If you are traveling to New York and fancy brand-name items in modern malls are too expensive for you, vintage clothes and accessories may sound like cool substitutes. Living Local hopes top vintage shops can fulfill your shopping experience in NYC.
10 Ft. Single by Stella Dallas
285 North 6th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211
Here you can find almost every second-hand items of your gout such as ultrasoft ’80s logo tees, flannel shirts, Chucks in every color, dead-stock denim, vests, ties and special-occasion dresses,…
Amarcord Vintage Fashion
233 Bedford Ave, New York, 11211
This is home for well-known Italian designers such as Missoni, Dolce & Gabanna and Salvatore Ferragamo and other European labels. There is a unique fashion selection from a Dolce & Gabbana silk suit jacket and an Umberto slouchy knit sweater to an Italian leather bag.
56 Bogart St, Brooklyn, 11206
This is a brick-and-mortar version of a popular shop called Etsy which is founded by Brooklyn designer Mary Meyer and her best friend Emma Joe. Let’s look around the shop and you can discover one-of-a-kind pieces (mostly from the ’80s and ’90s) such as a VYNO Pat 1960s raincoat, Steve Madden platform leather boots, a men’s Bushwacker button-up shirt and vintage Ray-Bans.
117 W 25th St, New York, 10001
A special thing is that here you can rent a Chanel quilted suit or a Missoni knit dress for a fraction of the purchase price. Quite luxurious items can be found such as ostrich-hemmed 1920s gold lamé gown by designer Charles Frederick Worth, a 1960s chain-link Paco Rabanne vest or Josephine Baker’s rhinestone-encrusted 1920s bra.
What goes around comes around
351 West Broadway, New York, 10013
Both men’s and women’s items are sold here, dating back as far as the 1860s, from designer labels like Louis Vuitton, Missoni and YSL. Beside a wide range of Chanel handbags, men’s rock tees and Levi’s jeans, the two owners Gerard Maione and Seth Weisser also launched a men’s and women’s ready-to-wear collection.
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