Vinyl Boogaloo with Soul

Vinyl Boogaloo with Soul

Posted by on May 28, 2013 in In Case You Missed It | No Comments

Sunday market-goers know the afternoon beat and many stick around to let the music take them some place. DJ Turmix is a veteran DJ on the New York scene with global connections and world influences. Turmix, aka Carlos Vera, spins vinyl 45s of classic boogaloo, soul, funk, jazz and more each and every Sunday at […]

Roadtripping a Vintage Wanderlust

Roadtripping a Vintage Wanderlust

Posted by on Apr 23, 2013 in In Case You Missed It | No Comments

Want to know what the antidote for vintage-obsessed wanderlusters living in the Information Age is? It’s called get up and go and Coast-to-Coast Mobile Vintage seems to have figured it out. This past weekend, collectors Jaimee Dormer and her boyfriend Adam brought a cross-section of their handpicked women’s vintage clothing to Williamsburg to tease and kick […]

A Brooklyn Community, Pure and Simple

A Brooklyn Community, Pure and Simple

Posted by on Apr 17, 2013 in In Case You Missed It | No Comments

Community, like curated and authentic, feels like a played-out term. Hell, come to think of it, invoking Brooklyn when speaking of it in the abstract way as in “Brooklyn is more a state of mind than an actual place…” is also a bit tired and lame. But we hear folks use the word community a […]

Sweatertoys, so Twee, so Sweet

Sweatertoys, so Twee, so Sweet

Posted by on Apr 1, 2013 in In Case You Missed It | No Comments

Sure, we’re all just kids at heart but like kids today, we’ve got that bit of edge and eco- social awareness that makes us a little different. And that’s why we LOVE Sweatertoys, Caitlin Wicker’s genius spin on recycled sweater and vintage fabrics cleverly adapted and repurposed for today’s know-it-all kids. Caitlin has popped in […]

Flashback with Cyclical Industry

Flashback with Cyclical Industry

Posted by on Mar 20, 2013 in In Case You Missed It | No Comments

Since first setting up at the market less than 2 years ago, FIT grad artists and industrial designers Sean Kwac and Suhyun An, have catapulted their cycling-inspired jewelry and accessories design line, Cyclical Industry, into a thriving enterprise with a spin-off brand – Blissfulcase NY – dedicated to high-concept iPhone cases and more. In doing […]

Makin’ It: Fare Well Trading

Makin’ It: Fare Well Trading

Posted by on Mar 14, 2013 in In Case You Missed It | No Comments

Ali and Mia of Fare Well Trading have combined their interests in vintage and architectural salvage and tastes for all things Brooklyn-ish to curate an incredible collection of antique adornments. Victorian portraits, vanity accessories, and Deco period home décor are just a few treasures you’ll find. The two started collecting antiques for re-sale only 2 […]

In Mad Love With Rubina

In Mad Love With Rubina

Posted by on Mar 6, 2013 in In Case You Missed It | No Comments

It’s rare that we gush so effusively. But when designer and artist booster Kari Litzmann brought Rubina to market this past weekend, we were blown away. And we haven’t stopped thinking about her collection. Kari and a design partner are making it in the world of remixing old and new – tapping into traditional forms […]

3 Ways to Shop Markets

3 Ways to Shop Markets

Posted by on Feb 11, 2013 in In Case You Missed It | No Comments

It doesn’t matter if you grew up in markets or got turned onto them as a weekend fling, chances are if you’ve been spending time with us these past few months or done any Brooklyn flea marketing, you’ve undoubtedly asked yourself what kind of market-goer you are. As veteran marketers (as they call us) who […]

Makin’ It: Vintage Duds for Cool Dogs

Makin’ It: Vintage Duds for Cool Dogs

Posted by on Jan 30, 2013 in In Case You Missed It | No Comments

Shari Neal and Scarlett Cussell are Artists & Fleas regulars who’ve bonded over vintage clothes and their love for dogs. This past weekend they birthed a lovechild of sorts, fusing their passions and introducing Bone Thugs, a hip new line of cool street wear for dogs. The first collection is a Winter-weather appropriate hoodie, embellished […]

Williamsburg Flashback with Helene Pe

Williamsburg Flashback with Helene Pe

Posted by on Jan 24, 2013 in In Case You Missed It | No Comments

From time to time, we look back and revisit some of the core artists and designers that make up what we call “the family” here at Artists & Fleas in Williamsburg. This week, we chatted with Helene Pe, a French transplant with a decidedly tres Brooklyn flair. When did you first sell at Artists & […]