In some instances, the best way to breathe new life into your closet and home décor is with unique finds that are, well, on their second life. With a bit of time and patience, you can find your next one-of-a-kind wardrobe staple or statement furniture piece from one of Durham’s high-quality vintage, antique, and consignment shops. Not sure where to start? Here’s a guide to Durham’s vintage and repurposed shopping scene. Use it like a map and find your hidden treasure!
Durham’s Ninth Street is the all-grown-up version of a college town thoroughfare. Situated between Duke University’s East and West campuses, charming Ninth Street is full of locally owned boutiques, restaurants, and coffee shops.
Wondering what to get Aunt Hilda or Cousin Benny for the holidays this year? Don’t waste time scratching your head! There are dozens of products made in Durham that are sure to delight friends and family. Here are just a few ideas for gifts from local Durham businesses and artisans. Find the perfect one-of-a-kind gift or collect several items for a Durham-themed gift basket.
To prepare for this holiday season, don’t look any further than Durham’s locally owned boutiques, eateries, and specialty shops. Find hand-crafted tableware, fresh meat and produce from nearby farms, and Bull City-made beverages and sweets, perfect for your next holiday party.
Stop by the Brightleaf Square District for holiday shopping this season. Shop for gifts at Indio (pictured), Parker & Otis, Vert & Vogue, Morgan Imports, and more. You can also fuel up with dinner or drinks at the neighboring restaurants and bars.
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