Still in need of a tacky holiday sweater? Want to get a head start on next year? Stop by Blue Velvet now until Dec. 31, 2015 because ALL our Christmas-related items are 1/2 off the regular price, and that includes the amazing ugly/tacky/ sweaters–a great way to stock up and save! Most of our ugly holiday sweaters are now sale priced $15 or under! Hurry in because The Grinch will take away all the Christmas stuff on Jan. 1!!
We will be open Thursday, Dec. 24th from 11-5pm, then closed all day Friday, Dec. 25th. We will re-open with our regular hours 11-8 pm on Saturday Dec. 26th. Happy Holidays from Blue Velvet! Holiday Hours Thursday, Dec. 24 11-5pm CLOSED Friday, Dec. 25 OPEN Saturday, Dec. 26 11-8pm
Updated December 17, 2015: We are adding more and more tacky holiday sweaters every day! Come on by for all your X-mas sweater party needs–we have sweaters, sweater vests, t-shirts, sweatshirts, men’s ties, jewelry, headbands, and accessories–all vintage and all “ugly”!
For the first time ever, Blue Velvet is hosting our own Ugly Holiday Sweater “Elfie” Photo Contest! It’s easy to enter: Just buy one of our amazingly tacky/ugly/crazy X-mas sweaters on Sat. Dec 5 from 12-2pm and take an “Elfie” photo with our in-store elf! Post your photo to #bluevelvetelfie on Instagram, or tag our Instagram account at bluevelvetvintage, or post to our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/BlueVelvetVintage. The best photo will win a $25 gift certificate to Blue Velvet! Second prize is an amazing holiday mixed CD compiled by our neighbors at Breakaway... Read The Rest →
November 29, 2015: We just rolled out our huge selection of ugly/tacky/unique holiday sweaters! Austin’s best selection, with 100s and 100s of different styles, from tasteful to hideous, ranging in price from $22.99-42.99 (average price $28.99). And for the first time ever, Blue Velvet is hosting our own Ugly Holiday Sweater “Elfie” Photo Contest! It’s easy to enter: Just buy one of our amazingly tacky/ugly/crazy X-mas sweaters on Sat. Dec 5 from 12-2pm and take an “Elfie” photo with our in-store elf! Post your photo to #bluevelvetelfie on Instagram, or tag our... Read The Rest →
Don’t panic! Blue Velvet will be rolling out our 2015 Ugly/Tacky Holiday Sweaters this Friday, November 27, 2015, aka the Day After Thanksgiving aka Black Friday! 100s of vintage so-ugly-they’re-great pullovers, cardigans, sweatshirts, vests, and all kinds of tacky accessories for all your holiday party needs!
Every year our fellow independent shops on North Loop Boulevard have a huge block party, and this year Blue Velvet and our next door neighbors Breakaway Records will be joining in the fun with a huge sale! Breakaway will have tons of records out front, none over $2, while Blue Velvet will have $10-, $5-, and $2-and-under racks, plus 20% off everything inside the shop! Please join us September 19, 2015 at 11am for some serious bargains and good times!
If you are visiting Austin for South By Southwest 2015 and are in dire need of a vintage clothing fix, head over to Blue Velvet: We are packed with specially-picked men’s and women’s western pearl snaps, 1940s-90s dresses, boots, accessories and everything else your heart desires for festival outfits or souvenirs to take back home, and priced to move. We are also home to the most amazing $8 retro sunglasses! Don’t believe us? Well this year’s Neiman Marcus SXSW Guide to Austin recommends Blue Velvet and our superstar neighbors in the North... Read The Rest →
For years we have heard from customers who live outside of Austin and would like to purchase from Blue Velvet. Well, now you’re in luck because we just opened our brand new Etsy shop! Visit us at BlueVelvetAustin for the absolute creme de la creme of our treasures. This is high-end shop has been curated specially for Etsy with only the rarest, most collectible of our many killer finds. Please stop by and take a look!
Starting February 1 Blue Velvet will have a wonderful selection of truly vintage Valentines for you and your sweetie. These antique paper charmers are from the 1920s-197os are totally delightful. If you are after a one-of-a-kind Valentine, stop by Blue Velvet and check out our collection. We also carry handmade collage cards by local Austin artist Haunted Farmgirl. And if you are in need of a unique gift, we have in stock great, affordable Valentine’s Day gifts, from jewelry (unusual rings, necklaces, and earrings under $14) to humorous dog, food, and... Read The Rest →