Abilene, Texas is a town often overlooked when it comes to choosing a destination for a vintage shopping trip. But, you will definitely want to include it! The first 9 shops, out of a total of 31 shops, to be showcased are located in close proximity to one another because we know you do not want to waste precious shopping time driving in all different directions! South 1st Street offers an opportunity to visit five interesting shops. Living Chic has 8,000 square feet of high quality, high-end European and American antiques as well as home decor. If you are looking for a specific vintage or antique furniture piece, you will find it here. They have a wide variety of items that will transform your home into a showplace. Right next door to Living Chic, you will find Vintage Marketplace. This antique mall is 13,000 square feet with a very large eclectic variety of retro, vintage and antique items. There are 67 vendors and they also carry local honey, Yoder’s Good Health Recipe as well as DIY paints for your own home projects.
Abilene, Texas Antique Shops Offer Vintage Shopping Adventure
Just a little further down the street, you will want to visit The Furniture Junk-It and Junker’s Alley. The Furniture Junk-It has been in business for several years and specializes in the custom painting of quality furniture pieces that they sell or you can bring in your own piece for them to transform according to your specifications. They have recently added Junker’s Alley which is a 10,000 square foot storefront where you can find interesting retro, vintage, and antique items. Further down South 1st Street is a vintage shopping adventure you will not want to miss! La Villa is a 16,000 square foot experience on 2.7 acres. You can find just about anything you are looking for plus some things you didn’t even know you needed! The variety is vast and encompasses new to used, to very old. They specialize in decorative ornamental iron and pottery and have a huge inventory. If you are in the market for yard art/decor, this store should definitely make the list.
Abilene, Texas Antique Shops Present Authentic Time-Period Pieces
Butternut Street in Abilene is the location of 3 shops you will want to add to your itinerary. Classic Collections has moved directly across from their previous location. When you visit Classic Collections, you will enjoy shopping in a charming 1917 house. This charming old home offers 2200 square feet of fresh, vintage/antique items ranging from romantic and unique home decor to man cave marvels as well as wearable clothing items. In the spring, you will find many yard art/yard decor treasures in the courtyard. Directly across from Classic Collections, you can shop at Rust and Roses. This antique mall has 6,500 square feet with 28 vendors offering a wide variety of retro, vintage and antique, as well as popular farmhouse decor, unique man cave items, and German antiques. A little further down Butternut Street, be sure to stop in to shop at Bunny Run Antiques This shop was newly opened in 2018. The folks at Bunny Run Antiques will help you find treasures that are sure to please in this 3,000 square foot shop. They specialize in vintage/antique furniture/decor, jewelry, collectibles, shabby chic and vintage clothing. Closer to downtown, you will want to visit Antique Station. This is an impressive, traditional antique store that has 4,000 square feet of American oak antique furniture, vintage advertising, glassware, and china as well as a large variety of authentic-time period collectibles.
All of this shopping will no doubt leave you famished. If so, you will want to dine at Cypress Street Station. This restaurant is located in a historic building in downtown Abilene. With a 4.4 star rating and a menu full of delicious choices, it will be the perfect ending to a day of vintage shopping.
Owner of “Unearthed” Sales and Locator Service, specializing in locating
antique and vintage treasures as well as freelance writing on historical, antique
and vintage topics.