Shopping in NYC: Brooklyn round-up
So we gave you the Manhattan round-up – now it’s time for Brooklyn, where the vibe is way more laid back. If you know the right places, you’re more likely to get edged out by the neighborhood grannie who really wants some catnip soap from Kill Devil Hill than the hipster who’s desperate for the $100 vintage G n’R tee.
(image via olde good things)
Reconstructed vintage and affordable labels like Cheap Monday and Kill City.
109 Franklin St., Brooklyn (Greenpoint)
Alter 140 (women):
140 Franklin St., Brooklyn (Greenpoint)
A vintage lover’s dream store. (Men’s and women’s)
88 N 11th Street, Brooklyn
This is, hands-down, one of the best flea markets in the world. Bold claim, yes – so why don’t you get on over there and try to refute it yourself? Make sure to grab a strawberry basil popsicle from People’s Pops, a beer making kit from Brooklyn Brew Shop, or some Portobello jerky from King’s County Jerky.
176 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn (Ft. Greene)
East River waterfront, between N. 6th and N. 7th, Brooklyn (Williamsburg)
Not cheap, but worth it. (Men’s and women’s)
220 Smith Street
203 Grand Street
316 Fifth Avenue
If you ever secretly wanted to be James Spader as Steff in Pretty In Pink, now’s your chance to ride the east coast prep wave all the way home. (Men’s)
91 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn (Brooklyn Heights)
Want something rusty or dead? Our favorite Antique store Kill Devil Hill’s got it. Treat your significant other to a pound of deer antlers or a bolo tie or catnip soap. Irresistable.
170 Franklin Street, Brooklyn (Greenpoint)
We’d like to draw your attention to a special event that Mollusk is having: the Board Exchange, on September 17th and 18th. Bring in your used board ready to sell and receive 100% store credit. Great selections from their end of summer sale, too. (Men’s and women’s)
210 Kent Avenue, Brooklyn (Williamsburg)
You’ll always pay more for vintage in NYC, but Odd Twin gets it close to the way it’s supposed to be, with an amazing selection spanning the past seventy years. (Men’s and women’s)
164 5th Avenue, Brooklyn (Park Slope)