April 3, 2016

April 3, 2016

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The Top 10 Vintage Stores In The East Bay

By Anika Rice
East Bay, however, boasts beautiful vintage stores that range from expensive to affordable. This guide will help you identify where to shop, whether it’s at a hair salon or a nondescript storefront.

rare bird

Rare Bird on Oakland’s Piedmont Avenue promotes local artists and focuses on crafted vintage items. The founder, Erica Skone-Rees, has redesigned the entire space with salvaged treasures – even using vintage auditorium benches for shelves. The men’s and women’s apparel has both new and upcycled garments, providing a modern twist on vintage shopping. Check out the store’s DIY workshops to learn about encaustic wax collage, the basics of beading, or how to make a vertical garden.

Rare Bird, 3883 Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA, USA, +1 510 653 2473

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