For more than 25 years, The Way We Were Vintage has been a shopping destination in Saint Augustine, Florida, offering a wonderful inventory of true vintage and costuming to shoppers from far and wide in search of quality vintage clothing. We have been honored to be considered a “must visit” on many top 10 best vintage shopping lists.
Our motto is: “Don’t just buy vintage, experience vintage!” We take pride in providing our customers with “the royal vintage shopping experience,” and we encourage shoppers to call ahead to book a private shopping appointment. This allows us to prepare and personally curate a selection that is specific to their vintage style and sizing.
Our studio is located in St. Augustine’s Uptown area, a quaint shopping district with street parking and sidewalks lined with beautiful shops and cafes to enjoy. The space offers 1,200 square feet of expertly curated vintage clothing and accessories for both men and women, as well as costuming and period reproductions. Customers can buy or rent items, and if we don’t have what you are looking for in the studio, we may have it in our offsite warehouse. Our inventory is constantly changing, so contact us if you are looking for something specific.
The shop is comfortably furnished and offers a flexible space that can accommodate private events, photo sessions, date nights, and even elopements.
If you are in the area or planning a visit, call to schedule a private shopping appointment. You won’t b
74 San Marco Avenue, St. Augustine, FL 32084
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Fort Mose Historic State Park is the site of the first legally sanctioned free African settlement in what is now the United States. In 1738, the Spanish governor of Florida chartered the settlement of Gracia Real de Santa Teresa de Mose, or Fort Mose for short, as a settlement for those fleeing slavery from the English colonies in the Carolinas. Over the next 25 years, Fort Mose and Spanish Saint Augustine became a sanctuary for Africans seeking liberation from the tyranny of English slavery.
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