7 Places to Snag Stylish Vintage
December 19, 2018
ARTICLE AND PHOTOS 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.
$-$$$ | 1916 N Haskell Ave, Dallas, TX 75204 | Website
Originating as a posh pop-up haven, Flea Style’s Brittany Cobb realized there was a real demand for stylish women’s decor and clothing in Dallas. This Deep Ellum sweet spot is covered with hand selected goods from many of the female vendors that Flea Style has been working with for years. The light and airy feel of the store flow through to the vintage section tucked towards the back.
$-$$ | 3009 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75226 | website
Design District & Oak Cliff
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.
$-$$ | 1010 N Riverfront Blvd, 75207 | 1982 Fort Worth Ave, 75208 | Website
This showroom is completely unassuming, situated where Riverfront meets Market Center. This is you 80’s and 90’s clothing haven, jam-packed with inventory. Store owner, Keith Marrs has been in the biz for over 28 years, scouting Texas for the best of denim, band Ts and cowboy (and Cowboys) gear. The wholesaler often opens to the public and the more you buy, the cheap the clothes. New stuff rotates through every two weeks so if you don’t find what you’re looking for, be sure to swing back through.
$ | 1616 Market Center Blvd, Dallas, TX 75207
This is your spot for any high-end, designer demands. Vintage Martini is the classiest and flashiest of Dallas’ consignment and second hand scene. Expect to find the ultimate New Years Eve outfit or a one-of-a-kind statement piece or designed goods from across the decades to suit your most sophisticated needs! And the owners are extremely knowledgeable if you have any questions about their pieces, or are looking for anything in particular when you go in!
$$$ | 2923 N Henderson Ave Suite A, Dallas, TX 75206 | website
The Eclectic Den
Instagram & warehouse in Richardson
Instagram gold right here. While this couple quit their day jobs to pursue second hand hunting full time, they use social media as their main sales point. With a warehouse in Richardson, you can lock in your favorite furniture finds and an assortment of home accessories online and take a quick trip up north for pickup. The duo also participates in area pop-ups, so catch them if you can.
$-$$ | 620 Business Pkwy, Richardson, TX 75081 | Instagram
Kiss It Good Buy
This seriously hidden consignment gem is full of just that. From one of a kind furniture to out of this world wall decor, this Grapevine spot is worth the drive. Tucked right behind Main Street, you’d be shocked that the goods inside the storefront aren’t brand new.