What’s the hottest furniture trend in 2014? Furniture from the past, of course! Thanks to the increasing popularity of reality TV shows like American Pickers, Antiques Roadshow, and American Restorations in which individuals search for, bid on, and restore/resell various antiques and collectibles, people everywhere are hopping on the vintage furniture bandwagon. Whether they’re looking to do their own DIY restoration project or they’re simply looking for a timeless classic to add to their home, today’s most-desirable furniture is actually the stuff built 50+ years ago. Luckily for our residents in San Antonio, there are tons of consignment shops and antique furniture stores for buyers to choose from. To help you find the best local deals on this retro furniture, we’ve compiled a list of some of the 3 best antique furniture stores in San Antonio. Check it out!
1. Retro Haus 1727 Blanco Rd. San Antonio, TX 78212
If you’re looking for anything vintage in San Antonio, the Retro Haus should always be near the top of your list. Not only do they have a huge selection of furniture to choose from, but they also sell tons of wall decorations, vinyl, clothing, knick-knacks – you name it! Whether you’re looking for restored pieces or your own DIY project, the Retro Haus has it all, and all very reasonably priced. Check out their Facebook Page to see all of their latest finds.
2. Back Alley Antiques 555 W Bitters Rd. San Antonio, TX 78216
Celebrating their 25th year of business in San Antonio, Back Alley Antiques continues to be one of the best antique shops in the entire city. Apart from their great selection of vintage furniture, they also offer some excellent pieces of antique jewelry, as well as a wide assortment of decorations, LIFE magazines, maps of Texas, and more. Even if you’re just planning on doing a little window shopping, the selection at Back Alley Antiques will give you plenty of ideas.
3. Mod Pad 2615 Broadway San Antonio, TX 78215
For those looking for one of the most well curated antiques shops in the city – and maybe all of Texas – make sure you stop by Mod Pad on Broadway. The owners are constantly bringing in new pieces and frequently post pictures of them on their Facebook Page. Most of the items in the shop are in great condition and don’t need much restoration, however, so don’t expect to find any DIY projects. When you’re there, don’t forget to head up the spiral staircase and check out the 2nd floor!
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