Vintage is

Higher quality

It was just made better with higher quality materials.  Furniture for example was made with solid wood.  Try to find that today!

Holds it's value

If you take care of it, you can get your money back or even make money.  Usually, if you buy vintage, it holds it's value.

Less expensive

Comparable goods made today don't hold a candle to the quality and cost of vintage items.  Your money goes further.


Support your local vintage shops and markets, vintage matters.

Vintage Matters The Chicago Vintage Clothing and Jewelry Show will take place March 1, 3pm to 8pm, March 2, 2019. 10am to 5pm at 5649 N. Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60660. St. Andrews Greek Orthodox Church at the corner of Hollywood and N. Sheridan Road. The official website is

The 2018 Vintage Garage dates are April 22, May 20, June 17 , July 15, August 19, September 16, and October 21. There will be 100 vendors offering cool vintage and antique pieces every 3rd Sunday, April to October. Vintage Garage is located at 5051 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL 60640. Hours are 10:00 am to 5:00 pm with a $5 admission. Official website is

Vintage Garage Chicago, 5051 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL 60640, United States (US) - Phone: 312-505-6373 Email: URL: