Decades Vintage Clothing

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627 S State St

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Decades is another great local shop that you'll want to spend some time in.

Vintage finds galore, with reasonable prices for most items (although they can get pretty pricey for hot antiques and real 'finds'), you'll want to go back often as new stock is always arriving.

Lots of fabulous old costume jewelry, hats, shoes and purses.

Things are crammed sort of willy nilly, but that's part of the fun of vintage shopping.

A good selection of both women's and men's items, shopping here is a blast.

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Decades is another great local shop that you'll want to spend some time in.

Vintage finds galore, with reasonable prices for most items (although they can get pretty pricey for hot antiques and real 'finds'), you'll want to go back often as new stock is always arriving.

Lots of fabulous old costume jewelry, hats, shoes and purses.

Things are crammed sort of willy nilly, but that's part of the fun of vintage shopping.

A good selection of both women's and men's items, shopping here is a blast.

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My mom, my sister, two of my friends and I all absolutely loved the store. Great selection of stuff you cant find other places. Will go back for years to come. Never thought anyone was rude.

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My mom, my sister, two of my friends and I all absolutely loved the store. Great selection of stuff you cant find other places. Will go back for years to come. Never thought anyone was rude.

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Wow! And I don't mean that in a good way. It's hard to believe this place is still in business. The employees here are extremely rude and unprofessional. Don't waste your time or money!

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Wow! And I don't mean that in a good way. It's hard to believe this place is still in business. The employees here are extremely rude and unprofessional. Don't waste your time or money!

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I visited here on Saturday with my girlfriend and we had a great time exploring and admiring the jewelry, clothes, handbags, and shoes. We had a fantastic experience. The staff was friendly and helpful, the cat was entertaining and the

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I visited here on Saturday with my girlfriend and we had a great time exploring and admiring the jewelry, clothes, handbags, and shoes. We had a fantastic experience. The staff was friendly and helpful, the cat was entertaining and the

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Everyone needs to CALM DOWN about the owner. I'm 16 years old and my friend (who's 17) and I have gone into Decades thousands of times and NEVER have we been treated with suspicion or condescension nor have I EVER seen him treat any other

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Everyone needs to CALM DOWN about the owner. I'm 16 years old and my friend (who's 17) and I have gone into Decades thousands of times and NEVER have we been treated with suspicion or condescension nor have I EVER seen him treat any other

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EVERY time I go in this store the owner (I presume) looks at me like I am about to do something wrong. He follows me throughout the store, eyes me, and even looks at me when I leave. I haven't even ended up buying anything there because I

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EVERY time I go in this store the owner (I presume) looks at me like I am about to do something wrong. He follows me throughout the store, eyes me, and even looks at me when I leave. I haven't even ended up buying anything there because I

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OK...Everyone who says they were treated poorly really need to consider what kind of an establishment you are entering. This is a thrift shop with clothes that can be over 70 years old with sequence and irreplaceable embellishment. You

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OK...Everyone who says they were treated poorly really need to consider what kind of an establishment you are entering. This is a thrift shop with clothes that can be over 70 years old with sequence and irreplaceable embellishment. You

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Setting the scene: two attractive, professional women excited about spending an afternoon shopping for a grown-up Prom (you know, a group of thirty-somethings throwing a grand gala because it is a last shot at having the Prom that never

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Setting the scene: two attractive, professional women excited about spending an afternoon shopping for a grown-up Prom (you know, a group of thirty-somethings throwing a grand gala because it is a last shot at having the Prom that never

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I was extreamly nervous to go to decades because i heard of the horrible mean old owner and how he hates teenagers (compleatly understandable. my generation sucks).

for my 17th bday my mom and i went. i am a little vintage addict and was

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I was extreamly nervous to go to decades because i heard of the horrible mean old owner and how he hates teenagers (compleatly understandable. my generation sucks).

for my 17th bday my mom and i went. i am a little vintage addict and was

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I LOVE this store! I found Decades while I was in SLC on business. I wanted to get out of my hotel and see the city, but there is not much to do on a Sunday here. Decades is one of the few places open, and I am so glad I happened across

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I LOVE this store! I found Decades while I was in SLC on business. I wanted to get out of my hotel and see the city, but there is not much to do on a Sunday here. Decades is one of the few places open, and I am so glad I happened across

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My friends went in looking for a wedding dress. Owner was horrid to the bride-to-be. Rude!!! I will NEVER shop there again!

