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Located at 79 Main St, Cortland, NY.

Hours: 
Monday Closed 
Tuesday 11:30 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday 11:30 AM - 6 PM 
Thursday 11:30 AM - 6 PM 
Friday 11:30 AM - 6 PM 
Saturday 11:30 AM - 6 PM 
Sunday Closed 

We want to buy your vintage (20+ years old) clothes. Below is a list of the types of items we look for. If you have something that is not on the list, but you think we might be interested in it, you can still feel free to bring it by! Contact with any questions. No appointment is necessary unless you need to schedule a time to sell outside of business hours. 

The process: You are welcome to bring in as much as you can carry. (Larger orders make take longer depending on store traffic.) From your items, we will select the pieces we believe we can sell and give you a cash quote for them equalling approximately 40% (50% in store credit) of our projected in-store price. Cash is paid out on the spot. Store credit can be kept on file for later use. Please plan on taking back with you any items we do not select, as we do not yet have an outlet for bulk donations. 

Last Updated 5/05/22

Buying Guide

Men's Items

Shoes:
Sneakers: Nike, Reebok, New Balance
Dr. Martens
Platform loafers

Accessories:
Bucket Hats
Beanies (good condition)
Snapback or fitted caps (depicting well-known themes, brands, or sports teams)
Trucker hats
Caps with a buckle back/ “dad hat” (plain or simple design, neutral colors)
Canvas tote bags (natural color, book bag)
90's Sunglasses

Graphic T-Shirts:
(Fair to excellent condition, some wear acceptable)
Big, crazy graphics (90’s)
70's or 80’s T shirts (regardless of graphics)
Simple spell-out or logo
Band T’s/ Tour T’s
Television or movies (Nikelodeon, Cartoon Network, specific TV shows or movies)
D.A.R.E.
Nascar (The more graphics the better)
Harley-Davidson 
Sports Teams (Widely known, not local)
University (Widely known, or Cortland)
Brand Graphic T’s (food and drink, beer, Nike, Goodyear, Marlboro)
Travel/ Location/ State or National Parks
Horror (Goosebumps, Tales from the Crypt, movies or music)
Art
Nature (animals, landscape, insects, botanical)

Tops:
Sweater Vests
Interesting, graphic knits
Corduroy button downs
Silk short sleeve button downs
Long sleeved button downs (flannel: solid or printed, denim, quality cotton)
Long sleeved polos (Eddie Bauer +)
Rugby Shirts
Henleys
Pocket tees
Sports jerseys (baseball, football, hockey, basketball)

Sweaters/Sweatshirts:
(Fair to Excellent condition, some wear acceptable)
Crewneck Sweatshirts (colleges, sports teams, nature)
Russell Athletic Blank Crewnecks
Nike crewnecks or hoodies
Champion Reverse Weave
Hoodies
Graphic Knitwear (patterns, scenes)
Cotton sweaters (argyle, cable knit, varsity, ribbed/textured)
Sweater Vests
70’s V neck cardigan sweaters (or 90’s recreations)
Mohair sweaters
“Chunky” sweaters (thick knits, cotton or wool)
Coogi-style (abstract, colorful, large sizes)
Collared Sweaters
Fleeces (Ralph Lauren, L.L. Bean, Patagonia, Columbia)

Bottoms:
Utility/ Cargo (Pockets, wide leg, cotton fibers, Carhartt double knees) (Wear acceptable, even preferred in some cases)
Ski Pants
100% Cotton “rigid denim” jeans, especially high-waist (Wear acceptable, even preferred in some cases)
Pleated, trousers with wide hem
Boot cut, wide leg, baggy, some flares
Patterned pants (plaids, groovy/psychedelic)
70’s pants and jeans
Sweatpants and wind pants (jogger, working elastic)
Leather pants
Wild printed shorts
Knitted Shorts or pants
Joggers

Outerwear:
Varsity Jackets
Satin Jackets (sports)
Barn Coats (aka chore coat/chore jacket)
Trench coats or overcoats (select styles)
Workwear (Carhartt +) (Some to lots of wear acceptable, even preferred)
Ralph Lauren
Plaid
Leather Jackets (select styles)
Fur or feather trim coats (very select)
Quilted Coats or jackets
Trucker jackets (denim, corduroy, lined or unlined)
Shirt-jackets
Puffer Jackets, Ski Coats
Puffer Vests (70’s- 90’s)
Nascar Coats (Twill, denim, lots of advertisements) 

Other:
Overalls
Coveralls/Jumpsuits/Boiler Suits
Misc. Utility wear

Women's Items

Shoes:
Platforms (thick, chunky soles)
  Athletic shoes
  Loafers
  Mary Janes
  Boots
Combat boots
Cowboy boots (Especially white or bright colors or unique designs)
Roller Skates
Sneakers: Nike, Reebok, New Balance
Square-toed boots
Square-toed strappy sandals

