About Us

Decades of Fashion is San Francisco’s premiere vintage specialty boutique, offering top of the line vintage and vintage designer clothing. Owner Cicely Hansen has been collecting for over 50 years which is reflected in our wide verity of quality vintage pieces. We offer the largest selection of men's vintage in the city. We carry clothing that dates from the mid 1800’s to the late 1980’s. Our customers include designers, wardrobe stylists, artists and fashion collectors from all over the world. Our staff consists of art historians, fashion designers, and wardrobe stylists.

No matter what event (themed parties, prom, Black & White ball, The Ballet, weddings, Edwardian Ball, Love Boat party, Burning Man & Halloween costumes) we've got you covered. Everyone working here takes pleasure in helping you put together your authentic look!

We are located on the corner of Haight and Belvedere in the historic Haight Ashbury District. We are open Monday through Friday from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm.

Store Staff
Store Staff
Inside
Inside
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Outside
 
Cicely at Royal Ascot 2016
Cicely at Royal Ascot 2016

Cicely at Ascot 2016
Cicely at Ascot 2016

Cicely with best friend GG in glamorous 1930s eveningwear
Cicely with best friend GG in glamorous 1930s eveningwear

Cicely at Royal Ascot 2016
Cicely at Royal Ascot 2016

About Cicely Hansen

Cicely Hansen is the owner, curator, and main stylist at Decades of Fashion. With under 50 years of experience with vintage clothing under her belt, she is a Haight Street original. She got her start collection vintage clothing as a child growing up in Palo Alto, inspired by her grandmother to dress up like the classic movies she so loved to watch. In high school at age 16, she traveled to San Francisco as a teen model for the Battle of the Bands and discovered love and peace in the Haight Ashbury district. She started to sell vintage clothing after moving to the Haight in 1967, and then went on to because a successful interior designer selling handmade lamps. After moving to the Santa Cruz mountains to raise a family, she returned to the Haight in 2000 to pursue dreams and true happiness.