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Trina Turk Shares Her Favorite Vintage Shopping Destinations

Trina Turk is a champion of vintage-chic design—think contemporary art-inspired color palettes, '60s-era silhouettes and Palm Springs-ready resortwear. So when it comes to digging for inspiration—or just a few special treasures for herself—the California designer fittingly turns to vintage and consignment shops, whether close to home on the West Coast or abroad. Click through to learn about the purveyors of past-era style Trina loves most.

Photo courtesy of Trina Turk.

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Feathers Boutique - Austin, TX

"Great ideas for new and interesting ways to dress with a bohemian slant. We loved it so much, we filled our rental car and had to buy American Apparel duffles to get it all home!"

1700b South Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78704, feathersboutiquevintage.blogspot.com

Via Feathersboutiquevintage.blogspot.com

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The Vutique - Seattle, WA

"Han Vu has a great eye for wearable design.  He specializes in '70s, '80s and '90s pieces, but you can find stylish items from every decade here. We also love that Han has a group of young girls as customers who collect vintage Trina Turk!  You can also find embellished and restyled vintage pieces re-designed by Han himself."

303 East Pine Street, Seattle, WA 98122, thevutique.com

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Amarcord Vintage - Brooklyn, NY

"I found a great pair of Roberta di Camerino oversized square sunglasses here—they’re pale camel on the outside and deep brown on the inside.  A reversible Bonnie Cashin red/grey coat was another great find at Amarcord. They show at the Manhattan Vintage show, too."

223 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211, amarcordvintagefashion.com

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Didier Ludot - Paris, France

"The chicest location ever for a vintage shop, but don’t expect to find any bargains here! The store is full of European designer luxury from 1920s-1990s, and everything is in beautiful condition. It’s like taking a trip through a book on the history of costume.  Expect some attitude from the staff..."

24 Galerie Montpensier - Jardin du Palais Royal, 75001 Paris, didierludot.fr

Via Didierludot.fr

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The Rose Bowl Flea Market - Pasadena, CA

"Something for everyone, from poly double-knit suits to beaded gowns! You can’t beat the prices, and it’s fun to bargain!"

1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena, CA 91103, rgcshows.com

Via Rgcshows.com

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A Current Affair - Los Angeles, CA

"Richard Wainwright runs this show, curating great designs from all eras of the 20th century.  We can’t get enough of his jewelry. I recently purchased some '70s brass cuffs—one with wire-wrapped malachite and one with an irregular scalloped shape."

Cooper Design Space, 860 South Los Angeles Street, 11th Floor Penthouse, Los Angeles, CA 90014, itsacurrentaffair.com

Via Itsacurrentaffair.com

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