Accessories:
Bucket Hats
Beanies (good condition)
Berets
Mohair knits
Snapback or fitted caps (depicting well-known themes, brands, or sports teams)
Trucker hats
Caps with a buckle back/ “dad hat” (plain or simple design, neutral colors)
Canvas tote bags (natural color, book bag)
Baguette bags (small shoulder bag)
Box or Cylinder shaped crossbody bags
Bags of a bold statement color: pink, yellow, green, cerulean 
Sunglasses

Graphic T-Shirts:
(Fair to excellent condition, some wear acceptable)
Fruit prints
Big, crazy graphics (90’s)
70's or 80’s T shirts (regardless of graphics)
Simple spell-out or logo
Band T’s/ Tour T’s
Television or movies (Nikelodeon, Cartoon Network, specific TV shows or movies)
D.A.R.E.
Nascar (The more graphics the better)
Harley-Davidson 
Sports Teams (Widely known, not local)
University (Widely known, or Cortland)
Brand Graphic T’s (food and drink, beer, Nike, Goodyear, Marlboro)
Travel/ Location/ State or National Parks
Horror (Goosebumps, Tales from the Crypt, movies or music)
Art
Nature (animals, landscape, insects, botanical)

Tops:
Crop tops
Mesh or tight-fitting long sleeves
Polo or collared shirts
Silk or Cotton button downs
Vintage basics (tank tops, shirts)
Corset or bustier tops
Tube tops
Sweater Vests
Interesting knits
Corduroy button downs
Rugby Shirts
Henleys
Fruit prints

Sweaters/Sweatshirts:
(Fair to Excellent condition, some wear acceptable)
Crewneck Sweatshirts (colleges, sports teams, nature)
Russell Athletic Blank Crewnecks
Nike crewnecks or hoodies
Champion Reverse Weave
Hoodies
Graphic Knitwear (patterns, scenes)
Cotton sweaters (argyle, cable knit, varsity, ribbed/textured)
Sweater Vests
70’s V neck cardigan sweaters (or 90’s recreations)
Mohair sweaters
“Chunky” sweaters (thick knits, cotton or wool)
Coogi-style (abstract, colorful, large sizes)
Collared Sweaters
Fleeces (Ralph Lauren, L.L. Bean, Patagonia, Columbia)

Bottoms:
Utility/ Cargo (Pockets, wide leg, cotton fibers, Carhartt double knees) (Wear acceptable, even preferred in some cases)
Ski Pants
100% Cotton “rigid denim” jeans, especially high-waist (Wear acceptable, even preferred in some cases)
Pleated, trousers with wide hem
Boot cut, wide leg, baggy, some flares
Patterned pants (plaids, groovy/psychedelic)
70’s pants and jeans
Sweatpants and wind pants (jogger, working elastic)
Leather pants and shorts (high rise)
Wild printed men's shorts
Levi’s denim shorts
Knitted Shorts or pants
A-Line Skirts

Outerwear:
Varsity Jackets
Satin Jackets (sports)
Barn Coats (aka chore coat/chore jacket)
Trench coats or overcoats (select styles)
Men’s workwear (Carhartt +) (Some to lots of wear acceptable, even preferred)
Ralph Lauren
Plaid
Leather Jackets (select styles)
Fur or feather trim coats (very select)
Quilted Coats or jackets
Trucker jackets (denim, corduroy, lined or unlined)
Shirt-jackets
Blazers (select styles)
Puffer Jackets, Ski Coats
Puffer Vests (70’s- 90’s)
Nascar Coats (Twill, denim, lots of advertisements) 

Other:
Overalls
Coveralls/Jumpsuits/Boiler Suits
Dresses and skirts (casual, natural materials: cotton, linen, silk)
  Sun dresses
  Slip dresses
  Some denim dresses
  A-line Skirts (mini, midi, or maxi)

Current Needs

Cargo pants
Shorts
Women's pants and denim
Bomber jackets
Leather moto jackets
Sweater vests & spring (lightweight and/or bright colored) knits
Yankees sweatshirts, tees, hats
Beer, Harley-Davidson, Nike T-shirts
Tan basics
Men's cotton, linen, or lyocell button down shirts
Baseball & Basketball Jerseys
Strapback hats, especially in bright, saturated colors
Sundresses
Nylon or denim maxi skirts

Currently Being Selective On

Men's denim
Flannels, coats, and wintery items
Football jerseys

Please understand that we curate our vintage collection to suit a specific aesthetic. If we pass on your beloved vintage item(s), they may simply not fit our brand but likely would be very valued and cherished at another vintage store or online. That said, we would love the opportunity to see what you have and to adopt your pieces into our collection. You may be surprised at what we take!

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