Old is new again in Redlands, California — and the area offers some top-of-the-line antique shops for shoppers who are looking for anything from Victorian-era furniture to flashy, 1920s flapper attire. Below, we’ve put together a list of some of the areas hottest antiquing spots you can hit on your next trip to Redlands.
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The Galleria has been in business for close to 20 years now, and the shop is packed to the brim with fascinating finds. Each booth offers a glimpse into the past, and there truly is something for every type of vintage fan. The glamorous customer can find beautiful, handcrafted jewels, while those who enjoy fine art will be baffled by the shop’s selection of sculptures, photographs, and paintings from the early 20th century and beyond. The shop is located at 17 E. State St.
The Red Rooster Vintage
For those looking for a bit of a funkier selection when it comes to antiques, The Red Rooster Vintage is the place to be. The Red Rooster crew are certified Annie Sloan Chalk Paint stockists, and they specialize in vintage, antique, and custom items. Re-purposed and re-finished furniture and steampunk lighting are just some of the offerings that set Red Rooster apart from your typical antique vendor.
The shop also holds an outdoor market every month and offers wine and design nights. If you’d like to book an overnight room for one of Red Rooster’s events, there are plenty of affordable places to stay in the area. The store is located at 100 W. Stuart Ave.
Back in Time
Stepping into Back in Time is like taking a waltz through American history. The shop offers everything from beautiful vintage diamond jewelry to exquisitely preserved furniture to fine China. The shop also has a large collection of retro items like old Singer sewing machines. Art lovers will not be disappointed once they step Back in Time either, as the shop is filled to the brim with beautiful vintage pieces. The store is located at 1740 W. Redlands Blvd.
The Blues may not be quite as grand as the other vintage shops in the area, but it’s absolutely filled to the brim with unique finds. The shop has vintage clothing, funky road signs, beautiful retro instruments, and just about the funkiest art collection you will find in all of Redlands. This is definitely a must-stop spot for music junkies as well, especially fans of good old rock ‘n’ roll. The shop is located at 114 E. State St.
When it comes to antiques, Redlands, California, truly does have no shortage of options. These four locations are just the tip of the iceberg for vintage lovers, but they are an excellent place to start for those looking to add a little Victorian feel or retro look to their home decor. For music lovers, art lovers, book lovers, and anyone who can appreciate a beautifully preserved diamond ring or a refinished cabinet from more than 100 years ago, Redlands, California, is the place to be… and the place to shop!