Justin Charles

107 Sales


Justin Charles

107 Sales On Etsy since 2011

0 out of 5 stars

Announcement   Our shop is closed temporarily, but we plan to reopen at a later date with a new array of vintage clothing & accessories. Thanks for visiting!


Our shop is closed temporarily, but we plan to reopen at a later date with a new array of vintage clothing & accessories. Thanks for visiting!

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olivier chatenet

olivier chatenet on Feb 11, 2014

5 out of 5 stars

perfect transaction, love it ! many thanks!!

Lona van den Berg

Lona van den Berg on Dec 25, 2013

5 out of 5 stars

This sweater is beautiful ! It looks amazing and is very warm. Sweater fits perfect and looks great. I received the sweater sooner then expected. I am very happy with it. Thank you :)

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The passion to find pieces of fashion history

Justin Charles started collecting vintage clothing & accessories in the early 1980's. Preferring the look & quality of older garments, he scoured local thrift shops for pieces from the 40's & 50's to wear as his everyday wardrobe. This passion for fashion lead to a design degree from Parsons & a career as a designer in NYC. Working from vintage to design new styles became the norm for many houses, so Justin continued to search out the best vintage finds. World travel for work lead to even more searching. Now his collection is a huge archive, carefully stored & labeled, and each piece eventually offered for sale. Every decade from the 20th century is represented, with the largest inventory from the 1970's & 80's. Personal favorites include American design from the 1970's (Girorgio di Sant' Angelo, Geoffrey Beene, Halston, Gil Aimbez, Clovis Ruffin, John Kloss etc.), European design from the 1980's (YSL, Sonia Rykiel, Jean Paul Gaultier, Claude Montana, Thierry Mugler, etc.), and 1930's bias-cut dresses (Vionnet, Gres, & especially Adrian, and the gowns he made for stars like Jean Harlow on the Hollywood silver screen).


Shop members

  • Justin Charles

    Owner, Curator, Sourcing, Collecting, Archiving, Research, Merchandising

    Justin Charles is originally from Los Angeles, California. After a short stint in San Francisco, he has lived in New York City since 1992. Eventually settling in Brooklyn, he now runs his vintage business out of his 1890's brownstone house.

Shop policies

Last updated on September 24, 2013
Thank you for your interest in our vintage selection from Justin Charles Vintage in Brooklyn, NY! We specialize in designer labels and distinctive, high-quality clothing & accessories. We have products from every fashion capital around the globe. Our passion for fashion is what drives our interest in collecting & selling our product. Taste is relative, but we like to consider ourselves 'purveyors' of finer things from the past.

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We ship USPS Priority within the United States. Most garments will fit comfortably into a Medium-size priority box, at a cost of $12.50 (includes delivery confirmation charge). If the item fits into a Small-size priority box, then it will be noted, at a cost of $6.00. International rates for a Medium-size priority box is $45.00, and a Small-size for International is $24.00. I will ship International parcel post, which is a substantial savings, for an average cost of $30 for a 3-pound box (average weight), or around $17 for a small, lightweight box. Just ask & we will advise First Class Parcel Post based on your location. Sorry, we do not ship with UPS or Fed Ex.
Refunds and Exchanges
No returns or refunds - ALL SALES FINAL - All merchandise sold AS IS
Additional policies and FAQs
Due to the nature of vintage clothing & accessories, not every item is in "mint" condition. Most of our products are perfect or nearly perfect. If there are any major flaws, it will be noted in the listing with the item's description.