Where Everyone is an Artist

Where Everyone is an Artist

Posted on Apr 15, 2014 in A & F: ABOUT THE MARKETS | No Comments

It’s Springtime in Williamsburg. Time for lazy weekend brunches, great people watching and new perspectives on things after an interminable Winter. And with these we welcome Anna, our new sheriff and market wrangler. Her perspective on the market and market family after an initial weekend is below. Meet her at anna@artistsandfleas.com Judging by the name […]

Designers on the Move

Designers on the Move

Posted on Apr 11, 2014 in Vendor of the Week | No Comments

Every weekend marks the beginning and, for some, the end of a stint selling at the market. This weekend is no different and we call out 2 designers who’ve quickly become family – Rebecca Lockhart of Lockhart Wrks (see photo) in Williamsburg and Tammy Gia of b5linenyc in Chelsea. Both designers take, make and create their […]

Finding the Next Basquiat?

Finding the Next Basquiat?

Posted on Apr 9, 2014 in Fabulous Finds | No Comments

This we know to be true. Artists come to New York to create. Art lovers come to New York to discover. The two compulsions are strong and they’ve shared a mutually beneficial relationship for decades as the flow of talent runs unabated and the hunger obsession for finding that which is beautiful, inspiring and thought-provoking in […]

We’re Going West!

We’re Going West!

Posted on Mar 19, 2014 in A & F: ABOUT THE MARKETS | No Comments

It’s not just California dreaming any more. We’re making it real and taking the show on the road this May to LA. We’re stoked to reconnect with so many friends we’ve made over the past 10 years on both coasts and to create something exciting, dynamic and uniquely Artists & Fleas style in LA. If […]

Squa(RED) & You & Us

Posted on Feb 19, 2014 in Artists & Fleas News | No Comments

We are honored and humbled to be one of a select number of New York City retailers to participate in the exciting partnership between Square and (RED). NEW YORK – Feb. 19, 2014 – Today, in partnership with AIDS organization (RED), Square debuted a Special Edition SQUA(RED) Reader, bringing the color red to the company’s hardware […]

Market on the Mind

Market on the Mind

Posted on Feb 12, 2014 in Re:sources | No Comments

We don’t make any bones about the facts of life at Artists & Fleas. We love markets, we love to travel and we love the story of stuff.  The market is always on our mind wherever we go. And the conversation about Brooklyn, about fashion, about vintage, about markets and what it’s like to be […]

#marketlife

Posted on Feb 4, 2014 in Fabulous Finds | No Comments

  Retail is always a bit random and unpredictable. No matter what the scientists, trend predictors and so-called experts may say, there’s a lot of left brain and right brain stuff that happens. But then there’s also market magic, the stuff of randomness. It’s the pixie dust of market life. Check Leroys Place moves to Zounds, […]

Score Vintage this Superbowl Weekend

Score Vintage this Superbowl Weekend

Posted on Jan 30, 2014 in Fabulous Finds | No Comments

While NYC plays host to the big game, we are hosting and holding our own Superbowl Weekend fete the only way we know how: with a truly alternative version of merry-making mayhem. Destination:Williamsburg, a super Superbowl vintage sales event brings together over 20+ sellers of fine vintage fashion, apparel, accessories, housewares, kitsch, vinyl & more. […]

Vintage Superbowl Weekend

Vintage Superbowl Weekend

Posted on Jan 8, 2014 in Williamsburg | No Comments

Williamsburg is undeniably the go-to place for vintage. Whether it’s Boho chic or collectible Victorian, pieces for dapper dudes or refined ladies, it’s hard not to find something amazing in this part of Brooklyn. As the sporty folks descend upon NYC for Superbowl Sunday this February 2nd, we’re throwing our own Superbowl weekend event that […]

Chelsea Market Shop & Groove Holiday Party Tonight!

Chelsea Market Shop & Groove Holiday Party Tonight!

Posted on Dec 19, 2013 in A & F: ABOUT THE MARKETS | No Comments

Tonight marks the final late night holiday shopping party at Chelsea Market. Shop & Groove is our monthly series created to inject some fun and spirit into our alternative retail shopping experience. Who doesn’t like a little fun after-hours while they shop this holiday season? This evening brings 30 independent designers, artists and hawkers of […]