If you are like us, you enjoy a solid day of sifting through the local vintage/thrift shops in search of a gem. Whether that is a 1988 AC/DC World Tour jacket, a designer dig, or an ironic t-shirt... there is no better feeling than when you uncover it. Quite often that day for us is at the vintage shops in East Nashville. We've discovered that East Nashville is filled with some of the best vintage boutiques we've ever seen. A few are more searchable, but many are down secret streets and we've got the low down on all the ones you'll need to know when you visit our extraordinary city!
Black Shag Vintage
1220 Gallatin Ave, Nashville, TN 37206
For those about to rock... go to Black Shag. This store is filled with band tees, epic leather jackets and everything in between. Axl Rose and Billy Gibbons would feel right at home. There is quite the selection of records, hats, jewelry, accessories and boots. Most of the band tees have the date and tour from which it originates -- the research has been done for you!
1062 E Trinity Ln #101, Nashville, TN 37216
Tucked away off the main Gallatin drag is Anaconda Vintage. Whenever we do our vintage shopping tour (which you can check out on Airbnb experiences we always make sure to stop here. It is great for those first starting to learns the ins and outs of the thrift sift. The store is organized by type of clothing and size. Believe me, you don't get that everywhere. Men will find things like; snap buttons shirts, sweaters, suits, coveralls, hats and a whole lot of jeans! Women will find items like; dresses from the 50's, blouses from the 80's, awesome sunglasses, vintage slips and a whole lot of jeans! This store has so many unique finds. I was lucky enough to get a sweater covered in suede fringe. No where else could I find a piece like that.
Star Struck Vintage
604 Gallatin Ave UNIT 109, Nashville, TN 37206
This one is a big one!! If you're grabbing a coffee at Barista Parlor (we highly recommend the bourbon spiked coffee) then make sure you walk across the street to Star Struck vintage. They have an impressive selection of t-shirts, so make sure you go through all the tee racks! Bedazzled shirts, a note-worthy mens section and some uncommon finds for women's like these black and gold jackets we found. Talk about striking gold (get it?!) This store even has a children's section, which includes old school phones, toys, and the cutest toddler clothing you've ever seen!
xx, WanderLust Girls