The Ultimate Guide To Vintage Shopping In Chicago

When it comes to vintage shopping in Chicago, you can shop til you drop, take a disco nap, rally and shop some more. It’s also safe to say I shop for vintage…a lot, and therefore I receive quite a few emails that go something like this: “Hey Kyla, I’m visiting Chicago, and I was hoping you’d share some of you favorite places to shop vintage.” Of course I oblige. Shopping for vintage is my jam.

The ultimate guide to shopping vintage in Chicago. Read more on House Of Hipsters

Now, before you bombard my inbox asking to be sent the coveted, super secret list, keep on reading this post, then promptly bookmark, save  to Pinterest, and engrain it in your brain because today I’m sharing the mother of all lists…House Of Hipsters ultimate guide to vintage shopping in Chicago and surrounding suburbs!

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2nd ANNUAL POP-UP TAG SALE — $5 MAKES YA HOLLA!!!

Attention all Chicagoans!!! If you missed it last year, you don’t want to miss it again. And if you made it last year and thought it was bonkers, you ain’t seen nuthin’ yet! Marianne of The Savoy Flea and I are teaming up for the 2nd Annual Pop-Up Tag Sale. We are purging like we’ve never purged before. It’s gonna be one whopper of a sale.

How low can we go? We promise to have $1, $2, and $5 tables full of vintage goodness. This is going to be the mother of all vintage sales, and it’s all priced to sell.


WHERE?
The Savoy Flea
2621 W. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL
Entrance is on the side of the parking lot

WHEN?
THIS SUNDAY ONLY!!!!!
April 29th, 9AM – 3PM

We’ve both got a ton of stuff with your name on it. Bring cash (that’s right, cash only), a truck, van or trailer, and get there early ‘cuz once it’s gone, it’s gone. The Savoy Flea (Marianne) and I will be slinging vintage at 9AM sharp. Regular priced items in The Savoy Flea’s studio will not be available for purchase. Sunday is for tag sale items only…sorry for any inconvenience. See you soon!

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Beautiful Distractions No. 8

If you watched my Stories on Instagram over the last few days, you already know I was in LA for the Design Blogger’s Conference. It was a whirlwind of a trip, but I got to meet some incredible people, visit some amazing spaces, and was introduced to some new (to me) brands. So today on Beautiful Distractions, I thought I’d share some LA weekend highlights.

La Commune General Vintage Shop Los Angeles, CALa Commune General Vintage Shop

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My Top 7 Thrift Store Shopping Tips

It wasn’t until recently that I started shopping thrift stores. The smell kinda skeezed me out, and they are full of discarded junk that no one wants. Broke vases, mismatched glasses, bad holiday decor, old pots and pans, 100s of vases you get from the floral shop, fake Coach purses…shelf after shelf after shelf of down right garbage, right? WRONG!

7 Thrift Store Shopping Tips - how to find the best stuff at vintage shops

You’ve read my estate sale post and online estate sale shopping post…so how do you find the diamond in the rough when thrifting? The hidden gems? Here are my top 7 thrift store shopping tips.

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Makers & Shakers — The Story Of A Rug Collector

Since I started this blog, I’ve met some incredibly talented people. Some artists, others collectors, some makers…all are pretty darn talented. Sometimes they’re nice enough to let me get up close and personal and share their story. Today I’m featuring Kim Gunter, rug collector extraordinaire and the brains behind Woven Abode.

Makers & Shakers — The Rug Collector Kim Gunter The Woven Abode

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