Inspired by the success of traveling food trucks, clothing entrepreneurs nationwide are moving fashion forward with their own take on mobile retailing.
Dallas and Fort Worth shoppers seek out THE VINTAGEMOBILE, a green school bus-turned-boutique, for retro fashion and real value. Expect Mad Men-style dresses, pearl-snap shirts, playful tees and classic cowboy boots, plus a well-curated collection of jewelry, handbags and housewares. www.thevintagemobile.com
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Local labels headline the hip selection that TOPSHELF BOUTIQUE brings to street festivals, special events and other places in the San Francisco Bay Area. The 24-foot truck is packed with the latest finds and creative upcycled items that breathe new life into old looks. www.topshelfstyle.com
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Versatile must-haves and exclusive statement pieces fill the racks of THE FASHION TRUCK, which tucks two dressing rooms into its smartly arranged space. The retailer visits open-air markets, plazas and private parties in Boston and the surrounding communities.
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Look for the candy-colored KIPPY DING DING, a 1965 Aristocrat Travel Trailer, at its monthly Fremont Sunday Market stop and at pop-up affairs throughout the Emerald City. Many of the shop’s distinctive purses, accessories and vintage fashions sell for less than $50.