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My friends went in looking for a wedding dress. Owner was horrid to the bride-to-be. Rude!!! I will NEVER shop there again!

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I have gone three times to this store and HORRIBLE experience. Worst customer service in all of Salt Lake.
First time, I went in with my two children. They were in a stroller. Owner saw me struggling to get the stroller in and he just

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I have gone three times to this store and HORRIBLE experience. Worst customer service in all of Salt Lake.
First time, I went in with my two children. They were in a stroller. Owner saw me struggling to get the stroller in and he just

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On a trip to SLC last week, I stumbled across this vintage store, and after seeing the selection in the window - I knew I had to go in...

Before I made my visit to Decades, I looked up some reviews and information online. Almost all of

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On a trip to SLC last week, I stumbled across this vintage store, and after seeing the selection in the window - I knew I had to go in...

Before I made my visit to Decades, I looked up some reviews and information online. Almost all of

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I had the pleasure of dealing with the owner and the sales staff of this amazing vintage clothing store for more than 18 months and plan to continue this association for many years to come. The entire store holds deals and treasures that

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I had the pleasure of dealing with the owner and the sales staff of this amazing vintage clothing store for more than 18 months and plan to continue this association for many years to come. The entire store holds deals and treasures that

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Upon entry of Decades, I was surprised by the quantity of unique finds and the broad selection. Decades has so many wonderful pieces, and a darling store cat.

To address the owner of Decades, I found that most of the reviews posted here

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Upon entry of Decades, I was surprised by the quantity of unique finds and the broad selection. Decades has so many wonderful pieces, and a darling store cat.

To address the owner of Decades, I found that most of the reviews posted here

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Decades is the best vintage store in utah. The prices are very good and the owner is awesome. I dont know what people are talking about saying the owner is rude. Im in there every week and i always have a good experience. Maybe he is sick

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Decades is the best vintage store in utah. The prices are very good and the owner is awesome. I dont know what people are talking about saying the owner is rude. Im in there every week and i always have a good experience. Maybe he is sick

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So, I'm only 13, going on 14. But I am a real lover of vintage. I had heqrd about the store, and I knew I wanted to go. I saved up 40 dollars (which took lots of hard work and time!) so I could shop there. I was about to walk in when I was stopped by an employee and told I had to have a parent with me. I was wearing a playsuit from the 50's! They really shouldn't assume that all tennagers are going to be destructive. I understand some are, but that isn't a fair judgement to make, just based on age. So I got my mom to go with me. We walked in and had to leave our bags with them, so we wouldn't steal! And the owner was a jerk and acted like I didn't deserve vintage clothing and I was some idiot. The shop kitty was super duper cute though :3 Beautiful clothing too. I found lots of unique treasures that I LOVE! The staff was very mean though.

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So, I'm only 13, going on 14. But I am a real lover of vintage. I had heqrd about the store, and I knew I wanted to go. I saved up 40 dollars (which took lots of hard work and time!) so I could shop there. I was about to walk in when I was stopped by an employee and told I had to have a parent with me. I was wearing a playsuit from the 50's! They really shouldn't assume that all tennagers are going to be destructive. I understand some are, but that isn't a fair judgement to make, just based on age. So I got my mom to go with me. We walked in and had to leave our bags with them, so we wouldn't steal! And the owner was a jerk and acted like I didn't deserve vintage clothing and I was some idiot. The shop kitty was super duper cute though :3 Beautiful clothing too. I found lots of unique treasures that I LOVE! The staff was very mean though.

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I was first caught off guard by the fact that the reviews of the owner of this store were correct. I was as polite as possible as I heard he was a grouch. I even let him put my purse behind the counter so it was clear I couldn't steal anything, and he was still very rude. Acted like he didn't want anyone there.

But enough about him... their selection is AMAZING, all classics. Brand name bags for forty dollars and under... crazy, crazy boots and jewelry selection. They have anything vintage you could possibly ask for, and their prices blew me away. I bought a real vintage Prada bag for forty dollars today!

