Best Vintage Stores In The Sacramento Area

January 26, 2011 11:20 AM

Are you in the market for the perfect cocktail dress from the 60’s? How about a pair of the boots from the 70’s? Finding great vintage finds is truly an art, and the first step in that process is shopping at the right vintage store. We’ve compiled a list of the best vintage spots in the Sacramento Area, so you won’t have to weed through racks of unwanted vintage apparel at any other place. Go ahead, go thirfting!

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Thunderhorse Vintage

2522 J Street #A
Sacramento, CA.
(916) 7723

Are you looking for a piece of clothing that absolutely no one else will have at an upcoming party? Or are you just looking for something to finish off that vintage cocktail dress collection? Look no further than Thunderhorse Vintage. You’ll find prized 1930’s dresses hanging neatly organized by time period and color, in close proximity to an amazing, studded 1990’s Janet Jackson style cocktail dresses. The boutique also carries items for men like button ups, pants, sweaters, jackets and shoes.

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Crimson & Clover

1617 16th Street
Sacramento, CA.
(916) 442-1800

Are you in the market for something vintage, unique, one of a kind and reasonably priced? Look no further than Crimson and Clover Boutique. Located between P & Q Streets, directly across from Fremont Park in Midtown Sacramento, this boutique will satisfy all your vintage fantasies. Not only do they carry a variety of women’s clothing and accessories, they also carry men’s apparel. One great thing about this special boutique is that you can make an appointment to shop before and after hours on a Sunday or Monday, but make sure you call ahead of time. Stop in, take a look around, and tap into your vintage spirit.

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2523 J Street
Sacramento, CA.
(916) 443-2881

Located in the ‘Boutique District’ of Midtown Sacramento, Cuffs is a small boutique that offers a big fashion bang. Aside from carrying some of the coolest vintage finds, they also house new apparel for women and men. One worry with vintage clothing shopping is that the quality may not be up to par, but at Cuffs, you can always count on top-tier vintage finds.

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Bows & Arrows

1712 L Street
Sacramento, CA.
(916) 444-3606

Are you a thrifting fanatic? If so, Bows & Arrows is the place for you. With a stash of vintage treasures for your home as well as to cloth you from head to toe, you’ll be able to satisfy all your vintage needs. Their stock rotates constantly, so you will never walk into the establishment and say “Been there, seen that!” Also, their selection of vintage electronics, art and furniture is bigger and better than any other store in the Sacramento Area.

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YSJ Vintage

924 12th Street
Sacramento, CA.
(916) 442-4882

When you walk into YSJ Vintage, expect to enter into a beautiful store with simple, elegant attire with local art flare. This downtown Sacramento store boasts quality, vintage finds that many vintage stores lack. Clothing from mostly the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s are in abundance, but you can find some newer, updated pieces as well. Go ahead, make the trek to YSJ Vintage, you won’t be disappointed.

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