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BRO Gift Guide | Buffalo Gal Vintage @ Froggy

Buffalo-Gal-Vintage-Buffalo-NY-2A couple years back, a quirky little retro shop opened on Bryant Street called Froggy (see here). The store specializes in all sorts of home accessories and 50s,60s and 70s oddities. Recently, the retro boutique was given a much-needed infusion of life in the form of a second business joining the program. The owner of Buffalo Gal Vintage, Desiree Sheridan, recently moved to Buffalo from St. Petersburg Florida, where she ran a vintage shop for years. Now Desiree is adding her own impeccable vintage tastes to Froggy, and the end result is pretty darn awesome.

Buffalo Gal Vintage specializes in the clothing end of the retro spectrum. Each of Desiree’s handpicked garments is a winner. The pieces are all in excellent condition, sitting vibrantly on the shelves just waiting for the right person to discover their allure. The racks are filled with brand names. The outfits come from an era when style was a personal taste, not the homogenized look that we see today.

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From 1960s pop floral dresses to an emerald green Mad Men evening coat to a 1940s sculpted faux fur pill box hat and matching muff, Buffalo Gal Vintage is loaded with incredible one-of-a-kind finds that won’t break the budget. While shopping for others, I came across a felt lined vintage Woolrich lumber jacket for $50 that I bought for myself. I also picked up a red retro sport coat for $12. This stuff is the real deal. The store is jam-packed with merchandise for the holidays.

Desiree also specializes in personalized pin-up photography, which is always something to consider when shopping for a present this holiday season…

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If you’ve been looking for that perfect gift for a diehard hippie or a newbie hipster, you are bound to find some cool clothing, accessories and playthings at this mash-up shop, specializing in all things retro and vintage.

Call ahead for hours | 727 290 VINT (8468) | See etsy.com. See website.

Buffalo Gal Vintage @ Froggy | 289 Bryant Street | Buffalo NY 14222
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BRO Holiday Gift #13 | Upcycled bottle openers

BRO Holiday Gift #12 | gridlock lacquer

BRO Holiday Gift #11 | encore golf

BRO Holiday Gift #10 | sole high sneakers

BRO Holiday Gift #9 | upcycled wine rack

BRO Holiday Gift #8 | bronze buffalo ring

BRO Holiday Gift #7 | diy photo wall art

BRO Holiday Gift #6 | hu’s sunglasses

BRO Holiday Gift #5 | max meets the mayor

BRO Holiday Gift #4 | buffalo beer book

BRO Holiday Gift #3 | custom mural

BRO Holiday Gift #2 | vagabond bow ties

BRO Holiday Gift #1 | “the knife” print

Written by queenseyes

queenseyes

Newell Nussbaumer is 'queenseyes' - Eyes of the Queen City and Founder of Buffalo Rising. Co-founder Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts. Co-founder Powder Keg Festival that built the world's largest ice maze (Guinness Book of World Records). Instigator behind Emerald Beach at the Erie Basin Marina. Co-created Flurrious! winter festival. Co-creator of Rusty Chain Beer. Instigator behind Saturday Artisan Market (SAM) at Canalside, Buffalo Porchfest, and Paint vs. Paint. Founder of The Peddler retro and vintage market on Elmwood. Instigator behind Liberty Hound @ Canalside. Throws The Witches Ball at Statler City, the Hertel Alley Street Art Festival, and The Flutterby Festival.

Contact Newell Nussbaumer | Newell@BuffaloRising.com

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