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After Refinery29's rave review of Everybody's Going to Heaven, in which they deemed it the "Best New Vintage Store Ever," we figured we had to investigate. Needless to say, the store is quite the hidden gem, even for those who hate vintage shopping. At Everybody's Going to Heaven, there is no digging through overwhelming stacks of clothing only suitable for themed parties. Instead, you'll find a calm environment filled with well edited pieces that could easily become closet staples.
There are four racks in the store, divided by color, fabric, or season. The clothes appeal to a minimalist hippie sensibility, with lots of relaxed cuts and neutral colors and a few well chosen patterns. Prices are a little higher than one might expect for a vintage shop, but are reasonable considering the boutique vibe of the store. Shorts ranged from $68 to $94, dresses were generally $128, skirts $120-$140 and shoes $118. The "men's" rack was stocked with cozy sweaters for $120 and denim button downs for $94 that could easily be worn by even the most skeptical of women. There was a stack of gold leaf Joss papers on a small table which Irina, the helpful sales associate, told me were used during Chinese ceremonies as offerings to the gods; well, the fashion gods have heard our prayers, and the answer is Everybody's Going to Heaven.—Rachel Traub
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