Top Vintage Clothing Stores In Philadelphia

April 25, 2016 6:00 AM

There’s old, there is very old, and then there’s vintage. The Philadelphia area is home to many vintage clothing stores. Whether you are looking for the wild-west cowboy hat and chaps wardrobe of the Westerns, or the perfect 1970’s polyester white disco suit, there is a vintage clothing shop around town to suit your needs, taste and budget.

Sazz Vintage Clothing
62 North Third St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 923-7299
www.sazzvintage.com

Everything old is new again. From Rockabilly to Bowling to Hawaiian shirts, Sazz Vintage offers over 1,000 pieces of men’s vintage clothing and a select offering of women’s vintage clothing and accessories. From disco-era bell-bottom jeans and leisure suits to sports coats and platform shoes, there is something for everyone in this store. Women can browse their selection of “Big E” Levis 1970’s pants or vintage Crop Cut Bowling shirts. Or perhaps you may opt for a more patriotic flair with the 1970’s Super Patriotic America shirt complete with red, white and blue socks. In the heart of Old City, you don’t have to wait for Flashback Friday to step back in time for that retro-fashion.

Briar Vintage
60 North Third St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 627-1990
www.briarvintage.com

Men, if you are seeking that Great Gatsby look with an ascot and argyle sweater or going for the Good Fellas effect, then Briar Vintage is your place to shop. Also located in Old City, Briar offers up blazers and sports coats, semi-formal and formal wear. Scarves and cravats, cufflinks to bow ties for that special look from the 1800’s to the 1960’s. Complete your wardrobe selection with a fedora or top hat to round out your vintage fashion style.

Malena’s Vintage Boutique
101 West Gay Street
West Chester, PA 19380
(610) 738-9952
www.malenasboutique.com

From a turn of the century corset, to beads and baubles, to 1950’s print silk skirts, Malena’s has what every woman desires in vintage clothing and accessories. If 1940’s Latin American embroidery tops to 1970’s Butterfly disco-era dresses, Malena has that fashion look that will have everyone doing a double-take. Whether out for a night on the town, or dressing to impress, Malena’s features ladies wearables from 1850-1980. If you are looking for a Chanel original or the work of a local ultra-hip seamstress, women are invited to comb the racks to discover what makes Malena’s Vintage a unique shop on one of the trendiest streets in the suburbs.

The Attic Manayunk
4335 Main Street
Philadelphia, PA 19127
(215) 791-8537
www.atticclothes.com

Everything old is new again at The Attic on Manayunk’s Main Street. You can build your retro look by shopping the huge selection of women’s vintage clothing, accessories and retro jewelry. From vintage striped polo shirts to floral tank tops to suede vests there is something for the fashion minded female, whether she is looking to make a grand entrance at a party, at work or home. Retro jewelry also provides the accent to complete the look whether it is a faux wood necklace, T.S. Scarab link bracelet or geometric jewel clip-on earrings.

Bulk Vintage Wholesale
4324 Tackawanna Street
Philadelphia, PA 19124
(215) 533-2300
www.bulkvintage.com

Perhaps the best value for your retro-dollar is a visit to Bulk Vintage Wholesale, where yesterday’s items are way below bargain basement prices. Whether you are looking for one item for Throwback Thursday or many, you cannot beat the prices at this Kensington-area warehouse. Offering men’s, women’s and kid’s vintage fashions dating from the 1930’s to the 1990’s, you can purchase by the piece, by the pound or in bulk lots. So whether you are looking for one dress, 50 dresses or 500 the warehouse is your one-stop shop where today’s wallet will thank you for yesterday’s bargains.

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