When you're in search of only the choicest rare pieces to complete your retro or eclectic look, consult our guide on the best vintage shopping destinations in Dallas-Fort Worth! Whether you're a seasoned vintage enthusiast or simply looking to add some unique pieces to your wardrobe, this guide will provide you with a comprehensive list of the best vintage stores and markets in the Metroplex. From trendy boutiques to sprawling flea markets, we've scoured the area to find the hidden gems that are sure to satisfy your vintage cravings. So grab your shopping bags and join us as we explore the vibrant and eclectic world of vintage shopping in the Dallas-Fort Worth area!
1. clutch vintage
For great vintage sneakers, sportswear and streetwear, go on a shopping spree at Clutch in Old East Dallas. You’d never guess from driving by how many special hidden gems you can find inside. From vintage shirts and jerseys to rare sneakers and streetwear, they’ve got it all! And let’s not forget about the amazing selection of memorabilia that takes us back in time. They're closed on Mondays, but any other day of the week, you can find something to make your friends jealous at Clutch.
2. 2nd Street
Looking for a steal of a deal on designer clothing or bags? You absolutely MUST check out 2nd Street in Deep Ellum. If second hand shopping and bargain hunting is your jam then let us be the first to tell you about this gem. The selection is MASSIVE — they have tons of second-hand items from Northface Backpacks to Jessica Simpson Heels, Hunter rainboots, Jordans and tons of clothes, too! The real hidden gems are locked away in a case with all of their designer sunglasses, watches, wallets, clutches and hand bags. You can find brands like YSL, Chanel, Gucci and MORE! And yes, the prices are GOOD.
3. dolly python
Carve out a LARGE block of time before you visit Dolly Python in Bishop Arts. You’ll want to flip through ALL the vintage apparel and eyeball each curiosity at every vendor’s booth. Here you’ll find vintage lamps, taxidermied everything, barware, Victorian-era mourning prints, art deco jewelry, and retro leather handbags. The hunt is on.
4. lula B's
If vintage, unique and antique pieces are some of your favorite things to shop for, then make sure to hit Lula's in the Design District (or the one in Oak Cliff) ASAP. With TONS of hidden gems and finds, you could spend hours inside just getting lost in art, glassware, records, furniture, clothing and more! Both locations are huge, and you'll find that either one is the perfect place to nab your next funky and cool piece for your house or apartment or that vintage fit to wear into spring.
5. studio 74 vintage
Thrifter hive, assemble! Fort Worth's Studio 74 is the perfect place to find that rare gem — that absolutely singular lynchpin to your outfit or your home decor. We stumbled across this spot while out exploring and we are SO glad we did. Not only is this spot filled to the brim with hidden gems but we consider the store itself one too. It is lined with the most fun and unique accessories, swimsuits, sweaters, hats and pretty much everything in between. It's easy to get lost in their huge selection of beautiful finds so come ready to quite literally shop 'til ya drop. They also feature men's gear!
6. J&J's Vintage
This Shop in North Richland Hills is some of the most fun you'll ever have while vintage shopping. J&J's Vintage is replete with 80's, 90's and other great throwback gear, from wall to wall. The heavy dose of nostalgia you get walking down each aisle is free. JNJ’s buys and sells retro collectibles from the 80’s and 90’s! Inside you will find everything that reminds you of your childhood! They have vintage sneakers, jerseys, movies, and even throwback board games! They also host local thrift conventions with other thrifting vendors, live music, and food!
7. Doc's Records and Vintage
Doc's has been a Fort Worth Staple for decades, and their updated digs on Fort Worth's Southside are a trip to retro heaven. Not to mention the immense record collection, the vintage clothes and memorabilia are truly something to behold here. Their customers rave about the 50-cent CD bin and the back room full of goodies. Make sure to take them up on their 10% off discount when you pay with cash, too!
8. Benbrook antique mall
Make no mistake. "Antique" and "vintage" are synonyms at Benbrook Antique Mall just west of Fort Worth. Nab all sorts of eclectic home goods, toys, comics, clothes and just about anything else you can think of at this sprawling wonderland of possibilities. Aisle after aisle of quality finds will make for an afternoon os savings on discoveries you never knew you needed in your life!