- Vaux Vintage in Red Hook
Fashion is one of the manifold ways to declare one's identity and place in this world. Over the past few years, many new boutiques and clothing designers have flocked to this area. And along with all the antique furniture stores, a crop of quirky, wonderful vintage clothing shops have popped up. The variety afforded by shopping across decades and different curatorial tastes is nearly infinite, and it doesn't come with any of the sweatshop labor guilt.
So in honor of funky personal style, and guilt-free retail therapy, here is a roundup of Hudson Valley's vintage clothing stores.
P.S. Know of other vintage shops? Sing their praises in a comment below.
Ulster CountyAlways Neu Vintage
Vintage clothing store in Ulster County, New York
2440 NY-28, Glenford, NY 12433
The Big Cheese
Address: 404 Main Street, Rosendale, NY 12472
Phone: (845) 658-7175
An awesome Mediterranean deli, with a small supermarket, and a whole section of second-hand and vintage clothing, shoes, and accessories.
410 Main Street, Rosendale, New York 12472
A little shop of "finely curated junk," as the quirky, loveable owner Elizabeth likes to say. A mix of clothing, textiles, dishware, cats, and other vintage paraphernalia. Top notch window dressings.
Nettle and Violet
Address: 446 Main Street, Rosendale, NY 12401
Phone: (845) 658-2338
Vintage clothing store with a cool, chilled out vibe. Selection curated by Shabbat Rusciolelli. If you don't know her you should.
Good Old Vintage
Address: 580 Broadway, Kingston, NY 12401
Phone: (845) 443-0455
Clothing store in Kingston, New York
Address: 37 N Front Street, Kingston, NY 12401
Phone: (845) 514-2720
Finely curated vintage clothing boutique with a selection for men and women, as well as shoes and accessories.
Vintage Clothing & Antiques
Antique store in Kingston
Address: 281 Fair Street, Kingston, NY 12401
Phone: (845) 282-0741
Marguerite is a hoot. Together with her husband, she works the antique and estate sale circuit. He has an antique furniture shop in Hudson, while she runs this jam-packed vintage clothing store on the corner of Fair and John. Always a good deal to be had.
Mystery Spot Antiques
Antique store in the Phoenicia, New York
Address: 72 Main Street, Phoenicia, NY 12464
Phone: (845) 688-7868
Antique store in Ulster County, New York
Address: 858 NY-212, Saugerties, NY 12477
Phone: (845) 246-4492
Judy Go Vintage
Antiques at Water Street Market, 10 Main Street, New Paltz, NY 12561
Phone: (845) 489-8476
Judy isn't the only one that does vintage clothing in the Antiques Barn at Waterstreet Market, but she may do it best. Check out her stall whenever the barn is open.
Rock Candy Vintage
77 Main Street, New Paltz
Phone: (845) 255-1090
A newbie to the New Paltz scene, Rock Candy opened back in April 2018. The wide-ranging selection includes used and new clothing from local fiber artists, plus homegoods, art, and more.
Rock City Vintage
15 Rock City Road, Woodstock
Phone: (845) 684-5564
Previously a communal sewing space dubbed Sew Woodstock, this business was reborn as Rock City Vintage and is focusing on provided a high level of original and designer vintage clothing, with alterations and private sewing instruction as a side gig.
Three Turtle Doves
Vintage clothing store in Woodstock, New York
Address: 62B Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY 12498
Though there is a strong emphasis on jewelry and bags, there are also some retro threads to be had here in this chic little Woodstock boutique. The storefront is only open on weekends from 12-6:30pm, but you can DM the owner on Instagram to set up an appointment.
Dutchess CountyVaux Vintage
Address: 21 W Market Street, Red Hook, NY 12571
For the perfectionists among us, walking into Vaux Vintage is like a gulp of fresh air. The minimalist space has white walls and racks of clothing color-coded for maximum aesthetic gratification. Unlike other vintage shops, this store isn't bursting at the seams, but rather has been carefully laid out.
2438 Salt Point Turnpike, Clinton Corners
Phone: (914) 489-8228
This Dutchess County location is the showroom for Klein's primarily Etsy-based business. She sells both men's and women's vintage items from Victorian era through to the mod 70s, which you can rifle through in person if you call for an appointment.
Surviving Sisters' Boutique
Address: 4412 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY 12538
Phone: (845) 229-0425
Surviving Sisters has two floors of clothing, featuring vintage Made in the USA clothing and accessories, as well as hundreds of local artists, vendors, and consignees. The owner opened the boutique after surviving a heart attack, and she works closely with the American Heart Association to raise funds and awareness around heart disease.
Address: 442 Main Street, Beacon, NY 12508
Phone: (845) 418-4840
Blackbird Attic has the small, highly curated feel of a Greenpoint boutique. In addition to racks of threads, they sell artisanal accessories, perfumes, candles, and the like.
Greene CountyOut of the Closet
6017 Main Street, Tannersville, New York 12485
Phone: (518) 589-4133
A massive storefront of every era of clothing, but specializing in Victorian and Edwardian dress. It's open seven days a weeks, so head over there and check out the selection.