boxofhollyhocks

A eclectic collection of vintage decor and clothing

Chicago, Illinois · 3803 Sales

boxofhollyhocks

A eclectic collection of vintage decor and clothing

Chicago, Illinois 3803 Sales On Etsy since 2010

5 out of 5 stars
(1307)

Shop owner

Megan

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Announcement   Find me on Instagram: @boxofhollyhocks and follow me on my thrift store hunts, see previews and receive exclusive sale offers!

WORLDWIDE and combine shipping available - message me for a quote!

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Last updated on Jun 10, 2017

Find me on Instagram: @boxofhollyhocks and follow me on my thrift store hunts, see previews and receive exclusive sale offers!

WORLDWIDE and combine shipping available - message me for a quote!

Megan

Contact shop owner

Megan

Mexican Hand Built Clay Church
Mexican Hand Built Clay Church
$84.00
Mexican Kitty Bank
Mexican Kitty Bank
$34.00
Cropped Navy Blue Embroidered Mexican Top sm
Cropped Navy Blue Embroidered Mexican Top sm
$34.00
Leather Huraches 4.5
Leather Huraches 4.5
$24.00
Mexican Toucan Hanging Bird
Mexican Toucan Hanging Bird
$84.00
Cognac Coach Wallet
Cognac Coach Wallet
$52.00
Lapis Lazuli Teardrop Stud Earrings
Lapis Lazuli Teardrop Stud Earrings
$24.00
Hammered Tin Mexican Winged Heart Frame
Hammered Tin Mexican Winged Heart Frame
$12.00
Handwoven Mexican Green Striped Vest
Handwoven Mexican Green Striped Vest
$38.00
Three Hand Painted Bangles
Three Hand Painted Bangles
$36.00
Retro Orange Stripe Wool Pillow
Retro Orange Stripe Wool Pillow
$22.00
Butterfly Abalone Alpaca Sterling Cuff Bracelet
Butterfly Abalone Alpaca Sterling Cuff Bracelet
$22.00
Ultra Plus Wooly Pouch
Ultra Plus Wooly Pouch
$32.00
Mexico Taxco Parrot Large Earrings
Mexico Taxco Parrot Large Earrings
$78.00
Black Onyx Stone Alpaca Sterling Bracelet
Black Onyx Stone Alpaca Sterling Bracelet
$78.00
Handmade Mexican Botanical Bird Pillows
Handmade Mexican Botanical Bird Pillows
$58.00
Chain Tribal Bib Necklace
Chain Tribal Bib Necklace
$98.00
Suzani Uzbekistan Heavily Embroidered Pink Robe
Suzani Uzbekistan Heavily Embroidered Pink Robe
$178.00
Victorian Fede Gimmel Ring
Victorian Fede Gimmel Ring
$148.00
Japanese Black Lacquer Painted Jewelry Box
Japanese Black Lacquer Painted Jewelry Box
$28.00
Sterling Lapis Lazuli Earrings
Sterling Lapis Lazuli Earrings
$32.00
Bonnie Cashin Cognac Coach Bag
Bonnie Cashin Cognac Coach Bag
$58.00
Sterling Abalone Ring 6.5
Sterling Abalone Ring 6.5
$42.00
West India Chime Bangle
West India Chime Bangle
$78.00
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Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(1307)
Kirsten Murray

Kirsten Murray on Jun 23, 2017

5 out of 5 stars
Verified purchase

Wonderful customer service - the item was dry cleaned for me prior to purchase and all my questions were addressed quickly.

M. Morales

M. Morales on Jun 17, 2017

5 out of 5 stars
Verified purchase

The measurements listed were calculated to the seller as a size 7.5, and I went by different source. Sandals turned out to be right in the middle in my favor. I'm glad I took the plunge. I simply placed shoe inserts and they fit perfectly. Love this store!!! I'm sure I'll be back:) Thank you!!!

kristinaltman

kristinaltman on Jun 17, 2017

5 out of 5 stars
Verified purchase

LOVE!! So good looking and unique. Shipped fast. Awesome shop, excellent seller!

kristinaltman

kristinaltman on Jun 17, 2017

5 out of 5 stars
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Beautiful!

