Gertrude Abercrombie People frequently ask me, “What do you buy?” I have favorites, but I will buy whatever appeals to me and that I can resell for a higher price. From 19th century English porcelain to a Hardy Boys board game from 1978. From a certain perspective, we find all
Millennials DO love vintage more than anyone
In the past few years, there had been an increase of articles having to do with no one cares about their parents or grandparents possessions. Used items, hand-me-downs, vintage & antiques. This with Millennials love that big Scandinavian store that starts with an I. Millennials love vintage at Vintage Garage
3 Things I Wish I Knew BEFORE I Became a Vintage Seller
When I started selling vintage in 1999, I had no idea what i was doing. Selling online was new and I was learning as I went. Here are 3 things I wish I’d figured out sooner. 1. Storage and vehicles get small fast In 2000 we bought a Subaru Forrester,
The Series Finale is Here, 2019 in Evanston
2019 we will be on hiatus due to the construction. The building and Garage are being made into swanky Midcentury apartments. UPDATE WE HAVE MOVED TO EVANSTON FOR 2019 CHECK HERE FOR THE INFO! These 10 have been the best years of our lives. The move to Chicago from Detroit.
2019 Garage Schedule
2019 Flea Market Schedule The Vintage Garage is thrilled to be in Evanston 2019! Looking for vintage? That’s what you’ll find! 3 times in 2019 in Downtown Evanston. Chicago’s only all vintage market is back for 2019. We’ll be in a lovely parking garage in Evanston at Davis and Chicago!
The Secret to Competition in Vintage
Read, Shop or no Shop and The Least you Need to Sell Vintage If you sell vintage, or want to become a dealer someday, you are welcome to fill out the Vintage Dealer survey. There is a lot of competition in the vintage industry. No doubt. Any niche market you decide to get
What is the Definition of Vintage Clothing?
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
Vintage Christmas Decorations A Garage Family Christmas
Vintage Christmas decorations… are a staple for our holiday As we prepare for the Sands (Griswold) family Christmas. I want to share some of our very favorite Christmas vintage. We collect Vintage Christmas all year round. Special pieces stay in the collection. Many pieces came from Vintage Garage Chicago and I’m
What are Vintage Garage Bucks?
Garage Bucks are good to spend at the Vintage Garage. Vendors accept them like cash and you can buy whatever they have for sale! Only good for the date marked on them. No cash is given back. We’ve got 3 ways to win Garage Bucks for the season opener April
A Foo Fighters Fan Review – Metro Chicago Lollapalooza 2017
I’m not a music critic, I’m a serious Foo Fighters fan. Us vintage lovers are passionate (obsessive) people and even have a few side hobbies. Of course, I’m always looking for vintage Foo Fighters stuff. 🙂 At 38, I went to my first show at the Filmore in New York