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When we saw that Amy Wells, set decorator for Mad Men, was sharing her secondhand shopping secrets in the LA Times, we knew needed to pay close attention...

We can't really imagine a person we'd be more interested in stealing vintage shopping secrets from — her ability to create pitch-perfect 1950s-60s interiors has already earned her two Emmy nominations.

So you ready for those tips? First of all, do your secondhand shopping in Pasadena. "Pasadena has the crème de la crème of used furniture stores on this part of the planet," says Wells in the Times article.

Get the rest of her tips and her favorite places to shop for the best vintage finds here.

Images: Jay L. Clendenin /Los Angeles Times