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Whether you need a trunk with some funk, or simply a chic vintage trunk, Chairish is here for you with our collection of thousands of vintage and antique trunks! Browse our collection for collectible items like Goyard and Louis Vuitton vintage luggage trunks, as well as Victorian steamer trunks, Chinese blanket trunks, and campaign trunks. At Chairish, we partner with thousands of vintage and modernist dealers located all over the U.S. and Europe, so there’s virtually no limit to what you can find. Discover antique trunks that are perfect for creating storage at the end of the bed or serving as a one-of-a-kind coffee table. Our editors only select the chicest, most unique, and most investment-worthy pieces to list for sale, so when you shop our collection, you can shop with confidence, knowing that every piece has been vetted and possesses top-tier quality and style.

Shop a Designer Edit of Antique Trunks for Sale

If you’re in the market for something specific, there’s no better place to kick off your search than Chairish. Those seeking something more rustic or industrial will also find no shortage of options. Our collection includes collectibles like canvas steamer trunks, painted Mexican wedding trunks, French wicker traveling trunks and more. Because we work with thousands of dealers, there’s no telling what kind of exceptional items we'll get in next, either. As a bonus, because our trunks are vintage, you can ditch the long lead times when you shop at Chairish. Every trunk is in stock and ready to ship, making us the premier online source for designer and homeowner projects alike!

Finding the Perfect Vintage Trunk

There are no requirements to owning a vintage trunk. Want to store some tchotchkes out of sight? Great. Want something cool for a coffee table? Great. Adore a good travel motif? That’s great too. With an antique trunk, there is no such thing as a bad decorating move. Don’t believe us? There are so many ways to style an antique trunk. Let’s explore a few.

As a Trunk: You could buy a vintage trunk and use it as a trunk. No surprises there. It’s a classic decorating move. Use the trunk for storage — those roomy interiors are made exactly for this purpose. Antique trunks are made for a long life. For example, Lane Cedar chests are heirloom material and can be passed down from one generation to another with minimal wear.

As a Pet Bed: Are you one of those pet parents who wants their pet to sleep in the house? You are not alone. Open the lid of the trunk or separate it (especially, if you're worried about safety) and add some fluffy bedding (pillows, throws—the works) to create a cozy spot for your furry friend without compromising on the design aesthetics of your home.

As a Coffee Table: If you are sick of the regular coffee tables that you see at friends’ and relatives’ homes, deploy the power of vintage to jazz up your space. Using a vintage trunk as a coffee table has caught social media’s attention and this trunk is worth its weight in Instagram Likes.

As a Nightstand: Antique is the new chic. Add a touch of eccentricity (or "personality" as we call it) to your bedroom and use a small antique trunk as a nightstand. This is perfect for people with beds that are low to the ground and have the need for a nightstand with a lot of space. You know, for a book, glasses, lip balm, moisturizer, face mask, a lamp, a charger, a scented candle, and a couple of other essentials—hey, we aren’t judging! A vintage trunk can give you space for all that and have lots of room inside for—you guessed it: more stuff!

As a Vanity: An antique trunk can also be a cool girl’s vanity. Think about it—a dedicated space to do your makeup that comes with a built-in box to keep all the products. This is a match made in consumer heaven.

As a Bar Cart: If you have the worldview that you should repurpose and recycle old possessions, then turning a trunk into a bar cart is for you. To get started, grab an antique trunk on sale. Give it a polish and plunk a tray full of boozy bottles on top. Voila! Just like that you have a unique, one-of-a-kind bar cart. It is nothing like anything your friends have, and it is environmentally friendly. We like our libations without guilt. If your heart is set on a bar cart, find beautiful used bar carts on Chairish.