If the nostalgia brought about by current TikTok trends has you striving for a fashionable look reminiscent of the 1970s or 1980s this summer, look no further than Columbus’ many vintage + thrift stores.
Smartypants Vintage, 815 N. High St.
Featuring one-of-a-kind vintage pieces from the 1970s and before, Smartypants Vintage offers repurposed clothing items that you can’t find anywhere else. Spotlights include unique jackets and lots of colorful items.
SOHUD Collective Market, 2519 Summit St.
This hidden gem market occurs every Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. The market has multiple vendors and contains locally-crafted pieces. Not only do they have a wide selection of vintage finds, but they also have handmade pieces from local artists.
Uptown Cheapskate, Multiple locations
While Uptown Cheapskate isn’t necessarily a vintage store, it has some of the best thrifted finds in town. Uptown Cheapskate has four locations around Columbus and a plethora of trendy items sold to the store that are new or lightly worn.
Pro tip: If you’re cleaning out your closet, this is a great place to sell or donate your clothes.\
Flower Child Vintage, 233 E. 5th Ave.
If you’re looking for an eclectic atmosphere full of vintage clothes and antiques alike, look no further than Flower Child Vintage. The store has vintage furniture, clothing, accessories, art, and houseware dating back to the 30s.