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About

Box of Hollyhocks

I love hunting for treasures. As a young girl my grandfather would often bring me back a "little treasure" from his thrift store hunts. I've been a collector ever since. My collection started with the basics: sea shells, rocks, candy. By the time I was eight, I had rounded up an extensive collection of unicorns, cat figurines and Lisa Frank stationary. Needless to say, when I turned 16, I became a thrift store junkie.

The name Box of Hollyhocks seemed fitting as my mother has gown hollyhocks ever since I can remember. I knew them because they were the tallest.

Setting up an Etsy shop has allowed me to keep hunting for the best vintage and share my treasures! My shop is my collection and it's never empty!

Also, my men's collection at VintageKingofny
https://www.etsy.com/shop/VintagekingofNY?ref=search_shop_redirect

I hope you enjoy!

-Megan

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Shop members

  • Megan

    Owner, Curator

Shop policies

Last updated on May 7, 2017
Hello,

Welcome to Box of Hollyhocks! I love vintage and I LOVE hunting for new treasures. I hope you enjoy the shop. Check back often, I always have new stuff!

Megan

Accepted payment methods

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  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Payment
I accept PayPal, Etsy Direct Checkout and Etsy Giftcards.

Payment is expected at the time of purchase.
Shipping
Shipments are made twice weekly. Once in route, delivery can be expected within 2 to 9 days. Most packages are shipped via USPS Priority mail. Parcel Select/Ground mail is used on oversized packages. All packages are provided with a tracking number and are trackable via Etsy checkout invoice.

If you have specific shipping concerns or requests, please contact me prior to checkout.

Contact me combined shipping quotes.

If you wish to insure your package or ship via express mail, please contact me prior to purchase.

I ship worldwide! Contact me for international shipping quotes.

Please note that buyers are responsible for duties and customs charges that may incur on international packages. Lost, unclaimed and undeliverable packages will not be refunded. Delivered packages that are stolen or misplaced at residence, will not be refunded. If you wish to have signature confirmation on your package, please contact me prior to purchase or at checkout.

Packages are shipped to the address provided at checkout. Please be sure to double check you shipping address to insure your package arrives at the proper address. Lost, unclaimed and undelivered packages due to improper address will not be refunded.

If you live in the Chicago area, message me if you're interested in arranging a pickup.
Refunds and Exchanges
All sales are final.
I do not accept returns, exchanges, or cancellations.

I describe and photograph my items as accurately as possible. I make an honest effort to mention any flaws. Know that you are buying pieces that are vintage which means pre-owned, worn and or used. As with all vintage pieces, some imperfections are a given. Very rarely are items "dead stock" or in pristine, unused condition.

Vintage sizing runs small compared to modern sizing. Please double check the garment/shoe measurements to ensure fit.

I do my best to capture accurate color. I also try to make note of any item that appears differently than in the photo. If you are very particular about color, please message me and I will match an item's color to the correct pantone.

If you have questions about an item, please contact me before purchasing. I am happy to answer all questions - thank you!

More information

Last updated on Oct 31, 2016
Frequently asked questions

Custom and personalized orders

All items at Box of Hollyhocks are one-of-a-kind vintage. Custom and personalized orders are not available.

Sizing details

My mannequin is a size medium with a 38 inch bust.

When measuring garments, bust is measured armpit to armpit, then doubled. All other measurements are measured flat, seam to seam.

Tagged vintage sizes run small compared to modern sizing.

Vintage footwear also runs small compared to modern sizing. The "insole" measurement is the approximate length of the shoe's interior footbed. This measurement should be the approximate length of your foot.

Care instructions

For leather, lightly spot clean soiled areas with a damp cloth asap. For a care product I recommend Golden Mink Oil. It preserves, waterproofs and conditions. I generally vier away from leather soaps and cleaners.

Furs are low maintenance but do require year-around care. Furs shouldn't be worn in the rain, snow is okay so long as it's doesn't make the garment wet. When not in season, furs should be stored in an airtight bag. If your fur needs cleaning, it's best to take them to a specialist.

Wool sweaters can be hand washed and air dried. Avoid washing machines and dryers.

Rugs, textiles and embroidery should be professionally cleaned. Hand washing/soaking these items may cause colors to bleed/run.