Designers on the Move

Designers on the Move

Posted by 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 by 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 […]

Squa(RED) & You & Us

Posted by 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 […]

#marketlife

Posted by 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 by 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. […]

The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide

The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide

Posted by on Dec 12, 2013 in Gift Guide | No Comments

Boom. You just realized that somewhere between those holiday party open bars and non-stop dinners with friends you only see right around this time of year, that the holidays are closing in on you. And whether you are one to procrastinate or contemplate or hesitate, chances are you’ve barely made a dent in your holiday […]

Picks for a Handmade Holiday

Picks for a Handmade Holiday

Posted by on Dec 12, 2013 in Gift Guide | No Comments

Say handmade and you’re bound to get a zillion and one interpretations depending on who you’re talking to. Mom in Kenosha has a very different understanding of it than your brother slumming it in Silver Lake. We’re keeping things clear and classy when we talk handmade this holiday season. And  A&F Market Biz Ops’ honcho […]

A to Z: The Holiday Gift Guide

A to Z: The Holiday Gift Guide

Posted by on Dec 11, 2013 in Gift Guide | No Comments

Below is a list of items included in our 2013 Gift Guide. Inventory availability and vendor participation may vary by date and market location (Williamsburg, Brooklyn and Chelsea Market). Please visit the respective seller websites for specific product information and availability or email brooklyn@artistsandfleas.com for more information.           Gypsy Nation Vintage: Assorted […]

A Monday Market Recap

A Monday Market Recap

Posted by on Dec 9, 2013 in Weekend in Images | No Comments

  We’ve got to give it up to the folks who brought it and brought it big this past weekend including old friends and newlywed Amber Taxidermy, CIRQUE and newish old friends and soon-to-be-dear old friends Twinko and beroep jewelry. Tried and true but the saying is so right-on: there’s something for everyone on your list and […]

Holiday Gifting, Shopping and Market-ing

Holiday Gifting, Shopping and Market-ing

Posted by on Dec 6, 2013 in Blog, Re:sources | No Comments

Every year we say it, we do it, and we mean it. The market is your one-stop shop for holiday gift-giving. Of course folks can do the classically convenient (and somewhat lame) version of the one-click which ensures that your stuff is pre-wrapped, addressed, shipped & delivered. But if you’re into the experience of shopping for […]