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 […]

#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. […]

718 at Chelsea Market: A Launch Party

718 at Chelsea Market: A Launch Party

Posted by on Jul 15, 2013 in Fabulous Finds | No Comments

Join us this Thursday (7/18) as we bring brand Brooklyn to Manhattan for Artists & Fleas at Chelsea Market for our Summer opening party. Shop, sip, boogie and celebrate as we kick off the start of a 6-month pop-up market residence bringing the best of local and emerging artists, designers, vintage collectors and tastemakers to […]

American Made Summer – Part 4

American Made Summer – Part 4

Posted by on Jun 12, 2013 in Fabulous Finds | No Comments

They say that necessity is the mother of invention. That’s the way Tyler Estes, the man behind fashionable bow-tie up-and-comer Dap Kitsch, started when he couldn’t find ones that he liked. Tyler takes his quest for unique fabrics deep into the obscure corners of New York’s Garment District plunging into the depths of vintage textile piles where ever he […]

American Made Summer – Part 3

American Made Summer – Part 3

Posted by on Jun 5, 2013 in Fabulous Finds | No Comments

The Chalkboard Tee from the folks behind Class Attire is making a splash in a very big way. Creators, marketers, designers and inventors Chris and Jinyen Carew created their uniquely American Made (and NYC-made, natch) product way back in 2007. The idea was and is simple: create a wearable wall for forms of self-expression. 6 […]

Go Big or Go Home with Photographer Mike Lindwasser

Go Big or Go Home with Photographer Mike Lindwasser

Posted by on Jun 4, 2013 in Fabulous Finds | No Comments

In this day and age – the Instagram era – everyone and their grandmother is a photographer. Here’s the thing, there’s a difference. A keen eye for composition, a level of talent that makes a professional photographer. Mike Lindwasser has been in the game for years. Mike studied at The School of Visual Arts in Manhattan and has been capturing […]

American Made Summer – Part 2

American Made Summer – Part 2

Posted by on May 29, 2013 in Fabulous Finds | No Comments

Artists & Revolutionaries is many things to many people. Incredibly wearable, comfortable clothing, handbags and accessories made of repurposed leather and linen, the brand captures the critical notes of comfort and style for urban living. The master-mind behind the brand, which is now in it’s third year and its second year at Artists & Fleas, is John Michael. Forget […]

American Made Summer – Part 1

American Made Summer – Part 1

Posted by on May 22, 2013 in Fabulous Finds | No Comments

The hype machine is alive and well. When it comes to all things “made in the USA,” the where of it all is usually a lot more complex. Beginning today and continuing through Labor Day, A&F’s BrooklynMarket Manager and Bushwick denizen Molly Cronin (@mollsrawks) reflects and opines on what she’s seeing at the market under […]

Hey, Mister DJ: Anthony3000

Hey, Mister DJ: Anthony3000

Posted by on May 9, 2013 in Fabulous Finds | No Comments

Since the early days of the market, bringing DJs to set the mood and keep the beat has been a touchstone of what the A&F shopping experience is all about. Over the years, we’ve had resident DJs who were neighborhood fixtures – Sasha (aka DJ Sport Casual) from the now defunct Grand Street cafe and […]