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Never have we ever gotten more overflowed with need-it-now urges than at the Manhattan Vintage Show, where the perfect winter coats, eye-catching baubles, and classic designer bags mingle effortlessly with equally chic shoppers. Yes, the wares at this expo seem only to get better with age (jealous).
Though we couldn't snatch up the thousands of pieces of merch we were crushing on (insert sad face emoticon here), we could snap the sartorially inspiring looks on our fellow vintage fans (including the DANNIJO girls and Lynn Yaeger!). Mixing fresh threads, comfy threads, designer threads, and obviously throw-back threads, these 16 shoppers stepped up the "just browsing" style game and give us more to ogle over, too. Click through for our favorite looks spotted outside the Manhattan Vintage Show and tell us which you're crushing on most in the comments below.
Photographed by Jacqueline Harriet
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