The selection is worth putting up with the awful owner! Don't leave out of spite! ; )

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I was first caught off guard by the fact that the reviews of the owner of this store were correct. I was as polite as possible as I heard he was a grouch. I even let him put my purse behind the counter so it was clear I couldn't steal anything, and he was still very rude. Acted like he didn't want anyone there.

But enough about him... their selection is AMAZING, all classics. Brand name bags for forty dollars and under... crazy, crazy boots and jewelry selection. They have anything vintage you could possibly ask for, and their prices blew me away. I bought a real vintage Prada bag for forty dollars today!

The selection is worth putting up with the awful owner! Don't leave out of spite! ; )

Pros: huge selection, great prices

Cons: rude owner

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I moved to SLC a couple of years ago from Los Angeles, and have been buying and wearing vintage for 15+ years now. Decades is, by far, the best vintage shop I've ever had the pleasure of stumbling upon. The prices are great and the range of eras, styles, and sizes is wonderful. It is a huge store with a great jewelry and accessories selection, as well as hundreds of amazing vintage hats. To address the previous complaints about the 'rude' owner... Why don't you all try owning a vintage store and having your merchandise trashed by giggling, disrespectful teenagers? Or have poorly attended toddlers ripping the hems of 1930's gowns. The owner of Decades clearly loves vintage and has the respect for these pieces that have managed to survive 40, 50, 60 years. He is willing to do whatever it takes to protect his collection for future generations to enjoy, including the loss of a few unappreciative customers. Why don't you all get off of your 'the customer is always right' high horses and realize that you have a top-notch vintage store in your little town (which by the way, draws an international clientele, including costumers and stylists) and show some much-deserved appreciation for the fact that he hasn't closed his doors and just sell all of his stuff on e-bay for way more money than you are all willing to pay without all of your hassle and criticism!

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★★★★★

I moved to SLC a couple of years ago from Los Angeles, and have been buying and wearing vintage for 15+ years now. Decades is, by far, the best vintage shop I've ever had the pleasure of stumbling upon. The prices are great and the range of eras, styles, and sizes is wonderful. It is a huge store with a great jewelry and accessories selection, as well as hundreds of amazing vintage hats. To address the previous complaints about the 'rude' owner... Why don't you all try owning a vintage store and having your merchandise trashed by giggling, disrespectful teenagers? Or have poorly attended toddlers ripping the hems of 1930's gowns. The owner of Decades clearly loves vintage and has the respect for these pieces that have managed to survive 40, 50, 60 years. He is willing to do whatever it takes to protect his collection for future generations to enjoy, including the loss of a few unappreciative customers. Why don't you all get off of your 'the customer is always right' high horses and realize that you have a top-notch vintage store in your little town (which by the way, draws an international clientele, including costumers and stylists) and show some much-deserved appreciation for the fact that he hasn't closed his doors and just sell all of his stuff on e-bay for way more money than you are all willing to pay without all of your hassle and criticism!

Pros: great selection and prices

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They do have an awesome selection of EVERYTHING... Nothing here you can't find somewhere else with a little time to search.

I held my baby while browsing and I thought he was going to ask me to leave by the way he watched me and paced back and forth. I guess they either thought I was stealing or they were nervous that my kid would slobber all over their stuff... either way - it bothered me.

I spent quite a while searching for an outfit and I feel like that made them even more suspicious of me.

PS - I just called and asked what their hours were. All he said was "We're only open 'til 6" but the tone he said it with meant, "Don't even think about coming in, we're only open for 30 more minutes and don't want to deal with you"
I was hoping they were just having a bad day...but... seems that's not the case.

Why do you own a store if you don't want people to shop there? BOOOO!

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They do have an awesome selection of EVERYTHING... Nothing here you can't find somewhere else with a little time to search.

I held my baby while browsing and I thought he was going to ask me to leave by the way he watched me and paced back and forth. I guess they either thought I was stealing or they were nervous that my kid would slobber all over their stuff... either way - it bothered me.

I spent quite a while searching for an outfit and I feel like that made them even more suspicious of me.

PS - I just called and asked what their hours were. All he said was "We're only open 'til 6" but the tone he said it with meant, "Don't even think about coming in, we're only open for 30 more minutes and don't want to deal with you"
I was hoping they were just having a bad day...but... seems that's not the case.

Why do you own a store if you don't want people to shop there? BOOOO!

