Creating a stylish wardrobe doesn't have to be expensive. Cleveland and the surrounding suburbs boast a number of interesting vintage clothing stores for those affordable, one-of-a-kind, fashion finds.
Beachland Ballroom - 15711 Waterloo Road, Cleveland
This popular Cleveland concert hall and restaurant has a selection of vintage clothing and accessories for sale in their basement gallery.
Chelsea's Vintage Clothing - 1412 West 116th St., Cleveland
One of the best places in Cleveland for costumes and vintage clothing, Chelsea's has been an area fixture since 1988.
There's always something new and interesting.
The Cleveland Shop - 11606 Detroit Ave., Cleveland
Another vintage store in the interesting 116th/Detroit neighborhood, this 28-year-old shop is Cleveland's oldest vintage clothing shop. Take a virtual tour of the store by visiting their Web site.
Antique Gallery at the Bijou - 7806 Lorain Ave., Cleveland
This two-story antique store, in Cleveland's Lorain Avenue antique district, has a little bit of everything, including vintage furs and beaded sweaters.
Deja Vu - 14411 Detroit Ave., Lakewood
This Lakewood shop has a little bit of everything, from clothing and accessories to fabrics and notions.
Elegansia - 1873 West 25th St., Cleveland
This interesting Ohio City shop has a variety of clothes and accessories by local designers as well as some vintage offerings. Some are even available via their Web site.
Sweet Lorain -- 7105 Lorain Ave. Cleveland
Another Lorain Avenue store, Sweet Lorain specializes in all things from the mid-20th century, from "groovy" clothes to kidney-shaped coffee tables.