20+ Photos Proving That Vintage Things Can Be Way Cooler Than Modern Items

Today, vintage things are becoming more and more popular because, often, they’re not only made better than modern items, but they also look way cooler. And people are happy to buy old furniture, wear vintage clothes and jewelry, and use appliances that are more than 50 years old.

We at Bright Side also love vintage things, and we’d love to have the lamp mentioned in photo № 6 and the couch from photo № 16. Too bad the latter costs $6,500.

1. “Found this radio at a garage sale for $7.”

2. “Just bought this unique bar cart at the local thrift shop!”

3. “Earrings from the 1930s!!! How cool!”

4. “Me in my vintage winter cape I found in a vintage store in Missoula”

5. “Found these chairs a couple of weeks ago and paid just $45!”

6. “I just got this lamp off the curb. My grandparents had one when I was younger. Not going to lie, I’m really happy.”

7. “Check out this cool vintage egg chair! It’s really comfy too.”

8. “Check out my beautiful 1953 Bulova wristwatch. I thought I’d share it here because you all enjoyed my grandmother’s ring so much! This watch is 10k white gold with 6 tiny diamonds. I just wish I had the original box!”

9. A 1950s green velvet dress

10. “Wanted to share this shelf I found at an estate sale! I’m still trying to fill the shelves!”

11. “This is a barber chair that’s been in my family since the 1930s. It belonged to my great grandfather and his son after him, serving in their shop for years. It was made in Italy from Estonian wood.”

12. “Picked this up at a flea market.”

13. “I found this beauty the other day.”

14. “My dad’s vintage BMW R-4 from 1934”

15. A 1956 Motorola 56CD radio

16. A Herman Miller marshmallow sofa

17. “Found these beautiful parrot lamps!”

18. “Love the tea paraphernalia, but look at that beautiful cart!”

19. An Ama Casa Pupo vintage rug

20. “Just got my great grandmother’s glasses fixed up and fitted with my own prescription!! Not sure how old they are, but they’re probably from the 1960s. Thrilled to be able to keep her style in the family.”

21. “I got this beautiful mustard chair today for free!”

22. “This behemoth 80s lotus lamp was a literal haul...it’s huge! Brass, pink, the ’80s, and floral are my weaknesses.”

23. Street furniture from Giovanni Travasa Eva, 1965

24. “I bought this mirrored shelf with a clock in an antique shop in the local mall.”

Do you own any vintage items that you’d never replace with something modern?

Preview photo credit Ice_Queen1836 / Reddit
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