10 Favorite Vintage Shops in Metro Phoenix
|Kooky Kraft's Beatrice Moore|
And while you're in Red, pop into Mint, where you're not going to find cheap, easy-to-thrift crap from the '80s. Instead, you'll spot mod, disco trash and glam -- as well as the occasional lovely '40s frock. Yep, there are plenty of summer parties on the horizon, and if you're on the hunt for a one-of-a-kind dress that's bound to draw as many jealous glances as compliments, you'll look no further.
2. Kooky Crafts
Whether you're crafting a mutant pinata or a quirky diorama, Beatrice Moore has your supplies. The Grand Avenue Arts maven has been collecting some of the best vintage craft supplies around -- we're talking bump chenille and sequins, doll heads and more ribbon than you'll know what do with. That is, unless you're like us and already have a hoarding system of your own ...
1. Sweet SalvageCheck your calendar and thank god if it's the final weekend of the month -- that means the ladies at Sweet Salvage are unloading their latest truckload of treasures into their new spot on Seventh Avenue. The shop's only open for a weekend per month, but the two have no problem emptying their stock to a crowd full of Xavier moms, Arcadia socialites, and vintage hipster hopefuls. Here, you'll find lockers, loveseats, and letters that would put your latest Restoration Hardware catalog to shame ... and you won't have to pay for shipping.