5 Places to Snag Stylish Vintage Clothing
December 19, 2018
ARTICLE BY ERICA ALLABY
Sure, Dallas does luxury shopping hard. Our very own mall looks like a scene straight out of Beverly Hills. Yet, beyond the flashing lights and high-end brands, Dallas can also do you right in the vintage department. If you look hard enough, the Big D flaunts a vast selection of vintage finds. Put your thrifting pants on and dive into these hot spots with vintage selections.
Hidden on Haskell, this storefront is an absolute winner. Dolly Python is one of a few shops in Dallas that’s rotating selection is dictated by a diverse sampling of local vendors. On the hunt for costume jewelry or leather? Dolly’s has got you covered.
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Originating as a posh pop-up haven, Flea Style’s Brittany Cobb realized there was a real demand for stylish women’s decor and clothing in Dallas. This Deep Ellum sweet spot is covered with hand selected goods from many of the female vendors that Flea Style has been working with for years. The light and airy feel of the store flow through to the vintage section tucked towards the back.
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Who ever Lula B is, I want to meet her. Bold and to the point, this vintage vendor has “Cool Stuff for Cool People” splattered across the front of its design district address. Lula B’s has that warehouse feel, with every corner crammed with vintage and consigned goods for the taking. If you’re in the market for seventies-style statement furniture, a stylish fur coat or a sweet hat to complete your look - Lula B’s is the spot. Between the two locations, there are over 60 vendors from all walks of life. Some are decades-long collectors, others are twenty-somethings looking for some side cash - all are epic.
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This showroom is completely unassuming, situated where Riverfront meets Market Center. This is you 80’s and 90’s clothing haven, jam-packed with inventory. Store owner, Keith Marrs has been in the biz for over 28 years, scouting Texas for the best of denim, band Ts and cowboy (and Cowboys) gear. The wholesaler often opens to the public and the more you buy, the cheap the clothes. New stuff rotates through every two weeks so if you don’t find what you’re looking for, be sure to swing back through.
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This is your spot for any high-end, designer demands. Vintage Martini is the classiest and flashiest of Dallas’ consignment and second hand scene. Expect to find the ultimate New Years Eve outfit or a one-of-a-kind statement piece or designed goods from across the decades to suit your most sophisticated needs! And the owners are extremely knowledgeable if you have any questions about their pieces, or are looking for anything in particular when you go in!