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We wondered what was taking so long for a thrifty little vintage store to take up residence in Wynwood. Settle down now, because Rumors Boutique, a secondhand store with handpicked, pre-loved clothing "at starving artist prices" just signed a lease in the neighborhood!
Located in the former Fox House space (fitting, huh?), Rumors is going to be the neighborhood's first real vintage "boutique" in the area. We mean, there are good cause-centered thrift stores like Give Good Works and Bargain Barn, but clothing is mixed in with furniture and other home knick knacks, and it doesn't offer that boutique-like, curated experience you would probably have to travel to other cities for.
The brand hails from Richmond, Virginia and has a boutique at Chapel Hill as well. As far as we can tell, it has an eclectic, grungy vibe (it's the kind of store your cool, punky friend who went to a southern university always raves about), and since it's buy, sell, trade, if you find a cool praying cat bomber jacket there you can always sell it back and buy a cool tribal print poncho, or anything else that catches your eye.
The store is slated to open around October 15th, just in time for you to find your next unique Halloween costume.