Sea of Shoes Guide to Austin

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Best Austin Vintage Shopping:

Feathers Vintage
1700 S Congress Ave 
Austin, TX 78704

I've been a loyal Feathers customer for years and years. Masha and Emily have an amazing eye for buying. Their store is highly edited and I think that is what sets it apart from a lot of other Austin vintage stores. I found amazing stuff on this trip!

Laced With Romance
1601 S First St
Austin, TX 78704

I've shopped from Laced with Romance's Ebay for a long time so I was really excited when they opened up a physical location! Very Austin, lots of witchy cloaks and velvet.

Prototype Vintage Design
1700 S Congress Ave 
Austin, TX 78704

It's right by Feathers and definitely worth a trip in. Great t-shirts.

Moss Vintage
705 B S Lamar
Austin, TX 78704

I've heard wonderful things about it but regrettably have never been in myself. Apparently it is not to be missed, do stop in if you can!

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Record shopping:

Friends of Sound
1704 S Congress Ave 
Austin, TX 78704

End of An Ear Records
2209 S 1st St 
Austin, TX 78704

Waterloo Records
600A N. Lamar
Austin, TX 78703

Waterloo and End of an Ear are pricey but good.

 

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My Favorite Places to Eat:

Blue Dahlia Bistro
1115 E 11th St 
Austin, TX 78702

Blue Dahlia is my favorite place. The tartines are all to die for. I love the atmosphere and the patio, very laid back and cozy. I wish I got to Austin all the time just to eat here!

Uchi
801 S Lamar Blvd 
Austin, TX 78704

This one is super famous and super obvious, I have to put it on here. People say it's the best sushi in the U.S.

Kome
4917 Airport Blvd 
Austin, TX 78751

This is also sushi. My boyfriend and I went here several times last summer and loved it every time! I wish I could remember some of the things we ordered, but rest assured, everything is delicious and you will enjoy yourself.

Justine's
4710 E 5th St
Austin, TX 78702

I personally have not been to Justine's, but I'm told I have to include it in this guide. French food with a cult following.

Parkside
301 E 6th St 
Austin, TX 78701
Love this place, the restaurant itself is beautiful, the pizza is delicious, but the sides are the best part! Another place that makes me wish I got to Austin more often.

Thanks to the Austin friends who helped me put this guide together! I can't wait to get back!

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