Top Choice Vintage in South Austin

Uncommon Objects

'Curious oddities' is what they advertise at this quirky antique store that sells all manner of fabulous knickknacks, all displayed with an artful eye. More than 20 different vendors scour the state to stock their s…
Art in South Austin

Austin Art Garage

This cool little independent…well, we hesitate to call it a 'gallery' because that would needlessly scare some people off. Anyway, it features some pretty great artwork by Austin artists. (Hey, Joel Ganucheau: we're…
Food in South Austin

Big Top Candy Shop

If you're trying to tame your sweet tooth, don't step into this colorful candy emporium where old-school treats like Squirrel Nut Zippers and Charleston Chews jostle for your attention near tropical gummy bears and …
Vintage in South Austin

Lucy in Disguise

Colorful and over the top, this South Congress staple has been outfitting Austinites for years. You can rent or buy costume pieces, which is this place's specialty, but you can also find everyday vintage duds as wel…
Fashion & Accessories in South Austin

Allens Boots

In hip South Austin, family-owned Allens sells row upon row of traditional cowboy boots for ladies, gents and kids. A basic pair costs from $100 or so, while somethin' fancy runs a few hundred dollars.
Arts & Crafts in South Austin

Tesoros Trading Co

Browse folk art and crafts from around the world, with a heavy Latin American influence of metalwork, jewelry, colorfully painted handicrafts, the Virgin Mary and Día de los Muertos.
Clothing in South Austin


Embrace the art of manliness at this stylish SoCo store that's just for the guys, or for girls who are shopping for guys.
Art in South Austin

Yard Dog

Stop into this small but scrappy gallery that focuses on folk and outsider art.
Clothing in South Austin


Black is the new black at this color-challenged store that unites Goths, punks and urban sophisticates. That means gorgeous black dresses and guayabera shirts, black-and-silver jewelry, black beaded handbags, black …
Vintage in South Austin

Amelia's Retrovogue & Relics

Austin's queen of vintage high fashion, Amelia's brings together Vogue-worthy dresses, retro '50s bathing suits and other old-school glamour for both men and women. It's a favorite with film-industry folk.