While selling online has obvious advantages, having a physical storefront can let you connect with your customers and put your wares right in their hands, or their purses, if Winona Rider comes in. From a couple ladies throwing a roof over their vintage wearables: Half Pint.
Formerly peddling patina'd goods on eBay, the partners behind Half just opened a neighborhood shop rocking a nicely curated, heavily leathered selection of dude's boots, bags, belts, and more that've been "cared for and saved, not just dumped when the owner tired of it", so basically, they're not selling Key Arena. A breakdown of the broken-in:
Boots 'n Shoes: Badass shiz-kickers include a pair of eagle-emblazoned Beck-meets-Butch Cassidy jobs, and on the shoe side, some Roger Sterling-worthy wingtips with a leather sole, also what Chris Berman calls "my sweet, sweet sexing music".