30 Oct '12, 5am

New York Part 4!

New York Part 4!

Naturally, checking out retail (in all its forms) in New York was an important part of being in the city! In between appointments, I popped into Opening Ceremony in Soho. On a Sunday, I checked out the Brooklyn Flea in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. It wasn't really a flea market as I had thought, with lots of second hand and old junk, but more a market selling vintage clothing and accessories, handmade crafts, apparel, art, food and furniture. Nevertheless, it was packed with people and a nice thing to do on a Sunday. From the Brooklyn Flea, you could look across the waters back to Manhattan. I heard a lot about Beacon's Closet in Brooklyn too. It was packed with merchandise but I was a little disappointed as I had hoped to find some good vintage pieces. However I came across more second hand clothing than what I might see as real vintage clothing. Also in Brooklyn, I popped in ...

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