By Daisy Finch
Antiques and vintage marketplaces are always fun to peruse—whether the items are authentic or reproductions.
We’ve compiled some of the interesting places to shop specifically for those items.
This 23,000-square-foot treasure holds thousands of items, while maintaining an easy-to-navigate field. Feel free to browse, or seek assistance from its personable staff. Checkout the furniture, collectible coins and typewriters.
Antique Trove, 2020 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480-947-6074, antiquetrove.com/scottsdale/.
The Brass Armadillo Antique Mall
Mall is no exaggeration. Aisles and aisles full of treasures from the past await customers and browsers. No need to feel overwhelmed by The Brass Armadillo’s vast selection, as everything is neatly organized. Spend hours browsing its incredible array of antique pieces, large and delicate, or easily find exactly what you’re looking for, whether it’s a bus created by Eloise patients in Michigan, or a vintage Star Wars lunchbox.
The Brass Armadillo Antique Mall, 12419 N. 28th Drive, Phoenix, 602-942-0030, brassarmadillo.com.
Fifi & Me
Geared toward (but certainly not limited to) women and their pooches, this unique store adds an entirely new flavor to vintage shopping. It boasts handbags, teacups, clocks, vintage tees and home décor. This store is filled with a vast and interesting collection of items; even the bathroom is filled with pieces to browse during your break! Fifi & Me offers treats and stylish items for your furry friend!
Fifi & Me, 5846 E. McKellips Road, Mesa, 480-654-3434, fifiandme.net.
Grungy Galz in Goodyear has everything that vintage-loving girls—and guys—could want. This modest shop has everything: crafts, country chic decor, taxidermy trophies, blinged-out jewelry, scented candles and laundry soap. It specializes in paints. Its friendly staff also offers craft classes and workshops to help you hone your own antique style.
Grungy Galz, 540 N. Bullard Avenue, Suite 19 Goodyear, 623-414-3159, grungygalz.com.
Spinning Wheel Antiques and Gifts
Located in the heart of the Historic Downtown Glendale, this two-story shop is proclaimed to be the best of the 15 located in the area. More than 100 dealers contribute to the store, and browsers can find pieces dating as far back as the 1880s. Here you’ll find Western, Civil War and nautical items—and everything in between.
Spinning Wheel Antiques and Gifts, 7163 N. 58th Drive, Glendale, 623-703-2071, antiquesinglendaleaz.com/spinning-wheel-antiques/.