For charm and a one-of-a-kind quality that isn’t seen in anyone else’s interiors, look no further than antique and vintage furniture. Between the well-loved buttery leather, hand-hewn details, and a historic feel, vintage furnishings are a surefire way to make a space your own, and to give it soul.
As much as you might enjoy delving into flea markets or jam-packed antique stores, maybe you’d prefer a bit of curation instead. That’s why it can be smart to shop stores that have already done the curating for you, with owners and sellers in the know purveying their antique wares. Whether you prefer to shop in person or cruise online for your furniture finds, we have you covered with our eight favorite vintage furniture stores.
As a crowd favorite that continues to show its staying power after over a decade, Chairish, as its name implies, is a treasure trove for vintage furniture. With an astounding 950,000 or so listings found on the online marketplace, this is where you’re going to find those elusive Louis XV dining chairs or chinoiserie desk you’ve been questing for. You can even narrow down your search by your preferred decor style to really home in on specific pieces.
Litt Concept House
Since 1973, Litt Concept House, originally known as Mitchell Litt Home, has been a Los Angeles mainstay for tracking down international antiques. Purchased by new owners in 2021, you can shop their brick-and-mortar store if you live nearby or are traveling to the area, but if not, shopping their website is also an option.
You’ll find vintage furniture as well as treasured antiques that can range from the 19th century to the 1920s and include tables, dressers, wardrobes, settees, and more.
Everything but the House
Everything but the House, affectionately also known as EBTH, has been around since 2008 with a focus of essentially bringing estate sale treasures into an online auction format. Every item starts at just $1, and through bidding, you could score some incredible deals here, like a Biedermeier style veneered armoire or a Hollywood Regency brass side table.
Just make sure to read the fine print and shipping details—sometimes items are for local pickup only!
With its store located in Chicago, Jayson Home is a destination for Midwestern interior designers and savvy travelers alike. While you can find a bevy of finds at their Clybourn Avenue location, their shoppable website also holds items waiting to be discovered, such as an antique toile fabric folding screen, fun light fixtures, or an oak armoire with just the right patina.
One Kings Lane
Known for their sophisticated offerings, One Kings Lane has a reputation for being one of the best online destinations for antique and vintage furniture. With so many items to choose from, you won’t be disappointed with their rare and luxurious pieces, many with a global feel. Think: a mother of pearl inlay bench, Moroccan poufs, and a hand-carved cabinet from the early 1800s.
High Style Deco
Found in the heart of New York City, High Style Deco certainly has their fair share of Art Deco furnishings, like velvet dining chairs and sculptural cocktail tables that can be viewed at their store, but you can also shop even more pieces on their website.
If you’re looking to blend a bit of vintage glam into your traditional surroundings, this is the site for you. Otherwise, you’ll also spy timeless items, like a hand-painted neoclassical vitrine or a leather-wrapped club chair.
For a mix pieces from across the eras, look to Authentic Provence. Located in West Palm Beach, Florida, the store is a feast for the eyes with garden statues and home furnishings galore, but they’re also known for their online shop. Here is where you’ll find 18th to 19th century pieces (Rococo or Baroque, anyone?) right alongside beautiful vintage items.
Lolo French Antiques
Perhaps French antiques are your life’s passion. In this case, we recommend shopping Lolo French Antiques. Their shop is found in Birmingham, Alabama, and they specifically specialize in pieces that are at least 100 years old (though they do carry plenty of vintage furniture and objets d’ art). And since they ship, you can head to their website for pieces that would be right at home in any French chateau, like bleached walnut coffee tables and Bergère Marquise armchairs.
Shelby Deering is a lifestyle writer who specializes in decor, home tours, wellness, travel, vintage, and feel-good stories for national publications. She’s from Madison, Wisconsin, and when she’s not writing, you’ll find her running local trails, shopping flea markets, or going for walks with her husband and corgi.