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Best Vintage Clothing

2019 Best Vintage Clothing

Vivant Vintage

Stroll into Vivant Vintage, and you’ll immediately understand why this Allston shop gets its name from the French word for living: Each and every one [...] read more»
2018 Best Vintage Clothing


Kate Straley Marx and Hthaiwon Layne know that two hands are better than one—and in the case of their vintage collective, many hands: Vendors from [...] read more»
2017 Best Vintage Clothing

Bobby from Boston

Proprietor Bobby Garnett is no longer with us, but his spirit lives on at his eponymous South End shop. Looking for a vintage hatbox? Aviator [...] read more»
2016 Best Vintage Clothing


Even the pets are well dressed: On our last trip to this Southie consignment boutique, we spotted the Chihuahua mascot, Olive, rocking a fierce faux-fur [...] read more»
2015 Best Vintage Clothing

SoWa Vintage Market

If the thrill is in the hunt, then giddiness springs eternal at SoWa's weekly conglomerate of throwback merchants. Clothing hawkers come and go throughout the [...] read more»
2014 Best Vintage Clothing


If you lack the patience to sift through piles and paw through racks to find vintage gems, head to this Harvard Square institution, where staffers [...] read more»
2013 Best Vintage Clothing


The success of a vintage look is generally determined by whether or not it screams "time machine." That's why we love Artifaktori, in Beacon Hill. [...] read more»
2012 Best Vintage Clothing


Not everyone who shops at vintage spots wants to resemble a '50s pinup gal—including us. We'd rather comb through the brilliantly stocked, sensibly priced racks [...] read more»
2011 Best Vintage Clothing

Poor Little Rich Girl

Score iconic pieces from every era—Edwardian velvet gowns, 1950s sock-hop skirts, and last season's Marc Jacobs babydoll dresses, for starters—at well-below-typical vintage prices at these [...] read more»
2010 Best Vintage Clothing, Men's

Bobby from Boston

If you like vintage-inspired menswear from Ben Sherman and Rogues Gallery, you'll love Bobby from Boston, a time capsule of a boutique owned by world [...] read more»