3 vintage inspired costume ideas from Birmingham shops.

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Co-owner of Manitou Supply, David Brown, embodies the spirit of Halloween while paying tribute to the Tide with this spooky ensemble. Photo via Manitou Supply on Instagram.

Shopping local for this year’s Halloween costume is a great way to support Birmingham businesses and do the planet a favor at the same time. 

It reduces the environmental waste caused by fast fashion and leaves you with re-wearable pieces. Check out these authentic ideas put together from local vintage stores.

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8 things to know about Soho Retro furniture shop in Homewood

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Soho Retro in Homewood is a mid-century modern lover's dream.
Looking into Soho Retro in Homewood. Photo by Sharron Swain for Bham Now

If you’re a fan of mid-century modern style, you’ve got to head over to Soho Retro. It’s right next to Holler & Dash on 18th Street in Homewood. Steve Thomas, the shop’s proprietor, has curated a treasure-trove of furniture and art that you’re going to love.

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3 top vintage stores in the Magic City, including Zoe’s in Forest Park

Photo via Zoe’s in Forest Park’s

In three of the Birmingham area’s hippest neighborhoods and business districts, you will find the best vintage stores in the city. Want to find that vintage Alabama t-shirt or that vinyl record of your favorite band? Check out where you can find your vintage treasures in the Magic City.

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