Upcycle Your Wardrobe: 5 Vintage Shops You’ll Love

by Alyssa Spizzirro

Spring is here! While the flowers bloom and the sun shines, maybe you’ve considered adding a few pieces to your closet. What could be more ethical and in the spirit of rebirth than buying from small shops that specialize in refurbished clothing and accessories? Stand out from a crowd and sift and thrift through these one-of-a-kind shops. You can visit these stores in person at BUST’s Craftacular on April 23rd in Brooklyn, NY!Screenshot 2016 04 18 at 3.36.17 PM

1. House of Correia
Ummm hello. Reclaimed vintage pieces? Highly decorated sunnies born from broken broaches and jewelry? Bags with little dino accents? House of Correia has warmed my cold icy heart.

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2. New York Couture
In true couture fashion, New York Couture’s original pieces range from playfully kitschy ensembles to effortlessly chic vintage jewelry.

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3. Jordyn Jacobs
Gorgeous bags inspired and made from multicultural textiles, Jordyn Jacobs seamlessly blends her love of the world and with fashion. Even her gym bags resemble works of art.

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4. East Village Vintage Collective
Cute vintage pieces that range from simple and elegant to bold with prints and pops of color. There’s something for everyone (including children!) at East Village Vintage Collective.

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5. Laurie Elyse Design
Rock and roll and pin-up girl meet and mingle throughout Laurie Elyse’s collections. Her vintage jewelry is on point!

Image from House of Correia

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