Pros: Cute cat!

Cons: Rude owner

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Any period piece after 1900 you're doing, you can make costumes here. However Everything I've heard and experienced there has indicated that the owner isn't very nice. He was quite rude to me and my friends, has followed us around, and treated us like theives when we were actually there, and about to buy something, when he wouldn't just let us be human beings, so we, out of spite, left without buying anything, and we would only go back if we really needed costumes for a movie or photoshoot, and if we couldn't find it elsewhere first.

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Any period piece after 1900 you're doing, you can make costumes here. However Everything I've heard and experienced there has indicated that the owner isn't very nice. He was quite rude to me and my friends, has followed us around, and treated us like theives when we were actually there, and about to buy something, when he wouldn't just let us be human beings, so we, out of spite, left without buying anything, and we would only go back if we really needed costumes for a movie or photoshoot, and if we couldn't find it elsewhere first.

Pros: Costumes, though not cheap

Cons: Owner needs some Manners

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The owner looks like Perez Hilton (the blogger) and he acts very self righteous and entitled to everything in the store, like it's his own personal collection of rare star wars collector glasses or something. His clothing selection is nice, but nothing the DI can't brag about better. The owner is terribly rude, and frankly it's hurting his client base. Being one in many social circles hurting one customer who dresses eccentric hurts us all, and I'm sure without whomever actually funds his store behind him, he'd be out by now with how his attitude is towards people.

Serious just go to the DI or Thrift Town, because they at least treat you with dignity and respect, and they're prices are cheaper.

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The owner looks like Perez Hilton (the blogger) and he acts very self righteous and entitled to everything in the store, like it's his own personal collection of rare star wars collector glasses or something. His clothing selection is nice, but nothing the DI can't brag about better. The owner is terribly rude, and frankly it's hurting his client base. Being one in many social circles hurting one customer who dresses eccentric hurts us all, and I'm sure without whomever actually funds his store behind him, he'd be out by now with how his attitude is towards people.

Serious just go to the DI or Thrift Town, because they at least treat you with dignity and respect, and they're prices are cheaper.

Pros: Going to the DI instead

Cons: the Owner

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Because there is no way he could possibly stay afloat in this economy with the way he treats his customers. I've read the previous reviews and it seems unless you are an older male (in your 40s or so), you will be attacked by this proprietor who is in need of serious medicating.
I did find his cat very endearing and friendly however n_n

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Because there is no way he could possibly stay afloat in this economy with the way he treats his customers. I've read the previous reviews and it seems unless you are an older male (in your 40s or so), you will be attacked by this proprietor who is in need of serious medicating.
I did find his cat very endearing and friendly however n_n

Pros: cute cat

Cons: owner is bipolar and antisocial

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Decades is great! Two of my friends and I were desperatly shopping for two masquerade ball gowns and a 1940's diner waitress outfit, when we heard about decades. Of course we picked a Sunday to go shopping and in Utah... We were so pleased when we found out that they were indeed open! We quikly found not only all three completely unique outfits, but two sets of hoops for underneath the gowns! And on top of great and kind service, the prices were VERY reasonable. The most elaborate of the dresses was only $32, were we had found others in other stores that wern't vintage and really not as stunning, that were for over a hundred! Overall it is a wonderfull store and I highly reccomend it.

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Decades is great! Two of my friends and I were desperatly shopping for two masquerade ball gowns and a 1940's diner waitress outfit, when we heard about decades. Of course we picked a Sunday to go shopping and in Utah... We were so pleased when we found out that they were indeed open! We quikly found not only all three completely unique outfits, but two sets of hoops for underneath the gowns! And on top of great and kind service, the prices were VERY reasonable. The most elaborate of the dresses was only $32, were we had found others in other stores that wern't vintage and really not as stunning, that were for over a hundred! Overall it is a wonderfull store and I highly reccomend it.

