7 tips for buying vintage furniture online or through social media – Lifotravel


You know what you like, and you know what works best in your space. Vintage and antique pieces add soul and depth to any room — and their imperfections are a part of that. At the end of the day, trusting your instincts might lead to a surprising win. Carter went with her gut on a pair of unmarked Lucite chairs, only to discover they were ultra-valuable “Daffodil” chairs by Erwine and Estelle Laverne from the ’60s. Besides, as Kirk points out, “when it comes to vintage and antique furniture, there’s really only one of it — so when it’s gone, it’s gone. Missing out on those special finds can be heartbreaking.”

Hannah Holland is a news producer and freelance writer based in Brooklyn.

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