The Best Vintage Stores in Austin

If you have a passion for vintage fashion, Austin is certainly the place for you. Our South Lamar apartments put you just a stone’s throw from tons of options. Austin has a way of attracting people with a flair for the unique and offbeat, and the deep roots of Austin’s music and arts culture encapsulates decades of unbelievable clothes as well. With over 29 vintage shops to choose from, it’s hard to know where to start! Read on to learn more about a few of our curated picks for vintage stores in Austin.

Bloomers and Frocks

Whether you’re brand new to vintage or you’ve been wearing it for years, you’ll fall head over heels for Bloomers and Frocks. Every item in this boutique has been carefully chosen by their expert staff. The pieces featured here are meant to be worn and loved by modern women for many years to come. Specializing in garments from the 1960s and earlier, each piece is professionally cleaned before hitting the sales floor. They also take great care to select pieces in a variety of sizes, and will help you find your measurements for easier shopping.

Blue Velvet Vintage

Blue Velvet has been a family-owned vintage staple in Austin since 1994. They offer a great selection of vintage clothes, shoes, and accessories for men and women at affordable prices. Don’t forget to keep an ear out for the awesome music they play in the shop! And while you’re on North Loop Boulevard, you can check out all the awesome record and book stores nearby, too.  

Ermine Vintage

If you’re looking for a rare band tee, a cocktail dress, or both, you’ll find them at great prices at Ermine. Rave reviews all over the internet also commend them for their extensive size variety.

Prototype Vintage

With features in Urban Outfitters, Apartment Therapy, Nylon, and MTV Style, Prototype Vintage is clearly the destination for those looking for on-trend designs from years past. They know their fashion history and work to meld that knowledge with contemporary looks and styles. Prototype’s brick and mortar space is beautiful, warm, and oh-so inviting.

Laced with Romance Vintage

Located in a gorgeous old renovated garage, Laced with Romance Vintage is beautifully edgy. Most of their pieces are made of silk, leather, or other fine natural textiles. They also feature handmade jewelry, like these stunning earrings. Owner Stephanie Villalobos is a renowned stylist with a decade of experience. Visiting her shop feels like being transported to another world. 

In addition to quirky vintage stores in Austin, Cole also places you close to area record stores and hip restaurants. Contact us to learn more about our apartments for rent in Austin. We can’t wait to hear from you!

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