Pros: service, selection, display

Cons: Parking was a little tight w/construction outside

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If you are a vintage lover or just need to dress up for a fabulous theme party you will never find a better store in the country than Decades. I have been in vintage stores everywhere that I have traveled but have never found one with a more extensive and amazing selection or fairer prices. It reminds me of the stores that we USED to have when I lived in New York but with much more down-to-earth pricing. What on earth is it doing in Salt Lake City! I first read about the store in an article in the New York Times magazine and now I couldn't live without it- at least half my wardrobe must have come from there! The owner is incredibly knowledgeable and can help you find just about anything that you are looking for. You can see in his face how much he loves vintage stuff and he knows exactly what you will need for your twenties/fifties/eighties party that you need to throw right away. There is also a great selection of more modern designer clothing and jeans if you are looking for that. I wish they were open later- twenty four hours a day would be good- but they are open on Sundays which is rare around here. Anyway- I suggest that you run there as fast as you can. As long as you aren't my size. And pet the gorgeous store cat for me.

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If you are a vintage lover or just need to dress up for a fabulous theme party you will never find a better store in the country than Decades. I have been in vintage stores everywhere that I have traveled but have never found one with a more extensive and amazing selection or fairer prices. It reminds me of the stores that we USED to have when I lived in New York but with much more down-to-earth pricing. What on earth is it doing in Salt Lake City! I first read about the store in an article in the New York Times magazine and now I couldn't live without it- at least half my wardrobe must have come from there! The owner is incredibly knowledgeable and can help you find just about anything that you are looking for. You can see in his face how much he loves vintage stuff and he knows exactly what you will need for your twenties/fifties/eighties party that you need to throw right away. There is also a great selection of more modern designer clothing and jeans if you are looking for that. I wish they were open later- twenty four hours a day would be good- but they are open on Sundays which is rare around here. Anyway- I suggest that you run there as fast as you can. As long as you aren't my size. And pet the gorgeous store cat for me.

Pros: Everything!!

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if you are reading these reviews about Decades you should be seeing a common theme here: Rude Owner and staff! They actually have a sign in the store that says "No Unattended Teenagers". Are they kidding? Teenagers are not the only people that steal. People steal at any age, any time. I found that offensive, and I even asked the employee at the desk if they were serious and they said yes. The entire time I was in the store I felt like a criminal. They were constantly watching my boyfriend and I, and when I asked the manager to unlock the jewelry case so I could try on rings, i thought he was going to ask me to show him some money first. Even worse, as I was trying on rings he stood and watched me the entire time, making me feel rushed and uncomfortable. Nothing fit, but no hard feelings about that, just that i asked the manager if he happened to know how much it cost to get a ring refitted and he said no and asked me if I was done browsing and shut and locked the case. I would have bought something or even come back around Halloween for costumes but because of the rude service I will never go back to Decades. If you want cooler stuff, cheaper prices, and a friendly staff I recommend Coal Umbrella. They love teenagers!!!!
*By the way, if you're allergic to cats they have one in the store so you know ahead of time.

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if you are reading these reviews about Decades you should be seeing a common theme here: Rude Owner and staff! They actually have a sign in the store that says "No Unattended Teenagers". Are they kidding? Teenagers are not the only people that steal. People steal at any age, any time. I found that offensive, and I even asked the employee at the desk if they were serious and they said yes. The entire time I was in the store I felt like a criminal. They were constantly watching my boyfriend and I, and when I asked the manager to unlock the jewelry case so I could try on rings, i thought he was going to ask me to show him some money first. Even worse, as I was trying on rings he stood and watched me the entire time, making me feel rushed and uncomfortable. Nothing fit, but no hard feelings about that, just that i asked the manager if he happened to know how much it cost to get a ring refitted and he said no and asked me if I was done browsing and shut and locked the case. I would have bought something or even come back around Halloween for costumes but because of the rude service I will never go back to Decades. If you want cooler stuff, cheaper prices, and a friendly staff I recommend Coal Umbrella. They love teenagers!!!!
*By the way, if you're allergic to cats they have one in the store so you know ahead of time.

