Vintage Garage Holiday Market Evanston Dec 1

Vintage Holiday Market Evanston Woman's Club December 1

The holidays are almost here! This year will be our first Holiday Market in Evanston. We will be indoors and cozy at the Woman’s Club of Evanston. You’ll find your favorite Vintage Garage vendors, decking the Halls with their vintage gift ideas, holiday vintage, vintage toys and games, vintage jewelry

How Antique Values are determined

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Antique Values How much is this worth?   This question is often asked, then answered.  Antique values and vintage values can vary greatly.  Items don’t generally have set prices.  You can’t order them from a catalog where there’s a choice of different size or color.  You can’t purchase them in

The Secret to Competition in Vintage

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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.  Join me at Business of Vintage where we’ll dive in. There is a lot of competition in the vintage

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?

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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

What are Vintage Garage Bucks?

Vintage Garage Bucks to spend on your favorite vintage at Vintage Garage Chicago!

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