Vintage Christmas Trends We’re seeing awesome vintage Christmas trends. Mid-century holiday is still going strong. Popular decorating items for the season are from all eras but particularly the 1950’s through the 1970’s. On to the Vintage Garage Holiday trends- here we go– Vintage Holiday Gift Boxes The vintage graphics make these
What’s The Least You Need To Sell Vintage?
This is a series of posts about the business of vintage. I took a survey of 250 vintage dealers and in this series; I’m starting with the top 10 most shared issues. If you’d like to get a notice when the new post is up, sign up below. Check out
Looks Like We’ll See You in August!
Hi ! It’s been a LOOOOOONG 2020 so far. I hope you and your families are safe and healthy. Jim, me and the kids has been hunkered down like everyone else since the first week in March. Even at that point, I thought there’d be NO WAY we wouldn’t have
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,
Open a Vintage Store and Watch the Money Flow in
Check out an updated version of this article and more about selling vintage and antiques on BusinessofVintage.net Check out the first two articles in the series: What’s the Least you need to Get Started and Competition. If you sell vintage, or want to become a dealer someday, you are welcome to fill
Friday Finds Saturday Evening Girls
Saturday Evening Girls Friday’s are my day for hunting. The big neighborhood church sale was happening about a mile down the road on this Friday. I got up early, it was pouring rain so the crowds were light. I found myself in the treasure room and as the ladies added
Jims pick, Record Players from Audio Archeology
Record Players Audio Archeology always brings interesting vintage Record Players and Hi-Fi’s. John’s been with us from the beginning and joins us in Evanston too. He surprised me at the Vintage Garage season opener a couple years back, with the Audio Visual Instruments Schoolroom record player. Big and boxy with
Memorial Day is Almost Here! Summertime Retro Vintage Photos
Throw back to last year and a timeless video of ladies in their vintage bathing suits and spring and summer clothing. Just in time to kick off summer! Plenty of vintage fishing and swimming. Love the beach shot too! Don’t forget to check the schedule to see what we are
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