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OVERALLS: VERY FAR FROM THE FARM!

 Overalls have come a long way from the cliche image of the farmer and the oil-stained on-duty mechanic!  Though versions were used as early as 1792, overalls as we popularly know them (the “bib-and-brace” style) came into effect around 1891.  After … Continue reading

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METROPOLIS VINTAGE named one of the “7 BEST VINTAGE STORES IN NYC” by GOTHAMIST!

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DENIM JACKETS – Made to outlast their owner!

First created by Levi Strass in 1873 to serve as a rugged protective layer for prospectors and cowboys, the denim jacket has remained durable, dependable, and popular throughout the years. Don’t take our word for it – a Levis historian … Continue reading

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151 YEARS of FRYE BOOTS

Want a real piece of history? The FRYE Company claims to be the oldest, longest running shoe company in America. Started by Mr. John A. Frye back in 1863, it was founded in Marlborough, Massachusetts and stayed in the Frye … Continue reading

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The best in POP CULTURE T-SHIRTS at METROPOLIS VINTAGE

We here at METROPOLIS VINTAGE specialize in every era of vintage clothing but one thing that we do cover that many ignore is the pop culture angle of vintage collecting. Those other stores may be too cool but, hey, that’s … Continue reading

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FOLLOW NO ONE! AMERICAN THUNDER at METROPOLIS VINTAGE

They say lightning doesn’t strike twice – but we at METROPOLIS VINTAGE have recently unearthed a rare bunch of famous AMERICAN THUNDER shirts. All black, with their classic American motifs, bold electric colors and iconic lightning bolts around the edges, … Continue reading

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Stomp into the new year with a pair of vintage ENGINEER BOOTS!

Bikers and Rock & Rollers love our selection of classic motorcycle ENGINEER BOOTS, and you will too. Made of thick leather to last under tough conditions such as extreme rain or the scalding heat from a full charged Harley motor, … Continue reading

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Take a Tour of our Store

WOW Google is some kind of 1984 machine. Right now form your computer you can tour our store and check out what it is like to walk amount the boots and shoes in Metropolis Vintage. (Just click the photo and … Continue reading

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Check out our WINNER

  We here at Metropolis love winners and boy did we pick a super winner for this seasons winner of our $250.00 shopping spree contest. Susie Leyva what a lovely lady. She blow us away with her  great sense of style and … Continue reading

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Go back in time with 1960s Men Suits

Wouldn’t you want to dress like the infamous “rat pack” or the guys off of MAD MEN? … Yess you do. We have plenty of 1960s men suits in Metropolis waiting for you. Just wait until you wear these out … Continue reading

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