Even though I prefer the fashions of 50 years ago, technology has made it much easier to find amazing vintage pieces.
Below is a listing of my Top 5 best websites for continually scoring awesome vintage pieces!
Top 5 Vintage Websites I Love!
Etsy – Holy grail of vintage fashion. This eBay for the vintage and handmade set is chock full of everything from thousand dollar vintage estate jewels to dollar belt bargains. The site allows you to filter by item, price, and even local sellers in your area! My favorite aspect of Etsy and the reason I solely list my vintage items on it is that there is a real sense of community. I’ve had buyers send me fabulous pics of them wearing my pieces. It’s so cool and even though I have bought and sold pieces all over the world, it makes you feel connected with the Etsy community.
Craigslist - I use Craigslist for just about everything. You can search in your area for anything vintage related from garage sales, to clothing, to antique furniture. I’ve met the greatest sellers through the site. You can find amazing deals if you do some digging. I actually prefer the estate sales and garage sales listed through the site because most of the time, they are not run by a third party, so you can get some steals.
Gsalr.com – Fantabulous website listing garage and estate sales. Filter sales by geographic location and day of the week. Gsalr aggregates other sites like Craigslist’s posts for sales and filters them up in an easy to digest pinpointed map where you can click on each individual sale and get more details. The site also lets you map out your route and print out directions to and from multiple sales. Genius! (PS – It also has a companion app. See below.)
Estatesales.net – Estate sale companies list their events on this site. You can filter by state or zip code to find sales in your area. I love this site because they list up to several months ahead, so you can plan out your road trips accordingly!
Rubylane – The site reminds me of Etsy’s older sister who lives in a house in New England while Etsy is still in her stylish SoHo apartment. The site carries only high end antiques, vintage clothing and jewelry. It is very well curated and can give you an idea of what to look for when you are out at garage sales/thrift stores/vintage shops or if you have the cash, it’s an excellent place to buy top notch pieces!
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