What Constitutes Vintage? Vintage vs. Antique Defined

Chicago flea market. Antique show. World's fair compact from Vintage Garage Chicago in Black, what constitutes vintage?

You’ve heard of the Antiques Roadshow. Objects come from basements and attics across America and are worth hundreds, thousands or even more. Or a magical object they’ve been purchased for $5 at a garage sale. Everyone is rich!  Ok. That’s not how it really works, but we can talk about

What is the Definition of Vintage Clothing?

Definition of Vintage Clothing. Vintage Garage Chicago's vintage clothing street style fashion.

What is the true definition of vintage clothing? Vintage fashion is hot. Vintage style, retro style? That may not be authentic vintage. It may be brand new intended to have a vintage look. What makes it authentic vintage clothing? The age of the piece needs to be from 1993 or prior to be considered