If you’re looking for a way to instantly make your outfit look cooler, it’s pretty easy—throw on a vintage T-shirt. Vintage T-shirts are everywhere on the street style scene right now. Celebs are regularly snapped in them and fashion girls wear them on repeat. They’re an instant way to make any outfit feel fresh. But because they’re so covetable, finding the best vintage T-shirts can be tricky.
For expert tips, we tapped celebrity stylist Ilaria Urbintati, who works with everyone from Nina Agdal and Jenny Slate to Chris Evans and Tom Hiddleston. When it comes to vintage T-shirts, we wanted to know what her secrets are. It turns out there’s one store that’s so great for finding vintage T-shirts, she doesn’t look anywhere else: “I only shop for vintage tees in one place—the only place anyone needs to look (at least in L.A.): Kelly Cole on La Brea.” If you’re in L.A., this spot is definitely worth a visit.
Keep reading to find out Ilaria’s top five tips for finding the best vintage T-shirts, and then shop some of our favorites.