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i have one daughter who is 14 years old we went into decades looking for some party outfits i love alot of things i tried on but the thing that makes me never want to go back is the owner he discreatly, or at least tried to be, folled us around like we were going to wreck every thing in the store wut doese he think we are dumb????? i love the clothes but the owner is so mean

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i have one daughter who is 14 years old we went into decades looking for some party outfits i love alot of things i tried on but the thing that makes me never want to go back is the owner he discreatly, or at least tried to be, folled us around like we were going to wreck every thing in the store wut doese he think we are dumb????? i love the clothes but the owner is so mean

Pros: good clothes

Cons: bad owner

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lots and lots of great vintage finds, although i see these guys scoring the local thirft stores and jacking up the prices, good for them. The location is great, pretty easy to park. Some good finds but the clothing items I have found, have never been in very good condition but hey its " vintage" not good vintage quality I guess. Got a dress there for a holiday party, paid twenty bucks, looked great in the fitting room, then zipper just crumbed when I got it home , right before the party... bummer. I have been going in here for years but seldom do these days just because of the horrible vibes that places radiates. mainly from the owner, who is un friendly and uber snobbish. For gods sake my man have a little integrity and be nice to your patrons. He really is so cold......Not nice at all......Won't go back for that one reason. Did i mention i also feel like a fugitve going in there? I have been watched like a hawk, what a terrible shopping experince. And I tell all my friends that too, seems to be a pattern. Sorry.

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lots and lots of great vintage finds, although i see these guys scoring the local thirft stores and jacking up the prices, good for them. The location is great, pretty easy to park. Some good finds but the clothing items I have found, have never been in very good condition but hey its " vintage" not good vintage quality I guess. Got a dress there for a holiday party, paid twenty bucks, looked great in the fitting room, then zipper just crumbed when I got it home , right before the party... bummer. I have been going in here for years but seldom do these days just because of the horrible vibes that places radiates. mainly from the owner, who is un friendly and uber snobbish. For gods sake my man have a little integrity and be nice to your patrons. He really is so cold......Not nice at all......Won't go back for that one reason. Did i mention i also feel like a fugitve going in there? I have been watched like a hawk, what a terrible shopping experince. And I tell all my friends that too, seems to be a pattern. Sorry.

Pros: great vintage finds

Cons: Rude Owner, Bad Vibes

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I shopped nearly every vintage, thrift, and antique shop in SLC, before hitting this one. And while shopping those other stores, their owners did their best to dissuade me from going to Decades, stating that they, (Decades), were rude and gave horrible service. Being the curious shopper that I am, I ventured over there to see for myself what all the hubbub was about. Boy, were THEY wrong!
When I walked in the door, I was kindly greeted by the employee. And was allowed to shop without any interruptions. I was astounded by the enormous selection of vintage clothing.....at great prices!!!! There were bargains galore.
I was very careful not to attempt to ask to try on any of the clothing labeled, "ANTIQUE," since they request the customers not to, on many signs throughout the store. Rightly so, because those items were very delicate and very, very old. One rip and the dress is toast. Many people don't understand that.
Great experience! I loved it more than Cats! I will go again and again!

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★★★★★

I shopped nearly every vintage, thrift, and antique shop in SLC, before hitting this one. And while shopping those other stores, their owners did their best to dissuade me from going to Decades, stating that they, (Decades), were rude and gave horrible service. Being the curious shopper that I am, I ventured over there to see for myself what all the hubbub was about. Boy, were THEY wrong!
When I walked in the door, I was kindly greeted by the employee. And was allowed to shop without any interruptions. I was astounded by the enormous selection of vintage clothing.....at great prices!!!! There were bargains galore.
I was very careful not to attempt to ask to try on any of the clothing labeled, "ANTIQUE," since they request the customers not to, on many signs throughout the store. Rightly so, because those items were very delicate and very, very old. One rip and the dress is toast. Many people don't understand that.
Great experience! I loved it more than Cats! I will go again and again!

Pros: Best seslection in SLC!

Cons: Not enough hours in the day to fully shop it!

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I have been shopping at Decades for five years now - I live in Logan and its my first stop anytime I am in SLC. The shop is amazing with an incredible selection and very knowledgeable owner (and the best shop cat in the world!). The whole look and feel of the store is fun! - from the funky glitter-block floor to the classic vocals on the stereo, you would think that you were in a much more metropolitan city. The prices are extremely good - I've yet to escape without multiple purchases. The owner is always friendly and helpful and he really knows his stuff! The shop features everything from antique Victorian through some of the best (of the worst) 80's dresses I've seen since my own prom... If you are looking for clothes, jewelry, hats, shoes, purses - or any other article of clothing - I highly recommend Decades!!!

