Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Shop NYC: Manhattan Vintage Clothing Show

Wheather you have a passionate affair with vintage fashion or taste for quality garments, the Manhattan Vintage Clothing Show is a top rated shopping event to check out in New York City.  Those in attendance are seeking out more than just your average shopping trip, but inspiration as well. 

On Friday, February  1st and Saturday, February 2nd 2013 the Manhattan Vintage Clothing Show will kick off their 21st year  of existence.

The exhibition theme just happens to be based on my favorite designer and titled, 
Image Credits: Manhattan Vintage

 “Betsey Johnson: Paraphernalia to Punk”
embracing her trademark of vivacious and edgy style
 from the 1960's -1990's 

Fashion History Lesson: In 1965 Betsey Johnson was hired to design for the boutique Paraphernalia located on Madison Ave. in New York City. She spent five years working there as a lead designer.

The event showcases carefully selected pieces from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries held by over 90 professional exhibitors from all around the globe. 

Adam Ornstein, organizer for the Manhattan Vintage Clothing Show states:
“We consider our show as part of the fashion industry and not the antiques business. We are more interested in style and quality than the age of our offerings"

Attendees of recent shows include: Scarlett Johansson, Katie Holmes, Sofia Coppola, Amanda Seyfried, Lynne Yaeger, Hamish Bowles and Alexa Chung.

Don't forget to mark your calendar!
Friday, February 1st 1pm till 8pm
Saturday, February 2nd 11am till 6pm 
125 West 18th Street  New York, NY 10011
 (212) 463-0200

Check out for more show information. 
You can also shop for vintage Betsey Johnson creations through the Manhattan Vintage website.  

Peace and Love, 
Amber Sweet

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