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The Alley Vintage & Costume

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Announcement    The longtime dream of Professional Costumer Kit Matulich, The Alley Vintage & Costume opened a brick and mortar store in Columbus Ohio in 2011. Now, we have entered the world of on-line commerce with our Etsy shop The Alleystore. You can still visit our flagship store in Columbus, but now you can enjoy the convenience of shopping the web as well. We hope you have a pleasant shopping experience.

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Last updated on Dec 20, 2018

The longtime dream of Professional Costumer Kit Matulich, The Alley Vintage & Costume opened a brick and mortar store in Columbus Ohio in 2011. Now, we have entered the world of on-line commerce with our Etsy shop The Alleystore. You can still visit our flagship store in Columbus, but now you can enjoy the convenience of shopping the web as well. We hope you have a pleasant shopping experience.

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Last updated on Mar 17, 2020
Frequently asked questions
I do not accept exchanges, returns, cancellations. All Sales Are Final

As we accept no returns it is essential that you read the measurement of each item carefully. Each person is individual and so are their shapes and proportions. As these are Vintage items, there is no spandex or Lycra in the garments and therefore no stretch. Knit fabric have some "give" however, this is not the same as the stretch in modern clothing. The Alleystore cannot guarantee that a garment will fir outside the measurement provided. Be certain to measure yourself or the wearer carefully to ensure the measurements correspond to their measurement.

Vintage Items defined

The garments we sell on this site are Vintage. That meaning items are used and are garments made before the 1990's. Garments are cleaned prior to listing and and flaws and stains are indicated when applicable.

Shipping Priority Express Next Day Shipping by USPS

If you are in Priority Express Next Day Shipping by USPS, you must contact me through Etsy PRIOR to purchasing any item so that I can change your shipping fee for this Next Day service. There may be additional fees charged for this type of shipping depending on the weight and size of the package. Priority Express Next Day Delivery is guaranteed by USPS for the business day following the scan/acceptance from USPS. If you request Next Day AFTER 3pm EST, the scan/acceptance will take place the following business day.

Shipping Responsibility

The purchaser agrees to accept responsibility of item once USPS scans the item for shipping. No refunds will be granted in the case of late (past shipping time frame given by USPS), lost or stolen packages once items are in the possession of the United States Postal Service.

Layaway and Holds

We cannot accept Layaway of items or hold items for a future purchase.

Measuring for the best fit

Using a cloth or flexible tape measure, not a metal one. Measure on bare skin if possible.
Bust: Measure with the tape under your armpit all the way around your bust and back on the line of your nipples.
Chest: Measure directly under your breasts, as high up as possible.
Waist: Measure at its narrowest point width-wise, usually just above the navel.
Hips: Measure around the widest part of the hipbones.
Midway: Measure midway between the widest part of your hips and your waist.
Thighs: Measure around fullest part of upper leg while standing
Calves: Measure around fullest part.
Upper arm: Measure above your elbows – around fullest part
Forearms: Measure below your elbows – around fullest part.

Where does The Alleystore acquire the items it sells?

Our Vintage items come from the original owners and their families in the majority of cases. This ensures a better quality as items maintained and saved by someone usually are do so because they have special meaning or hold a special memory, We receive new items in our brick and mortar store daily and will post many of those on this site for electronic sale as time permits.

Visit our Brick and Mortar in Columbus Oh

Visit us at our physical store located at:

3502 W. Dublin Granville Road, Columbus, Oh 43235
614-764-5555