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Best Vintage Stores In Seattle

April 17, 2012 6:00 AM

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Seattle is home to some of the trendiest hipsters around. In recent years, this fashion-savvy lot have been bringing vintage back with a vengeance. It’s not uncommon to see bold floral prints from the 70s, acid washed jeans from the 80s and even polkadot dresses from the 50s while wondering the Capitol Hill area. When looking for vintage clothing, Seattle can’t be beat. Check out any of these hot spots to create your own, original vintage style.
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Pretty Parlor
119 Summit Ave. East
Seattle, WA 98102
(206) 405-CUTE
www.prettyparlor.com

Hours: Daily – 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Pretty Parlor features a handful of creative designers that recreate vintage fashion for the store. In addition, consignments are taken for vintage clothing, shoes and accessories. While the shop caters mostly to women, there is a section of vintage clothing for men, as well. When stopping by, don’t forget to say hello to Vincent and Petunia, the friendly kitties that live in the store and give fashion advice to the store’s patrons.

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Red Light Vintage and Costume
312 Broadway East
Seattle, WA 98102
(206) 329-2200
www.redlightvintage.com

Hours: Mon to Sat – 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sun – 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Red Light Vintage includes clothing, accessories, wigs and shoes from several eras. The shop offers consignment for unique items and costumes they can sell in the stores. Red Light Vintage and Costume is divided into sections to make it easier for patrons to find exactly what they need. When Halloween rolls around, this is the perfect spot to pick up accessories to complement your costume from the shop’s “Wall O’ Wigs.”

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Le Frock Vintage
317 E Pine St.
Seattle, WA 98102
(206) 623-5339
www.lefrockonline.com

Hours: Mon to Sat – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sun – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Le Frock features high-end vintage clothing from many name brand designers such as Chanel, Versace and Marc Jacobs. Many local designers’ items can also be found throughout the store. Le Frock buys, sells and trades clothing, shoes and accessories for men and women. This is the perfect place to go for those looking for a designer item but do not have designer money to pay. Not sure how to put the perfect throwback outfit together? Check out Le Frock’s online photo gallery for some vintage inspiration before visiting.

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Isadora’s Antique Jewelry
1601 1st Ave.
Seattle, WA 98102
(206) 441-7711
isadoras.com

Hours: Mon to Sat – 11 a.m to 6 p.m., Sun – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Isadora’s is a great place to find fabulous vintage jewelry, just like your grandmother used to wear. There vintage jewelry here will suit both men and women, and most of what is sold here are estate pieces. The ring collection alone offers one of the most gorgeous selections around, and many pieces make beautiful, one-of-a-kind engagement rings. Feel free to bring your items in, but don’t feel discouraged or disappointed if they do not consign; Isadora’s only collects the finest pieces out there.

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Atlas Clothing
3419 Fremont Place N
Seattle, WA 98102
(206) 329-4460
atlasclothing.net

Hours: Mon to Sat – 12 p.m. to 7 p.m., Sun – 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Atlas Clothing is a retail store that specializes in mostly 50s cocktail dresses. The store only accepts consignment Tuesday through Saturdays. Here you’ll find vintage items from the 20s through the 80s for both men and women. Atlas also has an Etsy shop where handmade designer items like dresses, rompers, pants, hats, jackets and accessories are sold.

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Nicole Ramage is a full-time single parent as well as a full-time student who works from home as a freelance writer. Currently living in Portland, Oregon, she takes many trips to the Seattle area for work as well as shopping excursions. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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