Antique Values How much is this worth? This is a question often asked and answered. Antique values and vintage values vary greatly. Items don’t have set prices. Meaning, you can’t order them from a catalog where you can choose a different size or color. You can’t purchase them in
Vintage Design Trends Fall 2016 Check out what we are seeing vendors featuring at the Vintage Garage Chicago this summer and our predictions for vintage design trends for fall! 1. Mis-matched sets Matchy-matchy is boring. If you are putting together a new bedroom, don’t go for the whole matching set.
Vintage Christmas Trends 2016 We, at the Vintage Garage are seeing awesome vintage Christmas trends for 2016. Mid-century holiday is still going strong. Popular decorating items for this season are mostly from the 1950’s through the 1970’s. We are excited to announce our 2nd Vintage Garage Holiday Market coming November
Is Ivory legal to Sell? Vintage and antique dealers come across things either made from ivory or with ivory incorporated into the design. Is it legal to sell Ivory in the United States as an antique or vintage dealer? I’m not a lawyer and this isn’t legal advice. Below is some
Hey! So in July we asked you to wear your best vintage outfit and win a prize! Seemed easy enough, look for great outfits, hand out Garagebucks or season passes. About 9:40am a storm came through Uptown causing torrential downpour and for the first time in Garage history (thanks to
Vintage Fashion Mistakes! Regular Vintage Garage Chicago vendor Kira, is a fashion and jewelry designer and a vintage fashion lover! One of her favorite things to do, is scout out vintage treasures all over the lands. She frequents thrift, antique, and vintage shops tracking down irresistible finds from decades past
Matt Goes for Midcentury Modern Furniture To celebrate the 5th season of Vintage Garage Chicago, we gave away $250 “Garage Bucks” to spend at the April season opener. Chicago designer Kevin Grace (HGTV, “Steve Harvey” show) was on hand to help our winner spend his bucks wisely (which he did on Midcentury