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Racks of vintage at the Lowery Estate in Farmington, one of the vintage sellers to be featured at this weekend's Ferndale Vintage Fashion Market.
More than a dozen vintage sellers from across the state will gather under one big roof in Ferndale tonight for a shopping extravaganza to last four days.
The Ferndale Vintage Fashion Market
, now in its ninth iteration, takes over the Rust Belt Market
every six months with wares from online and brick-and-mortar vintage sellers.
For Kory Trinks, who will be on hand with several racks of vintage from her Eastern Market store, Blue Velvet Detroit
, it’s more than just a sale — it’s an exercise in sustainable consumerism.
“It gives people a chance to buy sustainable, recyclable fashion instead of supporting the environmentally unfriendly and unethical fast-fashion industry,” says Trinks.
With 17 sellers on hand, plus dressing rooms, the vintage fashion market offers an almost department-store quality experience, without any of the guilt. And while you will be spending money, it'll all be going right back into the local economy.
Vendors to be featured include:
3rd Culture Vintage
Blue Velvet Detroit
Dolly Rockers Handmade & Vintage
The Lowry Estate
Old Soul Vintage
Thrice Nice Vintage
The Velvet Tower
Whoo Upscale Resale
Two Toros Vintage
The Ferndale Vintage Fashion Market will take place from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. The Rust Belt Market is located at 22801 Woodward Avenue in Ferndale.
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