Vanity tables are sold by major furniture retailers, as well as antique stores and online sellers of used furniture. If you are looking for a modern vanity, search on the websites of your favorite furniture brands. If you would prefer an antique, used vanity, search through local antique and thrift stores, or online sellers of used items.
A vanity is a short dressing table equipped with a large mirrors. It is used for applying makeup and fashion accessories, which gives the table its descriptive name. Furniture made specifically for this purpose originated in 17th century Europe and came in many different designs and styles. The vanity table reached its peak in popularity in the early 20th century, as the Art Deco movement and early Hollywood films made it into a staple of elegance and glamour.
Many contemporary furniture brands make vanity tables with a modern flair. The websites of retailers Walmart, Wayfair, Bed Bath & Beyond, and Ikea have options for a stylish, modern vanity that you can either buy in-store or order online. If you would prefer an antique, check your local antique stores, as well as eBay, Etsy, and your local Craigslist. EBay is particularly useful as it sorts vanity tables by style, period, color, and material, thus allowing you to easily find exactly what you are looking for.