Brace yourselves. Maeven, an online vintage store, is rocking a pop-up shop on 170 Franklin Street. Enjoy scoping out their dreamy and whimsical pieces until 1/31. The classy but Greenpoint-edgy pieces are delightful and I can’t wait to add a few to my collection.
While freshly fallen snow is totally gorgeous, we’re now way into soupy, slush-puddle territory. Mind/Matter is sweetening up the dreary weather a bit with an 18% off storewide sale. The sale ends when all of the snow melts.
The great thing about Greenpoint is that there isn’t a shortage of vintage shops to hunt in. And, many of the owners are smart, sweet, and sassy. I can say the same thing for the store, Mind / Matter (165 Greenpoint Ave) is a vintage lover’s dream. More so, the owner, Elle Ditta, is charming and knowledgable.
I recently sat down with Elle to discuss her new store and why it’s a perfect sanctuary for all vintage enthusiasts. (Hint: oh-so-sweet clothes, beauty, and retro furniture). Continue reading →
Hey babes, there’s a killer sale tomorrow at Mind/Matter this Saturday. Stick to your holiday budget this year with some lovely wares for your nearest & dearest and pick up a little vintage somethin’ for your fine self.
Oh, fall fashion, how I love thee. Well, if you want some lovely new duds for autumn styles but want to keep on budget, Mirth Vintage is having a friends and family sale. Shoppers can enjoy complimentary cocktails to enjoy and 15% off the entire store with deep discounts on final sale items from $10 – $30. Let’s shop together – I’ll be there!
Listen up, dudes and dudettes. This Saturday, you can let an adorable cat or dog into your life while browsing vintage goods at Antoinette Vintage. This mobile adoption truck will be parked outside Antoinette Vintage and 8 Of Swords. You could get a pup and a sweet tattoo or dress, to boot!
LIC Flea & Food is now in its 3rd season and is bigger and better than ever. The market has the largest selection of both flea and food vendors found anywhere in Queens. Plus this year they added an All-Queens Beer Garden exclusively serving beers from Queens breweries. Continue reading →
I love style and shopping as much as the next person, but sometimes it can feel frivolous to only write about new things to purchase. I’m happy to discover that Buffalo Exchange uses fashion to raise animal awareness. In April, the thrift store raised over $49,000 to benefit The Fun For Animals. Animal rights and welfare is a cause that’s dear to my heart, so I’m excited to look into a family operated company that also has a location in North Brooklyn. Continue reading →
Darlings, The One Well is closing a few weeks earlier than planned. That means you can have a lovely time and the closing reception today! Head on over to 165 Greenpoint Avenue from 4 pm on for drinks, shopping, musical performances, and honoring the shop’s space. For more info, check out the Facebook invite.
It’s with a sad heart that I report The One Well is closing on June 14th. The sprightly little shop on Greenpoint Avenue sells ceramics, housewares, candles, vintage finds, handbags, original art, and even treats like honey and chocolate.
It’s always a bummer to see a local business shutter, though this has a silver lining. Kerry Jones, owner of The One Well, is relocating to Atlanta to pursue new adventures. The website will still be in business, so you can keep on loving the shop!
Read more for an interview with the lovely Kerry and information on the closing party later in June. Continue reading →