Photos by Shay McGinnis
Top 5 Favorite Vintage/Thrift Shops in LA
Los Angeles is by far one of the best places for Vintage and second hand clothing, hence why I live here! I started thrifting when I was a kid growing up in the Northwest. Hunting for grandpa shirts and retro prints was a hobby then and continues to shape my styling portfolio today. I am always looking for original and unique pieces to add to my collection...Whether I am wearing it or I am putting it on someone else! I found the shirt pictured here at Raggedy Threads in downtown Los Angeles. Something about this shirt made me think of Charlie Brown. Story book or cartoon related characters often inspire my wardrobe decisions so I had to add this shirt to my archives. Thank you Raggedy Threads! To see some of my favorite spots to shop in town, click below. Lets just hope we don't cross paths and fight for the same shirt...Remember I am the King of thrift, bow down! :)
A wide range of outerwear, shirts, pants and boots from several decades - I particularly LOVE their rack of seventies dress shirts for men.
A beautifully curated collection of American vintage with a Western flair. Every rack is a found treasure. They even have kids stuff!
One of the best spots for Americana and Tiki in town! As one would imagine I love browsing their tropical shirts :)
Far and wide, the best spot for thrifting. I liken it to the Costco of thrift shops in Los Angeles because it's huge. If you have the patience to dig you will find some awesome stuff!
This little boutique is curated just a little bit and sits right next the the Salvation Army main shop. They do a great job of selecting the cleaner more restored pieces, so less digging involved.