[photo courtesy of The Sugar Monster]
We asked. You answered. This is the second post in our investigative series featuring YOUR thoughts on vintage, thrifting, and the thrill of the hunt. This week we wanted to know where you prefer to hunt for vintage online: Etsy or Ebay? Read our fans’ answers and voice your own opinion in the comments, below.
Where do you prefer to hunt for vintage online: Etsy or Ebay?
Melody Meiners :: I am not a vintage-hunting pro, but I have been looking for a piece of art for the baby’s nursery and have been pleasantly surprised by etsy… haven’t even run across anything decent on ebay.
FancyLuckyVTG :: Etsy for sure! It’s like shopping at a boutique compared to a mall.
Tamara Kingry Farnell :: generally ebay because I have been using for so long, but etsy is quickly growing on me.
Christine Bailey Claringbold :: Etsy!
VintageDaisyDeb :: etsy… love the set price format and it’s just a nicer place
warchildvintage :: ebay for clothes, etsy for accessories.
Amanda Cleary :: ebay.
Art_Deco_Dame :: etsy of course,shopping on ebay is like slumming it.
Tina Pfeiffer :: Etsy – biased since I sell vintage there! :)
LoLaVintage :: Etsy, Etsy, and Etsy. Ebay of course still has a ton of lovely dresses, but it is click thru hell.
mirthandwonder :: Etsy is better for general finds. Ebay is great for specific finds.
Loretta Owens :: Somehow, I manage to navigate the eBay search function more easily but I definitley prefer buying on etsy…better vibe and the people are so gosh darned awesome.
AshesForAsh :: etsy. better photos, friendlier
Lisa Graystone Hergenroeder :: ETSY
gggreenlight :: Ebay, for sure. Etsy is more “vintage with a twist”
buttercupkaren :: Etsy, hands down! Etsians put effort into creating a visually stimulating environment in which to shop. More eye-candy! :)
Margret Robbins :: etsy and I make a point to try and buy from there whenever I am looking
foulbrood :: ebay for items, etsy for clothes.
GGAVintage :: ETSY! Its so hard to find anything u want on ebay. Vtg is so much easier 2 navigate on Etsy. Also better pics & descriptions
Which do you prefer?