This article is part of Indianapolis Monthly’s September 2016 Best New Boutiques package. For more shops coverage, visit our Thread blog.
Stranger Things may have replaced Mad Men in your Netflix queue, but it’s unlikely to have had the same influence on your home decor. Keeping with the throwback nod to midcentury entertaining, bar carts, brass, and sunburst mirrors are still at the forefront of interior design this year, making antique stores like Vintage 54 Collective (5335 N. Winthrop Ave., 317-737-2146, vintage54collective.com) prime scouting ground for furniture and home accents.
Co-owner Kim Lohr, who displays her treasures in a booth alongside seven other purveyors in the SoBro store, says customers sometimes come in search of a particular item spotted on Pinterest. Staffers will help track down any old piece you’re lusting for–just write down your contact info, along with a description of the item in a book at the store’s front desk. Antique brass pineapples, here you come.