Best Vintage Finds

Alicia Silverstone's Chandelier, Best Vintage Finds
Photo: Matthew Hranek; Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic

Best Vintage Finds

01 of 07

Nicky Hilton's Chanel Tray

Nicky Hilton's Chanel Tray, Best Vintage Finds
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A vintage Chanel serving tray, which Hilton scored at an antiques store in the Hamptons, was converted into a side table. "I only buy things that have some meaning to me," says Hilton. "I don't put objects in my home just because they look cool."

02 of 07

Molly Sims's Chandelier and Chairs

Molly Sims's Chandelier and Chairs, Best Vintage Finds
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The Las Vegas actress furnished her guest room with chairs and a chandelier found at a Paris flea market. "Sure, it's convenient to go into a shop and buy a ready-made couch or chair," says Sims, "but I think it's more original to customize antiques." And that includes flea-market finds: The actress loves salvaging and recycling cast-off relics with hip fabrics and accents.

03 of 07

Constance Zimmer's Book Collection

Constance Zimmer's Book Collection, Best Vintage Finds
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The actress loves to shop flea markets for vintage editions. The books get displayed around her home and help to create the overall "eclectic, flea-market vibe" she's looking for.

04 of 07

Nia Long's Fireplace Screen

Nia Long's Fireplace Screen, Best Vintage Finds
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Long and her mother regularly trawl the famed Rose Bowl Flea Market-where she scored this weathered brass screen-like pros. "I know that designers go at 5 A.M. and buy stuff there-then they refinish it and sell it at a 100-percent markup," she says. "If they can do it, I can too!"

05 of 07

Brittany Murphy's Perfume Bottles

Brittany Murphy's Perfume Bottles, Best Vintage Finds
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"I grew up flea-marketing," says the actress, who has been collecting vintage perfume bottles over the years. Murphy caught the collecting bug from her mother, who owned an antiques store in Edison, N.J., and instilled in her only child an appreciation for heirlooms.

06 of 07

Lisa Edelstein's Chair

Lisa Edelstein's Chair, Best Vintage Find
William Waldron

Edelstein found this airy mid-century wooden chair at an antiques store in L.A. and had it reupholstered.

07 of 07

Alicia Silverstone's Chandelier

Alicia Silverstone's Chandelier, Best Vintage Finds
Matthew Hranek; Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic

A glass-and-crystal chandelier, which Silverstone found at a flea market, hangs above a table fashioned from an old bowling alley lane by Big Daddy's Antiques in L.A.

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