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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 too bad for them. Remember all of those T-Shirts you grew up with that Mom threw away when you weren’t looking? They’re considered vintage at this point. We’re fans as well and are always on the lookout. METROPOLIS VINTAGE’s T-Shirt archives have a full selection of classic cartoon, television and movie icons from yesteryear. Trekkie or Star Wars fan? BATMAN? Golden Age of WARNER BROTHERS? Vampire The Masquerade? DISNEY? Even Beavis And Butthead? They’re all waiting for you down here at METROPOLIS!

Don’t forget to stop by our ETSY store for many other cool items!

 

New York City’s Largest Selection of Vintage U.S. NAVY PEA COATS!

PEA COAT

Here at Metropolis Vintage, the winter’s coming into full swing and sailors know there’s no better way to keep warm than buttoned up in a fine vintage U.S. Navy Pea Coat.  Naval rumor has it that the heavy blue twill fabric known as “pilot cloth” gave them the name “Pilot Jackets”, which was eventually shortened to just the letter “P” and “Pea Coat” along the way.  With the trademark oversized buttons, and slash or vertical pockets, their style has hardly changed in the years since their inception.  Designed for maximum protection  and maximum durability, Pea Coats have been a longtime favorite for seafaring men and landlubbers alike, since they’re not only warm but stylish.  Metropolis Vintage has a variety of Pea Coats, from the classic 1950’s Navy-issue blue jacket to more modern versions in white or black.  You’ll cut a dashing figure while trudging through the rain and snow this winter!

Don’t forget to stop by our ETSY store for many other cool items!

 

ACID WASH COATS are IN!

 

ACID WASH COATS were a staple of the late ’80s – early ’90s mall scene.  You’ve probably seen them in scores of teen movies from back in the day, and with their trademark washed-out denim and creative flaps and pockets, they make for the ultimate retro look.  We’ve got all different kinds in stock here at METROPOLIS VINTAGE so come by and check them out before they fade away!

acid wash coats

Don’t forget to stop by our ETSY store for many other cool items!