Category Archives: Fashion

A Hairy Situation in Fashion

Last week, I reported and produced an audio slideshow about the recession’s effects on small-scale high-end designers. These aren’t high-profile celebrity designers, like Dior or Prada, but New York City designers who are represented in upscale independent boutiques. During my … Continue reading

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High/Low High Fashion?

Now that the U.S. economy added 244,000 jobs in April, and that consumer spending continues to increase, does this mean that the retail industry is back to normal? No. As you’ll hear in this audio slideshow, even the high fashion … Continue reading

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Two Fleas, One Williamsburg

Ask anyone, even Brian Williams, and they’ll tell you Williamsburg is home of the flea market. But the markets here aren’t your grandma’s flea markets. You won’t find that old bowling trophy or those 99-cent flip-flops. Unless there’s some sort … Continue reading

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Park Slope Vintage Takes on Spring Fashion

Even as temperatures hover in the forties, crocuses are coming up in curbside flowerbeds citywide, which means one thing: time to springify the wardrobe. Continue reading

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