The Best Vintage Stores in America
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With every street-style girl in hot pursuit of vintage finds, it's all about the thrill of the chase. ELLE finds the country's best treasure troves from coast to coast. Happy hunting!
Feathers2 of 13
Where: Austin, Texas
Why You'll Love it: This boutique carries new artisan jewelry lines such as Pamela Love and Maniamania.
What You'll Find: Hand-selected pieces with unique details, altered vintage, and tops and robes made from vintage fabric.
SHOP THE STORE: Feathers
Another Man's Treasure3 of 13
Where: Jersey City
Why You'll Love It: It also has a by-appointment-only showroom full of iconic designer and couture pieces.
What You'll Find: Eclectic and affordable vintage from the 1900s to the 1980s with designer pieces in the mix.
SHOP THE STORE: Another Man's Treasure
Mill Crest Vintage4 of 13
Where: Lambertville, N.J.
Why You'll Love It: Mill Crescent offers personalized private consultations at its on-site bridal salon.
What You'll Find: One of the largest collections in the U.S. of vintage pieces from the last century, including evening gowns and wedding, bridesmaid, cocktail and prom dresses.
SHOP THE STORE: Mill Crest Vintage
Old Made Good5 of 13
Why You'll Love It: Old Made Good's initials are OMG and its 2,500-square-foot floor is covered in gold glitter.
What You'll Find: Vintage Diane von Furstenberg and Coach, 1920s costume jewelry, midcentury modern furniture, art, and handmade jewelry.
SHOP THE STORE: Old Made Good
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Ritual6 of 13
Where: New York City
Why You'll Love It: Owner Stacy Iannacone just stocked a large collection of unworn YSL pieces from 1972 and 1973. Get there before Chloe Sevigny, Alexa Chung, or another regular snatches up the best looks.
What You'll Find: Although Iannacone specializes in pre-1950s clothing, she also houses designers from the '60s and '70s.
SHOP THE STORE: Ritual
The Fine Art of Design7 of 13
Where: Palm Desert, Calif.
Why You'll Love It: Founder Nicolas Delgado carries pieces by iconic American designers including Ralph Lauren, Todd Oldham, and Bill Blass. He also stocks items from European houses such as Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, and Moschino.
What You'll Find: New Look dresses, kaftans, Edwardian whites, designer handbags, costume jewelry, and more.
SHOP THE STORE: The Art of Design
Xtabay Vintage Clothing Boutique8 of 13
Why You'll Love It: Its founders created the boutique with a Parisian 1930s shopping experience in mind—chandeliers, champagne, and all.
What You'll Find: Gowns from the turn of the century through the 1980s that are a perfect fit for a wedding, summer soiree, or gala you would attend today.
SHOP THE STORE: Xtabay Vintage Clothing Boutique
Lost and Found9 of 13
Where: Royal Oak, Mich.
Why You'll Love It: It’s a 3,500-square-foot tri-level Midwestern vintage mecca frequented by loyal locals and fashion savants from around the globe.
What You'll Find: An ever-changing inventory of men's and women's vintage clothing from the 1930s to the 1980s.
SHOP THE STORE: Lost and Found
Painted Bird10 of 13
Where: San Francisco
Why You'll Love It: Painted Bird is known for its ahead-of-the-curve styles and adventurous "wild card" pieces.
What You'll Find: With a selection that changes daily, you could come across an antique lace dress, a Versace silk blouse, or a vintage T-shirt from your favorite '80s band.
SHOP THE STORE: Painted Bird
Kaleidoscope Vision11 of 13
Why You'll Love It: Childhood friends and owners Ria Leigh and Mackenzie Garfield are expanding the brand to include a line of basic wardrobe staples that will complement the vintage collection.
What You'll Find: Designer gems by Givenchy, Kenzo, Céline, and YSL, as well as accessories and lifestyle ephemera.
SHOP THE STORE: Kaleidoscope Vision
Vintage Vortex12 of 13
Where: Los Angeles
Why You'll Love It: It is a cool vintage mall collective encompassed within four storefronts at Sunset Junction in the hip and trendy Silver Lake neighborhood.
What You'll Find: A plethora of curated boutiques that showcase men's and women's vintage clothing and accessories from the 1920s to the 1990s, capsule collections of designer items, furniture, artwork, retro knickknacks, and antiques.
SHOP THE STORE: Vintage Vortex
Meeps13 of 13
Where: Washington, D.C.
Why You'll Love It: This boutique has a costume room and a kids' section.
What You'll Find: Casual vintage from the 1960s onward, including rare sportswear, breezy '80s rompers, disco queen gowns, and cowboy button-downs.
SHOP THE STORE: Meeps
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