You say vintage, we say Portland.
With more than 50+ vintage stores in town, Portland is rated as one of the best US cities for vintage shopping. These are some of our favorite spots to hunt for pre-owned darlings. 👗
Banshee, 2410 E. Burnside St.
With the clothing hanging in a color-coordinated way, you might think you’ve stumbled into a high-fashion showroom. It features a detailed and feminine style with items ranging from floral to casual classic. Pro tip: This is a great spot to find a special dress.
Zig Zag Vintage,1476 NE Alberta St.
Known by many as a gold mine for affordable vintage clothing, Zig Zag has a great mix of garments, jewelry, and even ceramics. Customers praise the good quality of the shop’s items. The style is casual, so be on the lookout for your new best-loved quirky sweater.
Xtabay Vintage Clothing Boutique, 2515 SE Clinton St.
This shop is the Grace Kelly-version of vintage stores — where you can buy yourself an outfit appropriate for any red-carpet event. Rumor has it that dresses bought here have even reached the White House. The brick-and-mortar shop is temporarily closed, but the online shopping experience feels like time-traveling.
Gem Set Love, 720 NW 23rd Ave.
One of the most Earth-friendly ways to vintage shop is buying pre-owned jewelry like the pieces found at this little gem of a store. From real diamond rings to gold necklaces, this is not a place for bargain hunters — but instead for people with an eye for what’s special and valuable.
Zero Wave, 720 N. Killingsworth St.
Zero Wave brings a gender-neutral perspective to fashion with pieces for everyone. It also focuses on natural fibers and recycled materials + brings back iconic decades in streetwear: we’re talking about the 80s, 90s, and 00s.
If we missed your favorite shop, let us know — we’re always down for a little retro retail therapy. 📩