Modern Vintage Chicago’s Fall Jewelry and Fashion Explosion


Modern Vintage Chicago: Fall Jewelry & Fashion Explosion!


Saturday, October 20 – 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Sunday, October 21 – 10:00 am to 5:00 pm


Beaux Arts Plumber’s Hall, 1340 W. Washington Street, Chicago


Discount General Admission Tickets purchased online: $8

Saturday Sunday General Admission at door: $10

Student tickets w/ ID: $3/online, $5 at door


Complimentary Parking Lot On-site

In it’s fourth year, Modern Vintage Chicago’s Fall Jewelry and Fashion Explosion comes just in time as vintage veterans and those new on the scene begin planning and supplementing their Fall and Winter wardrobes. This bi-annual event comes just in time to add vintage flair to everyday wardrobes that will turn heads and offers the best selection of jewelry, clothing, and accessories vendors from across the Midwest as well as Atlanta, NYC, Texas, Minneapolis and Philadelphia for men and women. With selections ranging from the Mid-Century, Art Deco, Art Nouveau and Victorian, and 60’s and 70’s eras, Modern Vintage Chicago is recognized as one of the top three vintage shows in the country. And, every paid admission gets a $5 or $10 shopping voucher good toward purchases. It’s the perfect way to spend a fall weekend!

Presented by the producers of the Randolph Street Market, Modern Vintage Chicago returns on October 20-21 to the West Loop’s Plumbers Hall1340 W. Washington. Explore two floors and hundreds of vendors for amazing, beautifully preserved jewelry, accessories and fashions at all price points. Spoil yourself with stunning estate jewelry and fine gemstones like diamonds, rubies, emeralds and sapphires, oh my! Or the best in costume jewelry from Elsa Schiapparelli, Paloma Picasso, Miriam Haskell and more. Fashion styling and designer accessories range from Hermes, Fendi, Gucci & Chanel to fun, lifestyle brands like London Fog, Dooney & Burke & Lacoste. Don’t forget coats, coats, coats! just in time for the season including every type of mink coat, stole, hat and trimming plus cashmere, wool, and lined gaberedine from Burberry, Pierre Cardin, Halston, Oscar de la Renta and more. Men can shop and find the most distinct cuff links, top hats, bow ties and fashions to make their wardrobes enviable. And, local vintage darlings Redgi Woods, Brett Benson, Go Fish Vintage, David B, Jenstyle, Lulu’s and Mr. Modern and more represent Chicago!

Modern Vintage Chicago is the must-attend shopping event of the season and attracts fashionistas from around the country looking for one of a kind, designer finds at can’t be beat prices.  “We refer to Plumbers Hall as The Picker’s Palace,” says Sally Schwartz, Founder. “The prices are Midwest low because the merchandise is so fresh and hasn’t been bought and sold yet. There truly is something for everyone and you will spend hours scouring the merchandise while sipping cocktails, dancing to our on-site musicians and sampling independent food vendors.”

The variety and the ‘you never know what you can find’ approach is what make this experience more than just about the shopping. It’s a creative outlet that inspires.


When the fashion pack looks for standout pieces to make their wardrobe pop, they head to Modern Vintage Chicago. Considered by insiders as a “fashionista paradise” and the “Barney’s of Vintage”, the show attracts the best vintage dealers from across the country nestled next to top Chicago design talent. Grab a girlfriend and shop this bi-annual, two-day event that provides the Mid-west’s best selection of costume & fine jewelry, apparel, bags, shoes, and fur at every price point.

FOR INFO:, call (312) 666-1200 or

About Image Pilots

Recognized as the Midwest’s premier market organizers, Image Pilots productions are a favorite destination for merchandisers, decorators, fashionistas and style setters from around the globe. Click here to be added to customer mailing list. Email or call 312- 666-1200 for more information.

The Randolph Street Market Festival group of events are internationally recognized European-style indoor and outdoor markets in Chicago’s West Loop district. Each event features over 200 select purveyors of high quality, value-priced “finds,” offering unlimited creative inspiration and hours of shopping and entertainment. Voted as Time Out Chicago’s “Best Recurring Market” in 2011, and featured on Travel & Leisure, the NY Times, Lucky Magazine and more, the Randolph Street Market Festival is considered “a mecca of cool”, “the best hot spot for antiquing”, “the best Chicago venue for people watching”, and “the Barney’s of Vintage”. Celebrity designer Nate Berkus says, “I love this market…the quality is incredible!” For more information, and 2012 show dates,

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