indie fashion posts

Beginning This Weekend: NYC’s Brooklyn Flea Heads to One Hanson Place!

Friday, January 8th, 2010

When I heard the news that the Brooklyn Flea was moving on over to Hanson Place … I didn’t think anything of it. A new location for the winter market? Seemed like a cool idea, easy way to generate press, and hopefully attract some newbies to the Flea. But then I realized exactly WHAT this […]

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Because I Wear Heels No Matter the Temperature

Thursday, January 7th, 2010

Yesterday, in the usual Sammy-Rush of life, I was …. rushing. Why? In prep for next week’s Sassy & Sustainable fashion shoot with Darla, I’ve been working out like mad. So yesterday morning, after a four-mile run with Rachel Mount, I decided to head uptown to my local Planet Fitness for another 30 minutes of […]

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Vintage Party Recap: Christmas Party 1963

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

Link: Vintage Party Recap: Christmas Party 1963 Remember a couple of weeks ago when the snow came down like a thunderstorm on NYC, and I put on a pair of ugly galoshes but a fabulous outfit and trekked cross town to the home of Always Order Dessert for a fabulous 1963-themed Christmas cocktail party? The […]

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How Wearing Vintage is Sustainable Fashion

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009

Green-conscious fashion blogger Greta of Greta Guide recently captured me touting the sustainable benefits of shopping vintage. Not only is shopping vintage the rock n’ roll of possessing fashion know-how, it’s most definitely a FUN way to know that you’re adding some social goodness to your wardrobe by withdrawing support and purchasing power behind mainstream, […]

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How to Wear Houndstooth & Brights

Thursday, December 24th, 2009

Last night in the good ole’ Dub C [aka West Chester, Pennsylvania] we celebrated my brother’s [George] 20th birthday at a thai restaurant, Jazmine, near my Stepmom’s/Dad’s comfy condo. On the menu: vegetables, spring rolls, and tofu. Lots & lots of tofu. I can’t believe he’s 20 years old. I remember when I was 20 […]

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Always Order Dessert Hosts a Fabulous Vintage [1963!] Holiday Party

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

It was the evening of the biggest snowstorm to hit New York in years. Or, at least, in my recollection of living in New York City. Grand total, 2 years. But either way, on the evening of December 19th, 2009, I had a vintage holiday party to attend to compliments of my favorite food blogger, […]

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Market Publique at the Bust Craftacular TODAY!

Sunday, December 6th, 2009

Market Publique — the most awesome vintage site born, bred, and raised in little ole’ Brooklyn, NY — is selling at Bust Mag’s annual holiday Craftacular sale TODAY! Come say hi to Market Publique founder and vintage know-it-all [I’m serious!] Pamela, who is sweet [and smart!] enough to take $2 off your purchase to help […]

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In Your Closet NYC & Sammy Davis Vintage Team the Heck Up

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

Link: In Your Closet NYC & Sammy Davis Vintage Team the Heck Up How adorables is this flyer? I can’t get over its kitchy-space-man-aesthetic. Makes me want to like, go eat sugar cereal and watch Saturday morning cartoons. The details are all there! & Sammy Davis Vintage are hosting a holiday mini market complete […]

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