Women who have the most unique style also have a curious mind. Instead of focusing solely on trends they also take a deep-dive into off-season styles adding character to their look. Vintage and thrift shopping is one of the best ways to get your hands on luxury gems and unexpected grails.
The best vintage clothing stores in Toronto are gold mines for one-of-a-kind pieces. You can get clothes from as early as the s at this Leslieville store, where anything fabricated after the 70s is considered too new to be vintage. You won't find any tees or denim here but you will snag some more refined pieces and oldschool curio's.
Real bargains are waiting to be discovered in London's stores and they are hidden in the city's retro treasure troves. We reveal some key addresses that will add a touch of unique British style to your purchases. Aboutvisitors come to Camden Market every weekend.
Jasmine Chess, founder of high-end vintage retailer Vetta Vintagehas a keen eye for selecting one-of-a-kind pieces, flea market stalls, boutique shelves, and fashion-forward Manhattan crowds. She boils down the New York City vintage scene to the basics. Nowadays, I weekend at home upstate and spend most of my time scouring the streets of New York for rare old-school gear for my company, Vetta Vintage.
New York vintage, like the city itself, is one of extremes. These places are harder to find — especially the ones that are inexpensive across the board. This week Boo York City provides its own guide on where to dress well for less in a city known for mark-ups and rip-offs.
Whenever Gretchen Fenston leaves her house, people always ask her the same two questions, usually in the same order. First: "Are you in costume for something? Then, the skeptical follow-up, disbelief that what looks like a ton of work is a daily routine: "Do you always dress like this?
We're going to NYC next month, and I'd love to know if there are areas or neighborhoods that are best for vintage clothing shops. We'd prefer funky over fancy Any help is appreciated!
One might naturally assume that anyone who works closely within the fashion industry can be trusted to know where to shop for the coolest brands, the most hard-to-come-by pieces, and how to get the best deals. As any style-savvy New Yorker knows, streamlining a small space, or perhaps nonexistent closet, is just as important as determining what to add to it. So we asked eight experts.
Fashion folks from abroad have been stopping by and gushing over our boutiques, allowing the world at large to finally sit up and take note though fashion insiders were already in the know. Walking into this east end shop may at first be a bit overwhelming to some: trinkets and tchotchkes are perched on every surface; clothes hug one another tightly on racks; jewellery twinkles and beckons from behind glass cases; books are squeezed haphazardly onto shelves. Carrying garments from the late s to the s, the collection of goods takes over two storeys.