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Philadelphia is a vintage-loving town. Maybe it's the large student population, or the city's close proximity to amazing bulk vintage sellers in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Whatever the reason, it's a blessing — not only are there several great boutiques dedicated to affordable, curated clothing and accessories from the ‘20s on through the ‘90s, but some of Philly's best stores period include sizable selections of vintage within their contemporary shops.
In Philly, there's something for every type of vintage shopper, whether you prefer to dig through racks and racks of clothes or have someone else do the dirty work for you; whether you're into prim-and-proper dresses from the ‘50s or vintage band tees from the ‘90s; or whether you're looking for a $5 thrill or have a whole paycheck to burn.
(And New Yorkers! You've got no excuse — Philly is just an hour away by train, and it's much more affordable.)
Read more about vintage, local brands, and a shopping tour of Queen Village in our Ultimate Guide to Shopping in Philly.Read More