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★★★★★

I have been shopping at Decades for five years now - I live in Logan and its my first stop anytime I am in SLC. The shop is amazing with an incredible selection and very knowledgeable owner (and the best shop cat in the world!). The whole look and feel of the store is fun! - from the funky glitter-block floor to the classic vocals on the stereo, you would think that you were in a much more metropolitan city. The prices are extremely good - I've yet to escape without multiple purchases. The owner is always friendly and helpful and he really knows his stuff! The shop features everything from antique Victorian through some of the best (of the worst) 80's dresses I've seen since my own prom... If you are looking for clothes, jewelry, hats, shoes, purses - or any other article of clothing - I highly recommend Decades!!!

Pros: Everything! The merchandise, the owner and the cat!

Cons: Parking

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Being a costume designer, I have shopped at Decades for several years, but yesterday was the last time. The owner of the shop has the best selection and prices in town, but it is not worth putting up with his attitude. I have spent many hundreds of dollars there for show costumes, but each time I come in for something for myself or with a cast member, I am treated like a potential suspect, or worse, an idiot whom he assumes will ruin his clothing. I live an hour away, and yesterday made the trip with a budget to purchase 9 costumes for two characters, with more purchasing trips planned for upcoming weeks before the show. After choosing about 10 articles for try-on (which were not vintage, but 80's-90's cocktail dresses which could be remade into flapper costumes), he told us that we could only try on one or two. I understand that true vintage items are too fragile to be tried on. I understand that he has a lot of teenagers that come in there just for fun and don't take good care. But I am a grown woman with an education in costuming, and a repeat customer with money to spend. Yet each time I come in for a specific purchase, I am thwarted at every turn. Many of the purchases I have actually made there have been when the owner was out. Once I fell in love with a red velvet 60s dress on a mannequin. When I asked to try it on, he told me it was "already sold." Two months later I came back and it was still there. The employee on duty let me try it on and I bought it on the spot and have used it in three productions since. Several times the owner has refused to let me or my daughter (who is a costume design college major) try anything on. Interestingly, when I have been there with my husband, I have been allowed try-ons, but not with my daughter. What's up with that? We are petite women who understand how to care for clothing and have serious money to spend. I just don't get it! I told him (nicely) how I felt and that I wouldn't come back. Very sad.

3
★★★☆☆

Being a costume designer, I have shopped at Decades for several years, but yesterday was the last time. The owner of the shop has the best selection and prices in town, but it is not worth putting up with his attitude. I have spent many hundreds of dollars there for show costumes, but each time I come in for something for myself or with a cast member, I am treated like a potential suspect, or worse, an idiot whom he assumes will ruin his clothing. I live an hour away, and yesterday made the trip with a budget to purchase 9 costumes for two characters, with more purchasing trips planned for upcoming weeks before the show. After choosing about 10 articles for try-on (which were not vintage, but 80's-90's cocktail dresses which could be remade into flapper costumes), he told us that we could only try on one or two. I understand that true vintage items are too fragile to be tried on. I understand that he has a lot of teenagers that come in there just for fun and don't take good care. But I am a grown woman with an education in costuming, and a repeat customer with money to spend. Yet each time I come in for a specific purchase, I am thwarted at every turn. Many of the purchases I have actually made there have been when the owner was out. Once I fell in love with a red velvet 60s dress on a mannequin. When I asked to try it on, he told me it was "already sold." Two months later I came back and it was still there. The employee on duty let me try it on and I bought it on the spot and have used it in three productions since. Several times the owner has refused to let me or my daughter (who is a costume design college major) try anything on. Interestingly, when I have been there with my husband, I have been allowed try-ons, but not with my daughter. What's up with that? We are petite women who understand how to care for clothing and have serious money to spend. I just don't get it! I told him (nicely) how I felt and that I wouldn't come back. Very sad.

Pros: good selection

Cons: terrible service

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With 2 weeks till my Prom I decided to visit every consignment store in SLC. When I reached this place I was amazed and in awe over all the clothing and jewelery.
I understood the policy of leaving my bag, but the guy there at the time was extremely rude.
In short, I now am going to buy my vintage clothing online, rather than have to deal with that loser.
No beautiful 20' dress is worth it.

