Tell Me Your Favorite Vintage Store!

July 13th, 2011

vintage stores

Hello and happy Wednesday, everyone!!!

If you’re anything like me, you’ve always been itching to pack up your bags, rent out your room and gas up the car for a classic all-around-American cross country ROAD TRIP.

But the road trip of a vintage lover wouldn’t be to see the sights or feast at roadside diners [although admittedly, a few of those activities would certainly be on the agenda].

The road trip of a vintage lover would be in pursuit of the BEST thrift stores, flea markets, estate sales and brick & mortar VINTAGE STORES of this great country!

I’ve done my research, and the best databases I’ve found of thrift & vintage stores are that of The Thrift Shopper & Vintage Where?, which was founded by Jessica Quirk of What I Wore a few years ago.

I dream that this site will someday be the one-stop-destination for vintage lovers EVERYWHERE. Not just a place of entertainment to share the love that is vintage fashion, but a place where you can get the information about how & where to shop vintage anytime you need it.

I dream of creating an online database updated meticulously to include all vintage stores open in the 50 states of this glorious country. It’d list the store names and include bios, merchandise & pricing information along with pictures and contact information so you can decide which to visit on YOUR vintage shopping road trip.

I believe SO strongly in dreams, but most importantly I believe in the action behind them so that they can grow and slowly but surely come true.

So that I may continue to manifest my dream of this vintage shopping road trip I hope to someday take — and also, the vintage store resource guide I want to create for all of you right here — I’m asking you, oh vintage lover, to share YOUR favorite vintage stores in the grand ‘ole US of A!

Keep reading after the jump for the full instructions on how to submit your favorite vintage stores so that they can be featured on this site in the future — and credit given to YOU for enlightening me to their existence!

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