Whether on the prowl for Mad Men inspired mid-century decor, or something more Victorian, Dallas' antique stores have got it covered. Below is a list of five of our favorite antique stores in town, each heaping with vintage treasures and worth taking a browse through.
Dolly Python (1916 N. Haskell): Dolly Python is not your average antique store. The 3,800 square foot warehouse space located on one-way Haskell is home to some of Dallas' most unique treasures. Owner Gretchen Bell opened the space in 2005 and has since hand selected a large collection of women's and men's clothes ranging from the 1940s through the 1980s. There are also more than 20 antique dealers who rent out space in the warehouse, and sell everything ranging from cameras and jewelry to art and furniture.
Lula B's West (1010 Riverfront): This Lula B's is located in the design district and has it all. From vintage furniture and décor (including colorful swag lamps and retro bars) to glass wear and toys, it's the go-to place for antique finds, especially mid-century items.
Lula B's East (2639 Main): This two-story Lula B's location on Main Street in Deep Ellum is overflowing with unique finds. Like its sister location, the space is brimming with mid-century treasures, but more of its space lends itself to clothes. Actually, the entire second level is dedicated to vintage garments, shoes and handbags.
Forestwood Antique Mall (5333 Forest): Forestwood Antique Mall takes antiquing to the next level. It's not one of those places a person can meander through in a matter of minutes, rather it's a jumbo 45,000 square foot mall loaded with vintage finds. The mall even has it's own clock and jewelry repair and framing services as well as worldwide shipping on items.
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The Consignment Solution (1931 Skillman): This Lakewood consignment store is loaded with vintage furniture and knickknacks, boasting everything from couches and dining room tables to lamps, mirrors and paintings. The shop won Best Discount Designs in 2010 and for good reasons. It's always fun to wander around the enormous showroom, keeping an eye out for great deals and new merchandise.