When I fly, I am most stressed at takeoff and landing. Everything in between is easy. Sort of like Vintage Garage Chicago. In the vintage market world, the real trouble is usually in the takeoff. Load-in can change the personality of even passive, constantly sweet vendors can slip. I admit it. My own personality can take a dramatic turn. I know the feeling all too well as a dealer, and now as a promoter. What causes this dark phenomenon? Stress.
Heading to your local flea market this weekend? Selling at your local market this weekend? Here are 5 things NOT to say to a vintage seller f you are standing in their booth. For sellers, here are 5 ways to react ! 1. That’s Hilarious I hear this a lot, I say it a lot. There IS a lot of hilarious vintage. It can bring you back to a time you remember. Or, it’s so dated it’s just damn funny.
I was startled when she told me she was 91. She didn’t look a day over 75. Sharp as a tack with brilliant taste. I try to buy privately as much as I can, usually by referral. It’s the easiest way to acquire new merchandise for me. Emotionally, it’s not always easy. Today I met Doris. I learned about her life. It was the story of a solid happy life. I bought some vintage clothing and handbags. The furniture and
There is competition in business. No doubt. The vintage industry is no exception. Any niche market you decide to get involved with, will be filled with people who are interested in what you do. If there is demand, there will be competition. If you are in a niche with NO competition and you are killing it, it won’t be long before it shows up. What does that mean in the Vintage world? This is really simple and important and if
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If you’d asked me 10 years ago what I would be doing today? I wouldn’t have said, living, buying and selling vintage in Chicago and running my own monthly vintage market. How in the world did I get here? Every single day I buy and sell vintage via my online sources and my booth. Then, the third Sunday of the month, April-October is Vintage Garage Chicago which is MY show. Mine? It’s hard to believe that I actually have a
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