Chicago has some of the best vintage shopping with tons of choices to fill your home and your closet. Now, many have the misnomer that vintage means uber hipster, and over the top funky. That isn’t always the case; it’s just a cooler word than antique. That is what vintage is, antiques, just not the clunky dark wood, or petticoats that we think of, but truly unique elements of bygone eras. Coconut Club Vacations Reviews some of the best places in Chicago to find truly unique pieces.
Located in Pilsen on 18th St is Modern Cooperative. This is where you will find one of a kind pieces to accent your home. They sell everything from vintage furniture to wall art. The owners have created this funky consignment shop with a fondness of 1950’s design. If you don’ t know exactly what you are looking for, they will happily assist you in finding that funky fresh accent piece that you didn’t know you needed but fits into your own aesthetic perfectly.
The name alone lets you know this will be an experience all on its own. The Wooly Mammoth located in Andersonville on Foster Ave is a complete treasure trove of wacky and distinct. You will find everything from oddities to fill your vintage curio cabinet to very oddly enough vintage taxidermy. To each their own when it comes to taste, you might find yourself leaving empty handed, but your curiosity has defiantly been peaked.
For those that like to find that one of a kind piece to work into their wardrobe Lulu’s Vintage on Michigan is the Holy Grail. This is they place to find elegant vintage from the 1920’s to the 1990’s. Whether you are looking for a statement piece of jewelry, or a stunning dress for an event you rill finds it’s all here. They even carry vintage wedding dresses. If you know what you are looking for the staff will point you in the right direction, and if you are the kind that loves to browse through all the racks you will not be leaving empty handed. You are sure to find your very own treasure.
If you have not yet been shopping along the famous Michigan Mile, it is something you are missing. A top way to enjoy Chicago, you will find many great deals and even greater times. These vintage stores will offer you access to one of a kind finds that will proudly grace your coffee tables, your walls, your ear lobes and become staple pieces in your wardrobe.