Whether you’re on the search for the perfect finishing touch for your home, love a certain decade of design or just want a quirky souvenir, California is filled with antique stores that cater to every taste and whim. With the Golden State having such a vibrant culture and history, it’s no surprise that you can discover a real gem here. Step back in time and explore some of the antique stores around California.
The Pasadena Antique Mall is a vast place where you can find everything from crazy paintings to Polaroid cameras. Typewriters, odds and ends, entire dishware collections and bigger pieces fill every nook and cranny of the Pasadena Antique Mall.
JF Chen is regularly sourced for everything from movie sets to homes. Mingle with professional home designers as you find antiques from every era and style along with random knickknacks, oddities and curiosities.
The Cannery Row Antique Mall is an antique lover’s dream. Clean and offering some semblance of organization, there are treasures in every corner, whether you’re looking for something, small, large or unusual.
Obsolete is a carefully curated assortment of antique furnishings and accent pieces. The owner specializes in hard to find and older than usual things. There is also an art gallery and an impressive selection of things to make you say wow.
The Antique Trove has a variety of vendors, each with a variety of antiques available. Books, vinyl, odds and ends, major furniture and collectibles mean that there are packable items and some that require a little more effort but there is something for everybody, no matter what your interest.
Haskell Antiques is a family business run by Michael and Eric Haskell. Hailing from a background of collectors, Haskell Antiques specializes in Spanish Colonial furnishings and accessories with a smattering of European and other cultural selections. Carefully curated, both Michael and Eric are experts in their field and the shop offers plenty of elegant antiques and pieces of interest.
Located in the Mission District, Stuff really is a collection of a bunch of stuff from vintage attire to Danish modern furnishings. The huge warehouse is proud to be the largest of its kind and stuff that interests collectors, designers and homeowners. Look for watches, jewelry, clothing and lighting and furniture and other pieces.
Another Time specializes in cool things from the Art Deco era to the 60s. It’s a perfect spot to find things to fill in your love of Danish modern or start creating a cozy home office with an Art Deco desk.
The Jimtown Store is a unique blend of café and curiosities. The café draws from the local farms of the surrounding wine country to create delicious dishes while the store is filled with housewares, homewares and bits and pieces that make great gifts and souvenirs.
Mill Street Antiques is a boutique style store filled with all kinds of trinkets. Country chic décor would benefit from a trip to Mill Street Antiques, which is a favorite place to stop in for a rainy day treat or a break from wine tasting in the surrounding area.