Fans of one-of-a-kind home goods agree the hunt knows no season. Fortunately, the lakeshore remains a vibrant destination for designers, collectors, and DIY-ers throughout the year.
Find our most treasure-full shops, hours, and a handy map in this curated vintage & antique shopping guide. Listed in an easy loop that begins ten minutes from downtown New Buffalo, the collections are as diverse as the wonderful people who present them.
Trilogy Antiques & Design
‘Historical esoterica’ styled by a select group of dealers with a shared appreciation for unique forms. Primitive, modern, architectural, and Americana all get equal play here, making for inspired contrasts as you browse.
Nina Hancock Studio
After decades leading a large multi-disciplinary studio in Chicago, interior designer Nina Hancock devotes her next chapter to an intimate retail/studio storefront in Three Oaks. Here she shares a collection of mid-century modern, vintage, and classic traditional finds by Karl Springer, James Mont, Ward Bennett, Knoll, and more. Furniture, lighting, art, and objects refurbished and often reinvented.
Poppy Hill Vintage
A vast collection of vintage Americana—everything from classic vinyl to cottage furnishings—styled with warmth and humor. A picker’s paradise where the hard part’s been done for you.
Primarily a shop for interior plants and planters, visual artist Marco Chavarry punctuates his 19th-century greenhouse with an ever-changing collection of vintage furniture and art. Most display pieces—tables, shelves, carts, etc.—are available for purchase among apothecary, textiles, and home goods.
Mecca for textile fans, Mazet is home to a beautiful collection of antique Persian and Turkish rugs, embroidery, and upholstery. Owner Suzanne Frahm’s original pillow designs are a particular draw, in addition to vintage art, furniture, and objects.
Passion project of fashion stylist Cathleen Bottini and floral designer Jacqueline Passafiume, find an eclectic collection of vintage and antique furniture, lighting, and art as well as contemporary handcrafts in this expansive Flynn Theater storefront. Need a host gift? They also stock a fantastic selection of artisan pantry items, and fresh bouquets on weekends.
Designer Stacia Garriott Kass presents an effortless mix of vintage and contemporary handcrafts in her Michigan shop. Named among Dwell Magazine’s Best Independent Design Shops, the ceramic collection alone is reason to visit.
Judith Racht Gallery
Gallerist Judith Racht describes her collection as contemporary and folk art, midcentury modern furniture, and objects of interest. Explore fine art curated with humble, frequently unexpected objects that demonstrate ‘good is good’—Racht’s characteristically unpretentious maxim.
Housed in a cleverly repurposed bank building, find beautiful, rare, often curious examples of vintage and antique art and design. Owner Brandon Nelson culls premier estates and markets to present a collection with a signature look and impressive following.
Take your time browsing a diverse collection of furnishings, art, and collectibles at this expansive antique mall comprised of three separate buildings. From pristine pieces to fixer-uppers, there’s something at every price point and time period.
Friday & Monday 11–5 | Saturday & Sunday 11–6
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