Camden Market

Steampunk Muse

Stables Market, Camden The place to find Victorian influence and hunt out Steampunk fashion, has to be Camden Market. The Stables Market, part of the larger market, houses an eclectic mix of vintage clothing and paraphernalia. It dates back to 1854 and is a labyrinth of tunnels, workshops and warehouses interspersed with walkways, ramps and cobbled alleyways.

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The Horse Tunnels are a maze of disused railway tunnels, sometimes known as the Camden Catacombs, once used to haul trains up from Euston. You have to hunt around for the Stables and you can find them from a few different points of entrance leading from the main market, almost as though it is the hidden secret of Camden Market. The day I visited, it was awash with tourists.

I was on a mission. Not interested in the free bang bang chicken, or the middle eastern carpet stalls wafting incense under my nose, or the vintage…

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