December 9, 2021


The fine art of fashion

Neighborhood classic retailer lures consumers again with one of a kind merchandise

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A vintage shop positioned in downtown Corpus Christi is using customers back in time.

Proprietor Monica Ellison opened 20/20 Vintage at 423 Lomax in the Marina Arts District in July 2019.

Remaining open throughout the ensuing pandemic the adhering to 12 months proved to be difficult.

But Ellison has been resolute, giving an array of legendary outfits, extras and home furnishings to Coastal Bend consumers.

When individuals get there in the retail store, they know that when they are strolling and coming in to see points from the past brought into the current.

“It’s type of a feeling and a vibe when you appear into the store,” said shopper Kyler Caron of Phoenix, Ariz. “As soon as I stepped foot in listed here there was a happiness that felt actually neat.”

Ellison explained the retail store opened above the July 4 weekend in 2019 and has been open at any time since, other than for a shorter time before in the pandemic.

“But we ended up seriously intense with our social media platform to permit our customers or new individuals know that we were supplying curbside supply as nicely as area delivery,” Ellison claimed.

The merchandise offered are like a stage back again into time, according to customer Emiliano Ortega.

“What’s a neat shop to head to and they stated the classic store right down the street,” Ortega reported. “You know, there is a good deal of macabre things that we like.”

Ellison said her business enterprise supplies a little something strange for downtown aside from most neighborhood merchants.

“I was actually keen to have a regional business enterprise that offered a procuring working experience,” she stated. “Not just an eatery or a position to have a cocktail or view a sports activities game but truly to go procuring.”

The merchandise is one of a kind to Corpus Christi and with any luck , will keep bringing buyers back again as new items get there.

“Something that is definitely fascinating about classic jewellery or purses, in this scenario, the clothing is that these pieces are 50, 60, 70 decades previous in there and are nevertheless in amazing condition,” Ellison stated. “This is a excellent eyesight of classic items that are not just classic but are unruly.”

The store is open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. It is shut on Mondays.