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Vide Grenier – Attic Sale

 

Vide Grenier - snack bar

 

Reminded by Yelp Paris today about this event that I had attended two years ago (and where I had purchased an old bright orange vintage telephone) I decided to ditch the brocante at Daumesnil for the Vide Grenier at 11 cour Debille in the 11th. It’s a good thing I did too for I met some die-hard vintage dealers with exquisite articles!

BettyRama has a collection to drool over of ladies wear from the 40′s through the 80′s. I tried on a Thierry Mugler rare silk couture vest that did everything to enhance the female figure. (Merci Monsieur Mugler). I also tried on some gorgeous Guy Laroche dresses, and other cocktail dresses that you cannot find anymore without some major pavement pounding and address hunting. She has stunning lingerie and accessories as well. She says that vintage wear is just sexier, unlike the vulgarity that we often see these days. A simple form-fitting dress down to the knees can be very very hot.

I browsed items from Createur & Vintage who have a boutique in the 18th and will be holding a, apéro next weekend the 23rd of October from 19h (7pm) to 23h (11pm) at La Boutique du Bon Coin’s new annex at 29/30 rue Montcalm 75018.

Juke-Box also has a large collection of coats and vests (much needed during this sudden stretch of winter chill) from the 60′s-80′s. They have a store at 1-6 rue du Cygne, but will soon be opening a new one! Prête-Moi Paris will be looking out for it, so check back soon or watch twitter for updates!

But more than just clothing, you can find vintage home décor, vintage furniture, vintage lamps, vintage costume jewelry, vintage hats, vintage suitcases, pretty much vintage everything!

Entry is 2euros. The newt one is on November 1st. With 1950′s swing music playing,hots dogs at the snack bar and vendors quick with a joke, this place seems more like a party than an attic sale.

Allez s’amuser et chiner!

A special thanks to Yelp Paris for the tip

And it was a pleasure to meet the face behind the logo!

3 Thoughts on “Vide Grenier – Attic Sale

  1. Hi Melissa! Thank you for visiting my blog and I’m glad to have met you the other night, too. I left you a little response to your comment back on my post, just so you know. :)

    A couple of acquaintances I met this past spring/summer use Yelp quite a lot and they said that the French version debuted just a few months ago. I need to check it out…

    My sister is a huge vintage fan. She is an Etsy dealer out of Denver, and posts on a blog called Photographic Amy about it all. I love the *idea* of vintage, but it’s been a really long time, like since I was in university back in the late 80s, since I have actually shopped and bought anything vintage. As a former wannabe punker, though, I also miss surplus shops for interesting clothing!

    It is always so much fun to look and see what is at events like these. Thanks for the heads up about what’s going on!

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