Check out Manhattan's hottest vintage sale, which will feature the collection that a century of design built. Nearly one-hundred of the nation's top dealers have put together the best in vintage clothing and textiles. See TimeOut NY's preview on the upcoming show. Where & When: Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W 18th St between Sixth and Seventh Aves (212-691-7[...]
The Kooba sale is worth it if you're a fan of the handbags. The place was crowded when I stopped in after work with evidence of a buying frenzy. Women were digging into boxes - some of them clutching at least five bags. A long line had formed at the cash register. Most items were marked under $200; large handbags between $150-$225 and small ones priced[...]
A line had formed outside the J.Crew sample sale when I arrived around 6pm tonight. Inside, it was crammed with women going through racks of sweaters ($30-60), shirts ($30) and dresses ($60). I went to see if I could score a cashmere sweater. I wasn't in the mood for looking through the racks of mostly samples. SAMPLE written in black marker inside the [...]
I finally made it to Dumbo's pop-up flea market. A gorgeous day. The stuff for sale did not disappoint. Lots of vintage. One vendor was selling French bakelite for $30 each. Not bad. I had my eye on the bracelets and a lovely straw handbag ($55) perfect for the warm months ahead. No purchases this time - just wanted to scope out the place. Planning to[...]
When I got to the Rachel Roy sale, I was disappointed. Very limited on the small sizes and it was the first day of the sale. Dress prices started at $175, but most of them were $300-500. Lots of feminine blouses were priced at $175. If you're looking for a party frock, check out the sale. I saw a cute sweater in my size but the $250 price tag was a tad [...]
Alexander McQueen did not disappoint. The clothes were cool, lots of black.