C & C Trading Company is a brick and mortar shop located in Hickory, North Carolina. We specialize in the retro, antique, vintage and eclectic, which is known as RAVE. Our Mission is to provide a cool place for all to shop at our brick and mortar store and online. We do this by offering product selections that cater to tween, teens, college students, young adults, middle aged, mature adults who are into the nerdy, geeky, boho, goth, hipster, eclectic, emo, punk, artsy, hybrid and normal (if that is really a thing) and to those that do not place themselves within any stereotype. We carry dress sizes up to 28 and men’s clothing up to 3X. Locally, we make custom retro dresses.
Our vintage selection varies based on the season. In the Summer, vintage Levi jean shorts, vintage Lee jean shorts, vintage Guess jean shorts, vintage jean skirts and other brands from the 1990s to early 2000s are available. Vintage Hawaiian Shirts, Vintage Cuban Shirts, Vintage Western Shirts are all the RAVE and are from the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s! Vintage Midi Skirts, Vintage Maxi Skirts, Vintage Midi Dresses and Vintage Mini Dresses are in and from the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s. Vintage Jean Jackets are available all year round and include brands like Levis, Wrangler and brands from the 1990s to the early 2000s.
Our website www.ilovevintageshopping.com not only features retro clothing and vintage clothing but farmhouse, boho, vintage, shabby chic, and retro tv/movie character and eclectic home décor and gift items.
If you want a shabby chic or farmhouse kitchen, we have what you need to include but not limited to flour sack tea towels, aprons, accent pillows, serving trays,cake stands, enamelware, bread boxes, dessert cloches, plate racks, milk cans and mason jar coasters.
If you were really into the retro tv show, “Friends,” you can outfit your kitchen with Central Perk wall art, mugs, bowls and cookie jars. You could just want to buy a Harry Potter, Pokemon, MTV, The Simpsons, Star Wars, Jaws, True Blood, The Punisher, Slipknot, Elvis, The Beatles, Nirvana, Madonna or Pantera mug from our collection of over 600 mugs for that fan in your life. Our eclectic and cheeky tea towels and socks are top selling retro gifts for that one in your life that loves pop culture and the yesteryear. The tea towels and socks feature song and phrases that could be cheeky, naughty or on the mild side. If you’re having a party, you might want to cop some cheeky cocktail napkins that are sure to have your guests talking for weeks.
Once you’ve decorated the kitchen, you can re-do the bathroom with a Flamingo or Singing Birds Soap dish or a mason jar soap dispenser for the shabby chic or farmhouse look. If you’re more into the industrial look, checkout an industrial toilet paper holder, iron towel ring, industrial towel rack with valve or a metal vanity tray with round mirror. The kitchen would not be complete without a Farm Station Clock, Windmill Wall Clock, Metal Signs and a Triangle Dinner Bell.
Perhaps you are into the Bohemian or Boho look and want to your living room to depict this; checkout a rattan wall mirror, round wood and metal wall display, rattan round chair, Rattan Pendant Lamp and a rattan round coffee table.
Let’s not forget about the “Great Outdoors”. Whether you want planters featuring rabbits, faucets, chicken wire, sunflowers or flamingos, trucks, license plates, dogs, pigs or tractors, we have you covered.
Take a walk down memory lane with us as we fondly travel through Americana and Pop Culture streets. Be sure to pick up a retro graphic tee shirt featuring your favorite band or artist. Whether it’s Willie Nelson, Elvis, AC/DC or Sir Paul, we have you covered. We follow pop culture hard and feature graphic tees that reflect the best tv or streaming tv show on, whether it is Stranger Things or the Outer Banks. If we don’t have it, please let us know. Visit www.ilovevintageshopping.com often, as we are always updating new products. If you’re ever in North Carolina, pop in to see us. Note, online carries way more than we can in our brick and mortar but we will give you enough to wet your whistle!