About Us

We can be reached any time at admin@dorotheasclosetvintage.com or call/text 515-991-3516!
VINTAGE ITEMS ship from my home and go out right away, shipped by USPS. 
MODERN ITEMS from DotDotLove are drop shipped from overseas and take 2-3 weeks to deliver.
You will be emailed a tracking number and carrier information after you place an order. 
All images are intellectual property and copyrighted through publishing with Shopify. Use of these images by anyone else is not allowed.
Dorothea's Closet Vintage brings you the very best fashion has had to offer over the last 100+ years, from designer to handmade. Curated by owner Angela Petraline, each piece is intended to make a statement in your wardrobe. Whether you love Victorian cinched waists, mod shifts from the 60s or the bias cut silk satins from the 30s you'll find the perfect thing here! 
local boutique is now closed. 

contact for an appointment if needed for buying OR 
selling...we buy authentic vintage! email 
admin@dorotheasclosetvintage.com for details
Please email us for details at admin@dorotheasclosetvintage.com. We will be happy to work with you on buying authentic vintage apparel and accessories! The process will be tailored to your needs....ideally we will have you give us a list of items after email discussion. We will have you ship the items w/ a packing list for our approval and make an offer! Any items not accepted or agreed upon will be shipped back at our cost. When necessary we will work based on photographs but handling items before buying is preferred.
We love authentic vintage of all labels (or none) but some that we look for include vintage Chanel, Ceil Chapman, Halston, Lee Bender Bus Stop, Annacat, Vivienne Westwood, Elsa Schiaparelli, Luis Estevez, Malcolm Starr, Hattie Carnegie, Jo Copeland, Biba, Ossie Clark, Yves St Laurent, Chloe, Thierry Mugler, Maggy Rouff, Arnold Scaasi, Ben Reig, Pedro Rodriguez, Claire McCardell, Dorothy O'Hara, Marimekko, Galanos, Karl Lagerfeld, Gustave Tassell, Irene Lentz, Philip Hulitar, Jaques Heim, Patou, Fortuny, Mainbocher, Nina Neal, Pauline Trigere, Scott Barrie, Suzy Perette, Travilla, Vuokko, Adrian, Addie Masters, Shaheen, Kamehameha, Giorgio Sant' Angelo, Geoffery Beene, La Mendola, Leo Narducci, Donald Brooks, Givenchy, Balenciaga, Ferragamo, Eisenberg, Miriam Haskell, Jerry Silverman, Mollie Parnis, Bonnie Cashin, Diane Von Furstenberg, Victor Costa, Lilli Ann, Chester Weinberg, Lilli Diamond, Jerry Gilden, F.O.G.A., Germaine, Gucci, Emilio Pucci, Paganne, Mr. Dino, Leonard of Paris, Anne Fogarty, Cartwright, Ann Sutton, Samuel Grossman, Sarah Fredericks, Emma Domb, Patric Miss America, Sybil Connolly, Lanvin, Teal Traina, Lucie Ann, Vanity Fair, Nelly de Grab, Don Miguel, Winfield, Heinz Oestergaard, Peggy Hunt, Omar Kiam, Harvey Berin, Karen Stark, Elizabeth Arden, St John, Vested Gentress, Don Loper, Madame Gres, Ralph Rucci, Helen Bond Carruthers.
Email with any questions....we'll make it work!
Those curious about the mannequin head used for hat photos can find her on Marge Crunkleton's amazing website! She does reproductions of vintage mannequin heads from the 1920s to the 1950s and they are WONDERFUL!