3
★★★☆☆

With 2 weeks till my Prom I decided to visit every consignment store in SLC. When I reached this place I was amazed and in awe over all the clothing and jewelery.
I understood the policy of leaving my bag, but the guy there at the time was extremely rude.
In short, I now am going to buy my vintage clothing online, rather than have to deal with that loser.
No beautiful 20' dress is worth it.

Pros: Amazing, large collection

Cons: Rude Service

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i LOVE the store, there is fantastic stuff, but the guy that works there us dumb. he is rude and treats people like they're stupid. and even when he's not rude i've never once had him treat me nicely. yet, i keep going back.

3
★★★☆☆

i LOVE the store, there is fantastic stuff, but the guy that works there us dumb. he is rude and treats people like they're stupid. and even when he's not rude i've never once had him treat me nicely. yet, i keep going back.

Pros: clothes

Cons: owner

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I loved Decades! I could've spent hours if I had more time. They have awesome vintage clothes and accessories! I bought a cute vintage ring for only $17! They have a lot of clothes from the 40's and 50's that are in really good condition. If you love vintage, you'll love decades!

5
★★★★★

I loved Decades! I could've spent hours if I had more time. They have awesome vintage clothes and accessories! I bought a cute vintage ring for only $17! They have a lot of clothes from the 40's and 50's that are in really good condition. If you love vintage, you'll love decades!

Pros: costomer service , Prices, selection

Cons: parking

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For anyone who moved from a big city (I'm from Toronto, and feel at home in NY and Chicago) to SLC, you may miss the vintage shops - I know I did until I found Decades. While you need to remember that a size 8 was a "large" back in the day, so the dresses may not work for you with their itty-bitty waists, even the full-figured woman can find coats, hats, shoes, purses, and other accessories that are sure to be unique. They always have a wide selection of both men's and ladies' clothing and accessories, ranging in price from surprisingly reasonable (I found a never-worn pair of funky boots for $20) to outrageously pricy (for the true antique articles).

5
★★★★★

For anyone who moved from a big city (I'm from Toronto, and feel at home in NY and Chicago) to SLC, you may miss the vintage shops - I know I did until I found Decades. While you need to remember that a size 8 was a "large" back in the day, so the dresses may not work for you with their itty-bitty waists, even the full-figured woman can find coats, hats, shoes, purses, and other accessories that are sure to be unique. They always have a wide selection of both men's and ladies' clothing and accessories, ranging in price from surprisingly reasonable (I found a never-worn pair of funky boots for $20) to outrageously pricy (for the true antique articles).

Pros: price, location, selection

Cons: parking

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Me and Phill went wandring around in all the shops downtown, in search of something interesting to do. We ended up in Decades which I could probably say is now the coolest place I have ever been. We messed around for an hour or so, and then I made a joke asking what he thought about me buying my prom dress there. We laughed, and then I saw it! It was my dress!! It looked like a princess. It was white with sequins and pearls, and it poofed out, so when you'd spin around it a circle it would fluff out. It was amazing. I bought the dress, and loved it.Oh, by the way, my princess dress was only 35 dollars.

5
★★★★★

Me and Phill went wandring around in all the shops downtown, in search of something interesting to do. We ended up in Decades which I could probably say is now the coolest place I have ever been. We messed around for an hour or so, and then I made a joke asking what he thought about me buying my prom dress there. We laughed, and then I saw it! It was my dress!! It looked like a princess. It was white with sequins and pearls, and it poofed out, so when you'd spin around it a circle it would fluff out. It was amazing. I bought the dress, and loved it.Oh, by the way, my princess dress was only 35 dollars.

Pros: had SO many hats!, huge collect. shoes!, chunky rings

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After searching for a vintage dress in local stores and on the internet, I tried Decades. I was literally swooning at the amazing selection! Stuff that good is so hard to find and rarely ever affordable. And to have so much of it in one place was like heaven!

5
★★★★★

After searching for a vintage dress in local stores and on the internet, I tried Decades. I was literally swooning at the amazing selection! Stuff that good is so hard to find and rarely ever affordable. And to have so much of it in one place was like heaven!

Pros: selection, variety, quality

Cons: parking, dressing rooms

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Occupying the space (and spirit) of the former Garp's Mercantile in an old brick building in the heart of downtown, Decades is brimming with vintage clothing and artifacts. Unlike department stores, there are no…

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