 and £200 with a wide selection.
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The event is scheduled to take place between 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. with the pop-up located on the ground floor of the mall between Maki & Ramen and Superdrug.
On the day there will be a selection of products ranging from unique football boots to football shirts from your father’s youth.
In addition to this, there will be a football boot specialist who designs custom football boot soles.
Speaking at the event Fraser said: “As far as I know this is the first ever event of its kind to be held in Edinburgh so it provides a very unique experience in the city as demand of vintage football shirts and rare football boots is increasing. .
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“Product costs range from £10 to £200 depending on what you are looking for.
“The day there are rare football boots for sale that are not available from your usual retailers, vintage classic football shirts from as far back as the late 80s and you also have a specialist in football boots football that customizes the soles of football boots.
“EH Retro Kits is based in Edinburgh and was set up by myself in March 2020. We have traditionally only sold online, but this will be the first time customers will be able to buy in-store.
“The day EH Retro Kits will sell classic vintage football shirts from around the world. A very small sample of what will be on offer can be seen in the attached photo.
“Prices and sizes vary, but since the shirts are unique and vintage, there is only one shirt of each available, but over 100 to choose from on the day.
“Boots & Pieces are Edinburgh based football boot customization specialists who have provided a service to elite professionals across the SPL, English Premier League, Europe and beyond.
“They specialize in FG to SG cleat conversions and Blackouts, and will provide these services in the pop-up store as well as selling our products such as soccer cleats, grip socks and DIY Blackout kits.
“DCC Football Boots is a traditional Glasgow-based seller of football boots. The day they will sell rare football boots that are not available for purchase at your usual retailer. There will also be over 100 pairs to choose from.
“We invite people to come and discover the services and the stock offered!”
The EH Reto kits online page can be found here.
The Boots & Pieces online page can be found here.