Gray Antiques is a destination for thoughtful antique and vintage home decor. We are enthusiastic about design that is timeless and classic with the unexpected element to present a personal, layered and sophisticated look. 

Carol L. Vargo is the founder and creative director of Gray Antiques. During two decades as a Washington, DC lobbyist, Carol pursued her personal passion for antiques and design by studying interior design at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) and at Random Harvest, a Georgetown,DC interiors shop.  She launched Gray Antiques in 2015 and now has a national and notable clientele of designers and private clients.  She has participated in exclusive trunk shows and events,including with the retailer Moda Operandi, the East Hampton Antiques and Design Show and the Old Westbury Garden Show.

Carol attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and holds a Masters in Health Sciences from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. She currently resides in Lakeville, Connecticut.


Our Services

Retail: We offer for purchase in our virtual shop a carefully curated selection of antique and vintage accessories. We are continually looking for great finds so that we can offer you an updated selection of fresh and unique pieces. 

Auction Acquisition: We love auctions to find beautiful and unique pieces.  If you are looking for a particular piece, our services include sourcing, previewing, developing a bid strategy and and bidding on your behalf at auction. 

Wedding Registry: We love to gift one of a kind vintage and antiques.  We are excited to help you identify pieces you love from our inventory and let your friends and family know so you can receive that unique, one-of-kind piece on your special day.  Contact us about the Registry. 


Photography: Julie Hoven Andersen Photography