Visit Tehachapi for a vibrant vintage shopping experience | Bakersfield Life

“What’s old is new again” was a headline in Vogue journal in November. Vintage home furniture is the most popular property decor development, according to the journal and other resources. In actuality, classic and consignment home furniture and residence products are anticipated to be even much more well-liked in the coming many years.

That is excellent news for downtown Tehachapi where there is been an explosion of stores offering this kind of items, alongside with antiques, memorabilia, vintage jewellery and garments and similar eclectic and collectible goods.

The mountain local community has prolonged been a well-known vacation spot for special activities, apple period, unique eating places and compact wineries. Now there are enough shopping chances downtown for anyone looking for one-of-a-form furniture or decor goods — or older individuals wanting to appreciate a vacation down memory lane.

“Downtown Tehachapi is the ideal environment for these exceptional stores and they continue on to get much better each calendar year,” said Corey Costelloe, financial progress coordinator and assistant to the town supervisor for the city of Tehachapi. “The owners and employees do a great occupation of including to the appeal that is downtown. Mixed with the assorted restaurants, dwell theater, museums and other attractions, they assistance make historic downtown Tehachapi an practical experience that provides individuals again time and time yet again.”

Seven shops are together the city’s key road, Tehachapi Boulevard, and most are inside walking distance of every single other. 4 some others are in the downtown area. And if you will need even far more retail therapy, the pleasant folks at the Tehachapi Visitor Heart will be happy to clue you in on other household furniture and thrift outlets in the Better Tehachapi spot, as nicely as destinations to acquire the work of community artists (and enjoy a food).

Like their house owners, the shops each and every have their individual persona and appeal and a little something to suit each shopper’s passion — from exquisite boutiques to eclectic jumbles.

Some goods is sourced from estate revenue and many of the stores carry merchandise on consignment and also host seller booths. Collectively, the sq. footage rivals that of a big department retail store — and dozens of people are accountable for making a vivid classic searching encounter.

Through the wintertime — and with the continuing problem of being in business during COVID-19 moments — some of the shops have quick hrs. Arranging a journey on a Friday or Saturday afternoon is your greatest guess for acquiring most of them open.