Where To Find Vintage Lingerie in the Bay Area


For the lady who loves to lounge in timeless lingerie, here’s your guide to finding and fitting the perfect lace for your body.

Dollhouse Bettie

A staple to the SF vintage lingerie scene, this boudoir of namesake vintage has been compiling some of the best pieces from all over the world. Michelle Metens, owner of Dollhouse Bettie, has the businesses humble beginnings on eBay under the name Dollhouse Vintage in 2004. A lot has changed for the Haight Ashbury resident but finding the gems of lingerie hasn’t. // 1641 Haight St, (Haight Ashbury), dollhousebettie.com

Relic Vintage

Scoring the Hawaiian bikini tops of days past, this little Haight Ashbury shops tends to the decades of stylish lingerie. Proprietor Oran Scott, ten-year employee and manager of the highly–regarded La Rosa Vintage, has quietly transformed the former Expose retail space into an elegant, welcoming 1940s, art-deco-appointed destination for men’s and women’s clothing, accessories, and fashion must-haves for the vintage life-stylist and the modern fashion conscience. // 1605 Haight St, (Haight Ashbury), relicvintagesf.com

Belle Cose

Mixing vintage for over 20 years in San Francisco’s trendy Nob Hill, Belle Cose (along with it’s brother brand Molte Cose) have been curating their collection of vintage garments (and undergarments) since 1996. Finding treats here is much easier to come by as this little gem is constantly rotating out their selection. If we were you, we’d go ASAP to see what they have in stock(ing). // 2036 Polk St, (Nob Hill), bellecose.com

Piedmont Boutique

Piedmont Boutique is the home of all things fantasy and wonderment. Tailored to the avid collector or the yearly burner, this fun and vibrant boutique is geared to those who love a little more color in their life. Since moving their shop into the Haight Ashbury district in 1982, the expansion of more and more goodies has been ever evolving and to tell you the truth, we can’t get enough. // 1452 Haight St, (Haight Ashbury), piedmontboutique.com


Written by the Bob Cut Editors, photography by Stephany Rodriguez, modeled by Sarah Garcia — Never miss a minute of vital Bay Area information. You’ll thank us later.

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